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  • Bonus Deluxe 5 Things: Patrick Kane's killer instinct

    Bonus Deluxe 5 Things: Patrick Kane's killer instinct
    I usually bring you the "5 Things'' blog only after Blackhawks playoff games, but there was too much coming out of that Game 7 win against the Ducks and the run-up to the Stanley Cup Final against the Lightning. So, you lucky hockey fans, you get the...
  • Ducks have to find a reason for not reaching next level in postseason

    Ducks have to find a reason for not reaching next level in postseason
    Ryan Getzlaf painted his Ducks teammates into a corner by refusing to admit the Chicago Blackhawks were the better team after winning the Western Conference finals. By not accepting that the Ducks were beaten by a superior franchise positioned to win...
  • 5 Things: Joel Quenneville pantses Bruce Boudreau from the start

    5 Things: Joel Quenneville pantses Bruce Boudreau from the start
    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...
  • Ducks' mental will is lacking in another Game 7 loss

    Ducks' mental will is lacking in another Game 7 loss
    The Ducks stared at their playoff demons Saturday and blinked. Again. So ended another promising season for the Ducks, who romped through the 82-game schedule but lacked the mental toughness to successfully navigate the minefield of the Stanley Cup...
  • Jonathan Toews' serial thriller: Captain Clutch shows how to get job done

    Jonathan Toews' serial thriller: Captain Clutch shows how to get job done
    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....
  • A webbed defeat for Ducks, who fall to Blackhawks, 5-3

    A webbed defeat for Ducks, who fall to Blackhawks, 5-3
    The lessons the Ducks were supposed to have learned from past Game 7 losses were instead reinforced Saturday by the Chicago Blackhawks. Earning a chance to win their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, the Blackhawks raised their level of play in a 5-3...
  • Game 7 win can show that Ducks are more than a good regular-season team

    Game 7 win can show that Ducks are more than a good regular-season team
    Ryan Getzlaf played this game many times before, near his childhood home in Regina, Canada. "That's where you learned to play, where we loved to play, was on our street," the Ducks captain said. Cam Fowler played this game many times too, on the...
  • Ducks know there is a lot on the line in Game 7 against Blackhawks

    Ducks know there is a lot on the line in Game 7 against Blackhawks
    Coach Bruce Boudreau says his Ducks can find all the inspiration they need by knowing in Game 7 lies an opportunity to play in the Stanley Cup Final. Reputations also hang in the balance. Eight of the Ducks who played Wednesday in a 5-2 loss in Game 6...
  • 5 Things: What happens to Blackhawks' nuclear option in Game 7?

    5 Things: What happens to Blackhawks' nuclear option in Game 7?
    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...
  • Ducks goalie Frederik Anderson shows more cracks in Game 6 loss

    Ducks goalie Frederik Anderson shows more cracks in Game 6 loss
    Frederik Andersen hadn't removed his shin pads Wednesday morning and already was deflecting questions. Questions about Jonathan Toews and his two third-period goals in 1 minute, 12 seconds Monday. Questions about whether he was the answer. Questions...
  • Ducks-Blackhawks series comes down to one for the money

    Ducks-Blackhawks series comes down to one for the money
    Once more, with Game 7 feeling. The Ducks constructed their season and earned the top seed in the Western Conference by responding strongly to slippages exposed over the 82-game grind. Now, after the proud Chicago Blackhawks executed with precision...