| Jul 29, 2014
We just had a birthday. Our 313th. It was a bit of a big deal here, but I am guessing it makes no sense to you. Many things from Detroit do not.
So let me explain. Our 313th was significant because 313 is our area code. Yes. Our area...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Corey Crawford is getting hosed.
It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people.
The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The question was easy for Martin St. Louis to answer.
Asked what his mother might think about his playing in the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers forward offered a quiet, simple response.
"She'd be pretty happy about that," he said.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:30 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence and allegedly possessing cocaine after a traffic stop, police said.
An officer saw Malone's SUV strike a curb after making a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:24 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- It was Slovenia’s version of the 1980 U.S. “Miracle on Ice,” a historic moment for a team whose country, with a population of about 2 million, has only seven indoor hockey rinks and only 148 senior-level players....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:21 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Although the NHL has not committed to sending its players to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, many players and Team Canada executive Steve Yzerman have strongly endorsed the idea of again allowing the league's players...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:32 PM
From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Kings center Mike Richards trends toward thinking and acting like a captain.
His voice is a quiet but effective one with his Kings teammates and he sent former Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux a supportive text in November, according to NHL....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:18 AM
It might be difficult for NHL general managers to surpass the magnitude of Tuesday’s trade-deadline-eve moves as the clock moves toward Wednesday’s noon PST deadline, but plenty of discussions are believed to be going on and at least one...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The new video and song fell painfully flat, but the light show was nifty and the introductions brimmed with rah-rah enthusiasm before the Kings' first game at Staples Center this season.
The festivities — mercifully — were brief, but that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' morning skate at Rogers...