Covering the NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 03:11 PM CDT

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Jagr First Stanley Cup Finals in 21 Years

Bruins' Jaromir Jagr, 41, will be returning to the finals for the first time since 1992. That year, 20-year-old Jagr won his second title with the Pittsburgh Penguins, beating the Blackhawks. Check out what has...

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 11:00 PM CDT

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

Bruins Defeat Penguins 1-0, Head to Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins won the Eastern Conference finals 4-0 and held the high-scoring Penguins to just two goals in the stunning sweep.

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 03:38 AM CDT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Red Wings and Kings Shut Out Opponents, Rangers Win in OT

Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:42 PM CDT
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By Patrick Hickey

Best of the NHL Playoffs

When the beards grow in and the fans go extra crazy, the NHL playoffs are a wild... See Full Gallery

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 08:35 AM CDT

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

Penguins top Islanders in Game 1; Sharks, Bruins win, too

In game 1 of the NHL playoffs, the Penguins beat the Islanders, Bruins beat the Maple Leafs, and the Sharks beat the Canucks.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 02:05 PM CDT

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

Penguins' Crosby Out for Penguins Playoff Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. Crosby said Wednesday that a broken jaw will keep him out of Pittsburgh's playoff opener against the New York Islanders...

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Man Critically Injured When Car Crashes into House

Man Critically Injured When Car Crashes into House

A man was critically injured early Friday when his car crashed into a home in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Boy, 11, Missing from Woodlawn

Boy, 11, Missing from Woodlawn

Lamont Smith was last seen in the 6700 block of South Rhodes Avenue wearing a white shirt, black jacket, navy blue pants and black boots.

Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Get ready Metra riders—the approved 2015 fare increases start Sunday.

Wanted Fugitive Caught Working as Bartender in Suburban Chicago

Wanted Fugitive Caught Working as Bartender in Suburban Chicago

A fugitive who officials said evaded Washington state prison authorities and nation-wide law enforcement for more than a decade was caught under the least likely of circumstances: while working as a bartender at...

Blackhawks Trade Adam Clendening to Canucks

Blackhawks Trade Adam Clendening to Canucks

The Chicago Blackhawks took advantage of their defensive prospect depth on Thursday night as they dealt Adam Clendening to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Gustav Forsling.

Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

A Burr Oak Cemetery worker testified Thursday that the foreman on site used a sledgehammer to destroy a cement liner surrounding an old casket and once heard him use an expletive to describe the skeletal remains...