| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:45 PM
TV: Comcast SportsNet
For a night, the Washington Capitals showed how they can assemble a victory fueled by quick pressure on opponents to force turnovers, a willingness throughout the lineup to get involved physically...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Recent reports that the NHL's salary cap will be increased by $5 million to around $64 million for the 2011-12 season has Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman in a different mindset this offseason.
"We should know the definitive (cap) number...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The Capitals have started to retool their roster after another early playoff exit. They have re-signed center Brooks Laich, traded for power forward Troy Brouwer and added a few draft picks to their minor-league system. Expect more changes -- perhaps more...
| Jul 2, 2011
The Washington Capitals were one of the busiest teams Friday when the doors to the 2011 NHL free agent market opened, as general manager George McPhee sent goalie Semyon Varlamov to Colorado for a pair of draft picks and added three veterans to the...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Something is acutely wrong with the Washington Capitals right now. You would think that a last minute loss to the Nashville Predators and an overall stretch of very porous play would do something to raise the team’s indignation level a smidge above...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
By Michael Hoffman
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For the Capitals Monday night, it was about working harder and just as importantly in the words of Nicklas Backstrom, ‘working smarter’ than they had in their...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Drake didn’t head straight to his next tour stop like some artists do after his show Saturday at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. The “Best I Ever Had” rapper kept the party going in the Chicago-area that night an the...
| Jun 24, 2011
An update on the progress of the NHL draft: The Kings previously traded their first-round pick to Edmonton in the Dustin Penner deal. With that pick, the Oilers took defenseman Oscar Klefbom, a 6-foot-4 Swede. The Ducks were scheduled to......