Posts tagged "nhl"

Blackhawks Win Game 1 Thriller In 3 OT

There was a storm heading from the west toward most of the Chicagoland area yesterday afternoon, and it was set to hit sometime in the late afternoon/early evening. With it, was supposed to bring strong winds, baseball-sized hail and a torrential down-poor of rain seen only in the Amazon. Games were canceled, college finals postponed,... Read more »

Blackhawks Sign Goalie Antti Raanta

When your team is up two games to none in the Western Conference Finals, there’s only one thing to do to help get your team over the top: sign a third goalie to your team. That’s what Hawks’ General Manager Stan Bowman did Monday, according to the team’s Web site. There will be another Antti... Read more »

Blackhawks Make Quick Work Of Kings

The Chicago Blackhawks came into Game 1 against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, after overcoming a three-games-to-one deficit against its oldest rival, the Detroit Red Wings. The challenge would be even greater against a Kings team, which, amongst already having a strong offense, featuring Anze Kopitar, Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, also... Read more »

Blackhawks, Seabrook Beat Red Wings in Game 7 OT Thriller

This never happens, at least not here in Chicago. Windy City fans have gone through multiple heartbreaks of sports’ moments spoiled by lack of overall talent, “blown calls” or some sort of 68-year-old curse. But not tonight. Not for fans of the north and south sides, which witnessed another lackluster Crosstown Classic earlier this afternoon... Read more »

Hawks Beat Red Wings In Game 1

In what will be the final time the Hawks and Red Wings will face-off in the Western Conference playoffs, a lot of anticipation for this Original-6 matchup came from the likes of fans to the NBC Sports Network. On Wednesday evening, the talk and hype were put to rest as both teams laced ‘em up... Read more »

Hawks Sharp Against Wild In Series Win

It had been three years since the Hawks moved past its first-round opponent in the postseason, after facing early exits in 2011 against the Vancouver Canucks and in 2012 against the Phoenix Coyotes. This year, however, is a different story, as the Canucks were sent home earlier this week at the hands of the San... Read more »

Hawks Win A Wild One In Playoff Opener

The second season started in the Second City last night, as the Hawks welcomed to the United Center the eighth-seeded Minnesota Wild for Game One in a best-of-seven series. With confidence riding high after a whale of a season, which produced the Presidents’ Trophy after a 36-7-5 record and a 2-0-1 record against the Wild,... Read more »

Hawks Clinch First Presidents' Trophy in 22 Years

The Hawks went into Edmonton last night, needing two points to lock up their first President’s Trophy in 22 years. They came out with a 4-1 win, which clinched the best record in the NHL and home-ice advantage throughout the entire playoffs. Captain Jonathan Toews got the Hawks on the board first with a blazing... Read more »

Hawks Beat Preds in Shootout

Brandon Saad and Patrick Kane provided all the scoring the Hawks would have needed last night to send the Nashville Predators (14-14-8) back south of the Mason-Dixon line, or at least that’s what one would have thought. In a season where pretty much everything has gone right for the Hawks, finishing strong has been the... Read more »

Hawks Fall to Kings in Worst Loss of Season

There haven’t been too many of these this season. The Hawks (24-4-3) welcomed in the Los Angeles Kings (18-12-2) to the United Center last night, looking to take advantage of a team which lost back-to-back shutouts. The result was a lack of defense throughout, and especially when it counted at the end. It isn’t often... Read more »
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