Habs wallop red-hot Blues

Nov 21, 2014

Habs wallop red-hot Blues

Max Pacioretty believes the Montreal Canadiens made a big statement by beating a Western Conference powerhouse. Pacioretty scored twice, and Carey Price made 31 saves to lead the first-place Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. “We had ...

Capitals use flurry to end skid

Nov 8, 2014

Capitals use flurry to end skid

Capitals 3 Blackhawks 2 Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson and Joel Ward scored in a 4:52 span late in the second period, and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Friday night, ending a five-game losing streak. Braden Holtby made 38 saves ...

Chicago's Hossa notches 1,000th career point

Oct 31, 2014

Chicago's Hossa notches 1,000th career point

Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a memorable night in the city where his NHL career began. Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Blackhawks’ 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones where he got his start back in ...

Kings prevail in Game 7

Jun 2, 2014

Kings prevail in Game 7

When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road. Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Sunday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the second time ...

Kane forces Game 7

May 31, 2014

Kane forces Game 7

Patrick Kane skated to a patch of open ice near the painted Stanley Cup logo and fired a long, low shot at the Los Angeles net, hoping to hit an invisible hole. His Chicago Blackhawks teammates weren’t shocked when he found it. Kane’s career ...

'Hawks best Kings in 20T

May 29, 2014

'Hawks best Kings in 20T

Michal Handzus is every day of 37 years old and 15 seasons in the NHL. He knows he’s near the end of his career. He knows he’s slower than most of his Chicago teammates. He also knows how to finish a play in a ...

May 27, 2014

Kings capitalize on fast start in rout of 'Hawks

The ovations started after the Los Angeles Kings’ third goal in 16 minutes to open Game 4 of the Western Conference final, and the home crowd eventually serenaded its team off the ice for intermission. The low-scoring Kings have become the Stanley Cup playoffs’ ...

Kings slip by Blackhawks

May 25, 2014

Kings slip by Blackhawks

Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are among the few Los Angeles Kings who don’t have a Stanley Cup ring from two years ago. Jeff Carter is grateful the youngsters are carrying him along on their own Cup chase after their line came up with ...

May 22, 2014

Goal outburst powers Kings

Jeff Carter and the Los Angeles Kings know how to come back in the playoffs. This was no big deal compared to the first two rounds. Carter scored three of Los Angeles’ six straight goals, and the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 on ...

Blackhawks beat Kings in Game 1

May 19, 2014

Blackhawks beat Kings in Game 1

Corey Crawford is playing so well right now that nothing seems to bother him. When the Chicago Blackhawks had a goal waved off in the second period Sunday, Crawford picked up the slack for his disappointed teammates. Crawford made 25 saves, Jonathan Toews had ...

Blackhawks oust Blues with win

Apr 28, 2014

Blackhawks oust Blues with win

First, it was Jonathan Toews on a power play, and then Patrick Sharp got loose on a breakaway. Andrew Shaw tipped one home, and it was all over. One dazzling stretch for the Chicago Blackhawks put an end to their tight first-round series against ...

Toews shot sinks Blues

Apr 26, 2014

Toews shot sinks Blues

Jonathan Toews caught the St. Louis Blues’ defense napping after the Chicago Blackhawks got a lucky carom. Just like that, the puck was in the net and the defending Stanley Cup champions were in command of the first-round series. “I wasn’t even sure where ...