| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:45 AM
YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE, CHICAGO
By Sean Ely
Two Original Six teams. Two storied franchises. Two staples in sports branding. Two organizations you can't forget to mention when talking "hockey" in any context.
But when comparing the Detroit Red Wings...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Exhausted, but ready for more. I'm writing this from a bed, I won't lie. Once the refs took away Niklas Hjalmarsson's game winner, paramedics were summoned to my house.
But I was resuscitated, despite the sign I carry with me that says "do not...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
On June 19, 1995, Darryl Sutter resigned as Blackhawks coach after leading his team to the conference finals so he could devote more time to a family that included a young son born with Down syndrome.
At the time, Sutter never imagined committing...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:32 AM
LOS ANGELES -- That break between Kings appearances in the final four of the Stanley Cup playoffs lasted a lot longer than anyone ever intended, anticipated or dreamed possible. Nineteen years, in fact.
It's little wonder that the final 20 minutes of the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
While Panthers fans sorely miss seeing the defending Southeast Division champions during the protracted lockout they could take some solace in watching one of their all-time favorites, Pavel ‘Russian Rocket’ Bure get officially inducted into...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood is retiring from the NHL after a career that saw him win 401 games over 17 seasons and saw him win three Stanley Cups. Osgood’s career is a fascinating one and one that will bring about one of the most hotly contested...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Forward Colin Fraser, acquired by the Kings last week in the once-reconfigured trade that sent Ryan Smyth back to the Edmonton Oilers, was found to have an unhealed fracture in his ankle and a cyst that will require surgery. Since......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Hockey Hall of Fame righted one wrong but snubbed several deserving people when it announced its 2011 induction class Tuesday. Four players were voted in: defenseman Mark Howe, centers Joe Nieuwendyk and Doug Gilmour, and goaltender Ed Belfour. No.......
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The Hockey Hall of Fame righted one wrong but snubbed several deserving people when it announced its 2011 induction class Tuesday.
Four players were voted in: defenseman Mark Howe, centers Joe Nieuwendyk and Doug Gilmour, and goaltender Ed Belfour. No...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...