| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:46 AM
It appears as though the Kings got something of a bargain with goalie Jonathan Quick’s contract last summer.
Quick, the playoff MVP in the Kings’ run to the Stanley Cup in 2012, signed a 10-year extension worth $58 million, meaning his cap...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 1:12 PM
The Rolling Stones wrapped up the last of their three shows at the United Center last week and are preparing for two shows this week in Boston, where it's a safe bet that the band members will try the local cuisine and kiss up to the crowd by lending...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:05 AM
While hockey season does not start until Oct. 3 for the Florida Panthers, this season’s offseason has been an important one for the team, especially the upcoming youth.
A disappointing season last year revealed that the team’...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
You’d think the Pittsburgh Penguins would have learned from their first-round implosion last season against the Philadelphia Flyers, but here they go again trying to act like pitbulls when they’re really show dogs. Note to Pens: Trying to play...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Funny that Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford probably came as close to losing his job as he had all year Friday at the team's Grant Park rally when he dropped two f-bombs publicly in front of image-conscious team president John McDonough.
Of the types of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi, a New York native, said he has no trouble understanding the limited English of his Russian-born defense partner, Slava Voynov.
"I think it's pretty easy when you're saying the same 10 words to each other," Scuderi said....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The day after a championship parade, it's easy to lose perspective on just how impressive the Blackhawks' second Stanley Cup in four years really is.
General manager Stan Bowman should be the toast of the town. It's going to be difficult for any general...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The latest step(s) on the Olympic road to Sochi, Russia, came on Monday when various national hockey federations released their orientation camp rosters.
There was significant Los Angeles-Anaheim representation, and a decided youth movement in terms...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On April 26, Joel Ward scored the winning goal for his Washington Capitals in a National Hockey League playoff game against the Boston Bruins. It was the seventh game of a tied playoff series, so fan passion was at a high. Ward is one of the few black...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn hinted Tuesday that he may summon lawmakers back to Springfield again this summer to take up public employee pension reform, saying next month's State Fair would provide an ideal time for legislators to work on the issue while also having a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......