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Missouri TV Station Airs Branson Country USA Instead Of Game 7

Hockey fans in Joplin, Mo. hoping to see an exciting Game 7 between Chicago and Anaheim tonight aren’t getting live Stanley Cup Playoffs hockey on NBC. No, their affiliate KSNF has the most redneckian of redneck shows on instead: Branson Country USA. The channel helpfully advises viewers looking for hockey to tune… » 5/30/15 8:53pm 5/30/15 8:53pm

Nintendo-Inspired "Bolts Of Steel" 3-D Projection Game Is Outstanding

For the past few playoff games at Amalie Arena, the Tampa Bay Lightning have used their now-ubiquitous 3-D ice projection system to display a simulation of the classic Nintendo Blades of Steel game onto the playing surface—using the actual goals and everything. It’s the best usage of the technology we’ve seen so far: » 5/28/15 10:36am 5/28/15 10:36am

Ducks Overcome Miracle Toews Goal To Win In OT, Take 3-2 Series Lead

The Anaheim Ducks took a 3-2 Western Conference Final lead with a Matt Beleskey goal 45 seconds into overtime that erased an outstanding performance by Jonathan Toews in the final minutes of regulation—including a miracle shot that found the net with 38 seconds remaining. » 5/26/15 12:20am 5/26/15 12:20am

Blackhawks Top Ducks 3-2 In Triple OT

It isn’t the prettiest goal you’ll ever see—and it’s no head goal—but it did the trick just fine. Blackhawks forward Marcus Krüger punched the puck past Frederik Andersen 16 minutes and 12 seconds into the game’s third overtime; the longest game in the Chicago Blackhawks’s 89-year history. (It was only the second… » 5/20/15 2:23am 5/20/15 2:23am

Potential Double OT-Winning Goal Disallowed For Being Too Awesome

Hockey players regularly play soccer in the locker room before games, and Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw pulled his best Ronaldo impression when he headed in a goal that left the city of Chicago thinking they’d won Game 2 of the Western Conference Final in double overtime. But no! It turns out that’s illegal. But… » 5/20/15 1:16am 5/20/15 1:16am

Lightning Win In Second Overtime On Missed Offside Call

Tampa Bay took a 1-0 lead in their Stanley Cup playoff series against Montreal when the Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov found the net two minutes into the second overtime period at Bell Centre for a 2-1 final score. But Habs fans are rightfully making noise about the fact Tampa Bay was clearly offside when bringing the… » 5/02/15 10:24am 5/02/15 10:24am