In hockey terminology, "freezing the puck" is defined as "to cover up or immobilize the puck to force a stoppage in play." That, in essence, was the state of NHL hockey for the past four months, as the second lockout in just eight years melted away nearly half of the season. With the abrupt curtailm ... More >>
We can't think of a better way to spend your last day on Earth than a minor league hockey game. This Friday -- the much-anticipated 12-21-12 -- the San Francisco Bulls are hosting an "It's the End of the World as We Know it" game.
Even if you don't like hockey, the team has a persuasive pitch. Whe ... More >>
In some parts of the world, the notion of wolfing down a stack of pancakes before lacing up a pair of skates and hitting the ice sounds like business as usual for a Monday morning. Not here. But, for fans of the nascent San Francisco Bulls, that was on their plates today. For aficionados of hockey - ... More >>
If the Fourth of July didn't fulfill your patriotic quota for the summer, you're in luck: The San Francisco Bulls professional hockey team is looking for someone to sing the national anthem, and we'll get to watch the selection process.On Saturday, Aug. 18, all wannabe Christina Aguileras will come ... More >>
In late June, San Francisco Bulls president and coach Pat Curcio said he wanted his fledgling hockey team to be a minor league affiliate of the San Jose Sharks even if it took a whole season -- or two. It didn't even take a whole month. The teams today announced a deal, meaning the Cow Palace-based ... More >>
Unless you're within the devoted cadre of Slovakian hockey aficionados, you probably don't know much about Peter Sivak. You've probably heard of the San Jose Sharks, however. They're the guys with the teal uniforms who fly onto the rink via an oversize shark head and through a mist of dry ice. Well, ... More >>
The right name at the right price. And they're passing the savings on to you! These days, San Francisco feels good about its 49ers. But, even during the darkest days of the team's long Babylonian captivity in the cellar, we could at least take pride that "49ers" is one of the cleverest and most g ... More >>