NHL Playoffs

Wed, 04/18/2012
Coach Joel Quenneville and his team didn't hold back with their opinions of the officiating in Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Coyotes. "The refereeing (Tuesday night) was a disgrace," Quenneville said after the Coyotes skated to a 3-2 overtime victory over the Hawks to take a 2-1 lead in...
Wed, 03/28/2012
NEWARK, N.J. — As a youngster growing up in Montreal, the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford looked up to Martin Brodeur. Tuesday night, Crawford stared the future Hall-of Famer in the eyes as they engaged in a goaltending battle that featured highlight-reel saves at both ends of the ice. When the dust settled, Brodeur had come out on top as the 39-...
Wed, 04/27/2011
With his Indiana Pacers facing elimination from the NBA playoffs in Game 5 of their first-round series with the Bulls Tuesday night, coach Frank Vogel was asked if he had used the Blackhawks as an example of never-say-die resilience to inspire his troops. The Bulls’ United Center co-tenants had fought hard to keep their season alive, rallying...
Mon, 04/25/2011
The Bulls’ bandwagon will be limited to Bulls fans for another couple of days now that the Blackhawks have staved off elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs by beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in overtime Sunday night. Rookie Ben Smith’s goal at 6:50 of overtime touched off jubilation at the sold-out United Center and enabled the Hawks to...