The players want this, and the owners want that. So it goes. At this point, the NHL season isn’t a sure thing. In a sports landscape where the league needs all the fans it can get, Bill Littlefield explains why the NHL can’t afford the stay off the ice.
The NHL and its players are heading back to the negotiating table for a new collective bargaining agreement. Ryan Kennedy of the Hockey News talks to Bill Littlefield about the main issues in the negotiations.
Who’s going to win Euro 2012? Should the NFL have a franchise in London? Where in the world is the Los Angeles Kings’ championship puck? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce has the answers to those questions and more.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce offers his unique take on the week’s news in sports, including the Stanley Cup’s new home in L.A., Matt Cain’s perfect game in San Francisco, and Floyd Mayweather’s confinement complaints.
The Los Angeles Kings are just one game away from bringing the Stanley Cup home. Reporter Susan Valot spent the last couple of games hanging out with excited Kings fans in LA, and she has our story.
With the Stanley Cup Finals underway, the Kings are captivating the hockey world, while the three-time champion Devils are viewed as underdogs. Mike Vorkunov of the Newark Star-Ledger talks with Bill Littlefield about the series.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce goes over the week’s sports news including the Miami Heat advancing to the conference finals, what to do with the Lakers, the NHL playoffs, and Tim Tebow’s latest adventures.
The Vancouver Canucks had the best regular season record in the NHL, but that didn’t help them when they faced the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the playoffs. Only A Game’s Susan Valot takes a look at how long the Kings can carry on.
The San Jose Sharks have made the playoffs 13 times in the last 14 years, but they can’t seem to get into the Stanley Cup Finals. David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News joins Bill LIttlefield to talk about why the Sharks always seem to fade during the postseason.
The New York Rangers had the best record in the NHL’s Eastern Conference this season, and look to be one of the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Jeff Klein of the New York Times joins us to talk about the Rangers’ chances this postseason.