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Embarrassed early, Blackhawks hit their stride just in time

CHICAGO (AP) It smacks of desperation. And it's more a hunch than a real strategy. But when pressed, most coaches will admit few things motivate pro athletes better than embarrassing them. Ask the Chicago Blackhawks, who overcame another big first-period deficit and then a goalie swap for the second time against the Nashville Predators. The result was another 4-3 win Saturday night...
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Saturday's best: Calgary Flames defy the stats, advance on heart and effort

Best game: Chicago 4, Nashville 3.  Midway through the regular season, Chicago and Nashville beat writers began dreaming about a playoff matchup between the Blackhawks and Predators because the season series was such high-paced, skill-laden, entertaining hockey. They got it, and the teams did not disappoint. For the second time in this series, Chicago rallied from a multi-goal first...
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Daniel Carcillo: Why the NHL Community Needs to Look out for Its Own

If you haven't seen this video, it's worth a look. After watching this video, I have a whole new appreciation for Daniel Carcillo. I think about this, Carcillo is a guy that has over 1200 minutes in penalties during 10 season in the NHL. He's an NHL tough guy letting his guard down to hundreds of thousands of people. Carcillo's message is clear, you have to deal with the issues before...
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Keith scores, Blackhawks eliminate Predators with 4-3 win

CHICAGO (AP) Duncan Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Saturday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-2. Keith beat a screened Pekka Rinne with a laser from the left point. The defenseman, who had the winning goal in a 4-3 double-overtime victory in the series opener, also had two assists in the clinching...
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Crawford Returns, Hawks Eliminate Preds

The first period wasn’t pretty, but the final score was. In the end, the Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Nashville Predators with a 4-3 comeback win on Saturday night. Scott Darling allowed three goals in the game’s opening 11:16, which gave … Continue reading → The post Crawford Returns, Hawks Eliminate Preds appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Keith scores winner in 3rd, Blackhawks eliminate Predators in 6

  Duncan Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Saturday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-2. Keith beat a screened Pekka Rinne with a laser from the left point. The defenseman, who had the winning goal in a 4-3 double-overtime victory in the series opener, also had two assists in the clinching game. Jonathan...
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Nashville Predators’ Success at Home Makes Game 6 a Must-Win for Chicago

Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks takes control of the puck as Mike Fisher #12 of the Nashville Predators follows behind during the NHL game at the United Center on December 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks head into Game 6 of their Western conference quarterfinal series with the chance to eliminate the...
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Darling to start in goal for Blackhawks vs. Predators in Game 6

  Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal for the Blackhawks as they try to close out the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of their opening playoff round series on Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks lead the series 3-2. Chicago will try to eliminate the Predators and advance for a second time after losing 5-2 in Nashville on Thursday night with Darling in the net. Darling had...
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Predators-Blackhawks Preview

Filip Forsberg's hat trick helped the Nashville Predators avoid elimination without their top defenseman, and they'll have to do so two more times after Shea Weber was ruled out for the rest of their first-round series with the Chicago Blackhawks. They'll also have to continue finding ways to beat Scott Darling, who will make his fourth straight start in net as the Blackhawks look...
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Scott Darling in goal for Blackhawks vs Predators in Game 6

CHICAGO (AP) Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal for the Blackhawks as they try to close out the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of their opening playoff round series on Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks lead the series 3-2. Chicago will try to eliminate the Predators and advance for a second time after losing 5-2 in Nashville on Thursday night with Darling in the net...
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Scott Darling To Start Game 6

On Friday’s media call, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville named Scott Darling his Game Six starter. The post Scott Darling To Start Game 6 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Blackhawks drop Game 5 after another third period collapse

The Blackhawks had a chance last night to end their first-round series against Nashville with a win that would send them to the second round of the playoffs. That didn’t happen. Instead, Nashville scored five goals in fairly decisive 5-2 victory to stay alive and send the series back to Chicago for Game 6. Filip […] The post Blackhawks drop Game 5 after another third period collapse...
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Play of the Night: Patrick Kane

If anyone had any questions on what kind of shape Patrick Kane would be in after missing the final seven weeks of the season, he’s now showed he’s good to go! We are used to seeing Kane make the fancy plays and scoring the big time goals, and he’s at it again. Despite losing Game 5 Thursday night to the Predators, Kane showed off the good ol’ spin-o-rama, setting up Kris...
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VIDEO: Do You Remember Chicago’s Last Game 5 Against Nashville?

