All it will take is one order, perhaps from somewhere far north, and John McDonough will have found truth in idiom.
The Blackhawks haven’t played the Canucks in nearly a month and they won’t face them until Jan. 31, but that doesn’t mean the rivalry isn’t as hot as ever.
The Vancouver Canucks are taking advantage of the lack of accountability the NHL has provided with its hypocritical enforcement of league rules.
The wild Western Conference quarterfinal series between Chicago and Vancouver has storylines aplenty, the most significant one deals with the Canucks’ goaltending.
Faced with a decisive Game 7 on Tuesday night and the possibility of becoming just the fourth team in NHL history to lose a series after winning the first three games, Vancouver GM Mike Gillis claimed the calls have been one-sided.
Standing in front of his locker after Friday’s morning skate, center Dave Bolland confidently said Vancouver is the Blackhawks’ second rival behind Detroit.
When the Blackhawks go for four in a row Friday night against the Canucks, they’ll do so with Marty Turco in net. It will be the first start in three games for Turco who has had a rough go lately.
After losing Game 1 by four goals and barely managing to squeeze out a then-”must-win” Game 2, you might have bet the Hawks would have been just fine with splitting two games in Vancouver and making […]