| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Matt Hoppe remembers finally getting his hands on a red and white Titan hockey stick -- the one Wayne Gretzky was using to set record after record -- and plopping down in front of the television to spend 45 minutes applying tape to create the perfect...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game.
They're led by the...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:58 PM
When Patrick Kane is introduced Friday night during the opening ceremony of the Blackhawks Convention, fans not only will see a player a season away from becoming one of the highest paid in the NHL, but one who's level of maturity appears to have caught...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Not long after capturing the Norris Trophy in 2010, Duncan Keith took a look at the names attached to it and something stood out to the Blackhawks defenseman.
"I was kind of surprised to see some of the players who have only won it...
| 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 5, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those must be some serious block parties in historic Trencin, Slovakia.
Three times the Stanley Cup has made a turn close to Marian Gaborik's street in Trencin, visiting his neighbors, Chicago Blackhawks star winger Marian Hossa in 2010, Boston Bruins...
| May 1, 2014
Even though it went seven games, the New York Rangers dominated the Philadelphia Flyers for most of their Round 1 series. Even if Flyers goalie Steve Mason played the first two games, the Rangers still would have won the series......
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:45 PM
(Round 1: def. Detroit, 4-1)
vs. 3. MONTREAL
(Round 1: def. Tampa Bay, 4-0)
Matchup: The NHL’s new alignment has produced a traditional one, these teams meeting for the 34th time.
Playoff power play: Bruins 37.5% (first);...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
BOSTON — Each Stanley Cup playoff game has a pulse of its own. First round to last, each of its games pounds to its own heartbeat. Regular, irregular and sometimes, well, sometimes it races like a mad dog after a cheap cut of beef.
| 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...