Mike Nardella, an instrumental member of the Chicago Wolves' Hockey Operations department from Day 1 and a legend in Chicago sporting circles for parts of nine decades, passed away Friday morning at the age of 94. "Big Mike," as he was known to his friends, became a part of the Chicago hockey scene in the 1930s when he was caught trying to swipe st...

The most unlikely National Hockey League (NHL) team with the most unlikely victory anthem in the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4 – 1 this evening in the seventh game of the Stanley Cup Finals to take a 4 – 3 series victory at the TD Garden Arena in Boston. And they earned their first ever Stanley Cup triumph in their 52 year history powere...

The Florida Panthers announced today they will host The Galbani Italian Festival at BB&T Center on the JetBlue Tarmac on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Florida Panthers host the Boston Bruins at 7 p.m. that evening. Fans will get the opportunity to participate in Galbani cooking demos, Voga wine seminars and more. Kids activities in...

Veteran Voice gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a veteran in the League ahead of the 2018-19 season.  In this installment, the ECHL spoke with Rocco Carzo of the Kansas City Mavericks, who enters his sixth professional season in 2018-19. Name: Roccoo Carzo. Age: 28. Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania. Team: Kansas City Mavericks. 2017-18 Stats:...

The Chicago Blackhawks will celebrate Italian Heritage with a special ticket offer for the Oct. 18 game against the Arizona Coyotes. Fans who purchase tickets through ChicagoBlackHawks.com/Italian will receive an Italian-themed Blackhawks hat while supplies last. All those who purchase through the offer will be eligible for game-day perks that incl...

The Italian American sportswomen have left a luminous trail in the American sports, either in the most popular disciplines and in those less practiced or far from the front pages of newspapers and TV programming.   Baseball  In 1942, Philip Wrigley (owner of the Chicago Cubs) financed an analysis about the project to create a women's baseball champ...

Before he blossomed into an All-American at Yale, before he shared the ice with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh, before he was chosen to represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Mark Arcobello worked as a busboy for an Italian restaurant in Bridgeport. But Arcobello, who was in high school at the...

Barclays Center - 620 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, New York 11217. Sun, Feb 11, 7:00 PM. Join the New York Islanders for Italian Heritage Night on Sunday, February 11th when the Islanders face off against the Calgary Flames. All participants that purchase a special ticket will receive an exclusive New York Islanders Italian Please note, you must purchase...

For someone once constantly told he was too small to have an NHL future, Brian Gionta is enjoying a few last laughs entering the twilight of his career. At 38, the 5-foot-7, 180-pound forward has no regrets with the decision he made last summer to put family and flag first to forego a chance at playing a 17th NHL season.

Veteran Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo now trails only Martin Brodeur (691), Patrick Roy (551) and Ed Belfour (484) on the NHL's all-time wins list among goalies. Luongo, 38, talked about racking up wins (and losses), his Italian heritage, showing his wit on Twitter and whether poker is part of his plans after he hangs up his skates.