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  • Making case for Crawford as elite goalie

    Making case for Crawford as elite goalie
    Corey Crawford is getting hosed. It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people. The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
  • Kings, Ducks await big moment in Game 7 tonight

    Members of┬áthe Ducks and the Kings said they were a bit anxious about playing Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night at Honda Center, but they also said they planned to embrace the moment. “I’m excited. It’s...
  • Friday's local pro sports roundup: Phoebus grad Adibi signs with CFL's Saskatchewan team; Admirals ousted

    Football: Former Phoebus High and Virginia Tech defensive standout Xavier Adibi signed with the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders. Adibi -- 6-foot-2 and 242 pounds -- spent five seasons in the NFL, totaling 70 tackles and forcing two...
  • Kings rout the Ducks, 6-2, to advance to conference final

    Kings rout the Ducks, 6-2, to advance to conference final
    Maybe the Kings should start every playoff series one game from elimination. It has certainly worked through two series thus far. The Kings have reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive season, burying the Ducks early in a 6-2...
  • NHL playoff preview: Kings vs. Blackhawks first look

    NHL playoff preview: Kings vs. Blackhawks first look
    By the time the Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals against the Blackhawks last season, most of their team was being held together by tape and hope. Battered after defeating St. Louis in six games and San Jose in seven, the Kings fell to the...
  • Ducks' Teemu Selanne reflective after abrupt end to NHL career

    Ducks' Teemu Selanne reflective after abrupt end to NHL career
    Teemu Selanne's devoted followers wanted a perfect ending. He, and they, were denied that — by the Kings' emphatic 6-2 victory over the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Friday night — and so began the next phase for...
  • Seventh heaven for Kings with 6-2 rout of Ducks

    Seventh heaven for Kings with 6-2 rout of Ducks
    When it comes to winning a big game, the Kings' knowledge in how to do so was a mismatch over the Ducks. That strength more than any other defined the Kings' 6-2 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal at Honda Center. From an early goal...
  • A different Kings team is entering rematch against Blackhawks

    A different Kings team is entering rematch against Blackhawks
    Anze Kopitar was asked about revenge. This was not about that, not about getting even. Instead, the Kings center said this had to do with seizing the moment, about capitalizing on an opportunity. The Kings reached the Western Conference finals for the...
  • Blackhawks' biggest threat in conference finals is themselves

    In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can. "Great job!"...
  • Kings ramp up the drama, and stage is set for Blackhawks rematch

    Kings ramp up the drama, and stage is set for Blackhawks rematch
    The Kings' perilous playoff path this spring has been nothing like the pleasure cruise they took two years ago on the way to winning their first Stanley Cup championship. After battling to get into the playoffs in 2012 and grabbing the eighth seed, they...
  • Kings ramp up the drama, and stage is set for epic Blackhawks rematch

    Kings ramp up the drama, and stage is set for epic Blackhawks rematch
    The Kings' perilous playoff path this spring has been nothing like the pleasure cruise they took two years ago on the way to winning their first Stanley Cup championship. After battling to get into the playoffs in 2012 and grabbing the eighth seed, they...
  • Blackhawks too much for Kings, winning series opener, 3-1

    Blackhawks too much for Kings, winning series opener, 3-1
    Chicago's home record in the Stanley Cup playoffs remained impeccable this postseason as the Blackhawks defeated the Kings, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at United Center behind Brandon Saad's goal and assist and Marian Hossa's two assists in Game 1 of the...