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Interview
May 24th, 2014

N.Y. Rangers Hoping To End 20-Year Drought

The New York Rangers have rebounded from a disappointing 2013 and sit two wins away from the Stanley Cup Finals. Wall Street Journal reporter Matthew Futterman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the team’s unexpected rise.

Feature
May 10th, 2014
By Susan Valot

Southern California’s Growing Hockey Rivalry

For the first time in history, two Southern California hockey teams are facing each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Fans of the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings have been waiting for the showdown for 20 years. Susan Valot went to check out the rivalry.

In Depth
May 3rd, 2014

Bruins, Canadiens Open New Chapter In NHL’s Greatest Rivalry

The Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens have a storied playoff rivalry. Now they’re facing each other for the 34th time in the playoffs. OAG’s Doug Tribou gets the inside scoop on this rivalry.

In Depth
April 26th, 2014

Blue Jackets Bring Playoff Excitement To Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets have made it to the postseason for the second time in 14 years. They’re matched up against the powerhouse Pittsburgh Penguins, but they aren’t backing down. Aaron Portzline joins Bill Littlefield to examine the matchup and the Blue Jackets’ postseason potential.

Only A Blog
April 23rd, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

Montreal Canadiens’ 3-D Pregame Show Combines Fire And Ice

During their series with Tampa Bay, the Montreal Canadiens unveiled a new pregame video that turns the ice into a 3-D video screen and culimnates in a raging digital inferno. OAG’s Zoë Sobel looks into the production.

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.

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