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.

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...

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Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

A Cook County judge has ordered the release of a prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing.

Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Teachers are scheduled to vote on the proposal at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Horrific Halloween: Frightening Weather Expected Friday

Horrific Halloween: Frightening Weather Expected Friday

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Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Chicago police officers said they had no choice but to shoot a teenager after shots were fired at them late Wednesday, but the victim's family said it's a case of mistaken identity.

Durbin, Oberweis Spar in Final Debate

Durbin, Oberweis Spar in Final Debate

The tone of the final televised debate between Illinois' U.S. Senate candidates was feisty, with quips about policies and spouses.

Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

A freelance journalist reporting in Liberia returned to Chicago nine days ago, but he says it wasn’t until he did a radio interview Wednesday that he was contacted by Chicago health officials about his travels.