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 Islanders...

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JRW Whistleblower Arrested in Evergreen Park

JRW Whistleblower Arrested in Evergreen Park

Chris Janes, the vice president of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association who prompted an investigation into the Jackie Robinson West Little League team, was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged...

Ald. Deb Mell Opponent Files For Recount

Ald. Deb Mell Opponent Files For Recount

A Chicago Public Schools teacher vying for the 33rd Ward aldermanic seat against incumbent Deb Mell filed legal paperwork on Tuesday setting the grounds for a recount — and claiming “machine dirty tricks” —...

March Freeze to Bring More Record-Breaking Cold

March Freeze to Bring More Record-Breaking Cold

As polar air moves in Tuesday night, Chicago faces more potentially record-breaking cold temperatures and wind chill values below zero.

Rahm Responds to Sen. Kirk's Unofficial Endorsement

Rahm Responds to Sen. Kirk's Unofficial Endorsement

Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a subtle affirmation of Sen. Mark Kirk's not-so-subtle statement about Chicago becoming the next Detroit if Emanuel wasn't re-elected.

What You Need to Know About the Boston Bombing Trial

What You Need to Know About the Boston Bombing Trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a jury on charges that he detonated bombs at the end of the Boston Marathon killing three and injuring others.

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Plug Budget Hole

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Plug Budget Hole

Democrats in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday introduced a plan that would allow special funds to be used to help plug part of a $1.6 billion budget hole, a proposal that Gov. Bruce Rauner's deputy chief of staff...