| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Former Kings defenseman Rob Blake, now the team’s assistant general manager, was one of six men elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The induction ceremony will take place in Toronto on Nov. 17.
In the players’ category, Blake, 44,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu.
Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:51 PM
STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:50 AM
I don’t know what the Blackhawks are going to do in free agency to fix their blown chance at another Stanley Cup, but because I’m a pleaser, not a teaser, I’m here to help with a list of 10 (mostly) unrestricted free agents:
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
This Blackhawks season just became a failure. There’s no other way to look at it.
The franchise’s motto is “One Goal.’’ This isn’t that goal. This is failure.
Some franchises might be happy to reach the conference...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:02 PM
They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons.
Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation.
| May 14, 2014
| 5:21 AM
The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, The National, Rise Against and the Wu-Tang Clan were among 100 bands announced Tuesday for the 10th anniversary Riot Fest in Humboldt Park on Sept. 12-14.
Also scheduled to appear are former Pussy Riot members/activists...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Blackhawks have the Wild right where they want them — which leads the defending Stanley Cup champions to believe they're about to face the fight of their season.
"You don't want to have a hockey player backed into a corner," Hawks defenseman...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As the Blackhawks left the ice following a lackluster first period against the Wild on Sunday night, boos from a fair number of the 22,016 in attendance at the United Center followed them down the tunnel.
The jeering was justified.
So were the...