Hockey

Islanders captain John Tavares wears his No. 91 jersey (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: No, Adidas Isn’t Going To Ruin The Traditional NHL Jersey

It’s the end of hockey as we know it and, in fact, they might as well just take out “Stanley” and have the Cup sponsored by Geico. Or, perhaps we might just be getting ahead of ourselves.

08/21/2015

Team USA celebrates its 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Men's Ice Hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 22, 1980. The game was dubbed “the Miracle on Ice.” Team USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game. (Photo by Steve Powell /Getty Images)

‘Miracle On Ice’ Hero Jim Craig’s Memorabilia To Go Up For Auction

The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics has been placed on the auction block.

07/29/2015

Cam Talbot #33 and Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrate a 2-1 win against the Florida Panthers after their game at Madison Square Garden on March 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Julie Is Passionate About Hockey, That Much We Know

Boomer and Craig got a call from a listener named Julie on Monday, who wasted no time getting down to business.

WFAN–03/16/2015

A puck on the ice before a game at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: A Lesson In Watching Hockey — Stop Saying You Can’t See The Puck

Watching the Rangers-Predators game on television on Monday night brought me back 25 years to Christmas morning when I tried to explain to my mother how to view the 3-D Magic Eye print I had bought her.

03/03/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Boomer Sure Loves Hockey, But Al Dukes Doesn’t Want To Hear About It

Subscribe to the Boomer & Carton Podcast » While getting this Wednesday morning radio program started, Craig laid the groundwork to talk some baseball with his big blonde radio soulmate after Curtis Granderson ‘announced his […]

WFAN–02/25/2015

LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 24: The United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Olympic hockey game against Finland on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-2. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

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NYC’s 4 Best Ice Skating Rinks

At New York City rinks, you’ll join native and non-native New Yorkers as they glide, spin, jump, and, yes, even wipe out.

02/15/2015

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Long Island Family Making Winter Memories On Backyard Ice Rink

On Long Island, a super-passionate hockey fan is making sure his family and neighbors can learn to appreciate the sport…by building his own backyard hockey rink.

02/12/2015

Fans cheer during the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL’s Winter Classic Is A Gimmick That Needs To Go Away

While everyone likes to say how wonderful it is, it’s time for a little truth. These outdoor games are ridiculous, and they diminish the sport.

01/02/2015

Derek Boogaard (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

2 Arrests Made Stemming From Drug Sales In Derek Boogaard’s Death

A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.

09/09/2014

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

Canada's Sidney Crosby scores against Sweden's Henrik Lundqvist during the Winter Olympics' gold medal game Feb. 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Canada Tops Sweden, Lundqvist To Win Hockey Gold

Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men’s hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden.

02/23/2014

President Barack Obama gets a beer and a pork chop as he visits the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 13, 2012. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Down Case Of Beer In Hockey Bet With Canadian Prime Minister

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.

02/21/2014

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