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Corey Crawford is the starting goalie on the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, but he’s not regarded by some as a big-time “money” goalie. But for the first 50 minutes of Chicago’s Game 6 showdown against Minnesota, Crawford stood on his head, …Upvote Share Tweet
The Wild controlled most of Game 6, but Patrick Kane's series-clinching OT goal gave Chicago a 2-1 win.Upvote Share Tweet
Who the playoffs are missing and why we don’t carethehockeynews.com May 13Notice any players missing in the playoffs? Don’t sweat it if you don’t, because no one else has either. They disappear around this time every year, and few fans seem to care because they’re too busy watching the real season when only the real players a…Upvote Share Tweet
Points to ponder for Blackhawks-Wild Game 6CNNSI.com May 13With the Wild on the brink, the Blackhawks are gunning for a fast start in tonight's Game 6.Upvote Share Tweet
Blackhawks look to keep closing streak alive in Game 6 vs. WildCoffee is for closers, as Blake told the roomful of real estate salesmen in “Glengarry Glen Ross.” The Chicago Blackhawks, since Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews came aboard, have been nothing but closers come playoff time. In Tuesday night’s Game 6 agai…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com May 13On Tuesday's SI Now, Sarah Kwak and Brian Cazeneuve discuss if Minnesota Wild should be proud of how far they've made it into the postseason.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com May 13Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 20 saves to lead Finland to a 4-0 victory against Germany in preliminary-round play at the 2014 IIHF World Championship at Minsk Arena in Belarus on Tuesday. The victory was the first for Finland (1-2...Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Canes coach Muller joins Blues as assistantESPN.com May 13Kirk Muller has been hired as an assistant coach for the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetBy popular demand, Puck Daddy takes its Conn Smythe Watch from the evening Three Stars to every morning of the postseason. Keep in mind that we factor in the probability of a long playoff run into these choices. Who are the current favorites for playoff…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com May 13The St. Louis Blues on Tuesday hired Kirk Muller as an assistant coach. TSN's Darren Dreger reported Muller, who was fired last week as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, will receive a two-year contract to join the staff of veteran Blues coach ...Upvote Share Tweet
Stanley Cup Three Stars: Price shuts out Bruins; Smith-Pelly, Gibson lead DucksNo. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens Price recorded his fourth career playoff shutout (with a little help from David Desharnais) with a 26-save night during a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins. The win forces a Game 7 Wednesday at TD Garden. No. 2 S…Upvote Share TweetNo. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens Price recorded his fourth career playoff shutout (with a little help from David Desharnais) with a 26-save night during a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins. The win forces a Game 7 Wednesday at TD Garden. No. 2 S…Upvote Share Tweet
Crawford On Closing Out WildMay 13Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford says he enjoyed playing and winning in Minnesota.
Kane On Game-Winning GoalMay 13Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane talks about delivering the overtime game-winner against the Minnesota Wild in Game 6.
Blackhawks End Wild's SeasonMay 13The Blackhawks needed overtime in Game 6 to beat the Wild 2-1 and advance to the Western Conference finals.
Utah Jazz to sound out John Stockton about coaching openingMay 14The Utah Jazz, as part of a broad coaching search expected to feature some 20 candidates, plan to sound out Jazz legend John Stockton to see whether he has any interest in the position, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Sources: Jazz to ask Stockton about coachingMay 14The Utah Jazz, as part of a broad coaching search expected to feature some 20 candidates, plan to sound out Jazz legend John Stockton to see whether he has any interest in the position, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Sources: SVG, Pistons agree on 5-year dealMay 13The Detroit Pistons have signed Stan Van Gundy to a contract make him their new coach and president of basketball operations, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
Daily Dime: Instant oral history of LAC-OKC Game 5May 13The Thunder capped a rally with free throws that Doc Rivers believe should not have happened, writes J.A. Adande