| May 31, 2015
| 8:06 AM
The Ducks wanted to hit every chance they got. The Blackhawks wanted to score every chance they got. Connect the dots, Ducks.
Here's the "5 Things" blog off the Hawks' Game 7 road win behind the Orange Curtain that earned them a trip to their third...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Duncan Keith made the play.
Duncan Keith always seems to make the play.
The Blackhawks’ best defenseman didn’t get a point for his efforts in Game 4, but he made the play that led to Jonathan Toews’ finally scoring in the Stanley Cup...
| May 30, 2015
| 10:27 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Wearing a determined look as familiar as his No. 19 sweater, Jonathan Toews skated Saturday night toward NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daley to receive the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl awarded to the Western Conference champions....
| May 28, 2015
| 7:35 AM
I’m all for making the Blackhawks and Ducks play another series and call it the Stanley Cup Final. Sorry, Rangers and Lightning.
But nobody lets me have my way, so here’s the "5 Things" blog off Hawks 5, Ducks 2 in Game 6:
1. This is the...
| May 26, 2015
| 7:14 AM
After the Blackhawks came back late in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Monday night but then choked in the first minute of overtime, do you think they finally figured out that momentum is a crock? The 5 Things blog:
1. The Ducks scored three...
| May 23, 2015
| 10:57 PM
That's one way to prove you belong in the lineup: Score a goal, save a season.
Antoine Vermette beat Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen at the 5-minute, 37-second mark of double overtime to give the Blackhawks a 5-4 victory in Game 4 of the Western...
| May 24, 2015
| 7:34 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau called it "a blip" that his team's normally solid defensive play fractured during the third period of its 5-4 double-overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, and maybe that'...
| May 21, 2015
| 10:10 PM
Any chance that momentum made the trip home from California with the Blackhawks disappeared Thursday night when coach Joel Quenneville tried to fix what wasn't broken.
Perhaps other technical explanations exist for why the Ducks beat the Hawks 2-1 in...
| May 21, 2015
| 7:10 AM
In Game 3 of the Blackhawks' second round-winning series against the Minnesota Wild, Patrick Kane scored what would prove to be the only goal of the game by firing a puck through Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk's pads — the five hole. Once I finished fist-...
| May 20, 2015
| 9:01 AM
The "5 things" blog while wondering how all that hitting and punishment that was supposed to wear down the Blackhawks worked out for the Ducks in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals:
1. All this talk about defensemen, but what the Blackhawks...
| May 20, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The water that runs through the veins of Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen stayed colder than the stuff that was chilled to make the all-too-slushy ice surface of the Honda Center on Tuesday. If he ever flinches it's not while he's wearing his mask and...