2013 Stanley Cup Final
I agree with the adage that suggests “luck is where hard work meets opportunity.”
Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton is day to day after leaving Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals because of an injury.
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final wasn’t all smiles for those in attendance at the United Center.
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.
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.
NBC Sports captured a special moment in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
The Bruins did not know they were facing the most relentless team they had seen all season when they went up against the Blackhawks.
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.
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.
NHL Hall of Fame center Phil Esposito knows the Blackhawks and Bruins extremely well.
As expected, Brandon Bollig will be in the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins Wednesday night.
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.
If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.