In The News
November 30th, 2013

The NHL: The Latest League Locked In Lawsuit

Just months after the NFL settled for $765 million, a group of NHL players have sued that league for failing to protect them against concussions. Sports Illustrated legal expert Michael McCann explains why this lawsuit is different.

November 23rd, 2013

Columbus Blue Jackets Celebrate Hanukkah

With Hanukkah starting Wednesday at sundown, what better way to celebrate than with a matchup between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Nashville Predators of the NHL? Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann joins Bill to discuss the celebration planned for that night.

In Depth
November 23rd, 2013

Panthers’ Goalie Tim Thomas Makes Olympic Bid

Tim Thomas, 39, is making a NHL comeback with the Florida Panthers. But some believe his bigger goal is to be named to the U.S. Olympic team. Kevin Woodley of weighs in.

In The News
October 5th, 2013

Patrick Roy’s Unusual Coaching Debut

Typically, hockey fights take place on the ice. But Patrick Roy’s coaching debut didn’t go exactly as planned. The Denver Post’s Adrian Dater fills us in.

October 5th, 2013

The NHL Is Back On The Ice

The NHL returns with some new rules intended to keep players safer and make games more entertaining. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times weighs in on this and more.

July 20th, 2013

Devils’ Kovalchuk Returns To The Land Of The Lower Tax Rate

Why would an NHL star walk away from a lucrative contract to play for a lesser league? Former New Jersey Devil Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Kontinental Hockey League next year, and the Wall Street Journal’s Mike Sielski says he’ll benefit from Russia’s lower tax rate.

July 17th, 2013

The Old Hockey Guy And Bill Littlefield

Try as hard as he might, Bill Littlefield just can’t get away from sports. This week he ran into a former NHL star at the dry cleaner’s.

In The News
June 29th, 2013

Lockout? What Lockout? NHL Stanley Cup Finals Cap Wild Postseason

The Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup in Boston after rallying to beat the Bruins in Game 6 on Monday. After a lockout that nearly killed the season, the NHL roared back and closed out the campaign with the first Finals matchup of “Original Six” teams since 1979. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

June 25th, 2013

Elation And Disappointment As Chicago Wins Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks claimed the Stanley Cup in dramatic fashion Monday night. Bill Littlefield looks at the wide range of emotions that come out at the end of an NHL season.

June 22nd, 2013

Blackhawks, Bruins Take Different Approaches To National Anthem

In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins went into overtime three times en route to splitting the first four games. The teams have shown some serious sports symmetry, but as Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports they take very different approaches to the national anthem.

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