| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:29 PM
NEW YORK -- After weeks of tough negotiations, the NHL and its players reached a deal with the International Ice Hockey Federation on Friday to put the season on hold again so the game’s biggest stars can compete next year in the Sochi Olympics. ...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:03 PM
They often say the best deals are the ones that did not occur.
The Los Angeles Kings are likely breathing a sigh of relief, giving major thanks that they did not win out on the Ilya Kovalchuk sweepstakes three summers ago.
It came down to the Kings...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the end, familiarity was the deciding factor for Rob Scuderi. For the Pittsburgh Penguins, too.
Less than an hour into NHL free agency, the Penguins were reunited with an old friend.
Four years after he signed with...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:32 PM
NEW YORK -- There is still no deal to send NHL players to next year’s Olympics. But all signs point in that direction, and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says ‘‘things are moving along.’’
Bettman, union leader Donald...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:01 PM
After a Stanley Cup Final for the ages and another Blackhawks championship, RedEye wanted to hear from readers. We posed two questions:
1. Where were you when the Hawks won the Cup? Describe the scene and your celebration.
2. When you look back on the...
| 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.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:26 PM
That's because NBC now has programming to fill lots of air time over the rest of the winter and through the spring on the NBC Sports Network and its regular NBC affiliates. Remember, Sunday Night Football, NBC's No. 1-rated sports franchise, is over until...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NHL TV schedule 2013 begins Saturday, Jan. 19, on NBC as the puck drops on the lockout-shortened season with Chicago at Los Angeles. The NHL will play a 48-game, all intra-conference regular-season schedule beginning Saturday, Jan. 19, at 3pm ET on NBC...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Remember when the Chicago Blackhawks outskated everybody?
Yeah, they set a record, such as the silly NHL records are, for not losing in regulation for half of this half-season. The Hawks came out of the lockout quicker and faster on their skates and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
One hundred thirteen days. That's the total time it took for the recent National Hockey League lockout to end.
Agreements could not be reached. Fans were angry. The 2012-'13 hockey season looked like it would never happen. However,...
| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:20 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hold off on the confetti making. Don't start looking for a good seat along the Stanley Cup parade route. Don't bother trying to pick a spot in the Consol Energy Center rafters for the next championship banner to hang.