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By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz)
In an attempt to stave off elimination and force a Game 7, the Boston Bruins came out flying to start Game 6.
From the first puck drop, the Bruins controlled play. They dominated puck possession, won the faceoffs, and jumped out to an early lead on a Chris Kelly goal.
It lasted throughout the period, but Jonathan Toews scored a short handed goal in the second period to tie the game at one.
Both teams fought poor ice conditions throughout the remainder of the second period and through the majority of the third period.
The TD Garden went insane late in the third period. Milan Lucic scored to put the Bruins up 2-1 right in front of Corey Crawford, and the Bruins had all the momentum in the world. There was a problem, though: The Bruins didn’t keep the right mindset afterwards. The Bruins decided to try and prevent a Chicago goal, when instead they should have been pressing for another goal of their own.
It came back to haunt the Bruins in dr...
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Zdeno Chara appears to be trying out some unique methods to overcome his depression of losing the Stanley Cup to the Chicago Blackhawks. One of those methods? Riding kids rides at Canobie Lake Park in New Hampshire. From the looks of things, it’s not working. [Barstool] The post Here’s Zdeno Chara on a kids ride at Canobie Lake Park appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
MLive's Ansar Khan's penned his second "free agent focus" article, following up a summation of David Clarkson's pluses, minuses and asking price with a profile of a player whose "upside" is vast and whose injury history is downright scary. Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton's a 6'2," 229-pound, 28-year-old winger who's proven himself...
A.B. Sure it would have been nice for the Boston Bruins to win the actual Stanley Cup, but when you have Creepy Stanley Cup Tin Man walking around the TD Garden, how can you complain – right?
And although Creepy Stanley Cup Tin Man isn’t as weird as the human statues in Faneuil Hall, I still don’t want him putting his jinx-y hands all over the Bobby Orr statue. That game last...
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Andrew Shaw took a puck directly to the face during the first period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Shaw immediately hit the ice and was extremely slow to get up. Shaw was not wearing a visor. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
As we all know, playoff beards are the one of the biggest superstions in the NHL. After the their stunning Stanley Cup Final loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference posted this unique Vine of himself erasing his playoff beard. It was titled, "Time to get ready for next year". Here is the Vine in GIF form below.
This was the goal by Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic scored at the 12:11 mark of the third period. Of course the Blackhawks weren't done done as they scored two goals 17 seconds to win the 3-2 and the Stanley Cup Series 4-2.
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...
A day after the Chicago Blackhawks won the 2013 Stanley Cup, Blackhawks prospect Henrik Karlsson has signed with Skellefteå in Sweden. Undrafted in the NHL, Karlsson was signed as a free agent by the San Jose Sharks prior to the 2009–10 season, but was returned to Sweden and took up starting duties with Färjestad, where he appeared in 34 games, posting [...]
Watching some diehard fans faithful enjoying their Blackhawks scoring two goals in 17 seconds to clinch a Stanley Cup Victory at a bar in the heart of Chicago is fantastic. If you don’t believe us, just click play. Talk about the best type of emotional roller coaster a fan could ride. DRINKS ON THE HOUSE!
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All right! Interesting perspective, no mystery that the NHL isn’t consistent in their call of the head shots, it’s well documented. Here’s my question; why is it, that players like Dustin Brown of the L.A. Kings has been able to get away with many of the same kind of hits for so long? Most of them have been deemed hockey hits, just like the hit that Brown put on Toews in the...
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 stamp...
A look at the final 89 seconds of Chicago's dramatic 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night that clinched the championship for the Blackhawks:
1:29 - With Chicago trailing 2-1, goalie Corey Crawford goes to the bench to give the Blackhawks an extra skater on the ice.
1:16 - After a scrum along the boards, Blackhawks defenseman...
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...
The Chicago Blackhawks hoisted Lord Stanley’s cup for the second time in four years on Monday night following a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Blackhawks won the final three games of the series to take the cup 4-2. Chicago trailed 2-1 late in the third [...]