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Game On!

Game On!

They say a series doesn’t truly begin until the home team loses, and for the first time in these 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs the Blackhawks faltered at home. It took eight games, but last night the Blackhawks not only lost but they got destroyed by the LA Kings. The Blackhawks quickly went up 2-0 in the first period at the […]

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Taming the Wild

Taming the Wild

The Blackhawks saw their scorching-hot 6-game win streak get cooled off in last night’s 4-0 loss to the Wild in St. Paul. Despite the Blackhawks’ 9 goals at the United Center over the weekend, they were shut out last night.  In doing so, the Wild cast some doubt on the inevitability of the Hawks’ advancement into the Western Conference Finals. The Wild played well at home […]

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Team Canada Doubles Down

Team Canada Doubles Down

It took Canada exactly 24 hours to end the USA’s dreams of Olympic hockey gold.  In a nod to sexual equality and with no small amount of smug satisfaction thrown Russia’s way, Canada’s men’s team and Canada’s women’s team both sent their USA counterparts to the showers.  Yesterday’s women’s gold-medal game was the more heartbreaking of the two USA losses.  Both games were […]

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Olympic Men’s Hockey

Olympic Men’s Hockey

Yesterday concluded the pool play for the three groups and the seedings have been determined for the quarterfinals that start on Wednesday. The four teams that received first round byes are Sweden, USA, Canada and Finland . Sweden swept its group stage and won all three games in the sixty-minute regulation to give them the maximum 9 points. The USA […]

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Blackhawks Need to Cut to the Quick and Shoot High

Blackhawks Need to Cut to the Quick and Shoot High

Jonathan Quick remains undefeated over the postseason at the Staples Center.  Going into Game 4 at home his unbeaten status there stands at 15 in the playoffs.  Quick’s remarkable performance is doing nothing to damage his growing reputation as the best goaltender in the world.  He almost singlehandedly beat the Blackhawks to introduce the Kings to the win column in this semifinal series.   The Kings were […]

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Tougher Task Looms
Scoring on Backstrom, which should happen a lot starting tonight

Blackhawks Begin Quest For Cup Against Wild

Please someone wake me when it’s the conference finals. Who’s gonna stop these Blackhawks, and if someone does they are still the best team in the world. I don’t care what anyone says, this schedule was just brutalized by the Blackhawks and it’s not worth parsing the numbers to expain the Blackhawks’ domination this year because the only thing that matters is the […]

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Will be quite the foe for Chicago this weekend

Hawks open at Champs on National Stage

On Saturday the NHL reopens for business and the Chicago Blackhawks will be highlighted on NBC as they go up against the defending Stanley Cup Champions. This game is loaded with stars, the biggest of whom is Jonathan Quick who was lights out in the playoffs last year as he dispatched the top 3 seeds in the Western Conference before […]

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Anze Kopitar steals home-ice with OT breakaway winner

SCF Game 2

The New Jersey Devils won an overtime thriller when Anze Kopitar scored his breakaway goal. The Devils entered the Stanley Cup finals after ending the Rangers’ season in six games.  They need to take one of their two home games or they could get swept out of the finals. Jonathan Quick’s goaltending has been superb.  His low GAA allows the […]

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