That’s how the period would end and the third was more of the same — power plays for the Blackhawks and excellent penalty killing by the Canucks. They used that momentum to net the game-winner by Mikael Samuelsson. Once it was 3-2 with 12 minutes remaining, the Canucks checked the fading hometown heroes into submission.
Brian Leetch previews the Canucks vs. Blackhawks series and believes the Canucks will eliminate the reigning Stanley Cup champions in five games.
It won’t ease the pain of being eliminated in each of the last two playoff seasons, but the Vancouver Canucks have to be feeling good about themselves after an emotional 4-3 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Arena on Friday night. Not that their coach wasn’t trying to downplay the pleasure of beating the
The Philadelphia Flyers made a strong statement with a strong effort. Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and rookie Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves in Philadelphia’s 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Nikolay Zherdev and Scott Hartnell added goals, and Claude Giroux had four assists for the Flyers in the only
If there’s one thing Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne loves, it’s playing in a shootout. Marcel Goc scored the only goal in the shootout with Rinne stopping Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane and the Predators rallied from a two-goal deficit after two periods to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Saturday night. Nashville forward Jerred Smithson said
Jarome Iginla and Anton Babchuk scored on the power play for the Flames. Babchuk’s goal was his first since joining Calgary in a trade from Carolina on Nov. 17. Click Here To Continue Reading Article Follow Anton On Facebook
The Predators welcomed division rival Chicago to town on Saturday in what turned out to be a fantastic game, with the home team coming out on top 4-3 in a shootout. No one player led the Preds to victory; it was a classic 20-men-for-60-minutes effort out of them in this one. The special teams stepped
Former Hawk Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 26 shots, including back-to-back saves on point-blank opportunities for Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane late in the third. “I thought that was lucky,” Khabibulan said. “Usually, most of the time, they score that goal.” Hossa, Brent Seabrook and Duncan Keith were all on the ice for both goals against and