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July 13th, 2013

‘Slap Shot’ Celebrates 35 Years Of Pucks, Punches And Profanity

In 1977, a recipe of minor league hockey, swearing and violence produced an enduring piece of sports cinema. 2012 marked the 35th anniversary of ‘Slap Shot’. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at the staying power of the hockey comedy that starred Paul Newman and three bruising, bespectacled brothers.

In The News
June 29th, 2013

Lockout? What Lockout? NHL Stanley Cup Finals Cap Wild Postseason

The Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup in Boston after rallying to beat the Bruins in Game 6 on Monday. After a lockout that nearly killed the season, the NHL roared back and closed out the campaign with the first Finals matchup of “Original Six” teams since 1979. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

In The News
June 15th, 2013

Blackhawks, Bruins Face Off For Stanley Cup

Boston made quick work of Pittsburgh to win the NHL Eastern Conference Finals, but the Chicago Blackhawks aren’t going so quietly. Chicago took Game 1, and Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times thinks the Bruins have a big challenge ahead of them.

Only A Blog
June 6th, 2013

Bobby Orr … On A Pinball Machine … In A Blackhawks Uniform

On a recent trip to Chicago, OAG senior producer Gary Waleik discovered an unusual piece of Blackhawks memorabilia featuring Boston Bruins icon Bobby Orr.

In Depth
June 1st, 2013

NHL’s Penguins, Bruins Linked By History … And Jagr

In the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh is paired with Boston. As Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports, the teams have some history…but a lot of it happened in another era. Just ask Jaromir Jagr.

Interview
May 25th, 2013

San Jose Sharks Try To Avoid Another Early Exit

The San Jose Sharks are on the brink of an early exit from the NHL postseason…again. Bill speaks with David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News about the Sharks’ chances of finally hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup.

In The News
May 11th, 2013

Seventh-Seeded Senators Set For Second Round

The seventh-seeded Ottawa Senators scored a major upset in the first round of the NHL playoffs, topping the Montreal Canadiens in five games. Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the team’s recent success.

In The News
May 4th, 2013

Defending Champion Kings Fall Behind 2-0

The Los Angeles Kings need a big comeback if they’re going to defend their Stanley Cup title. The St. Louis Blues jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the Kings in their opening round playoff series. Helene Elliott of the L.A. Times joins Bill Littlefield for an update.

Feature
May 4th, 2013

‘You Can Play’ Promotes Acceptance In Pro Sports

The You Can Play Project, founded in 2012 by former Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke and his son Patrick, was created to promote tolerance in professional sports. Patrick Burke joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the group’s efforts and the impact of Jason Collins’s recent announcement.

Interview
March 2nd, 2013

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Perseveres In KHL

After a 2011 plane crash killed nearly the entire Russian pro hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the team is back on the ice. Tal Pinchevsky of NHL.com joins BIll Littlefield to discuss the team’s season.

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