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Western Conference (NHL)

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  • Kings are cautious about playoff lead against Ducks

    Kings are cautious about playoff lead against Ducks
    This has been the year of the comeback in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Through Tuesday, there were 11 games in which the winning team had trailed by two goals or more, and there were three first-round series in which the eventual winner lost the first two...
  • Ducks' Ben Lovejoy turns Game 2 disappointment into resolve

    Ducks' Ben Lovejoy turns Game 2 disappointment into resolve
    The last time Ben Lovejoy made such a glaring miscue, he and the Ducks regrouped for a 21-1-2 roll. Now on the heels of another rare lapse, the defenseman and his teammates skated through one of their most determined practices Wednesday, emerging,...
  • Kings take 3-1 series lead over Blackhawks with 5-2 victory

    Kings take 3-1 series lead over Blackhawks with 5-2 victory
    The Kings are one victory from a few accomplishments. By defeating the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday in the United Center, the Kings will eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions, pay the Blackhawks back for ousting them from last season’...
  • Kings dominate, push Blackhawks to the brink

    Kings dominate, push Blackhawks to the brink
    LOS ANGELES — After being throttled by the Kings in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Monday night, the Blackhawks were quite interested in talking about what happened just over a year ago. It was then the Hawks reeled off three...
  • Kane wields magic, Crawford saves the castle

    Kane wields magic, Crawford saves the castle
    The Kings thought they were playing in the Western Conference finals. But it appears they spent the last two games finding out they’re spectators at the Patrick Kane Invitational. Kane managed just one point in the first four games of this...
  • Can Blackhawks continue penetrating Kings' superb defense?

    Can Blackhawks continue penetrating Kings' superb defense?
    The Kings surrendered an average of only 2.12 goals a game in leading the NHL in fewest regular-season goals allowed, but as they head to their third Game 7 of the postseason tonight, they’ve been struck by nine goals in their last two Western...
  • Handzus stars in 'The Old Man and the See I Told Ya So'

    Handzus stars in 'The Old Man and the See I Told Ya So'
    The Blackhawks tried to choke away Game 5 of their Western Conference finals against the Kings. Not only the game, but they also tried to choke away their season and their shot at repeating as Stanley Cup champions. The Hawks took a 2-0 lead less than...
  • Readers' Q&A: Chris Kuc's Blackhawks mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Chris Kuc's Blackhawks mailbag
    Wouldn’t pulling Corey Crawford after the Kings’ third goal in the first period Monday night have sent a message to players? I would have if I were Coach Q.  --Tom B., New Lenox Game 4 of the Western Conference finals is no time to be sending...
  • Blackhawks, Kings embrace pressures of Game 7

    Blackhawks, Kings embrace pressures of Game 7
    The Blackhawks and Kings have been asked repeatedly throughout the Western Conference finals to pin the burden of pressure on the other team. The only thing is, there probably aren’t two NHL teams that embrace anxiety-wracked games as an...
  • Blackhawks ready to 'leave everything out there'

    Blackhawks ready to  'leave everything out there'
    It has come down to win or go home for the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings. The last two teams to capture the Stanley Cup are set to battle in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night at the United Center. If momentum exists in...
  • Property offers home ice advantage

    Property offers home ice advantage
    Where would you find Blackhawks logos on the walls and ground,  Jonathan Toews and Corey Crawford T-shirts hanging in the locker room and Chelsea Dagger blasting from the speakers every time a goal is scored? Answer: In the basement of a three-story...