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Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has won the Frank J. Selke Trophy for the NHL's best defensive forward, and Paul MacLean of the Ottawa Senators is the league's coach of the year.
The 25-year-old Toews was third in the NHL with a plus-28 rating in 47 games in the regular season. The center also was a finalist for the award after the 2010-11 season.
Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron also was up the award. Toews and Bergeron are currently competing in the Stanley Cup finals.
The Lady Byng trophy for the NHL's most sportsmanlike player went to Tampa Bay forward Martin St. Louis for the third time in four seasons.
Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins is the general manager of the year, and Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding won the NHL's Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for perseverance.
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Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals was one of the most exciting games of the entire playoffs, and NBC got lucky when they chose to mic up Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw. Shaw ended up scoring the game-winning goal in the third overtime against the Boston Bruins and hearing his reaction is absolutely priceless. [NHL.com]
Chicago Blackhawks sweaters are commonplace around the city these days - though not all wearers realize that's what hockey players and die-hard fans call those ''jerseys.''
As the Blackhawks have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup finals with the Boston Bruins, Chicago is awash in red and black hats, T-shirts and jerseys - er, sweaters. But because hockey...
We all knew Andrew Shaw would play a vital role in the Stanley Cup Final, but there weren’t many who thought he’d make such a big impact as early as he did.
The Blackhawks forward was one Chicago’s best players in its 4-3 triple-overtime win in Game 1 of the Cup Final on Wednesday night before being credited with the game-winner on what had become Thursday morning.
The NHL definitely picked the right player to toss a microphone on during the Blackhawks triple overtime Game 1 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. Andrew Shaw who scored the game winner in the third overtime was mic’d up at the time, and the NHL has kindly provided the video. Just awesome.
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If Chicago's Duncan Keith was winded after playing nearly 50 minutes in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, well, he had time to catch his breath by Friday.
The defenseman shrugged off the heavy load he logged Wednesday night in the triple-overtime thriller that the Blackhawks won 4-3.
''It's obviously a long game, but I feel comfortable,'' Keith said. '...
There is a time when sports and the rest of life can be melded together perfectly. Like a couple of months ago when the Chicago Tribune printed this graphic in one of their editions following the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing: It was a touching, and classy move by the newspaper, showing solidarity with the people of Boston, even though we as sports fans normally create divides...
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It took three overtimes to decide the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks. In the end the Blackhawks won and will go into Game 2 on Saturday looking to capitalize on that momentum.
ODDS: The Blackhawks are a 1.5 goal favorite for Game 2 with the Over/Under being 5 total points.
Coverage of Game 2 will air...
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks was one of the longest games in NHL playoff history. The two teams played well into a third overtime before 21-year-old center Andrew Shaw put himself in a perfect position to deflect a puck past Tuukka Rask. Shaw was actually the [...]
The Blackhawks wasted little time putting the pressure on the Bruins in Game 2, but the B’s are hanging around.
Boston is probably lucky to only be trailing by one goal after a frantic first period, in which Tuukka Rask made more saves than Corey Crawford might have to all game. NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is a little worried about the B’s, but he knows this could have gotten...
If you thought the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins were exhausted and in pain after playing well into a third overtime in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, have a look at Dr. Patricia Higgins. Toward the end of regulation on Wednesday night, Johnny Boychuck ripped the puck from center ice into the Bruins’ [...]
By: Rich Bergeron
The Chicago Blackhawks went from the frying pan of a double overtime series finale against the LA Kings into the fire of a triple overtime game against the Boston Bruins to kick off the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night at the United Center. The two squads struggled to break a 3-3 tie through an exciting first two overtimes before a miraculous set of puck deflections...