Posted April 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
Corey Crawford stopped 30 shots and the Chicago Blackhawks got goals from Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa for a 2-0 win over St. Louis on Sunday, ending Blues goalie Brian Elliott's shutout streak at three games. The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points and have won five in a row. They're 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net. The Blues rarely tested Crawford until the third period and lost their second straight in front of a standing room crowd of 19,385 that had a healthy contingent of Blackhawks fans. St. Louis has seven games remaining, all but one at home. Bickell tapped in his own rebound on a rush early in the second period to end Elliott's streak at 214 minutes. Hossa's short-handed goal off a faceoff win by Jonathan Toews was the crusher early in the third, coming 17 seconds after Duncan Keith was whistled for cross-checking David Backes in front of the Chicago net. The Blues were 0 for 3 on the power play and have scored on only six of their ...

Blackhawks Blank Blues, Continue Central Dominance

The Blackhawks dominance of the Central Division continued in St. Louis on Sunday, as Corey Crawford led Chicago to a 2-0 shutout of the Blues. There was a lot of talk about shutouts coming in, with St. Louis netminder Brian … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Blank Blues, Continue Central Dominance appeared first on Committed Indians.

Patrick Kane kicks Jonathan Ericsson in the groin (Video)

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane kicked Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson in the groin during the third period of Friday night's NHL game at the United Center. Ericsson was pushing Kane in the back when Kane whipped his leg backwards and kicked Ericsson in the ding-ding. Ericsson briefly came out of the game but managed to laugh about it on the bench....

Blackhawks Silence Stars, Streak Continues

Both teams brought a five-game winning streak into the United Center on Monday night. But a dominant third period extended the Blackhawks streak, and pushed the Stars to the brink of an early summer. Offense came from all over the … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Silence Stars, Streak Continues appeared first on Committed Indians.

Drew LeBlanc Wins Hobey Baker Award, Gets Signed By Blackhawks In The Same Day

Twitter/@NCAAIceHockey Friday in Pittsburgh, the NCAA awarded St. Cloud State forward Drew LeBlanc the prestigious Hobey Baker Memorial Award. LeBlanc beat out Boston College’s Johnny “Hockey” Gaudreau and Quinnipiac’s outstanding goaltender Eric Hartzell. LeBlanc took home college hockey’s version of the Heisman with an impressive stat line of 13 goals and 37 assists...

NHL is Ending Its Most Historic Rivalry With the Realignment Plan

As I watched last Friday’s Chicago Blackhawks game against the Detroit Red Wings, I realized I was watching the last time the two historic franchises will play each other on a regular basis. A wave of sadness came over me. The first thing I learned about from my Dad when he took me to my first ever Blackhawks game was the rivalry between the ‘Hawks and the Detroit Red Wings....

Blackhawks use 3rd-period spurt to beat Stars

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's Andrew Shaw, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Marian Hossa scored in the third period after Dallas rallied to tie it, and the Blackhawks went on to beat the Stars 5-2 on Monday night for their sixth straight win. Jonathan Toews netted his team-leading 21st goal, and Viktor Stalberg also scored for NHL-leading Chicago, which has points in nine consecutive games...

What are the odds the Blues make the playoffs?

Following a disappointing loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, the Blues were left with just seven regular season games on their 2013 schedule. After 41 games, the Blues have 48 points which is good enough for 6th in the West. With the Western Conference so tightly contested, what are the odds the Blues will make the playoffs? The answer is a bit more promising...

Channel information for Cardinals-Pirates game on FOX Sports Midwest Plus

Tuesdays (April 16) Cardinals game at Pittsburgh will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in the St. Louis market and on alternate channels on DirecTV, Dish and AT&T U-verse. This is because of overlap with the St. Louis Blues game on FOX Sports Midwest. Fans with cable outside the St. Louis market will see Cardinals-Pirates on the FOX Sports Midwest main channel. Tuesday...

(Video) Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk blows up Andrew Shaw

Talk about a violent hit as St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk blows up Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw with a good clean hit. There was no penalty on the hit, nor should there have been. The game during the first period was a very physical and hard hitting game.

Blackhawks goalie controversy: Corey Crawford or Ray Emery?

Last season Chicago Blackhawks fans saw both Corey Crawford and Ray Emery struggle from time to time, not making the big saves when they needed to. Also, last season came to a devastatingly short end when Corey Crawford let in a very soft overtime goal that knocked the Blackhawks out of the playoffs early for the second straight year; after winning the Cup in 2010. However, this...
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