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Central Division (NHL)

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  • Backup goalie, born in Newport News, sparks Blackhawks to Game 1 comeback victory

    Backup goalie, born in Newport News, sparks Blackhawks to Game 1 comeback victory
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Newport News native won an NHL playoff game late Wednesday night. Seriously. Chicago Blackhawks backup goaltender Scott Darling, who entered the game with his team trailing Nashville by three goals, made 42 saves without letting...
  • Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks

     Home or away? It doesn't matter that much to Blackhawks
    Coach Q's "A's" left more questions than answers during a recent Q-and-A session that touched on home-ice advantage in the playoffs. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on whether it matters: "Only if we don't have it." If you don't? "It's no problem,...
  • Ducks' goalie John Gibson dealing with minor injury

    Ducks' goalie John Gibson dealing with minor injury
    A minor injury to Ducks goalie John Gibson at practice Friday prompted a Saturday call for minor league goalie Jason LaBarbera. The Ducks announced before their game against Arizona on Saturday that Gibson sustained an unspecified upper-body injury at...
  • Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success

    Predators hoping Peter Laviolette can replicate playoff success
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach. Now his task is even bigger: Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe, just maybe, a...
  • Blackhawks see returning Patrick Kane as booster shot, not savior

    Blackhawks see returning Patrick Kane as booster shot, not savior
    The collective breath-holding began the moment Patrick Kane skated off the ice cradling his left arm, continued when a shrine to the Blackhawks winger — complete with skates poking from underneath flowing robes and a halo over his head —...
  • Blackhawks to open first round of playoffs Wednesday vs. Predators

    Blackhawks to open first round of playoffs Wednesday vs. Predators
    DENVER -- The Blackhawks will begin the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs against the Predators at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn. The Hawks learned their opponent a few hours before they took the ice for their final game of the...
  • Blackhawks thinking Stanley Cup playoffs with Predators on tap

    Blackhawks thinking Stanley Cup playoffs with Predators on tap
    DENVER — In the end, the Blackhawks didn't have to break a sweat to secure third place in the Central Division and set up a first-round postseason matchup with the Predators. Between their morning skate and when they took the ice for their...
  • Ducks can close regular season with the No. 1 conference seed

    Ducks can close regular season with the No. 1 conference seed
    Late in the Ducks' practice Friday, center Ryan Getzlaf accepted a pass, saw an opening to the net and rifled a shot that stretched the nylon material behind the goaltender. Getzlaf raised his stick upward to rejoice, making the shape of the number one....
  • NHL MVP Top 5

    NHL MVP Top 5
    Carey Price, Canadiens: Goaltenders have their own trophy, the Vezina, but Price's accomplishments this season deserve the Hart as the MVP. Price led the league in victories, shutouts, goals-against average and save percentage. Alex Ovechkin, Capitals:...
  • Blackhawks hope to awaken dormant power play in finale before playoffs

    Blackhawks hope to awaken dormant power play in finale before playoffs
    DENVER — Sixty minutes of play stand between the regular season and playoffs for the Blackhawks. Several scenarios are in play surrounding the Hawks facing the Avalanche on Saturday night at the Pepsi Center, but a Blues victory over the Wild on...
  • Saturday's matchup: Blackhawks at Avalanche

    Saturday's matchup: Blackhawks at Avalanche
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Saturday; WGN-9, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The Hawks wrap up their regular season with a game that could determine their opponent during the first round of the playoffs. Several scenarios are in play, but a Blues victory over the Wild...