Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Golden Knights can tie for wild card in West

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2022 NHL postseason. There are 24 days left in the regular season and the races in each of the four divisions are tight. The top three teams in each of the four divisions and the next two highest-place finishers in … Read more

NBA, NHL see simultaneous upticks in scoring

NBA players, like the NHL counterparts, are scoring a lot.Image: Getty Images Rarely does it make sense to link the NBA and the NHL, other than they tend to play in the same buildings at the same time of year. You wouldn’t really call them roommates, because when one is home the other never is. … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Stars jump over Golden Knights for wild card

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2022 NHL postseason. There are 29 days left in the regular season and the races in each of the four divisions are tight. The top three teams in each of the four divisions and the next two highest-place finishers in … Read more

Atlantic Division teams fill needs at 2022 NHL Trade Deadline

Mark Giordano was acquired by the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Seattle Kraken. Giordano won the Norris Trophy in 2019 as the best defenseman in the NHL while playing for the Calgary Flames and is expected to fill a top-four role. Claude Girouxa forward with 900 points (291 goals, 609 assists) in 1,000 NHL games … Read more

Maple Leafs have been woeful in goal

Jack CampbellPhoto: Getty Images Even though we Chicagoans don’t get a spring — it’s winter until one day somewhere in May when it’s just suddenly summer and we’re all instantly drunk outside — that doesn’t mean we can’t recognize the signs of spring approaching elsewhere. Sure, we’ve been robbed of one of them in spring … Read more

Report: ACC to Discuss Division-Less Football at Winter Meetings

Jim Phillips is still in his first year as an ACC commissioner, but the outspoken leader of the league is looking at making some major changes to football’s schedule and format. After making headlines with his stance on not expanding the College Football Playoff, Phillips is working on positioning the ACC to do away with … Read more