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  • Manners part of the game when it comes to faceoffs

    Manners part of the game when it comes to faceoffs
    When Jonathan Toews puts his faceoff face on, he turns on the charm. "Having an understanding of the linesman," the Blackhawks captain said, "making sure you're on the same page with them and just being respectful." Twice during their 5-4, double-...
  • Joel Quenneville turns to forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom

     Joel Quenneville turns to forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom
    For the first time since the Blackhawks' series against the Predators, coach Joel Quenneville tweaked his lineup of forwards before Game 3 against the Ducks. In a surprise move, Quenneville scratched winger Teuvo Teravainen and center Antoine Vermette,...
  • Blackhawks' marathon, 3-OT win far from NHL's longest

    Blackhawks' marathon, 3-OT win far from NHL's longest
    If it seemed as though the Blackhawks' triple-overtime, 3-2 win over the Ducks lasted forever, consider this: 16 other Stanley Cup playoff games have gone on longer. Marcus Kruger's game-winning goal came at the 56 minute, 12 second mark of overtime,...
  • Danish hockey players, like Ducks' Frederik Andersen, making a dent in NHL

    Danish hockey players, like Ducks' Frederik Andersen, making a dent in NHL
    Frederik Andersen is a 6-foot-3 Dane great in a field that occupies a very small piece of a rather small country's sports landscape. Skim the Web versions of Monday's sports pages in Denmark's major newspapers, and you must scroll deep to find any...
  • Man who scammed NHL pleads guilty to forgery charges in Ohio

    A man who once conned the National Hockey League into thinking he was a wealthy entrepreneur well-qualified to buy one of the league's most storied franchises has been convicted of another scam. John Spano Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to 16 counts of...
  • Man who scammed NHL in 1990s faces another Ohio fraud case

    The man who once tried buy an NHL franchise with loads of chutzpah and not much else could face a return to the judicial penalty box if convicted of what authorities say is yet another scam. John Spano Jr., whose audacious effort to buy the New York...
  • Rangers hold off Caps 4-3 to force Game 7

    Rangers hold off Caps 4-3 to force Game 7
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Once merely 101 seconds from having their season end, then forced to hold off a furious Game 6 rally, Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers are now one victory away from returning to the Eastern Conference finals. Kreider scored...
  • Burakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers 2-1 for 3-1 series lead

    Back when he was 7, Andre Burakovsky tagged along to watch his father play in a professional hockey game in Sweden. The opposing goalie was none other than Henrik Lundqvist. Burakovsky, now barely 20 and an NHL rookie with the Capitals, found himself...
  • Burakovsky Lifts Caps Past Rangers 2-1 For 3-1 Series Lead

    Burakovsky Lifts Caps Past Rangers 2-1 For 3-1 Series Lead
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference...
  • Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference semifinals preview

    Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference semifinals preview
    A look at the second-round Stanley Cup playoff series: WESTERN CONFERENCE Anaheim 51-24-7 (109 points) vs. Calgary 45-30-7 (97 points) Ducks in 1st Round: def. Winnipeg, 4-0 Flames in 1st Round: def. Vancouver, 4-2 Power play: Season —...
  • Blues are focused on re-signing Tarasenko

    Vladimir Tarasenko put up his numbers. Now it's the Blues' turn to put up theirs. In an offseason in which many will be watching to see what general manager Doug Armstrong does to shake up the roster, the main focus will be keeping Tarasenko on it for as...