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  • The Latest: Chicago beats Tampa 2-1, evens final at 2-2

    Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored, Corey Crawford withstood a furious barrage in the closing minute and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to tie the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2 on Wednesday night. Toews scored his first goal of...
  • Gamesmanship in full bloom in Stanley Cup Final

    Goaltender Ben Bishop participated in Tampa Bay's morning skate, and was missing when the Lightning warmed up for Game 4. The Chicago Blackhawks hid their completely different lines until the game started. The race is on between coaches Jon Cooper of the...
  • Kimmo Timonen, Kris Versteeg returning to Chicago Blackhawks' lineup

    Kimmo Timonen, Kris Versteeg returning to Chicago Blackhawks' lineup
    Hoping to avoid a second straight home loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning that would put them on the verge of elimination, the Chicago Blackhawks planned to make a few lineup changes for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night at United Center....
  • Bruce Boudreau to return as Ducks coach; assistant Brad Lauer fired

    Bruce Boudreau to return as Ducks coach; assistant Brad Lauer fired
    As expected, Bruce Boudreau will return for a fourth season as coach of the Ducks, but a member of his staff was fired Tuesday as General Manager Bob Murray concluded player and staff evaluations. Brad Lauer, an assistant coach responsible for...
  • Blackhawks draw on history, experience in Stanley Cup Final

    Jonathan Toews remembers his first postseason series in 2009, and the emotions that went along with each game. These days, the playoffs are a much different experience for the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks. There was no panic for Toews and company on...
  • 5 Things: Bad start, bad finish, but some good news for Blackhawks

    5 Things: Bad start, bad finish, but some good news for Blackhawks
    Can I get a show of hands from people who remember when the Blackhawks used to win the third period? Good. Thanks. Now we can get started with today's 5 Things blog off Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. 1. Home ice, great anthem, last line change,...
  • Jeff Seidel: 16 reasons why Jeff Blashill's right for the Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings have called a news conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday, and they are expected to announce Jeff Blashill as the new coach. Shoot. There is a greater chance of a meteor striking Joe Louis Arena than anyone other than Blashill becoming the...
  • Giving up lead in 13 seconds leaves Blackhawks frustrated

    Giving up lead in 13 seconds leaves Blackhawks frustrated
    An old but familiar problem crept up and bit the Blackhawks on Monday in their 3-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. With some in the United Center still singing "Chelsea Dagger" after Brandon Saad's goal 4 minutes, 14 seconds...
  • What to watch for in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

    The Stanley Cup Final is back in Chicago. And it brought along all sorts of questions. It is unclear who will start in goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 on Monday night. The Blackhawks could make a couple of changes to their lines and...
  • Lawsuit: Blackhawks fan beaten in LA after chants of 'Go Kings, Kill Hawks'

    Lawsuit: Blackhawks fan beaten in LA after chants of 'Go Kings, Kill Hawks'
    A Blackhawks fan is suing the owner of the LA Kings and the Staples Center for more than $1.5 million, claiming he was badly beaten by drunken Kings fans during a Western Conference final game last year after the arena broadcast chants of "Go Kings,...
  • Big stars held in check so far in Stanley Cup

    One point. That is the combined total for Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Steven Stamkos through two games of the Stanley Cup Final. The biggest stars for the Blackhawks and Lightning are looking to break out with the deadlocked series shifting to...