| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:59 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Having reached the midway point of a grueling six-game road trip, the Blackhawks had a chance to pause, rest and assess their overall play one quarter into the season.
The Hawks traveled to Denver on Monday where they...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The average value of the NHL’s 30 franchises rose to a record $490 million over the past year, and three franchises reached or topped the $1-billion mark, according to data published Tuesday by Forbes.
The Toronto Maple Leafs led the list with...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:09 PM
DENVER — Andrew Shaw was the first player to take the ice for the Blackhawks' practice in the Mile High City on Tuesday.
There was no mistaking that the forward is eager to return to action after missing the first three contests of the Hawks' six-...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:33 PM
What we learned from the Ducks 4-3 shootout win against the Vancouver Canucks: Their quick two-game trip to Western Canada ended on a high note, a swing in the proper direction after many disappointments in shootouts this season. A few takeaways from Ryan...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:08 PM
This was such a nice love-in with No. 17.
Except that it was with current Canucks forward Radim Vrbata, not former Vancouver center and Anaheim Duck Ryan Kesler.
When 17s collide.
The new-kid-in-town, Vrbata, who signed as a free agent in the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Mark Alt can't wait.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms 22-year-old defenseman — one day shy of his 23rd birthday — and his teammates are excited to get the AHL home season started 7:05 tonight when they host the Adirondack Phantoms at the brand new...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:56 PM
You had to wonder, on this day of resetting, if Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was a New Year’s resolution kind of guy.
It was even better.
“Bucket list, for sure,” he said after Thursday’s morning skate here at Rogers...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:20 PM
What do the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers have in common?
The three teams are in the "Connor McDavid Derby," the right to pick No. 1 in June's entry draft, with the chance to bring a generational-type talent into the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:44 AM
It’s a breezy, cloudy 60-ish degree day in downtown Buffalo, where construction around the First Niagara Center is going full bore as Sabres owner Terry Pegula is building HarborCenter, which will include two full NHL-size rinks, a 205-room...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:48 PM
When the NHL schedule was released in June, the Blackhawks might have felt a sense of relief seeing their opponents for the first part of their annual circus trip.
Kicking off the six-game, 10-day odyssey are contests against the Flames, Oilers and...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Many of the major off-season moves made by Western Conference teams were motivated by one factor — to match up better against the Stanley Cup champions and beat the big, deep Kings at their own game.
With that in mind, a number of quality...