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Blackhawks Defeat Predators 4-3 in Double OT

Blackhawks Defeat Predators 4-3 in Double OT

Duncan Keith scored at 7:49 of double overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied from a three-goal deficit after... Read »

Apr 16, 2015

Best of the 2015 NHL Playoffs

The 2015 NHL playoffs are officially underway. Check out these photos highlighting the best teams in the league and... View »

Apr 18, 2015
Young Forwards Lead Islanders Past Capitals, 4-1

Young Forwards Lead Islanders Past Capitals, 4-1

Ryan Strome is 21 years old, Brock Nelson is 23, and Josh Bailey is 25. Entering Wednesday night, the trio of New... Read »

Apr 16, 2015
NHL Playoffs: After Midseason Arrival, Dubnyk Still Going Strong with Wild

NHL Playoffs: After Midseason Arrival, Dubnyk Still Going Strong with...

The Minnesota Wild were flailing three months ago, when a potential remedy for their problems was located in the... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Red Wings Begin Playoffs Amid Uncertainty Over Future

Red Wings Begin Playoffs Amid Uncertainty Over Future

Mike Babcock is in the final year of his contract, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk aren't getting any younger —... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
WATCH: Blackhawks Player Surprises Firefighters With Pizza

WATCH: Blackhawks Player Surprises Firefighters With Pizza

What would you do if your favorite Chicago Blackhawks player showed up at your doorstep with dinner? Read »

Apr 15, 2015
NHL Playoffs Opening Night: What to Know

NHL Playoffs Opening Night: What to Know

Heres a look at what's happening as the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday night. Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Canadiens' Max Pacioretty to Miss Game 1 With Upper-Body Injury

Canadiens' Max Pacioretty to Miss Game 1 With Upper-Body Injury

The Montreal Canadiens will be without team scoring leader Max Pacioretty to start the playoffs. Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Bruins Fire GM Chiarelli 4 Years After Stanley Cup

Bruins Fire GM Chiarelli 4 Years After Stanley Cup

President Cam Neely announced that Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Boston Bruins... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
NHL Playoffs: No Matter the Style, Goaltenders Getting Tougher to Beat

NHL Playoffs: No Matter the Style, Goaltenders Getting Tougher to Beat

Hall of Famer Patrick Roy treated the question almost like a shot on net, deflecting it away when hit with whether... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Duke's Justise Winslow Entering NBA Draft

Duke's Justise Winslow Entering NBA Draft

Justise Winslow is entering the NBA draft after one season at Duke, coach Mike Krzyzewski said Tuesday. Read »

Apr 14, 2015
How the NHL Western Conference Playoffs Stack Up

How the NHL Western Conference Playoffs Stack Up

The Western Conference produced six of the last eight Stanley Cup champions, and the NHL appeared to be tilted... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
How the NHL Eastern Playoffs Stack Up

How the NHL Eastern Playoffs Stack Up

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
New Faces, Big Absences and Plenty of Canada In NHL Playoffs

New Faces, Big Absences and Plenty of Canada In NHL Playoffs

The NHL's postseason dominoes tumbled throughout the regular season's wild final week. Read »

Apr 14, 2015
Boston Bombing Survivors Partake in Opening Day at Fenway

Boston Bombing Survivors Partake in Opening Day at Fenway

The brother and sister of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing, Martin Richard, helped kick-off the... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
Ex-NFLer Suspected of Killing Cellmate in Calif. Prison

Ex-NFLer Suspected of Killing Cellmate in Calif. Prison

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison... Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Nationals Reinstate Jayson Werth

Nationals Reinstate Jayson Werth

Washington Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list so he can join the... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
WATCH: Soldier Son Surprises Parents on Ice During NHL Game

WATCH: Soldier Son Surprises Parents on Ice During NHL Game

A NHL face off turned into a family embrace thanks to a special reunion staged during last weekend's game between... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
Sixth-Grader Who Won NCAA Bracket Challenge Gets Scholarship

Sixth-Grader Who Won NCAA Bracket Challenge Gets Scholarship

Sam Holtz, the sixth grade boy from suburban Chicago who completed a near-perfect bracket predicting the NCAA men’s... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Fan Attacked Outside Dodgers Stadium to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch

Fan Attacked Outside Dodgers Stadium to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch

The San Francisco Giants fan attacked outside Dodger Stadium in 2011, is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch... Read »

Apr 12, 2015

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