90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW

NHL

In the news
April 19th, 2014

NHL Playoffs Have A Golden (State) Tinge

Of the 16 teams in the NHL playoffs, three hail from California. The LA Time’s Helene Elliott joins Bill Littlefield to discuss West Coast hockey’s heyday.

Interview
February 22nd, 2014

John Powers: Ice Hockey And More

The Boston Globe’s John Powers has been in Sochi for the Winter Olympics. He shares one final update, including his prediction for the men’s ice hockey final.

Interview
January 25th, 2014

Henrik Lundqvist: Hockey From NY To Sochi

2014 may be the last time that the NHL allows its athletes to compete in the Olympics. New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will represent Sweden, and he joins Bill to discuss ice hockey and Sochi.

Commentary
December 18th, 2013

Hoping For New Rules In The New Year

Last week Major League Baseball unveiled a new rule aimed at reducing head injuries. Bill Littlefield hopes more changes in other sports are on the way in 2014.

In The News
November 30th, 2013

The NHL: The Latest League Locked In Lawsuit

Just months after the NFL settled for $765 million, a group of NHL players have sued that league for failing to protect them against concussions. Sports Illustrated legal expert Michael McCann explains why this lawsuit is different.

Interview
November 23rd, 2013

Columbus Blue Jackets Celebrate Hanukkah

With Hanukkah starting Wednesday at sundown, what better way to celebrate than with a matchup between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Nashville Predators of the NHL? Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann joins Bill to discuss the celebration planned for that night.

In Depth
November 23rd, 2013

Panthers’ Goalie Tim Thomas Makes Olympic Bid

Tim Thomas, 39, is making a NHL comeback with the Florida Panthers. But some believe his bigger goal is to be named to the U.S. Olympic team. Kevin Woodley of NHL.com weighs in.

In The News
October 5th, 2013

Patrick Roy’s Unusual Coaching Debut

Typically, hockey fights take place on the ice. But Patrick Roy’s coaching debut didn’t go exactly as planned. The Denver Post’s Adrian Dater fills us in.

Interview
October 5th, 2013

The NHL Is Back On The Ice

The NHL returns with some new rules intended to keep players safer and make games more entertaining. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times weighs in on this and more.

Profile
July 20th, 2013

Devils’ Kovalchuk Returns To The Land Of The Lower Tax Rate

Why would an NHL star walk away from a lucrative contract to play for a lesser league? Former New Jersey Devil Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Kontinental Hockey League next year, and the Wall Street Journal’s Mike Sielski says he’ll benefit from Russia’s lower tax rate.

Find past shows by date
Most Popular