Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.
Bruins President Cam Neely issued a statement Friday calling the tweets “racist” and “classless.”
A capsule look at the second round of the NHL playoffs.
“We’re going to be way younger than you’re used to,” Babcock said. “We’re going to end up with a lot of kids on this team.”
More worrisome to most than Howard’s absence for Game 4, however, was his overall performance in the 2013-2014 season.
“There’s a question if there’s dead tissue in there,” Holland continued.
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.
Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg made his return from back surgery sooner than expected.