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Rookie Andrew Shaw scored 2:42 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.
Shaw was credited with deflecting Johnny Oduya's shot from the slot past Roberto Luongo. Oduya fired from between the circles after he trailed in late and took a feed from Dave Bolland on the left boards.
Patrick Kane scored his 20th goal in the second period for Chicago, which has won five straight and is 9-1-1 in its last 11 despite playing without captain Jonathan Toews.
Jannik Hansen scored in regulation for Vancouver - on the first shot of the game - to break a 15-game streak without a goal. The Canucks lost their second straight, and have won just one of their last five.
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The Blackhawks have assigned forward Mark McNeill, their first selection (18th overall) in the 2011 Draft, to Rockford. McNeill, 19, signed his three-year, entry-level contract with the Hawks on Jan. 2, 2012. In 67 games with Prince Albert in the WHL, McNeill had 17 multi-point games, including two … Continue reading →
In Columbus on Tuesday night, Marian Hossa’s power play goal at 4:09 in the third period gave him 900 points in his remarkable career. It was his 29th goal of the season. Congrats, Marian!
Patrick Sharp scored two goals, Duncan Keith had four assists and Corey Crawford made 24 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night to sweep the season series.
The Blackhawks, who started the night in sixth place in the West playoff race, outscored the Blue Jackets 31-10 in the six games. They won every game by at least three goals over Columbus...
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I just heard from a source on Jonathan Toewsâand it isn't necessarily good news.
Toews is still experiencing "dizziness," and until that subsides, don't expect to see him playing. Timetable indefinite. Apparently Toews tried to play through similar dizziness previously. The bottom line here is simple: patience.
Last night there was a lot of outrage about Blackhawks defensemen Duncan Keith's hit on Canucks forward Daniel Sedin.
What I didn't see was a lot of outrage about Daniel Sedins hit on Duncan Keith, and both hits are bad. Being consistent, I think you can see that both players "could be" required to sit a game or two, both hits are bad and unnecessary. I also...
Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is in trouble after elbowing Canucks forward Daniel Sedin in the head. Sedin is out indefinitely. [CBC] Video of the hit after the jump.
Shane Doan was given a 3 game suspension yesterday for elbowing Jamie Benn in the head, expect Keith to get the same.
The Phoenix Coyotes are running out of time. [PHT]
- As noted before, WWE Champion CM Punk was at the Chicago Blackhawks hockey game to promote WrestleMania 28 yesterday. Colt Cabana attended the game with him. Here is video of Punk on the ice:
- Kevin Nash was scheduled to take on former WWE Superstar Manu (Afa Jr.) for the WXW C4 promotion in Morgantown, West Virginia this weekend. Nash says he won’t be working the show because...
Keith received two for elbowing.