In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins went into overtime three times en route to splitting the first four games. The teams have shown some serious sports symmetry, but as Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports they take very different approaches to the national anthem.
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.
Hall of Fame hockey broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick takes a break from calling the 2013 NHL playoffs to share the air with Bill Littlefield.
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 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.
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.
This week the family of deceased former NHL player Derek Boogaard filed a wrongful death lawsuit, accusing the league of over-medicating Boogaard and ignoring the consequences of the concussions that he had suffered. Nathan Fenno has written about the case for the Washington Times and spoke with Bill Littlefield about it.
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.
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.
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.