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  1. Wrigley Field prepared for Northwestern Wildcats-Illinois Fightin...

    Scott Powers

    The Wrigley Field sign was painted purple in preparation for Saturday's Northwestern-Illinois football game.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  2. West finals Stanley Cup playoffs breakdown: Detroit Red Wings vs....

    Pierre LeBrun

    It's a classic Original Six battle in the West finals. But the age and experience gap between the Hawks and Wings could be the difference in this series.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  3. Millions of viewers melt with NHL's Winter Classic

    The Winter Classic drew the biggest television audience for a regular-season NHL game in nearly 34 years.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  4. Winter Classic ratings see boost of 12 percent

    Ratings increased 12 percent for the second Winter Classic, which featured the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings at Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2009
  5. Faceoff: After a Classic success at Wrigley, where does NHL go fr...

    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun

    With another Winter Classic in the books, where does the NHL take its signature event next? Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun debate the possibilities in this week's Faceoff.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2009
  6. Even outside, Red Wings prove superior to Blackhawks

    Pavel Datsyuk skated through two defenders for a go-ahead score in a three-goal second period, and the Red Wings scored twice in a 17-second span of the third Thursday to rally past the Blackhawks 6-4 in the Winter Classic at chilly Wrigley Field.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 01, 2009
  7. Wings surprise Bowman with Cup ring ceremony at Wrigley

    Pierre LeBrun

    CHICAGO -- Leave it to the Detroit Red Wings to add a touch of class to a big event. Wings GM Ken Holland and assistant GM Jim Nill surprised Scotty Bowman with his 2008 Stanley Cup ring before Detroit's practice Wednesday. The impromptu presentati...

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2008
  8. Winter Classic: Players to watch

    E.J. Hradek

    If you don't get to watch too much hockey, you'll be looking to see how the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks respond to the unusual conditions at Wrigley Field. Based on Thursday's weather forecast (which is pretty good at this point), the su...

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2008
  9. Winter Classic brings back some ol' Windy City memories

    E.J. Hradek

    CHICAGO -- First things first: It is very cool to see a hockey rink set up inside Wrigley Field. For hockey fans, I think it's a rink of dreams type thing. Maybe King Clancy will skate through the center-field ivy to take a quick twirl. I haven't be...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2008
  10. Checking in with Mr. Mikita ... and surviving my Wrigley skate

    Pierre LeBrun

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't quite Claude Lemieux after five years away from the game, but skating for the first time in 15 months was a comeback story of my own Tuesday. Wonky knee aside, it was a thrill to hit the ice at Wrigley Field. Sure, I got a few l...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2008
  11. Shots of hockey life from Wrigley Field

    Joy Russo

    So, the ESPN.com NHL crew is in Chicago in advance of Thursday's Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. Scott Burnside, E.J. Hradek and Pierre LeBrun will check in later today with the latest from Wrigley Field, but we ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2008
  12. We're going skating ... at Wrigley!

    Pierre LeBrun

    There are some obvious perks to being a sportswriter. We've covered the Olympics, The Masters, World Hockey Championships and, of course, the Stanley Cup finals. And this afternoon at Wrigley Field should prove to be among the career highlights. Y...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  13. Scott Burnside: McDonough's words ring true at Winter Classic

    Scott Burnside

    Before the start of this season, Blackhawks president John McDonough made the bold prediction that the Winter Classic might be the biggest game in the franchise's history. Months later, his words ring true.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  14. Blackhawks-Red Wings Preview

    Blackhawks-Red Wings Preview

    Preview | December 29, 2008
  15. NHL hopes to begin making Winter Classic ice on Friday

    According to the NHL, more than 400 workers will take part in transforming the second-oldest ballpark in the major leagues into a hockey venue for just the second regular-season outdoor game ever played in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  16. Historic Wrigley Field readies for 2009 Winter Classic

    As a 53-foot-long refrigeration trailer pulled up slowly on the snow-covered streets in front of Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Hall of Famer Bobby Hull jumped into the passenger's seat for a short ride.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2008