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Why Pittsburgh must learn from Boston’s big mistake
thehockeynews.com Updated May 15
Strange. In one part of the hockey world, the cries are deafening. In another, the silence is soothing. And yet both are in similar situations. The Penguins and Bruins won their divisions going away during the regular season. In the playoffs, both got t…Upvote Share Tweet
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks and WGN-TV have agreed to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2018-19 NHL season. The team and the station announced the extension on Friday. Comcast SportsNet Chicago shows most Blackhawks g...Upvote Share Tweet
Chicago Blackhawks, WGN-TV agree to 3-year extension for TV dealthehockeynews.com May 15Chicago Blackhawks, WGN-TV agree to 3-year extension for TV dealUpvote Share Tweet(Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers who hated them the most. Here …Upvote Share Tweet
Copycat alert: Does Montreal’s win change the NHL’s emphasis from big and strong to small and crafty?thehockeynews.com May 15If the NHL is a bunch of copycats like we’ve come to expect over the years, what will the league do now that bigger, meaner teams like Boston and St. Louis have fallen by the wayside and smaller, quicker teams like Montreal and the New York Rangers have…Upvote Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- While Los Angeles and Anaheim prepare for Game 7 of their second-round series, the Chicago Blackhawks are resting and looking for ways they can play even better in the Western Conference final.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 TweetNo. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The Boston Bruins outshot the Canadiens 30 to 18, but they were outscored 3-1, thanks in large part to Price shutting the door one last time. The Montreal netminder was nigh unassailable in the win. When Montr…Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK – The National Hockey League today announced that the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference Final will begin Sunday, May 18, when the Chicago Blackhawks face off against the winner of the Second Round series between the Anaheim Duc...Upvote Share TweetCHICAGO - Corey Crawford started every single playoff game when the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup last year. Detroit had Jimmy Howard in goal, Jonathan Quick was in net for Los Angeles, Boston had Tuukka Rask, and Crawford beat each one...Upvote Share Tweet
Daily Dime: Actions speak volumes for KD, OKCMay 16No speeches necessary. Kevin Durant let his actions do the talking in OKC's clincher, writes J.A. Adande.
New York Knicks relaunch coaching search after losing out on Steve KerrMay 15Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks, forced to regroup after being trumped by Golden State in the race to hire Steve Kerr, relaunched their coaching search Thursday.