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The better team played better when it mattered most, and that’s why the Chicago Blackhawks are running around hitting up Chicago’s finest watering holes with the Stanley Cup right now.
It wasn’t always necessarily clear, but after six grueling games, it’s almost impossible to argue that the Hawks weren’t the better team. They were, and is often the case, the better team was the victor.
Bruins fans have made a hobby out of building hatred for not only the opposing team, but the opposing fan base. We saw it in 2011 with the Canucks. We’ve seen it forever with the Montreal Canadiens. However, there was no such animosity this time around.
If you’re going to lose to anyone, it might as well be the Blackhawks and the City of Chicago. The Hawks handled the...
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Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville's house, set in suburban Highland Park, was covered in toilet paper in celebration of the Stanley Cup title.
Game 7 looked like a certainty with just over a minute left in regulation of Game 6. Boston clung to a 2-1 lead over Chicago, desperately trying to keep elimination at bay. The Blackhawks delivered a crushing and shocking blow, scoring the tying goal with 1:16 to go in regulation.
Wait! There's more! As soon as overtime seemed like a certainty, Chicago put the finishing...
After the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins in Game 6 for the NHL title, Duncan Keith tried to plop his newborn into the Stanley Cup.
Take a bow, Pat Kane! The South Buffalo native's hockey resume is already of Hall of Fame quality. All he does is score the biggest, most important goals. He makes the plays to set up his line mates that other players shake their heads at in amazement. Kane is only 24 years of age, however, he has won 2 Stanley Cup championships in the past four years. On Monday night, he was...
Wednesday marks Day 2 of the Chicago Blackhawks' latest reign as Stanley Cup champions, and thus far, it's been a busy couple days for the Cup, itself.
At 122 years old, the Cup is getting up there in age, but that hasn't slowed it down on what has been a whirlwind tour of Chicago's bar scene.
According to this handy Cup tracker , the team and the trophy arrived...
It had to end like this, didn’t it? The most incredible playoffs in recent memory culminated in the most spectacular way possible. With a little over a minute left, we were planning for a Game 7 Wednesday. The Stanley Cup was halfway out the building, on its way to Chicago where it would finally find [...]The post All Hail The Chicago Blackhawks appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
The streets of downtown Chicago were pure mayhem after the Chicago Blackhawks miraculously came back to beat the Boston Bruins in regulation. These fans apparently had too much to drink and decided that fighting would be the best way to celebrate. Fortunately, Chicago was more tame than Vancouver was two years ago.
Watching the Chicago Blackhawks lift the Stanley Cup Monday night, Red Wings fans were left wondering, "What if?"
What if the Wings had scored in overtime of Game 7 against the Blackhawks? What if they had played better in Game 5?
What if rookie defenseman Danny DeKeyser hadn't gotten hurt in Game 2 against the Anaheim Ducks? Could he have made the difference against...
Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 of the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons with a stunning comeback, 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.
Jonathan Toews scored his third goal of the playoffs...
Amongst the various injuries players from the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks played through during the Final:
1. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville admitted to the Canadian Press that Jonathan Toews "got his bell rung" in Game 5;
2. Quenneville stated that Michal Handzus played through an assortment of injuries, and that Bryan Bickell played through a grade 2 MCL...
An ending to the Stanley Cup Final like that deserves two holy *****. The Chicago Blackhawks just hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup for the 2nd time in 4 years and did so in unbelievably dramatic fashion. Since we always try and give you a perspective like you won’t find anywhere else we went to Rebel Bar in Wrigleyville to watch Game 6 and soak in all the goodness...
After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup back in 2010, fans responded by toilet papering head coach Joel Quenneville's house in celebration. After all, it was the team's first title in 49 years.
Monday night, after the Blackhawks' stunning victory over the Boston Bruins to win the Lord Stanley again, Chicago supporters showed their appreciation once again by...
It was incredibly dramatic. It was insanely inspiring (unless you're a Bruins fan). And it gave the Chicago Blackhawks another NHL title.Looking like Game 7 was a certainty for this gripping, topsy-turvy series, Chicago scored two heart-pounding goals in a memorable 17-second span (with only 1:16 left) to beat Boston 3-2 in Game 6 in front of a stunned Boston crowd. The 4-2 series...
Patrick Kane, MVP of the 2013 Stanley Cup champions, will talk about the Chicago Blackhawks NHL championship victory over the Boston Bruins on the Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday, June 26 (10:35 PM CDT) on CBS.
The Blackhawks pulled out a thrilling victory in the last 17 seconds of Game Six, giving Chicago team its second NHL championship in four seasons. Patrick Kane...
With just about four minutes remaining in the first period of a series a potentially series clinching Game 6 in Boston, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton fired a shot into the Chicago zone that somehow deflected and found Andrew Shaw's stick. The puck traveled north and struck Shaw's right cheek. Shaw lay motionless and unconscious in a pool of his own blood. He stayed down for...