In the mandatory initial matchup in NHL 16, I was forced to choose between last year's Stanley Cup Final contenders. I had to back either the Chicago Blackhawks who I very much dislike, or the Tampa Bay Lightning who I am very ambivalent toward. Show More Summary
After coming within one game of their second straight Stanley Cup Final appearance, the New York Rangers enter the 2015-16 season with (...)
If you thought the Bears finally won a game on Sunday because Jay “Jesus Christ” Cutler was back, think again. The Bears won because they invited the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks to Soldier Field to be honored at halftime. And the Blackhawks brought their winning mojo with them. Of course, that’s not what this […]
There are always many questions to be answered when an NHL season opens. Here are five facing teams in the Eastern Conference: 1) Can the Tampa Bay Lightning repeat its Stanley Cup Final run? The status of franchise forward Steven Stamkos, who’s in the final season of his contract, could dominate...
The incident involving NHL free agent Mike Richards at the Canadian border in June was finally given some clarity Thursday, as the two-time Stanley Cup winner was charged with possession of a controlled substance. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police of Manitoba, Richards will appear in court Sept. Show More Summary
He’s been with ESPN dating back to 1986 and has filled several roles including SportsCenter anchor, NFL Primetime co-host, Stanley Cup Finals host, and more recently ABC college football host and college basketball play-by-play man.Show More Summary
Back in Canada after winning the Conn Smythe trophy and a third Stanley Cup, the indefatigable Duncan Keith finally felt his resistance wear down when he succumbed to a force that exposed a hidden weakness.
The Los Angeles Kings saw their chance at defending the Stanley Cup go down in ashes after falling to the Calgary Flames with only days left in the regular season. The two teams had been battling for a final spot, and the loss extinguished...Show More Summary
Flipbook artist The Flippist, a native Chicagoan, celebrated the Blackhawks’ third Stanley Cup in six years with a phenomenal (...)
Think women's sports aren't worth watching? It seems like 25 million Americans disagree
This year's Women's World Cup Final drew a HUGE audience on Sunday: Source confirms that the WWC Final drew an astounding 15.2 overnight rating. @SonOfTheBronx was the first I saw with this number today. — John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) July 6, 2015 How does that compare to the final match between U.S. Show More Summary
I'm all for making the Blackhawks and Ducks play another series and call it the Stanley Cup Final. Sorry, Rangers and Lightning.
The USA vs. Germany Women's World Cup match was the most-watched semi-finals in US history, besting the deciding Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final. Here's the details.
The New York Rangers fell short of their Stanley Cup goal in the Eastern Conference Final this past season, and like many established contenders, they find themselves with salary-cap issues as the 2015-16 season approaches. Those issues...Show More Summary
Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007.
Prior to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, we ranked the stock of the NHL's top potential free agents. With the 2015 NHL draft now history, the opening date for free agency (July 1) is fast approaching. With several players (Minnesota's Devan...Show More Summary
The Stanley Cup Final ended one week ago, but the NHL isn't taking time to rest. The league announced its 2015-16 schedule Thursday, which will begin on October 7 and run through April 9. According to the official release on NHL.com,...Show More Summary
The New York Rangers reached the Eastern Conference Final for a third consecutive season but have not captured a Stanley Cup title since 1994. Which pending free agents must they retain? Do they have enough cap space to target forwards...Show More Summary
Four years ago this month, the Vancouver Canucks lost in the seventh game of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup finals. The city erupted in riots shortly afterwards, as it is wont to do on such occasions, with the normally docile downtown descending into chaos. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers were in a prime position to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight year, and the team missed a huge opportunity. The problem isn't that the Rangers lost in a Game 7 that would have sent them toShow More Summary