Hockey / Sports

Jam-packed day planned for Gordie Howe's birthday

Four months ago, the Howe children wrote a eulogy for their dad. Today, they are writing him birthday cards, and taking him fishing.

There's also a second visit to a stem cell clinic in Mexico on the schedule.

Gordie Howe, a legend in hockey and...

Penguins outlast Sharks in shootout, 3-2

PITTSBURGH -- The circumstances were extenuating.

Except, that is, for the times when they were downright excruciating.

Seemed bad enough when the Penguins were forced to go with just five defensemen in what became a 3-2 shootout victory against...

Blackhawks edge Jets 4-3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Jonathan Toews scored the winner with 30.8 seconds remaining late in the third period to give the Hawks a 4-3 victory Brad Richards, Andrew Shaw and Patrick Sharp also scored and Corey Crawford earned the win in goal during ...