May 21, 2013
Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the host Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-1, Monday night to take a two-games-to-one lead in the second-round series. Patrick Kane scored 4 minutes, 35 seconds into the third period to pull Chicago within one. The Blackhawks celebrated as if they tied the game about a minute later, but Andrew Shaw's goal was waved off because he was in the crease.
May 21, 2013 |
THE YOUNG Detroit Red Wings have made the mighty Chicago Blackhawks look vulnerable, beating them two straight times to gain an advantage in their last playoff matchup as Western Conference rivals. Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help Detroit beat visiting Chicago, 3-1, last night and take a 2-1 lead in the second-round series. As good as the Red Wings have looked - scoring six straight goals to earn momentum in the series - their hard-driving coach isn't ready to celebrate.
May 19, 2013
Damien Brunner and Brendan Smith scored in the second period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the host Chicago Blackhawks, 4-1, Saturday in Game 2 to even their Western Conference semifinal series. It was a strong response by the Red Wings after Chicago handled them easily in the series opener, 4-1. Just as the Blackhawks did in Game 1, Detroit took control in the second period and put the game away in the third. Now, the Red Wings have a chance to take the lead when this series between Original Six rivals shifts to Detroit for Game 3 on Monday.
May 16, 2013 |
IF THE Chicago Blackhawks-Detroit Red Wings rivalry is about to undergo a transformation, the Blackhawks want to have the final say. They got the first word. Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Blackhawks beat the visiting Wings, 4-1, in the opener of their second-round Western Conference playoff series last night. Detroit moves to the Eastern Conference next season. "As happy as we are about going to the Eastern Conference, we are going to be giving up something that's pretty special," Wings forward Justin Abdelkader said.
May 1, 2013
Bryan Bickell scored in overtime on a two-on-one rush, and the Chicago Blackhawks started the playoffs on a winning note after dominating the regular season, beating the visiting Minnesota Wild, 2-1, on Tuesday night. Corey Crawford settled down after allowing a weak goal in the opening minutes. Marian Hossa also scored, and the Blackhawks took the early lead in this first-round series. Game 2 is Friday at the United Center. Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom was a late scratch because of a leg injury.
April 15, 2013 |
COREY CRAWFORD came away with the shutout in this one, not Brian Elliott. Chicago's goalie stopped 30 shots and Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa scored to lead the visiting Blackhawks to a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, ending Elliott's bid for a fourth straight shutout. "I felt good today, but I think the main thing is everyone is playing well," Crawford said after his third shutout of the season. "We need everyone to play well every night and so far this year it's been pretty much that for every game.
April 12, 2013 |
CHICAGO - For all the history the Chicago Blackhawks created with their remarkable start this NHL season, it was a relative newcomer and former Flyer, goalie Ray Emery, who played a central role. It's also Emery, 15-1-0 with a 1.90 goals-against average, who is at the top of his game as the Blackhawks, in first place in the Western Conference, gird for the playoffs. On Tuesday, Emery made his third straight start, stopped 20 shots, and earned his third shutout of the season with a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.
April 2, 2013
In less than two minutes, the Chicago Blackhawks did all the damage they needed to do. And then they just kept scoring. The Blackhawks scored three goals during a span of 1 minute, 39 seconds early in the first period and Brandon Saad and Dave Bolland finished with two goals apiece in Chicago's 7-1 rout of the host Detroit Red Wings on Sunday - Gordie Howe's 85th birthday. Howe was on hand at Joe Louis Arena signing autographs. Ted Lindsay and Alex Delvecchio - Howe's fellow members on the famed "Production Line" - were also in attendance, and the Red Wings wore jerseys with his retired No. 9 during warm-ups.
March 12, 2013 |
SAM GAGNER scored two of Edmonton's four goals in the first period and the visiting Oilers beat Chicago, 6-5, on Sunday night, sending the Blackhawks to their second straight loss after their record-breaking, 21-0-3 start. Ryan Whitney and Taylor Hall each had a goal and an assist for Edmonton, which snapped a five-game losing streak. Captain Shawn Horcoff also scored as the Oilers went 3-for-4 on the power play. Chicago set an NHL record by recording at least one point in the first 24 games.