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Stanley Cup Finals

Stanley Cup's Game 6...In Finnish

Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing One of my favorite themes here at AA in the last year has been unearthing Finnish hockey calls. Why Finnish ho...

Bruins Star's List Of Injuries Gets Longer

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron has a punctured lung and is at a Boston-area hospital for observation. The Bruins forward was admitted...

WATCH: Bruins Player ERASES Playoff Beard

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It was a playoff beard. The playoffs are over. The beard is gone. But how? The day after the Boston Bruins suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the ...

What Other City Was Celebrating Chicago's Win?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Chicago wasn't the only city celebrating the Blackhawks win over the Boston Bruins. Toronto also seemed quite pleased with the result of the 2013 Stan...

CBC's Amazing Stanley Cup Playoffs Montage

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing I'm all for video montages becoming a staple of networks signing off their sports coverage for a given year. C...

5 Things Learned In Game 6

AP | DOUG ALDEN | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- Five things learned in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, clinching the series 4-2 ...

Baby In The Cup

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Once the hard fought 2013 Stanley Cup Final was over, the Chicago Blackhawks got downright adorable. Following his team's thrilling Game 6 victory ...

WATCH: Shaw Curses (A Lot) As Blackhawks Celebrate

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Understandably, Andrew Shaw was excited. The Chicago Blackhawks' forward repeatedly screamed "fuck yeah!" while skating around with the Stanley C...

MVP

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — Patrick Kane is the most valuable player of the NHL playoffs after he helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup on Monday night...

Bruins Squander Late Lead In Game 6

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- In 17 stunning seconds, Tuukka Rask's solid postseason was shattered. That's all the time the Chicago Blackhawks needed to rally and win ...

WATCH: Shaw Takes Puck To Face

Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw was hit in the face with the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. The 21-y...

PHOTO: This Blackhawks Fan Is Feeling VERY Confident

Posted 06.24.2013 | Chicago

To say Blackhawks fan Russell Pederson is confident in Chicago's shot at winning their second Stanley Cup in four years would be significantly short o...

Game 6: Toews On Track To Play, Bergeron Iffy

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says forward Jonathan Toews is "100 percent ready to go" for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final again...

ON THE VERGE

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Chicago's top line has been too much for the Boston Bruins to handle. Patrick Kane had two more goals in Saturday night's 3-1 victory...

Hawks, Bruins Coaches Tinker For Final Three Games Of Stanley Cup

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 06.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- They keep tinkering, each of them, looking for any advantage they can find. Claude Julien made a line change in Game 2 that led to a victo...

Rask Shuts Out Blackhawks In Game 3

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- The puck bounced off the post and rolled across the crease, away from the goal line. The red light flashed briefly, but replays would confir...

Tribune Apologizes For Boston Bombing 'Joke'

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Tribune has apologized for an image in the paper this week that jokes about putting on hold the warm feelings it shared with Bo...

WATCH: Hawks' Hero Scores Winning Goal, Drops F-Bomb

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

When it seemed that a decisive goal might never come, Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw came through. Then he made the NBC censors wish that Game...

LIVE: Stanley Cup Final Game 1

Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

For the first time since 1979, a pair of "Orignal Six" teams will face off for the Stanley Cup. The Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins are the l...

Stanley Cup Final: Something For Everyone

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Two franchises, rich in history, talent and star power. Two winning teams that know what it takes to bring home the Stanley Cup. Intrigue, ...

WATCH: Father And Son Paint Massive Tribute To Blackhawks

Posted 06.12.2013 | Chicago

When it comes to hockey fandom in one Chicago family, like father, like son. Father and son duo, Ches Perry and Alex Perry of ‘Right Way Signs,...

Original Six: When Men Were Men and the NHL Had Six Teams

Terry Lyons | Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

When the Original Six played, Phil and Tony Esposito were household names, and Tony's autograph was on our street hockey sticks and "Jesus Saved" but Phil "scored on the rebound."

PHOTOS: The Beards Of The 2013 Stanley Cup Finals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

To beard or not to beard, that is hardly a question. The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs began on April 30. Six weeks later, players from the last two ...

Governors Wager On Stanley Cup Finals

AP | Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- The governors of Illinois and Massachusetts have made a wager on the National Hockey League finals featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and the...

Defending Champs Ousted

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Kings kept playing through a slew of injuries. They kept coming when the Chicago Blackhawks jumped out to an early lead, an...