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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • 10 things about Hawks' 2-OT win

    10 things about Hawks' 2-OT win
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 5-4 double-overtime win Wednesday over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals: 1. It’s amazing what happens when you skate, pass, shoot and crash the net. It shouldn&...
  • Kane wields magic, Crawford saves the castle

    Kane wields magic, Crawford saves the castle
    The Kings thought they were playing in the Western Conference finals. But it appears they spent the last two games finding out they’re spectators at the Patrick Kane Invitational. Kane managed just one point in the first four games of this...
  • Something has to change, starting with the top line

    Something has to change, starting with the top line
    The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically. They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle. They are beating them on the scoreboard. Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....
  • Blackhawks hopefuls on display at prospects camp

    Blackhawks hopefuls on display at prospects camp
    Players from near and far have gathered in Chicago for the Blackhawks' annual prospects camp, all with the goal of catching the eye of the team's hierarchy to advance their hockey careers. After nearly a week of sessions that will give 62 of the...
  • At NHL draft, Blackhawks try to fine-tune roster

    At NHL draft, Blackhawks try to fine-tune roster
    PHILADELPHIA — Even while Stan Bowman was securing three of his own players for the next two seasons, the Blackhawks general manager was chasing a bigger prize Friday as the NHL draft weekend began. Bowman and the Hawks fell short — for...
  • Blackhawks ink deals with Smith, Raanta, Morin

    Blackhawks ink deals with Smith, Raanta, Morin
    PHILADELPHIA -- Stan Bowman kicked off what likely will be a busy weekend for the general manager when the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms on two-year contracts extensions with forwards Ben Smith and Jeremy Morin and goaltender Antti Raanta on Friday....
  • Blackhawks move up in draft to take Nick Schmaltz

     Blackhawks move up in draft to take Nick Schmaltz
    PHILADELPHIA — The Blackhawks moved up in the NHL draft and got the man they wanted when they selected center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th overall pick Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. After acquiring picks No. 20 and 179 from the Sharks for...
  • NHL roundup: Ducks acquire Kesler from Canucks

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Ducks acquire Kesler from Canucks The Anaheim Ducks acquired center Ryan Kesler in a trade from the Vancouver Canucks on Friday. The Kesler deal was part of a busy day for the Canucks, who acquired winger Derek Dorsett...
  • Blackhawks extend Smith, Raanta, Morin

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with Morin signing Blackhawks extend Smith, Raanta, Morin The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with forward Ben Smith, goaltender Antti Raanta and forward Jeremy Morin on two-year contract extensions Friday....
  • A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings

    A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings
    After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
  • Using a seventh sense: Recapping the Kings' road to the Stanley Cup Final

    Using a seventh sense: Recapping the Kings' road to the Stanley Cup Final
    The Kings became the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road. That journey included coming back from a 3-0 series deficit to the San Jose Sharks in Round 1, rebounding from a 3-2 deficit in Round 2...