An offseason of blockbuster trades and free agent moves has a handful of familiar faces sporting new colors this season
For more than a decade, Backes was a leader in the Blues locker room and in the St. Louis community. The Boston Bruins signed the 32-year-old power forward to a five-year, $30 million...
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:48
We’ve circled these can’t-miss games on our calendar for the 2016-17 season
Oct. 20, 2016: San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins
Captain Joe Pavelski and the Sharks look to get a small measure of revenge when they face off against Sidney Crosby and the Pens in a Stanley Cup...
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:37
Get Ready To Drop The Puck For Another Great NHL Season
Super sophomore Jack Eichel looks to lead the resurgent Buffalo Sabres into the playoffs for the first time since 2011.
Any hockey fan worth his or her salt knows the significance of the number 99....
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:03
Family Heritage Helps Fuel Randy Hernandez’s Rise Up The Hockey Ranks
You have to look long and hard to find a more unlikely and more improbable hockey prospect than Randy Hernandez. Or one who better exemplifies the American Dream.
The 17-year-old is a forward with...
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:33
It’s summer in Chicago
and Windy City sports fans are buzzing about their hometown Cubs. Sporting the best record in the Major Leagues, the hard-luck nine seem destined to...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 12:53
Hockey Blogs Offer A Fresh Perspective And Another Layer Of media Coverage To Bring Fans Closer To The Game
In an era when information moves faster than the puck on a 5-on-3 power play, hockey fans can’t wait for the daily newspaper to hit their doorstep to find out what happened in rinks across...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:31
U.S. National Team Player Kelley Steadman Transitions From Camper To Coach
Kelley Steadman’s nickname at her first USA Hockey Player Development Camp was “Celly.” Not because she had a unique on-ice goal celebration, but because as a 14-year-old in 2004,...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:24
Fun, Friendship And Fundamentals Are The Cornerstone Of USA Hockey’s Player Development Camps
It’s been an annual rite of passage for more than 40 years as many of the best young hockey players from around the country gather every summer in Amherst, N.Y., and St. Cloud, Minn., to...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:21
Lessons Learned And Friendships Made At Player Development Camps Can Last A Lifetime
What might have appeared as just another summer day in central Minnesota was anything but.
In St. Cloud, Minn., the sweltering mid-July heat pushes the thermometer to the edge of 100 degrees....
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:12
Jim Christopher is a freelance writer based in Buffalo, N.Y.
It’s mid-July and the Northtown Center in Amherst, N.Y, is buzzing with activity.
The four-sheet facility on the outskirts of Buffalo is wrapping up a summer of development as it plays host to...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:05