Report: Mike Richards Stopped At Canadian Border With Oxycodone 

According to TMZ, former Kings center Mike Richards was stopped at the Canadian border two weeks ago and “questioned about oxycodone pills,” but has not been charged with any crime. (Update: According to the Winnipeg Sun, Richards was arrested at the border.) Rumors and allegations of substance abuse have dogged… » 6/30/15 7:53pm Yesterday 7:53pm

Kings Terminate Mike Richards's Contract Under Mysterious Circumstances

The offseason hits are piling up for the Los Angeles Kings. Four days after center Jarret Stoll pleaded out his case after being arrested in Vegas for possession of ecstasy and coke, the Kings have terminated center Mike Richards’s contract for a “material breach.” Here’s the full, terse, statement:… » 6/29/15 7:54pm Monday 7:54pm

Kimmo Timonen Goes Out With His First Stanley Cup

Kimmo Timonen was along for the ride. The 40-year-old didn’t receive a lot of ice time due to the Blackhawks’ overwhelming reliance on four defensemen, though it’s not like Timonen was doing anything productive in his scant minutes. But it’s fun to finish on top, and as Chicago closed out Game 6 for its third Stanley… » 6/16/15 1:31pm 6/16/15 1:31pm

The Blackhawks' Run Is More Impressive Than A Dynasty

The surest sign there are no true dynasties in the NHL’s salary-cap era is that the second a contender for the title emerges, it has to be broken up. The Chicago Blackhawks’ third championship in six seasons is an unbelievable accomplishment, not just for the seven players who have been here for all three Cups, but… » 6/16/15 9:39am 6/16/15 9:39am