The Chicago Blackhawks play game five of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series at 8:30 p.m. today against the Nashville Predators. The Blackhawks have a 3-1 series lead after their marathon three-overtime 3-2 win Wednesday morning. One more win and it’s on to the next round. Well, it’s been almost exactly five years since the last time the Blackhawks had a game five against...
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Emotional Carcillo advocates for mental health following death of Steve Montador

The entire NHL was shocked by the premature death of former player (and former Sabre) Steve Montador. There was the initial burst of news and memorial ceremonies before the talk about Montador died down. But fans often only see players through the lens of a game, and that makes it difficult to understand how players are truly coping with Montador's death.  Daniel Carcillo showed...
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Blackhawks Captain Nominated For Prestigious Award

The NHL announced its finalists for the 2014-15 Selke Trophy, which is awarded to the best defensive forwards in the league. This year’s list contains the same exact players who were nominated last year in Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron; Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar, and Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews. Yes, the beloved captain of the Blackhawks has been...
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Jonathan Toews Named Selke Trophy Finalist

On Wednesday evening, the NHL announced that Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews is one of the three finalists for this season’s Frank J. Selke Trophy. Toews is a Selke finalist for the fourth time in five years; he won the award … Continue reading → The post Jonathan Toews Named Selke Trophy Finalist appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Chicago Blackhawks edge the Predators in triple overtime, take 3-1 series lead

The Chicago Blackhawks took a stranglehold on this opening round series, beating the Nashville Predators 3-2 in three overtimes and taking a 3-1 series lead. Defenseman Brent Seabrook scored the game-winner exactly one minute into the third overtime. “It was a long game, it’s a late night. It’s nice to be done with that one,” […] The post Chicago Blackhawks edge the Predators...
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Cup Dumps 4/22/15

  CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 21: Members of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a triple overtime win against the Nashville Predators in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Predators 3-2 in the third overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images...
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Recent History Shows Blackhawks Know How To Close

When it comes to the NHL Playoffs outside of the play on the ice people tend to focus on stats a lot more. With the Blackhawks now being up 3-1 on the Nashville Predators there is one important stat that Blackhawks fans should know. Always Be Closing The stat we are talking about is that since the 2009 season the Blackhawks are 20-5 in playoff elimination games.  The Detroit...
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NHL playoffs: Blackhawks, Flames can advance Thursday

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports A victory for the Chicago Blackhawks and Calgary Flames on Thursday will send both teams to the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Blackhawks defeated the Nashville Predators 3-2 in triple overtime in Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead. Defenseman Brent Seabrook scored the game-winning goal in overtime for Chicago on a one-timer...
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Brent Seabrook Scores Game Winner Because He Ate “Fruit and Crap”

The Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators played a ridiculous 101 minutes of hockey on Tuesday night, with the Blackhawks finally prevailing in triple overtime to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. The game-winner came courtesy of a man with a knack for big postseason goals, as Brent Seabrook blew a snapshot past Pekka Rinne one minute Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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VIDEO: Blackhawks Brent Seabrook Drives Stake In Predators Hearts

As the Chicago Blackhawks continue to further their reputation for both late-game comebacks and winning impossibly long marathons; Brent Seabrook added to his own status as Mr. Overtime by sending the team to a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Nashville Predators with this game-winning blast in triple overtime. This marks the third time of the series a Blackhawks defenseman has...
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Scott Darling, Blackhawks Survive 3OT Thriller

It took 101 minutes of hockey, and didn’t end until Brent Seabrook’s third career overtime game-winning goal 60 seconds into the third overtime, but the Blackhawks successfully took care of business once again at the United Center. Chicago will head … Continue reading → The post Scott Darling, Blackhawks Survive 3OT Thriller appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Unlikely heroes emerging for Chicago

The Chicago Blackhawks lead their first-round series 2 – 1, thanks largely to rookie goaltender Scott Darling. Darling had his first start on Sunday afternoon and did not disappoint, leading Chicago to a 4–2 win over Nashville Predators at the United Center. The 6-foot-6-inch netminder had previously stolen the first game of the series with […] The post Unlikely heroes emerging...
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