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Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Jun 16, 2015

Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. The city of broad shoulders, strong enough to carry the silver trophy once again. A Windy City party 77 years in the making. ...

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Jun 15, 2015

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Kris Versteeg could have sulked or pouted when he was pulled out of the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead, the veteran forward proved he belonged on the ice. While Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have struggled to find any room in the Stanley ...

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

Jun 14, 2015

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

With another tenacious road victory in these agonizingly close Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks earned an opportunity to raise that silver trophy on their home ice. Antoine Vermette scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Blackhawks moved to the ...

Blackhawks edge Lightning on late goal to even series

Jun 11, 2015

Blackhawks edge Lightning on late goal to even series

Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between Vasilevskiy’s moving pads. Saad refused much credit for his ...

Jun 11, 2015

Glendale City Council votes to end arena lease with Coyotes

The Glendale City Council has voted to end an arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes, thrusting the franchise’s future further into doubt. The council voted 4-3 Wednesday night to end a 15-year, $225 million lease agreement signed by Glendale and IceArizona shortly after ...

Red Wings hire Blashill to replace Babcock

Jun 10, 2015

Red Wings hire Blashill to replace Babcock

The moment Mike Babcock left the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was the obvious candidate to replace him. In fact, this coaching hire seemed more like a succession plan that was in place for about a year before Babcock’s departure. The 41-year-old Blashill was ...

Lightning edge Blackhawks on late goal, take 2-1 lead

Jun 9, 2015

Lightning edge Blackhawks on late goal, take 2-1 lead

Victor Hedman is throwing a party at the Stanley Cup Final, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are having a great time so far. Hedman had two assists while hounding Chicago’s elite group of forwards, and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Monday night ...

Two goalies save day for Lightning

Jun 7, 2015

Two goalies save day for Lightning

Jason Garrison scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:11 to play, rookie goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy relieved Ben Bishop twice to earn the victory, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2 on Saturday night to even the series. Nikita ...

Blackhawks take Game 1

Jun 4, 2015

Blackhawks take Game 1

Although Teuvo Teravainen has been with the Chicago Blackhawks for just a few months, the 20-year-old Finn already fits in perfectly on a veteran club with a knack for big-game greatness. And when Chicago’s stars couldn’t crack the Tampa Bay Lightning’s defense for the ...

Jun 3, 2015

Devils tap Hynes to fill coaching vacancy

John Hynes was hired Tuesday as coach of the New Jersey Devils, becoming the youngest coach in the NHL at 40 years old. General manager Ray Shero said under Hynes, the Devils will be a fast, attacking team that knows how to play defense. ...