The Bruins and Blackhawks, two Original 6 teams, meet for the right to raise Lord Stanley. Boston is 9-1 in the postseason since toppling Toronto in overtime of Game 7 in the opening round. Chicago is 7-1 since being down 3-1 to rival Detroit and beat last year's Cup champion Kings in the Western Conference Finals
It's an Original 6 Stanley Cup Finals, the first since 1979 and the first finals since 1972 between American Original 6 teams. Bruins and Blackhawks. Here is a preview of the series that will eventually end in one of these teams hoisting Lord Stanley's Cup, the most coveted trophy in team sports.
The task facing the Pittsburgh Penguins is not unlike the deficit the LA Kings were facing going into game 3 of the eastern conference finals-with 1 exception. A HUGE exception. The Kings played game 3 at home, and home is where they have done their best work so far in the playoffs
The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010. The Kings raised Lord Stanley in 2012 as the first 8-seed to do so. Now, these two teams will face-off in the Western Conference Finals for the right to play for the Cup again. Here is a series preview.
Oh those feisty Detroit Red Wings. Paying little mind to the prognosticators who looked at the Red Wings as a mere bump in the road (I raise my hand), Detroit used a solid goaltending effort from Jimmy Howard to defeat the heavily favored Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 and grab a 2-1 lead in the best of 7 Western Conference semi finals
Mike Lindsley talked with ESPN NHL analyst and insider Barry Melrose about the upcoming series between the Rangers and Bruins, the Game 7's those two teams battled through in Round 1 and other upcoming series. Hear it here:
Oh for us hockey fans it is Christmas time. The presents can be found every night. For some coal is to be had. For others glory. The Blackhawks and Blues tasted glory. For Jonathan Quick and the LA Kings Not so much
The Chicago Blackhawks have started the NHL season with an amazing 23 game point streak, meaning that they have not lost a game in regulation this season. Chicago is 20-0-3 on the season, with their only three losses on the season coming in overtime or shootouts, in one of the most impressive runs in sports history.
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