| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
NBC was very pleased with the return of the NHL on Saturday and has sent out a release saying that the two games it televised had some of the best regular-season numbers for hockey in years. The Penguins-Flyers game did particularly well. Here's the...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even a sure-fire Hockey Hall of Fame nominee is not immune to a nervous moment or two.
After all, Brendan Shanahan was considered a near lock a year ago, and did not get the phone call from the 416 area code, which would signify word from the Hall of...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The NHL and its players announced Friday that they have struck an agreement allowing the players to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The men’s hockey competition, won in 2010 by Canada on a goal by Pittsburgh Penguins star...
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
We’re in for an amazing Stanley Cup Final. The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins both bring brawn and flair, so prepare for bloody battles and dazzling plays. The Bruins were masterful in their 4-game Round 3 sweep of the Pittsburgh......
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
In 2010, it was Brian Burke leading the way in assembling Team USA for the Olympics in Vancouver and then-Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson behind the bench.
This time, the tandem at the top for Sochi, Russia, in 2014 will be Nashville President and GM David...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times.
The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:19 PM
As it turned out, Joe Sakic and the Colorado Avalanche brain trust were not being coy.
Sakic, the team's executive vice president of hockey operations, had said the team would select dynamic center Nathan MacKinnon with the top pick in Sunday's NHL...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
When it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Tip to Blackhawks fans awaiting the start of the Stanley Cup Final:
It’s never too early to start hating Brad Marchand.
If you wait, however, don’t worry. You won’t fall behind the class much because it will take about one shift...