| Jun 13, 2015
| 5:57 PM
You want a hard life?
I mean really hard?
Be a team mascot.
Granted, it's not quite as hard as being a Disney "animal" because those poor souls are prey for millions of sadistic kids who think the costumed creatures are just big toys that can be...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 9:38 PM
The Stanley Cup will be in the house Monday at the United Center, and the Chicago Blackhawks will have a chance to make the hallowed trophy feel at home there for a while.
Center Antoine Vermette, a late-season acquisition who was a healthy scratch...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Jennifer Lute Costella, a graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law, put a career as a defense counsel on hold four years ago to stay at home with her young sons. When both reached school age, she didn't return to lawyering and had time to expand an...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 5:59 AM
In a dash of hockey serendipity, the last coach in Ray Ferraro's 19-season NHL career turned out to be longtime Whalers teammate Joel Quenneville.
It was March 2002 and Ferraro was traded at the deadline to the St. Louis Blues by the Atlanta Thrashers....
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:40 AM
The moment Mike Babcock left the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was the obvious candidate to replace him.
In fact, this coaching hire seemed more like a succession plan that was in place for about a year before Babcock's departure.
| Jun 8, 2015
| 2:35 PM
For the first time in a decade, the Detroit Red Wings are holding a news conference to announce a new head coach.
Jeff Blashill is to be introduced at Joe Louis Arena at 11 a.m. Tuesday, three weeks after the job opened up when Mike Babcock decided to...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 4:20 PM
The Detroit Red Wings are expected to make a couple of changes within the organization this week.
Jeff Blashill will be named head coach of the Wings at a news conference likely coming as early as Tuesday. The Wings have been without a coach since Mike...
| Jun 6, 2015
| 5:05 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel have been linked as the NHL's two top draft prospects since September.
It wasn't until this week at the league's pre-draft scouting combine in Buffalo when the two finally had a chance to sit down and...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 6:35 PM
This is the South, where football is still king, so the Tampa Bay Lightning must work harder to entrench itself than teams in longer-established sports or in traditional hockey markets.
Jay Feaster, formerly the Lightning's general manager and now its...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 8:55 AM
Unfortunately for Blackhawks fans, it won't be cheap to see them play in the Stanley Cup Final. Hawks tickets have been among the most expensive in the NHL all season, as only the Toronto Maple Leafs had a more expensive average price on the secondary...
| May 26, 2015
| 11:58 AM
On the surface, it looks like a risky move.
Somewhat unproven general manager hires somewhat untested coach.
Yet no one should be all that surprised that Ron Hextall went in a completely unconventional direction in naming Dave Hakstol to run his...