NHL punishment czar Brendan Shanahan caught so much flack for his soft, inexplicable non-suspension of Shea Weber, that I was worried he would overcompensate and hammer Andrew Shaw far worse than deserved.
This probably won’t surprise anyone, but Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres doesn’t think there was anything wrong with his hit on Marian Hossa.
Mikkel Boedker scored 13:15 into overtime, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their wild and physical opening-round Western Conference playoff series.
A year after delivering an illegal blow on Brent Seabrook in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Torres took a run at Marian Hossa Tuesday night and sent the Blackhawks forward off the ice on a stretcher.
Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw received a three-game suspension for running into Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith in Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Coyotes.
Despite one of the most exciting wins in recent memory, Blackhawks fans are still upset that Andrew Shaw was given a game misconduct for colliding with Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith Saturday.
Saturday night’s Blackhawk win was as exciting and memorable as any in recent memory.
Jonathan Toews told reporters in Glendale, Ariz. that he will play tonight against the Coyotes.
I give you the reasons the Chicago Blackhawks will defeat the Phoenix Coyotes and why they will not beat them in the series that starts Thursday night at the Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Ariz.
Chicago captain Jonathan Toews is expected to play in the opening game of the Blackhawks’ playoff series against the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.
It’s customary to make predictions at the start of hockey season and again at the start of the playoffs. Most of the predictions are fairly useless because “experts” really don’t know as much as they think they do and they take their picks way too seriously.
Center Jonathan Toews said Monday he is “very confident” he’ll play when the Blackhawks open their Stanley Cup playoff quest Thursday in Glendale, Ariz. against the Coyotes.
It easy to be influenced by regular season outcomes. The Blackhawks went 1-2-1 this season against their first round playoff opponent, the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Chicago Blackhawks start their playoff run on Thursday in Phoenix when they take on the Coyotes in the first game of the Western Conference quarterfinals.
The Chicago Blackhawks will be playing the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
Mike Smith made 24 saves, Ray Whitney had a goal and two assists, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Tuesday night.
On Sunday night, the Phoenix Coyotes hosted their annual Halloween party, and winger Raffi Torres showed up covered in blackface — a traditional makeup applied to make one appear to be African American.
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.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa is hopeful to play in Tuesday night’s contest against the Phoenix Coyotes, but will be a game-time decision.
Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville said Monday that he is hopeful Marion Hossa will play Tuesday night against the Coyotes in Phoenix.