TAMPA, FL - JUNE 03: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game One of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena on June 3, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

NHL Changes OT Format To 3 Vs. 3

LAS VEGAS (AP) The NHL plans to play three-on-three in overtime next season. The league’s general managers and players agreed Tuesday to change the regular-season overtime period from five minutes of four-on-four hockey to three-on-three. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/24/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 13: Scott Hannan #27 of the San Jose Sharks reacts after an injury during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 13, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Sharks defeated the Coyotes 4-2.

Sharks Announce Scott, Hannan As Free Agents

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks will let forwardJohn Scott and defenseman Scott Hannan leave as unrestricted free agents next month but have not made a final decision about the fate of Antti […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/19/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 18: Duncan Keith lifts the trophy as he rides with other members of the Chicago Blackhawks' in a parade through downtown to celebrate their winning of the Stanley Cup on June 18, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. On Monday the Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lighting to win their third Stanley Cup in six years.

After Championship Hat Trick, Chicago Celebrates Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Thousands of fans turned out Thursday to cheer the Chicago Blackhawks as they celebrated their third Stanley Cup championship in the past six years with a downtown parade and a rally at Soldier […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/18/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15:  Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning  by a score of 2-0 in Game Six to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Win Third Cup In 6 years

CHICAGO (AP) – Jonathan Toews raised the Stanley Cup over his head and soaked in the cheers from the adoring crowd. Patrick Kane pumped his right arm in celebration. Johnny Oduya pulled a Chicago flag with a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/16/2015

TAMPA, FL - JUNE 13: Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with teammates Antoine Vermette #80 and Kimmo Timonen #44 after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-1 to win Game Five of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 13, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

Blackhawks One Win Away From Title

CHICAGO (AP) – Kris Versteeg could have sulked or pouted when he was pulled out of the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead, the veteran forward proved he belonged on the ice. While Jonathan Toews […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/15/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 08: Cedric Paquette #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores the game winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during Game Three of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center on June 8, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lightning defeated the Blackhawks 3-2.

Lightning Beat Blackhawks 3-2, Lead Stanley Cup Final 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) Victor Hedman is throwing a party at the Stanley Cup Final, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are having a great time so far. Hedman had two assists while hounding Chicago’s elite group of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/09/2015

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Stanley Cup Finals Breakdown: Blackhawks Vs. Lightning Infographic

Here’s how the Blackhawks and the Lightning match up on the ice.

KHTK Sports 1140–06/02/2015

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 24: Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Team Foligno talks with Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Team Foligno during the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event of the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Nationwide Arena on January 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

Blackhawks, Lightning Ready To Face-Off In Stanley Cup Finals

(AP) — Between the Chicago Blackhawks’ veteran poise and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s young stars, the Stanley Cup Final will have no shortage of dynamic offensive talent playing on hockey’s biggest stage. The Blackhawks begin the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/01/2015

TAMPA, FL - MAY 22: Dan Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers shoves Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

Who Sharks Fans Should Root For In Conference Finals

As a San Jose Sharks fan, the playoffs feel like they started six months ago. The only Sharks-related news since the season ended was Todd McLellan being fired and the new coach, Pete DeBoer, being hired. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/29/2015

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Head coach Peter DeBoer of the New Jersey Devils argues a penalty call against Cory Schneider #35 at 18:52 of the third period during the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Prudential Center on December 6, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. The Red Wings defeated the Devils 3-1.

Sharks Set To Hire Pete DeBoer As New Head Coach

According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the San Jose Sharks have come to an agreement with former New Jersey Devils head coach Pete DeBoer as the ninth head coach in franchise history. His resume includes being […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/27/2015

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 18: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 18, 2014 in Tampa, Florida.

Five Reasons Why Coaching The Sharks Isn’t That Bad

It’s been nearly seven years since the San Jose Sharks went through the process of finding a new head coach and with top coaches finding jobs elsewhere, it’s become apparent the San Jose isn’t a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/21/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings on the bench during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 7, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 3-1.

Sharks To Interview Babcock For Head Coach Vacancy

After firing head coach Todd McLellan following the San Jose Sharks worst season in more than a decade, the Sharks turned to gathering up potential candidates to interview for the open position – including former […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/18/2015