Posts tagged "Stanley Cup Playoffs"

Hawks don't storm the keep, Kings win 3-1

Well, I think we finally saw the Kings team that a few of us here feared going into the playoffs. While I wouldn’t call it a dominant game by LA, they nonetheless played the exact game they wanted to and were able to execute their game plan. They got to the Hawks D quicker and... Read more »

Despite an inspiring performance, the Blackhawks say goodbye to the 2011-12 season.

Despite an inspiring performance, the Blackhawks say goodbye to the 2011-12 season.
This is a hard one to write. My fears began to materialize late in the 1st period as the Hawks poured everything they had on Smith, but it just wasn’t happening for them. The thoughts in everyone’s head before the series ended up finding a moment of┬áreality for the Hawks; Mike Smith can single handedly... Read more »

The Blackhawks and Coyotes go to OT for the 5th straight game: But, this was different.

The Blackhawks and Coyotes go to OT for the 5th straight game: But, this was different.
Keeping in pattern with this series, the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes went to overtime for the 5th straight game. For the 5th straight game, the Hawks started out strong and the Yotes absorbed, leads were blown and a turnover with out of position D-men gave the Yotes a lead, and in familiar fashion the... Read more »
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The Chicago Blackhawks fall in the UC and in the series to the Coyotes.

The Chicago Blackhawks fall in the UC and in the series to the Coyotes.
Make no question about it, the Blackhawks are losing this series because of their own doing. All of the terrible officiating aside, and even though it could have helped the Hawks get a win last night, because we all no how bad the calls were; the Hawks are getting beat to pucks, out muscled along... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks: Late heroics prove worthy of evening a playoff series.

The Chicago Blackhawks: Late heroics prove worthy of evening a playoff series.
Player of the game: Corey Crawford. Yes, in the midst of some very late and yet timely heroics from the boys in the offensive zone, who found a miracle in a bottle for the second game in a row, who showed that when the going gets tough and desperate, the talented get scoring; it was... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks positioned themselves well with a shootout win in Detroit.

The Chicago Blackhawks positioned themselves well with a shootout win in Detroit.
Excellent Smithers, . . . . Excellent. Everything is coming up Milhouse for the Chicago Blackhawks it would seem. With the end of the regular season coming with yesterday’s super early Detroit game, the Hawks now know exactly where they stand and who they will be playing, and I have to say that it just... Read more »
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Stanley Cup Preview: It has been a long wait for the Bruins and Canucks.

This might just happen to be Vancouver’s year. For all of the talent on their roster, the hockey gods have helped them along with a few breaks to get them where they are. But, it happens to be the year of Tim Thomas, and you can take that to the bank. It is so much... Read more »