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Top Reasons the Toronto Maple Leafs Won't Be Playoff Contenders in 2015-16

The Toronto Maple Leafs are going to be hard-pressed to be a playoff contender in 2015-16. While the team is likely to make a number of offseason player moves, many of these may not make them a better club in the immediate future. This team needs a significant roster overhaul. The team remains in the midst of hiring a new general manager. Show More Summary

Ducks-Blackhawks Instant Classic Means Best Yet to Come for Evenly Matched WCF

This series has the feel of a classic heavyweight boxing battle. In the glory days of the sport, too — not the twilight years before the UFC took over fight-night pay-per-view channels. The Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks traded...Show More Summary

Maple Leafs Must Wait to Reap Rewards of Winning the Mike Babcock Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Mike Babcock on getting an eight-year, $50 million contract from the Toronto Maple Leafs. That’s David Clarkson money. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported the news: The deal comes after two weeks of pitches from teams that included the aspirational Buffalo Sabres and the scorned Detroit Red Wings. Show More Summary

Bears WR Kevin White Has Big Shoes to Fill

Once one of the top duos in the NFL, the Chicago Bears were left with nothing but one young WR to rely on. WR Brandon Marshall was traded to the New York Jets during the off season after suffering another injury playing for the Bears in 2014, leaving only young WR Alshon Jeffery to be […]

Mike Babcock to Maple Leafs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Mike Babcock did not waste any time finding another head coaching job after leaving the Detroit Red Wings. The 52-year-old will take over the Toronto Maple Leafs after agreeing to a huge contract. The Maple Leafs announced the deal on...Show More Summary

NHL Playoff Schedule 2015: Viewing Info, Predictions for Wednesday's Action

The Tampa Bay Lightning scored an impressive 6-2 victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final to wrangle home-ice advantage away from the New York Rangers. They will attempt to consolidate that edge Wednesday night. So far, the series has played out pretty much as expected. Show More Summary

Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Transferring to Florida State

Back in May, Notre Dame QB Everett Golson announced his intentions to transfer after losing his starting job to Malik Zaire. But nobody would’ve guessed Florida State to be the destination. Despite this big news, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher has stated that Golson would have to fight for the job. Golson, a graduate of […]

Watch: Steph Curry and James Harden Don’t Disappoint With Duel in Game 1

The MVP and his runner-up gave us one hell of a showdown on Tuesday night’s game one. James Harden did everything he could to steal a road win for the Rockets, however, in the end, the Warriors and the league’s most valuable player Stephen Curry proved to be just too much of a challenge to […]

Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw's Header Goal in 2OT of Game 2 vs. Ducks Waved off

Game 2 of the Western Conference Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks ultimately took three overtimes to be decided. But for a few moments in the second extra period, it looked like the game might be over. At the 8:47 mark of double overtime, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw headbutted the puck out of the air and into the net. Show More Summary

Don Sweeney Named Bruins General Manager: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Boston Bruins announced Wednesday that Don Sweeney was being promoted to general manager after the dismissal of Peter Chiarelli. He previously served under his predecessor for six years as assistant general manager. His appointment...Show More Summary

Early Storylines to Watch in Conference Finals of 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs

It took long enough for us to get to this point—both conference finals are tied at one game apiece as each series shifts locations for Games 3 and 4. Marcus Kruger scored with 3:48 remaining in triple overtime early Wednesday morning to end a game that started Tuesday night to give the Blackhawks a much-needed 3-2 victory against the Ducks. Show More Summary

Who Should Mike Babcock Pick: Red Wings or Sabres?

The end to the saga surrounding Mike Babcock's future is rapidly approaching, and a decision is likely to be announced on Wednesday. The 51-year-old bench boss had an opportunity to sign a new deal with the Detroit Red Wings, but he opted to entertain other offers from teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks, St. Show More Summary

NHL Playoffs 2015: Wednesday Vegas Odds, Schedule and Predictions

The 2015 NHL playoffs skate forward at a bristling pace into Wednesday night's action, which features a Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Final not short on implications moving forward. The Tampa Bay Lightning snatched the momentum away...Show More Summary

Pros and Cons of Mikko Rantanen as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

Of the plethora of highly touted forwards in the projected top 10 of the 2015 NHL draft, Mikko Rantanen is almost certainly the least discussed. It's hard to get a comparative reading on Rantanen 's 2014-15 season because of his location. Show More Summary

Corey Crawford Silences Doubters in Chicago Blackhawks' Epic 3OT Game 2 Win

Words such as "great", "classic", "unbelievable", they've all become so much hyperbolic word salad in today's sports media world, too easily trotted out by writers and broadcasters whose mouths are big but vocabularies too small. Well,...Show More Summary

Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NHL Playoffs

The Chicago Blackhawks scored twice in the first 6:19 of Tuesday's Game 2 against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center, appearing on course to even up the Western Conference Final series at one game apiece. It was anything but easy for Chicago from there. Show More Summary

Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Game 2 Live Score, Highlights for 2015 NHL Playoffs

The Anaheim Ducks will try to put the Chicago Blackhawks in a deep hole when they host Game 2 of the Western Conference Final at the Honda Center Tuesday night. The Ducks took advantage of brilliant goaltending by Frederik Andersen and timely scoring to defeat the Blackhawks 4-1 in Game 1. Show More Summary

Rangers' Rick Nash Must Start Producing Like a Superstar Soon in 2015 Playoffs

"He's getting smaller as the playoffs are going along." Just how every professional athlete wants to be talked about on national television following a loss, right? This, however, was the assessment of New York Rangers forward Rick Nash...Show More Summary

NHL Concussion Lawsuit: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction Surrounding Case

Following in the footsteps of the many one-time NFL players, many former NHL players are in the process of suing the NHL for failing to protect them from and educate them about the dangers of head trauma. Continue for updates. NHL Fighting...Show More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2015: Ranking the 10 Most Overrated Players on the Market

When the NHL's unrestricted free-agent period begins on July 1, there will be the usual rush by general managers to sign up the best talent as quickly as possible. Because this year's UFA market is thin on top talent, some players could...Show More Summary

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