| Apr 13, 2011
| 10:40 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- There were a mind- and body-numbing 47 hits delivered by the Vancouver Canucks during Game 1 on Wednesday. Only one of them may resonate all the way into Game 2.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Tomas Kopecky skated all of four...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Whether or not the Vancouver Canucks' collective mental state resembles a viscous goo at this point, they have landed on a psychological mantra they hope will end this series sooner than later.
Forget what the ticket stubs say Sunday. It's Game 7 against...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 10:02 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks have gotten serious about creating traffic in front of Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo during Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinals.
John Scott, all 6-feet-8-inches -- without skates --and 258 pounds of him, is scheduled...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 11:00 PM
I can’t believe it’s over.
How could it be over?
How could it be over like that?
How could the Blackhawks not complete the miracle? They had gallantly fought back from a seemingly impossible three-games-to-none deficit. They had to win Game...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 11:33 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- As per the new custom, Roberto Luongo had nothing to say following the Vancouver Canucks' pre-Game 7 morning skate. So just hours before his biggest start in this venue since the Winter Olympics gold-medal game, there was no...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Don’t look now, but the Blackhawks have some offensive depth. No lie. True thing. The area that nearly ruined the defending Stanley Cup champions after the salary-cap slaughter has saved them in their miraculous comeback against Vancouver.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:24 AM
It’s here, hockey fans, the greatest time of the year for puck heads: The NHL playoffs. Nothing is more exciting or less predictable, and if you want even more drama, start with the intrastate Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers series. It...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
The Philadelphia Flyers couldn't have scripted the opening to their season any better than this. They've played three games -- including both teams that battled in the Stanley Cup Finals last season -- and remain undefeated on the heels of......
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Kings Coach Terry Murray, on falling behind, 3-0, to the Canucks in the first period: "It's very hard to dig out of a hole like that against that kind of a team. They were just too deep, too good. They......
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Ho, ho, ho. It’s Christmas Eve in April for hockey fans. NHL playoff hockey will begin Wednesday and players will be more revved up than Tiger Woods at a Miss USA contest. No other sport has such an exciting first......