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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.