Lifelong connections remain important to the hardworking, humble Rob Blake, who learned from the very best during his journey from pond hockey to the Hall of Fame, Craig Custance writes.
Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is active for Thursday night's Game 4 after participating Wednesday in what he called his first full practice in months.
Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg underwent back surgery and will be out eight weeks, the team said Friday.
Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos has not yet been cleared to play and will not take the ice for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics.
The United States' men's hockey team named the Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise captain for the coming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, with teammate Ryan Suter and Kings forward Dustin Brown named the alternates.
In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Craig Custance writes that U.S. Hockey's road to gold runs through a tiny Minnesota burg that has proved its Olympic mettle.
Naming Sidney Crosby the captain of Team Canada for the Sochi Games, even with his strong resume, wasn't necessarily a no-brainer. Not according to coach Mike Babcock.