| Apr 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Ask Ryan Kesler how the chance-to-vanquish-the-Chicago-Blackhawks element combines with the Vancouver Canucks' one-game-at-a-time intonation, and the answer is as dispassionate as the approach.
"One game at a time," Kesler said after a 3-2 Game 3...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 7:48 PM
The last two springs, the Blackhawks would’ve made Vancouver melt down.
In Game 4, they made the Canucks flat quit.
Not by beating them up, but by beating them to loose pucks and winning board battles. By moving the puck efficiently and skating...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:55 AM
The Blackhawks will not practice today. The Vancouver Canucks, I believe, were being tended to by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men.
Or should we be calling them the Vanquitter Canucks after the way they’ve rolled over easily...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Blackhawks played the NHL-wide-despised Canucksabout even in the first period of their first game back from an All-Star Game as useful as John Scott.
After that, the Hawks dominated play. Shots, chances, puck possession --- you name, it, the Hawks...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Duncan Keith will not be in the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup Sunday night when they face their most bitter rival, the Vancouver Canucks.
The defenseman has an injured left hand after getting hit by a shot last Monday night against the Nashville Predators...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:24 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Dave Bolland skated with Chicago Blackhawks teammates during their morning skate Wednesday and the center is likely to play against the Vancouver Canucks.
Bolland, who has missed three consecutive games with an injured...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Instead of corralling slap shots from NHL players, Roberto Luongo is gathering poker chips. Lots of 'em.
Luongo, the Panthers' goalie from 2000-06, has survived the first two days of the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas. He resumes play...
| May 13, 2011
It’s definitely spring. The temperatures have finally risen, my lawn needs a mowing and the talent-laden but underachieving Washington Capitals have been ousted from the NHL playoffs again – this time being swept in the second round by the...
| Jun 1, 2011
Stanley Cup finals, Game 1: Raffi Torres lifts Canucks to 1-0 victory over Bruins...
| Jun 1, 2011
What a time for Canadian hockey. An NHL franchise is returning to Winnipeg after a 15-year absence and the Stanley Cup will make its way back to Canada for the first time in 18 years since Montreal won it in......
| Jun 1, 2011
The lively crowd was worked up into a frenzy before the game, and that energy carried over to the players' benches. The scoreless first period was played at a rapid pace and with some crunching hits. The first period was......