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  • Blackhawks' McDonough: 'Honor' to play in Winter Classic

    Blackhawks' McDonough: 'Honor' to play in Winter Classic
    The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Chicago Blackhawks will face the Washington Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, D.C. The matchup was reported last week but not formally...
  • Bears kicker Gould to miss long snapper Mannelly

    Bears kicker Gould to miss long snapper Mannelly
    Bears kicker Robbie Gould and recently retired long snapper Patrick Mannelly just can't stay away from each other. The two teamed up for Gould's Celebrity Golf Invitational at Conway Farms in Lake Forest on Monday, benefiting Gould's charity, The...
  • Penguins' Crosby caps NHL awards with second Hart Trophy

    Penguins' Crosby caps NHL awards with second Hart Trophy
    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....
  • Blackhawks look for more NHL involvement

    Blackhawks look for more NHL involvement
    Not much time passes from one conversation between NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Blackhawks President John McDonough to the next. "John McDonough is in my ear all the time for anything," Bettman told the Tribune. "He's very passionate about doing as...
  • Hawks go under '24/7' microscope for Winter Classic

     Hawks go under '24/7' microscope for Winter Classic
    The Winter Classic won't be just a one-day trip to Washington for the Blackhawks. Rather, it will be nearly a month-long invasion of their privacy. They will be tailed by cameras in the locker room, executive meetings, and even in their homes. Part of...
  • Buffalo takes Lemieux to open 2nd day of NHL draft

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With his family pedigree and stout resume, Brendan Lemieux was sure he was a first-round pick. One weekend into his NHL career, he already had first taste of disappointment when he was passed over on the first day of the draft....
  • 10 Blackhawks games to watch in 2014-15

    10 Blackhawks games to watch in 2014-15
    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...
  • Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach

    Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach
    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and general manager, and named Barry Trotz as the new head coach on Monday. MacLellan becomes the sixth general manager in team history, spending the past 13...
  • State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick

    State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick
    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...
  • Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1

    Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1
    Symmetry took the night off. It could have been such a tidy completed hockey circle, two Stanley Cups clinched by the Kings exactly two years apart. But the Kings will have to wait two more days to get another shot at winning their second Stanley Cup....
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says

    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says
    With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final. He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...