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Scott Darling 'rock solid' in first playoff win, Blackhawks tak…

Scott Darling 'rock solid' in first playoff win, Blackhawks take series lead 2-1

yahoo.com Updated Apr 19 (yesterday)
After two less than stellar starts by Corey Crawford, the Chicago Blackhawks gave Scott Darling the chance at his first playoff start in the NHL. He made the most of the opportunity. It took 35 saves, but the 26-year-old rookie (in every sense, except t…
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  • Shea Weber-less Predators won’t last long in series against Haw…

    Shea Weber-less Predators won’t last long in series against Hawks if injured captain can’t return soon

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    With Shea Weber in the lineup for their first two first-round games against Chicago, the Nashville Predators have shown they can compete against and beat the mighty Hawks. But without their injured captain during a 4-2 Game 3 loss Sunday at the United C…
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  • Shocker: Jonathan Toews comes through at playoff time for Hawks…

    Shocker: Jonathan Toews comes through at playoff time for Hawks with goal, assist in Game 3

    thehockeynews.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    If it’s playoff time, it’s time for Jonathan Toews to shine. The Blackhawks star proved that yet again Sunday in Game 3 of his team’s first-round series against Nashville, scoring Chicago’s second goal of the day and chipping in a dandy of a first assis…
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  • Predators forward Mike Fisher ruled out for Game 3 against Blac…

    Predators forward Mike Fisher ruled out for Game 3 against Blackhawks

    NHL.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    CHICAGO - Nashville forward Mike Fisher has been ruled out for Game 3 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Fisher made the trip to Chicago, but was inactive for Sunday's game at the United Center. The P...
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  • Ability to regain possession-focused form will determine Blackh…

    Ability to regain possession-focused form will determine Blackhawks’ playoff fate

    thehockeynews.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Few people were picking Nashville to beat Chicago in the first round, but after Friday’s walloping, it’s hard to argue that Nashville hasn’t been the better team through two games, despite the series being tied 1-1 after a furious comeback in the series…
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  • Teravainen benefits from Blackhawks' slow-cook approach

    Teravainen benefits from Blackhawks' slow-cook approach

    ESPN.com Apr 19 (2 days ago)
    Teravainen benefits from Blackhawks' slow-cook approach
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  • Blackhawks turn to Scott Darling in goal for Game 3 vs. Predato…

    Blackhawks turn to Scott Darling in goal for Game 3 vs. Predators

    yahoo.com NHL.com thehockeynews.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Scott Darling was one reasons the Chicago Blackhawks came from behind and won Game 1 of their series against the Nashville Predators. He wasn’t rewarded for being the savior and was in his familiar position as backup in Friday's Game 2. But Corey Crawfo…
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  • Auston Matthews just broke Patrick Kane’s NTDP record for point…

    Auston Matthews just broke Patrick Kane’s NTDP record for points in a season

    thehockeynews.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    With a power play assist in the first period against Slovakia, Team USA’s Auston Matthews put himself in the history books. The elite center and top prospect for the 2016 NHL draft had himself his 103rd point of the season, breaking the National Team De…
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  • Blackhawks stick with goalie Crawford for Game 2

    Blackhawks stick with goalie Crawford for Game 2

    NASHVILLE -- Scott Darling rescued the Chicago Blackhawks with a great relief appearance in Game 1 of a Western Conference First Round series against the Nashville Predators, but Corey Crawford will be back in goal to start Game 2 at Bridgestone A...
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  • Blackhawks Game 1 hero Scott Darling reveals the secret to his …

    Blackhawks Game 1 hero Scott Darling reveals the secret to his success

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    A fleeting moment in goaltender Scott Darling’s scene-stealing Wednesday performance summed up his season: a playful wink at an official. Darling was right in the middle of setting an NHL record for the most minutes played in relief (67:44) without allo…
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  • Numbers don't lie: The 2015 Stanley Cup is the Chicago Blackhaw…

    Numbers don't lie: The 2015 Stanley Cup is the Chicago Blackhawks' to lose

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    Numbers don't lie: The 2015 Stanley Cup is the Chicago Blackhawks' to lose
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  • Predators' Fisher leaves game with lower-body injury

    Predators' Fisher leaves game with lower-body injury

    NHL.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    NASHVILLE -- Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher left early in the second period with a lower-body injury and will not return to Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday. Fisher played one shi...
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  • Corey Crawford makes big blunder, gives gift to Viktor Stalberg…

    Corey Crawford makes big blunder, gives gift to Viktor Stalberg to put Predators ahead 2-0

    thehockeynews.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    Heading into the post-season, the Chicago Blackhawks were struggling, but goaltender Corey Crawford was playing some of the best hockey of his career. Crawford is going to want to forget the first period of the opening game between his Blackhawks and th…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders 00:40

    Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders

    Mar 17
    Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.

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