| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:38 PM
DENVER — Nothing endeared Kris Versteeg to Blackhawks fans more than when he broke into a rap song during the celebration of the franchise's first Stanley Cup championship in 49 years on a scorching summer afternoon in 2010.
In those days,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Patrick Kane's skills on the ice are recognized throughout the NHL. But he has some work to do when it comes to growing facial hair.
That said, he's doing his best, along with Blackhawks teammates Bryan Bickell, Brandon Bollig and Niklas Hjalmarsson, to...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson is renowned for his NBA success — but did you know that he’s a former hockey player and still a hockey fan?
Jeff Moeller of the Kings’ public relations staff did a nice piece on Jackson’s hockey...
| Nov 12, 2013
In 1991, Mark Kaufman was a physical therapist and athletic trainer with a receptionist, a small space at Clark and Oak streets, and an idea.
He became the trainer for local schools, sometimes for free, sometimes for a small stipend, as a way of...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Jul 30, 2010
The Blackhawks ended their season with capacity attendance and record merchandise sales, television ratings and sponsorship revenues, and the Stanley Cup.
But financially the team was a loser.
Exactly how much money was lost is something team executives...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 10:02 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks have gotten serious about creating traffic in front of Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo during Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinals.
John Scott, all 6-feet-8-inches -- without skates --and 258 pounds of him, is scheduled...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The Boston Red Sox sure are a classy organization.
Either that or they sure know how to rub a championship in the face of the team they just beat in the World Series.
Red Sox ownership took out a full-page ad in Tuesday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks will parade down Washington Street through downtown Chicago beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday on their way from their United Center home to Grant Park for the Stanley Cup victory rally.
The team will take double-decker buses from...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League is pleased to announce the re-signing of defensemen Travis Wight (white), Jon Madden, and forward Dustin Donaghy (DON-ah-hay) to the roster for the upcoming 2013-14 season. The team also announced the...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:58 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is tossing aside the decades-old tradition of Democrats throwing a political rally at the Illinois State Fair, but he denies that’s because Democrats are in disarray, he got booed heavily last year or that he&...