2013 Stanley Cup Final

Corey Crawford celebrates with Nick Leddy. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

McNeil: Blackhawks Got Lucky

I agree with the adage that suggests “luck is where hard work meets opportunity.”


Nathan Horton.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Injured Horton Day To Day For Bruins

Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton is day to day after leaving Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals because of an injury.

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Hockey Puck

Photo: Woman Hit In Face By Puck At Hawks Game

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final wasn’t all smiles for those in attendance at the United Center.

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Jimmy Fallon (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Jimmy Fallon Fans Complain About Overtime Hockey On Twitter

Playoff hockey games in general take a long time to complete. Add in two and a half 20-minute overtime periods and you’re looking at almost five hours of hockey.

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Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Forward-Thinking Crawford Wins Epic Goaltending Duel

But Crawford did something that all top-level goaltenders have to do. He put the last shot behind him and he moved on to the next one.

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Andrew Shaw.

Listen: Andrew Shaw Mic’d Up For Game-Winning Goal

NBC Sports captured a special moment in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Michal Rozsival, Andrew Shaw, Nick Leddy, Dave Bolland and Bryan Bickell celebrate the Blackhawks 4-3 win in triple overtime, as Rich Peverley goalie Tuukka Rask of the Bruins Bruins skate off of the ice in Game One of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Blackhawks’ Stunning Triple OT Win Leaves Bruins Reeling

The Bruins did not know they were facing the most relentless team they had seen all season when they went up against the Blackhawks.

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Corey Crawford makes a save in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hoge: Blackhawks Win Marathon As Spotlight Shines On One Of Hockey’s Grandest Nights

The clock struck midnight Thursday morning at the United Center and the hockey gods decided that after 112 grueling minutes on the ice, the Bruins and the Blackhawks needed to go home.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2013

Michael Frolik  and Brandon Saad  celebrate after Johnny Oduya #27 (not pictured) scored a goal in the third period against goalie Tuukka Rask (L) #40 of the Boston Bruins in Game One of the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Final (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Beat Bruins 4-3 In 3OT Cup Opener

Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.


Phil Esposito. (Photo credit OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/GettyImages)

Phil Esposito On Hawks-Bruins Final: ‘Doesn’t Mean S*** To Me’

NHL Hall of Fame center Phil Esposito knows the Blackhawks and Bruins extremely well.

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Brandon Bollig. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge On The Hawks: Discipline Crucial As Bollig Enters Lineup For Game 1

As expected, Brandon Bollig will be in the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins Wednesday night.

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One of the bronze lion statues outside the Art Institute of Chicago dons a giant Blackhawks helmet. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Art Institute Lions Show Off Their Blackhawks Pride

The bronze lion statues outside the Art Institute of Chicago got ready for the Blackhawks fight for the Stanley Cup, donning team helmets ahead of the Stanley Cup Final opener on Wednesday.


Blackhawks fans celebrate the team's Stanley Cup Final victory in 2010.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Fans More Unified, This Time Around

If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.

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Joel Quenneville and the Blackhawks. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Quenneville Making Moves While Julien Stands Ground In Final

If these two teams are mirror images of each other, as many observers have noted, the chess game between Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville and Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien could have a decisive impact on the Stanley Cup Final.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2013

Fans cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Superfan Hasn’t Missed A Game Since 1966

Think you’re the Blackhawks’ most loyal fan? You’ve probably got nothing on a guy from Skokie who’s been to more than 2,100 consecutive home games.

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Marian Hossa celebrates with Patrick Sharp. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Hockeyless Stanley Cup Final Preview

Stanley Cup Finals preview pieces abound, and readers can get so inundated with them that the columns and articles and features become like vegetables to a six year old.

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Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews celebrate their Western Conference Championship. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge: Kane, Toews Mature Since Last Cup Victory

Known as the youngsters of the 2010 Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks, the duo simply referred to as “Kane & Toews” is now striving to be the veterans of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champions.

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Blackhawks forward Michael Frolik answers a question at the Stanley Cup Final Media Day. (Credit:CBS)

International Media Descend On United Center For Stanley Cup Final

As you might expect, media outlet from across the country are in Chicago to cover game one of the Stanley Cup Final, but you might be surprise by the number of international media.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn, Massachusetts Governor Set Stanley Cup Wager

Now, as the Blackhawks prepare for the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick want some action.

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