For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Kings stand between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Stanley Cup Final. The Kings are coming off two dramatic seven-game series victories, and dominated the Ducks in Games Six and Seven to eliminate their California rivals. But this year’s Kings roster is far from the squad that was... Read more »
On Wednesday, the NHL suspended Duncan Keith one game for high-sticking Jeff Carter on Tuesday night. Jeff Carter spoke with the media on Wednesday. Mayor’s Manor has a collection of quotes here. Here’s TSN’s take on the hack from Tuesday night: Here are the NHL Network’s thoughts:
With Detroit heading to exit interviews and the golf courses this weekend, the Blackhawks (and their fans) now turn their attentions to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.
How does the teams match-up heading into the series? Let's take a look...
The Blackhawks put the finishing touches on a historic comeback, overcoming a physical game and a blown call with less than two minutes left in regulation, and sent the Red Wings to the golf courses with an epic overtime victory. For those that had questioned Corey Crawford’s ability to win a series for the Blackhawks,... Read more »
Sunday may have been titled Hockey Day in America, but there was no better city in the country to celebrate the great game than Chicago. As Notre Dame head coach Jeff Jackson said after his team’s victory, “In memory of [former Wisconsin head coach] Bob Johnson: It was a great day for hockey.” Four of... Read more »
King indeed! Drew Doughty, 21, reportedly agreed to an eight-year, $56M contract with the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Obviously this not only makes Doughty the highest-paid player on the Kings roster, with a cap number of $7M, but it also frames the long-term futures of a few NHL teams. The annual cost of... Read more »
After breaking downthe depth on the blue line throughout the Western Conference, and examining the wild summer of forward movement throughout the league, it’s now time that we look at the men between the pipes in West. While the movement here wasn’t as crazy as it was in front of these guys, wins and losses... Read more »
They don’t have their top goal scorer. They don’t have their number two center. And they haven’t shown the ability to skate 60 minutes on a consistent basis in 10 months. Yet the Blackhawks now have, again, the opportunity to make a significant impact on the Western Conference postseason between Monday and Tuesday. There are... Read more »