| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:17 PM
— Hoping for fresh legs and minds for Must-Win Wednesday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville canceled practice Tuesday so his team could review videotape of the 2-0 loss in Game 3.
No evidence suggests the Blackhawks actually watched.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
When Andrew Shaw scored to mercifully end Game 1 in the third overtime Wednesday at the United Center--giving the Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins--NBC captured some of the best celebration audio you'll ever hear.
"Bollie! I love you!"...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
We’re in for an amazing Stanley Cup Final. The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins both bring brawn and flair, so prepare for bloody battles and dazzling plays. The Bruins were masterful in their 4-game Round 3 sweep of the Pittsburgh......
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
You’d think the Pittsburgh Penguins would have learned from their first-round implosion last season against the Philadelphia Flyers, but here they go again trying to act like pitbulls when they’re really show dogs. Note to Pens: Trying to play...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:42 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The Penguins are improving at putting more shots on net. They just need to put more into the net.
And they're running out of time.
Pittsburgh forced Boston goalie Tuukka Rask to make 53 saves, but the Bruins won 2-1 in...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:14 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Boston strong indeed.
Brad Marchand scored twice during a four-goal first period and the Boston Bruins routed the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday night.
| May 19, 2013
| 6:55 PM
— The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago.
Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Their hockey souls were lost and so was their hockey season. They were gone. They were history.
Their coach had summoned his best Robert Louis Stevenson the previous night, calling them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. And with only a few minutes remaining in...
| May 17, 2013
BOSTON — As each Bruins defenseman goes down, he seems to grow taller and taller.
The program lists Zdeno Chara at 6-9. Yet when Claude Julien was forced to start the Eastern Conference semifinals with three rookie defensemen because of injury,...