Dave Bolland scored one third-period goal and had an assist on the other to help the Chicago Blackhawks pull away to a 5-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.
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.
Here’s all you need to know about the mental titans that are the Vancouver Canucks.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell underwent hand surgery to repair a tendon lacerated during Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
The Blackhawks received some good news and some bad news on Tuesday. The good news is that center Dave Bolland will return to the lineup. The bad news is that defenseman Brent Seabrook won’t play in game four.
A day after taking an apparent head shot from Raffi Torres, Brent Seabrook took exception to the league’s decision not to suspend the Vancouver forward.
The list of walking wounded grows for the Blackhawks. Neither Bryan Bickell nor Tomas Kopecky will play Sunday night for the Hawks, although coach Joel Quenneville said both of them got “consideration.” John Scott will suit up in one spot.
For the first time since November 2009, the Chicago Blackhawks have won eight games in a row. The Hawks scored three in the first period and another two in the second. Toronto attempted to comeback, but could only close the gap to two goals.
Sunday afternoon, an intense game between the two previous Stanley Cup winners took place – the Chicago Blackhawks against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Chicago scored early to take the lead and got one past the goal in the shootout for the win.
The Blackhawks faced the Ducks Sunday and Anaheim kept the pressure on. The Ducks scored first and limited Chicago to just one goal, giving the Blackhawks their third straight loss.
The Chicago Blackhawks dominated the ice against the Nashville Predators, defeating them 4-1. It was beginning to look like the Hawks would shut out the Predators until Sergei Kostitsyn scored one for Nashville half-way through the third.
The Blackhawks and Red Wings faced off Friday night and Chicago took the lead early. The Red Wings were held to just one goal and let the Hawks score four, ending a three-game losing streak.
The Blackhawks and Red Wings will add another game to their long-standing rivalry tonight in the United Center.
The Avalanche picked up a favorable call 2:40 into the third period of Wednesday night’s game and used it to vault to a 4-3 win over the Blackhawks.
It’s not often that a team gets the chance to redeem themselves immediately after a bad loss. Normally they have to wait several weeks before they can face a team again. However, that’s not the case for the Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks head to San Jose to take on the Sharks and with Anti Niemi struggling this season, he may not be in front of the net. The Blackhawks are looking for a third straight victory, despite losing the last time they faced the Sharks.
Jeremy Morin has been making regular trips between Chicago and Rockford so far this season. And today he’ll make another trip to the Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate.
Despite Patrick Kane’s early injury against Calgary that took him out of the game, the Blackhawks still dominated the ice. Both teams scored their goals during the first period with the exception of Bolland’s goal just before the game’s end.
It’s hard to pinpoint just how they’re generated or how they’re allowed but it’s response goals that are killing the Blackhawks right now.