McNeil In Tribune: Coyotes' Mike Smith Is 'Undeniable MVP'670 The Score’s Dan McNeil says in the Chicago Tribune that the Blackhawks’ playoff series against the Phoenix Coyotes will go seven games, “if the Hawks can rally.”
Hoge: Coyotes Find Ways To Win Despite Awkward Situation In DesertThe Coyotes are league owned and constantly battle rumors and reports of the team moving out of Glendale, Ariz.
Silverman: Torres Incident An Example Of NHL’s Nasty SeasonPlayoff hockey is supposed to be about speed, play-making and memorable goals.
Zawaski: Retaliation Not The Answer For HawksThe Blackhawks would be wise to leave revenge to the powers that be. Not only is violence, physicality, and goonery not their game, but they can't afford to get in to an "eye for an eye" situation.
Blackhawks Hope To Even The Score After Brutal HitThe Blackhawks are hoping to even the score in more ways than one in Game 4 against the Phoenix Coyotes at the United Center Thursday night.
Raffi Torres Suspended Indefinitely, Will Have In-Person Hearing FridayCoyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely for his hit on Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa Tuesday night.
Coyotes TV Analyst Says Torres' Hit Is 'As Clean As You're Going To Get'Phoenix TV analyst Tyson Nash amazingly said "that is as clean of a hit as you are going to get." Then, after many replays, Nash reiterates, "I don't have a problem with this."
Spiegel: Shanahan's Reactionary Chaos Takes Its TollNHL 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.
Raffi Torres Calls His Hit On Hossa A 'Hockey Play'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.
Blackhawks Fall To Coyotes In OT, 3-2Mikkel 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.
Hossa Leaves On Stretcher After Hit From TorresA 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' Shaw Gets 3-Game SuspensionBlackhawks forward Andrew Shaw received a three-game suspension for running into Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Coyotes.
Zawaski: Shaw Shouldn't Get Suspended, But Probably WillDespite 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.
Zawaski: Despite Dramatic Win, Problems Remain For BlackhawksSaturday night's Blackhawk win was as exciting and memorable as any in recent memory.
Toews Says He's Playing TonightJonathan Toews told reporters in Glendale, Ariz. that he will play tonight against the Coyotes.