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Central Division (NHL)

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  • Saturday's matchup: Blackhawks at Predators

    Saturday's matchup: Blackhawks at Predators
    TV/radio: 6 p.m. Saturday; CSN, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The Blackhawks kick off four-game trip with a Central Division showdown against the Predators. They have been one of the surprises of the NHL and lead the Central with 36 points after winning...
  • Blackhawks making their own breaks and pucks keep bouncing their way

    Blackhawks making their own breaks and pucks keep bouncing their way
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With lights flashing and music at ear-splitting decibels, the public address announcer at Bridgestone Arena introduced the home team as "your Central Division-leading Nashville Predators!" Three hours later Saturday night,...
  • Panthers leave St. Louis with heads held high

    Panthers leave St. Louis with heads held high
    While the Panthers left St. Louis Tuesday morning singing the blues like they usually do after another loss to the Central Division leaders, the opposition was singing their praise. Sure, the Panthers fell 4-2 for their fifth straight loss to the...
  • Patrick Sharp looks for role in first game back from injury

    Patrick Sharp looks for role in first game back from injury
    NEWARK, N.J. — Patrick Sharp raced toward the Devils goal on a breakaway in his first game in more than a month. The Blackhawks winger's glorious chance early in the third period Tuesday night against the Devils was denied when rookie goaltender...
  • Blackhawks searching for consistent energy

    Blackhawks searching for consistent energy
    Patrick Kane slumped against the back wall of his stall in the visitors' dressing room at Joe Louis Arena after the Blackhawks' 4-1 loss to the Red Wings on Friday night and quietly said, "It's frustrating when you take a couple of steps forward and...
  • Blackhawks reversing fortunes in overtimes and shootouts

     Blackhawks reversing fortunes in overtimes and shootouts
    Kris Versteeg remembered the line of questioning from last season. As it was then, it is now: What is going on with the Blackhawks in overtime and shootouts? The only difference this time around is the Hawks are earning points after regulation instead...
  • Nick Bjugstad finishes what he starts in 3-2 shootout victory over Sharks

    — Apparently the Panthers know the way to San Jose and they know how to beat the Sharks when they get there. No matter how long it takes. Red-hot center Nick Bjugstad finished what he started with two goals, including one just 24 seconds in, and...
  • Blackhawks and Blues ripe to resume rivalry

    Blackhawks and Blues ripe to resume rivalry
    ST. LOUIS — The battle for the Central Division title promises to be a bloodbath throughout the season with the Blackhawks and Blues expected to be among the teams slugging it out for the top spot. The combatants will get their first look at...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 victory at Colorado

    What we learned from the Ducks' 3-2 victory at Colorado
    What we learned from the Ducks’ 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday: They’re a plucky bunch, these Ducks ¬†They won at Denver on Sunday by solidly protecting their third-string goaltender, Jason LaBarbera, who had to start...
  • Thursday matchup: Blackhawks at Predators

    Thursday matchup: Blackhawks at Predators
    TV/radio: 7 p.m.; CSN, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The Hawks embark on a two-game trip after a 3-0-1 homestand. With starting goaltender Corey Crawford sidelined (upper-body injury), Antti Raanta will look to follow up on a tremendous effort against the...
  • Panthers pull out thrilling 4-3 OT win over Avalanche

    Panthers pull out thrilling 4-3 OT win over Avalanche
    Perhaps the Florida Panthers should never come home. The Panthers, seemingly growing more confident and cohesive during every game on this weird nine-day, four-game road trip, received three goals from the reunited Killer Bs line, but needed an...