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  • Torres gets off easy

    Torres gets off easy
    Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series. But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
  • Blackhawks even series with 4-3 victory in OT

    Blackhawks even series with 4-3 victory in OT
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Patrick Sharp merely chuckled when asked if the Blackhawks practice scoring with six attackers on the ice. The Hawks seem to have perfected the art of late-game heroics as for the second consecutive contest they tied the score...
  • Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT

    Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — The comebacks keep coming for the never-say-die Blackhawks. Refusing to wilt not from the desert heat but from that of a suffocating Coyotes defense, the Hawks rallied to a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 5 of the Western...
  • Win four games in a row? The Hawks haven't won two periods in a row yet

    Win four games in a row? The Hawks haven't won two periods in a row yet
    Do we have to summon the Flyers? Is that what we're reduced to? Summoning up the team that made last year's playoffs on the last game of the season and eventually overcame a three-games-to-none deficit to make the Stanley Cup Finals? I guess that...
  • Forget NBC, the NHL is perfect for Comedy Central

    Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees. We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
  • Is Supt. McCarthy being frank with us? Quite.

     
    From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
  • Bill Plaschke: Raffi Torres in blackface is a disgrace to the NHL

     
     This year’s award for the scariest Halloween costume goes to the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes, who dressed in racial insensitivity then masked it as fun. Did you hear about Monday night’s team Halloween party? Forward Raffi Torres...
  • Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again

    Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again
    In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital. You could say the NHL is...
  • Stanley Cup finals, Game 1: Raffi Torres lifts Canucks to 1-0 victory over Bruins

     
    Stanley Cup finals, Game 1: Raffi Torres lifts Canucks to 1-0 victory over Bruins...
  • Stanley Cup finals: Boston 2, Vancouver 1 after two periods in Game 2

     
    The Bruins, who were shut out by the Canucks in Game 1, finally solved Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo in the second period. After being stymied on 36 shots in Game 1 and their first 20 on Saturday in Game 2,......
  • Stanley Cup finals Game 4: Boston 1, Vancouver 0 after one period

     
    To start Game No. 4 the Bruins brought in iconic No. 4, Hall of Fame defenseman Bobby Orr, to start their ritual pregame passing of a Bruins banner around the lower level. Orr, the greatest defenseman to ever lace up......
  • Vancouver's Lapierre finds success to the max after leaving Ducks

     
    If you blinked, you might have missed Maxim Lapierre’s Ducks career. Lapierre, known as an agitator and trash-talker but valued as a third- or fourth-line player, was acquired by the Ducks from Montreal last New Year’s Eve for defenseman...