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Brad Richards

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  • Phil and Tony Esposito at core of Lightning-Blackhawks connection

    Phil and Tony Esposito at core of Lightning-Blackhawks connection
    TAMPA, Fla. — On the night 23 years ago the Lightning formally introduced hockey to a city better known for humidity, the hosts beat the Blackhawks 7-3 in a game so lopsided, Hawks owner Bill Wirtz left in a huff. After the Lightning's Chris...
  • Lightning coach: A career as remarkable as it is unlikely

    Lightning coach: A career as remarkable as it is unlikely
    When Jon Cooper was with the Green Bay Gamblers, coaching the team to the championship of the top junior hockey league in the United States, he did some promotional videos that spoofed the Dos Equis beer commercials. They were called, "THE most...
  • Chicago Blackhawks' playoff experience shows again in Game 1 win

     Chicago Blackhawks' playoff experience shows again in Game 1 win
    Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning awoke Thursday with a sense of remorse after being unable to extend a late lead and put away the Chicago Blackhawks in the opener of the Stanley Cup Final. "You should be a little angry ... that we had a chance to take...
  • 5 Things: Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad, Part Deux

    5 Things: Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad, Part Deux
    Nobody wearing a Lightning sweater is allowed to read this "5 Things" blog. So there. 1. Is it just me or does Brandon Saad look faster when he skates with Patrick Kane? Maybe Kane does that to everybody not named Michal Handzus. Whatever, Saad...
  • 5 Things: Teuvo Teravainen is Finnish for 'nuclear option'

    5 Things: Teuvo Teravainen is Finnish for 'nuclear option'
    We changed our policy here at the home office of the "5 Things' blog" People in Lightning sweaters are allowed -- heck, encouraged -- to read every bit of this piece about Tampa Bay's Game 1 choke: 1. The playoff rule demands that your stars play like...
  • Blackhawks' Joel Quenneville: Trevor van Riemsdyk close to return

    Blackhawks' Joel Quenneville: Trevor van Riemsdyk close to return
    Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville usually is cautious with rookies, but he has been vocal about his approval of how cleverly defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk used his skills before the 23-year-old New Jersey native fractured his kneecap in November and...
  • Stanley Cup Final predictions

    Helene Elliott Who wins series? Blackhawks In how many games? Six Who wins Conn Smythe Trophy? Duncan Keith Which team scores first in first game? Lightning Who gets game-winning or decisive goal? Brent Seabrook How many OT games in the series? Two...
  • Stanley Cup Final: By the numbers

    1 Stanley Cup won by the Lightning, in 2004 against the Flames. Blackhawks center Brad Richards won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP that year for the Lightning after posting 12 goals and 14 assists. 5 Stanley Cups won by the Blackhawks (1934,...
  • Facing Lightning may be 'emotional' for Blackhawks' Brad Richards

    Facing Lightning may be 'emotional' for Blackhawks' Brad Richards
    Brad Richards paid plenty of attention to how the East was won while the Blackhawks were winning the West. Richards won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the postseason MVP for the Lightning in 2004, when the franchise won its only Stanley Cup. He had 26 points...
  • Stanley Cup Final to feature speed, skill on both sides

    Stanley Cup Final to feature speed, skill on both sides
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — While the Blackhawks were locked in their battles with the Ducks, coach Joel Quenneville still made some time for a little relaxation. It still involved hockey. Quenneville said he watched every game of the Eastern Conference...
  • Blackhawks vs. Lightning: Who has the edge?

    Blackhawks vs. Lightning: Who has the edge?
    Stanley Cup Final Offense Thanks in large part to coach Joel Quenneville putting Patrick Kane on the top line along with Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad, the Hawks exploded for 15 goals over the last four games of the Western Conference finals against...