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Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says forward Jonathan Toews is ''100 percent ready to go'' for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins.
Quenneville says the Selke Trophy winner felt fine on Sunday and in the morning skate at the TD Garden on Monday.
The Bruins are a little less certain about Patrice Bergeron, who's their top forward. He did not participate in the team's morning skate. Coach Claude Julien says he feels confident Bergeron will play, but also discussed possible replacements.
Toews left Game 5 on Saturday night after a hit to the head. Bergeron's injury was not disclosed.
Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final is Monday night. The Blackhawks have a 3-2 lead and can clinch their second NHL title in four seasons.
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CAUGHT IN A MOSH
YouTube Jonathan Toews is on top of the world after the Blackhawks won Stanley’s Cup Monday night. Tuesday night, he was on top of dozens of hands at Chicago’s Board Room. It’s hard to tell who liked it more – Toews or the pack of 20-something guys getting in their cheap feels. You do you, Chicago. [The Big Lead]
After celebrating their Stanley Cup win in the locker room, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and some of his teammates took the celebration out onto the ice. The Bruins TD Garden was completely empty and Toews did a little shimmy and then moonwalked on the ice. It was cool to see “Captain Serious” having fun and letting loose.
[Eye on Hockey]
HOLDING OUT HOPE
Patrice Bergeron was reportedly released from the hospital on Friday night and flew home with the team. His status remains unknown.
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered some sort of mysterious injury that sidelined him for the second period of Game 5 and forced him to leave the United Center sitting in the back of an ambulance, and Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos reported that Bergeron may have suffered a spleen injury.
Pro Hockey Talk's Joe Yerdon was monitoring early-morning Tweets, and he found...
Chicago Blackhawks captain Patrick Toews and Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron -- who both missed time in Game 5 because of injury -- were back in the lineup for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Monday.
The Blackhawks lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and could clinch their second Cup in four years with a victory.
Toews was on the bench for the third period of...
After the Chicago Blackhawks clinched the Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6, Blackhawks fans took to the streets to celebrate. Enough of them made their way over to head coach Joel Quenneville’s house to toilet paper his house. Seems like an odd way to celebrate, but I guess they just wanted to take after Auburn Tigers fans that used to toilet paper Toomers Corner...
Jonathan Toews‘ status for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins is uncertain after the Blackhawks center was beat in Game 5 to the point that he missed the third period because of injury. Toews was quiet in the first three games of the Cup Finals, but he scored in the [...]
Photo courtesy of NESN.com BOSTON-- The Chicago Blackhawks (link) are extremely close to victory and it appears as though the status of one of their stars is still unknown. According to Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com, (link) head coach Joel Quenneville said he was optimistic in regards to whether star forward Jonathan Toews (link) would play Monday evening. "Johnny is doing...
It appears that Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk won’t face a suspension from the NHL as a result of the devastating hit he laid on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews during Saturday’s Game 5 in Chicago.
According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the league has reviewed Boychuk’s hit and decided that it did not warrant a disciplinary ruling. Boychuk himself stated after the game that...
Back in 2010, when the Chicago Blackhawks last won the Stanley Cup, head coach Joel Quennville‘s house was toilet papered. Now it seems that act of sanctioned vandalism is becoming a tradition when the Hawks come out on top of the NHL.
For the record, no, it isn’t bitter Bruins fans that covered Quennville’s front yard in TP. On Tuesday, pictures emerged on Twitter of Blackhawks...
The playoff beard never quite came in for Jonathan Toews. Same for Patrick Kane.
It's OK. It looks as if they are going to get plenty of practice in the coming years.
The Chicago Blackhawks will be able to bring back much of their young core of top players next season when they try to become the first repeat Stanley Cup winner since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998.
If Jonathan Toews and Patrice Bergeron can't play in Game 6, both
the Hawks and Bruins are going to have some big skates to fill.
Chicago's Jonathan Toews went five-hole on Boston goalie Tuukka Rask for the equalizing goal during the second period of Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.