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Central Division (NHL)

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  • 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...
  • Blues wrap up regular season with 4-2 win over Wild

    ST. LOUIS The Blues wrapped up the regular season with a 4-2 victory over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon at Scottrade Center, narrowing their list of possible playoff opponents. Jori Lehtera scored twice and Brian Elliott made 23 saves, as the Blues...
  • 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...
  • Reasons to scream at the Hawks

    Reasons to scream at the Hawks
    I don’t care that the Blackhawks will start the playoffs on the road. They’re as good on the road as in the United Center, winning 24 games at home and away. What’s more, there are a couple big advantages to starting on the road:...
  • Blues hold off Blackhawks, clinch Central

    ST. LOUIS In defeating Chicago 2-1 Thursday night, the Blues clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs and by virtue of Nashville's loss to Minnesota just a few minutes later, the club also wrapped up the Central...
  • Thursday's matchup: Blackhawks at Blues

     Thursday's matchup: Blackhawks at Blues
    TV/radio: 7 p.m. Thursday; CSN, NBCSN, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The Blues inch toward the playoffs with something of a goalie battle brewing. Rookie Jake Allen (2.32 GAA) is 3-1-1 in his last five starts and 21-7-4, including four shutouts. He will start...
  • Stars keep slim playoff hopes alive with 4-3 overtime win vs. Predators

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Stars technically held off the shrouded cape of playoff death Saturday for at least one night. Backed into a corner where they cannot get anything less than the full complement of remaining points, the Stars came up with a gritty 4-3...
  • Blackhawks end home schedule with potentially costly loss to Wild

    Blackhawks end home schedule with potentially costly loss to Wild
    There were some highs, lows and pretty much everything in between for the Blackhawks at the United Center this season. They concluded the home portion of the schedule Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to the Wild that could have a significant impact on...