The Stars Hired Their Own Beat Reporter. Will The NHL Be Able To Keep Its Hands Off This Time?

The Dallas Stars announced earlier this week that they're hiring Mark Stepneski to cover the team. He'll run a blog,, and his work will appear on the club's official site. He's been writing about the Stars since 1996 on his personal blog, and covering them for ESPN Dallas for two years. It's just… »1/16/13 1:10pm1/16/13 1:10pm


How NHL Interference Forced One Of The Game's Best Reporters Out Of Hockey

Rich Hammond covered the Kings for the Los Angeles Daily News for nearly a decade, becoming known as one of the most respected writers in the sport—even in a town with Helene Elliott. But hockey being hockey, and dying newspapers being dying newspapers, the Daily News decided it was no longer cost-effective to send… »10/11/12 2:55pm10/11/12 2:55pm