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  • Sharks getting first-rate efforts from third and fourth lines

    Sharks getting first-rate efforts from third and fourth lines
    Every San Jose¬†forward recorded at least two points in the team’s two playoff victories over the Kings, a testament to the depth the Sharks have developed after years of featuring two strong lines and a bunch of moving parts. While top-six forward...
  • Hawks make the most of stupidity

    Hawks make the most of stupidity
    Out of stupidity comes victories. I think Nietzsche said that. Or maybe it was Toe Blake. Whichever, the Blackhawks benefited from their stupidity to the point that they just pulled even in their playoff series against the Blues. The Hawks were...
  • Torres gets off easy

    Torres gets off easy
    Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series. But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
  • Blackhawks even series with 4-3 victory in OT

    Blackhawks even series with 4-3 victory in OT
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Patrick Sharp merely chuckled when asked if the Blackhawks practice scoring with six attackers on the ice. The Hawks seem to have perfected the art of late-game heroics as for the second consecutive contest they tied the score...
  • Forget NBC, the NHL is perfect for Comedy Central

    Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees. We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
  • Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT

    Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — The comebacks keep coming for the never-say-die Blackhawks. Refusing to wilt not from the desert heat but from that of a suffocating Coyotes defense, the Hawks rallied to a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 5 of the Western...
  • Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again

    Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again
    In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital. You could say the NHL is...
  • Seabrook says ...

    Seabrook says ...
    It's never too early to start thinking about hockey. Especially in Chicago, considering the way our baseball teams have played and the ongoing NFL and NBA lockouts. And luckily for Blackhawks nation, this weekend is the team's fourth annual convention,...
  • Why it's hard to like the Hawks in this series

    One of the big problems with the “loser’’ point that the NHL awards to a team that gets beaten in overtime or a shootout is that you can get fooled by some stats. For starters, this 100-point season isn’t like other Blackhawks...
  • Here's hoping Hawks' Bowman can count to 6

    Here's hoping Hawks' Bowman can count to 6
    I hope Stan Bowman is lying about this. I hope he’s just doing what smart, truth-challenged general managers do. Because I really don’t want to think that the Blackhawks GM actually believes that “for the most part we know what our...
  • NHL reduces Torres' suspension and its own credibility

    NHL reduces Torres' suspension and its own credibility
    Remember how bad the officiating and supplemental discipline were during the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs? Commissioner Gary Bettman apparently loved it so much that he decided to continue the stupidity Monday. Bettman reduced Raffi Torres&...