Post Tagged with: "Stanley Cup"

Big Problem!

Big Problem!

Starting off this series the Chicago Blackhawks looked as though they were the better team on paper, and for the most part they have the star power on all lines for that be true, unfortunately the Anaheim Ducks are the much bigger, more physical team, and on Sunday afternoon they showed it. The Ducks on the ice from the eye […]

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Hawks Take Control

Hawks Take Control

In Game 1 the Blackhawks wrestled home-ice advantage away from the Predators in a doubler-OT thriller, yesterday they held serve behind another solid performance from their backup goaltender Scott Darling in replace of Corey Crawford. In Game 2 on Friday the Blackhawks may have witnessed the end of Corey Crawford’s 2015 Stanley Cup campaign as he let in six goals […]

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Monarchy

Monarchy

The Kings did it again, only this time it was at the expense of the “Big Apple”. Once again the LA Kings fell down 2-0 in a game and managed to claw their way back into it, eventually winning in overtime. Justin Williams was again the overtime hero much as he has been his whole career, and more recently the […]

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Blackhawks Quest For The Cup 2014

Blackhawks Quest For The Cup 2014

The most gut-wrenching time of year is back, and with it come two months of nightly non-stop action. The NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs start tonight and unlike most other sports, every team has a legitimate shot at hoisting the cup. Most recently it was the Chicago Blackhawks that raised the cup as the President’s Trophy winners, but the year before […]

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Normalcy

Normalcy

The Winter Olympics have released us from their grip and we can resume our normal, real-time evenings without fear for spoilers. For the past two weeks NBC busted out its wall-to-wall coverage of all things Sochi and with it put the rest of the networks into sleep mode. The NHL was on hiatus so their players could fly to Russia […]

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Wicked Weekend For Hawks!

Wicked Weekend For Hawks!

Tonight starts a vicious two-game weekend series as the Hawks host the best team in hockey followed by a rematch of the Stanley Cup Finals when Boston comes to town on Championship Sunday. The game was originally scheduled for 2PM, but because the Patriots are playing on Sunday NBC doesn’t want the NHL to compete with the NFL so they […]

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Blackhawks Shop Locally at Draft

Blackhawks Shop Locally at Draft

I realize the draft was three days ago, but I continue to reflect on the Blackhawks as they churn and burn as the NHL’s premier franchise. After beating the Bruins in 6 games, the Blackhawks decided to take their freshly-minted best-of-class status to the Prudential Center in New Jersey to pick players who could improve a Stanley Cup winner. The […]

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Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have now traded games in which the other team should’ve won. In Game 1 superstar David Krejčí had two assists and gave his team a 2-0 advantage. That lead evolved into an eventual 3-1 lead with less than 14 minutes to go in the game. The Bruins offense was clicking and the Blackhawks had […]

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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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Champagne on Ice

Champagne on Ice

The Chicago Blackhawks took the United Center by storm over the weekend and relegated the Kings to a 2-game deficit in their best-of-seven semifinal series. The Hawks allowed only three goals over the two games while scoring six unanswered goals to reduce the best goaltender in the world, Jonathan Quick, to mere mortal status. On Saturday afternoon it was all […]

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