| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Colorado Avalanche rose from the dregs of a 29th-place finish last season to win the Central Division title, and the St. Louis Blues collapsed late in the regular season and lost their chance to finish atop the Central, Western Conference and the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
One season under the NHL’s realigned conference setup probably was enough for Eastern teams to veto future additions from the West.
The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who moved from the West to the East before this season, won...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Dale Weise scored 18 minutes 8 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Daniel Briere passed from...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Swimming and diving:
William and Mary’s men (7-1) beat Old Dominion 140-122 Saturday, and the W&M women won 174-88 against the Monarchs.
Both Tribe teams were celebrating Senior Day -- the men defeated ODU for the first time in seven...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Plain White T’s has been added to Saturday’s Stadium Series festivities at Soldier Field.
The Chicago-area band known for its hits “Hey There Delilah” and “1, 2, 3, 4” will perform before the outdoor game between...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Hey, look! They finally put a team in Soldier Field worth showing up to watch.
That’s not a shot at the Bears --- OK, not as cheap a shot as I usually take --- but more off a comment on the difference between football and hockey, and after...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the victims of Brett...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The prevailing winds shifted within the NHL when the high-spending, short-term-thinking New York Rangers declined to overpay winger Ryan Callahan or give him the leverage of a no-trade clause and traded him to Tampa Bay for 38-year-old Martin St. Louis....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Well, I said I wasn't going to do it, swore to myself it was never going to happen, ignored them for the entire first half of the season, pretended they didn't exist, and then, while I wasn't paying attention, I accidentally fell in love with them.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:51 PM
At least Sidney Crosby didn't have to field questions Wednesday about never having scored against the Kings.
He did just that on March 20, 2009, against goalie Jonathan Quick at Pittsburgh.
The "new" story angles about the Pittsburgh Penguins star and...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
When Corey Perry extended his hand to Stephane Robidas on Thursday, for once it wasn't in anger.
The combative players have gotten under each other's skin frequently over the years, but they put their hostilities aside when the Ducks acquired...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the very preliminary stages of looking at a 5,000-seat expansion of Soldier Field.
The mayor's office and Chicago Park District, which owns the stadium, are exploring the possibility as Chicago mulls a Super Bowl bid.