| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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VANCOUVER, Canada -- Greetings from Vancouver, where it’s chilly but sunny.
The big news from the Kings’ morning skate at Rogers Arena was that they planned to activate forward Jeff Carter...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Congratulations! You are reading this, which means you got home after Black Friday.
You understand the meaning of Black Friday, right? It is a cultural ceremony that serves two purposes: (1) It reduces stock that companies couldn't give away on any...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:45 PM
In one of his many bold moves Sunday night, Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford ventured 10 feet out of the crease as the puck dangerously veered toward him.
It had taken an awkward bounce off Kings center Jeff Carter's stick and initially looked...
| Jun 10, 2013
In a bathroom inside the United Center near the media work area not long before his son made Blackhawks history late Saturday night, Pat Kane Sr. looked as anxious as Chicago felt.
"Going to be quite a finish," I said upon encountering Mr. Kane.
| May 10, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The crowd yelled for Dustin Penner to shoot as the final seconds of the second period ticked off the clock Friday at Staples Center. His teammates yelled for Penner to shoot and the coaches joined the chaotic chorus.
Penner, not known for always...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:17 PM
After the smothering defense and one-goal games the Kings battled through during their first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, holding a two-goal lead over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night had to feel as liberating as a skate in the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell took the piece of treasure from teammate and captain Dustin Brown and hoisted the Stanley Cup above his head, skated away, hollered and kicked up his right leg in celebration.
For Mitchell, it has been almost frozen in...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:44 PM
SAN JOSE — Neatly framed but almost forgotten, a front page from the San Jose Mercury News sits against the wall in a room above the Sharks' practice rink. The newspaper photograph depicts a coach and two players, and the headline is bold:...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
In a United Center hallway moments after Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Bruins brought the Blackhawks within 60 minutes of a second Stanley Cup title in four years, general manager Stan Bowman opened a window just a crack to his ambivalent soul.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Suppressing the childlike grin that now identifies him as easily as his red No. 88 sweater, Patrick Kane was talking about offensive hockey.
He could have been referring to Blackhawks history, too.
"Sometimes you catch some breaks and I think I was in...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NHL TV schedule 2013-14: U.S. national TV schedule for NHL games on NBC Sports Network, NBC and NHL Network. The NHL is making up for lost time after last season’s lockout, with division realignment, Olympic rivalries and expansion of marquee...