2016 NHL All-Star Weekend notebook

By Adam Hess Contributor NASHVILLE – This weekend, I was at the NHL All-Star Game, covering the events for SB Nation's Second City Hockey. I was able to take part in the Media Day on Friday, attend both the Skills Competition on…

Blackhawks set NHL record with two straight OT shutouts

By Adam Hess Contributor The Chicago Blackhawks have been no strangers to making NHL history in recent years. They’ve appeared in four of the last six Western Conference Finals and won three of the last five Stanley Cups, bringing many…

Cubs ban fan who used ‘offensive’ hand gesture

Cubs ban indefinitely fan who used 'offensive' hand gesture By Andrew Seligman AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture…

IceHogs sign Kris Versteeg for 2019-20 season

Staff Report ROCKFORD -- The Rockford IceHogs today announced they have agreed to terms with two-time Stanley Cup champion, forward Kris Versteeg, on a one-year AHL contract that runs through the 2019-20 season. Versteeg, 32, split…

Florida Panthers hire Joel Quenneville as next coach

By Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic. Quenneville — who is second on the NHL's all-time victory…

Chad Krys making immediate impact for Rockford IceHogs

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- It's spring time in the American Hockey League, which means junior and college players are getting their first taste of the pro game. For Rockford IceHogs defenseman Chad Krys, it's been more than…

Blackhawks sign Carl Dahlstrom for two more years

Staff Report CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Carl Dahlstrom on a two-year, $1.7 million contract extension that runs through the 2020-21 season. Selected by the…

Hockey legend Ted Lindsay dies at 93

By Larry Lage and Noah Trister Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Ted Lindsay lived to do what he thought was right. He pioneered the first NHL players' union despite intense opposition from team management, began the tradition of…

Surge continues for IceHogs

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD -- The Rockford IceHogs maintained their hold on the fourth Central Division playoff spot by knocking off two opponents last week to cap their season-long, six-game homestand. It appeared Rockford…

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