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Blackhawks draw Minnesota Wild in Western Conference Semifinals

Chicago to meet Minnesota in second round for second straight year. For the third straight spring the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild will meet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center for a 4-2 series win to advance to the second straight Western Conference Semifinals matchup against Chicago. Last year, the Hawks dispatched the Wild in six games. The first five games in the series were won by the home team. Patrick Kane scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 6 to clinch the series in Minnesota. The teams also...
Chicago Tribune Apr 22, 2015

5 Things: Maybe Q finally decided to stop killing Patrick Kane's game

Five things about Blackhawks 3, Pedrators 2 in triple-overtime:

5 Things: Maybe Q finally decided to stop killing Patrick Kane's game

Five things about Blackhawks 3, Pedrators 2 in triple-overtime:
Second City Hockey Apr 15, 2015

Blackhawks vs. Predators Game 1 preview: The Return of Patrick Kane

Chicago drops the puck against Nashville to start its 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff run. Patrick Kane and Brad Richards will play Wednesday night when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of Western Conference quarterfinals at Bridgestone Arena. Welcome to the postseason, everyone. Kane missed the final 21 games due to a broken left clavicle he suffered Feb. 24, but still finished second on the team with 27 goals and 64 points. The star winger was originally expected to miss nearly two months, maybe even more, with his injury. [MORE: Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full schedule...
Chicago Tribune Apr 14, 2015

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane to return for Game 1 vs. Predators

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane said Tuesday he is good to go for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday against the Predators.

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane to return for Game 1 vs. Predators

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane said Tuesday he is good to go for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday against the Predators.
Second City Hockey Apr 14, 2015

Patrick Kane to play in Game 1 against Predators

HE'S BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Patrick Kane is back for the Chicago Blackhawks. The superstar winger confirmed Tuesday that he'll be in the lineup for Game 1 of the team's first-round series against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday after recovering from a collarbone injury that was expected to keep him out much longer. More to come...
Northwest Herald Apr 14, 2015

Patrick Kane cleared to return for Blackhawks

CHICAGO – It was the most important "pushing and shoving" of the season for the Blackhawks.
Second City Hockey Apr 13, 2015

Blackhawks' doctor clears Patrick Kane to return

Star winger is back just in time for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Chicago Blackhawks medical staff have cleared Patrick Kane to return to the lineup seven weeks after he suffered a broken left clavicle, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports. The original timetable for Kane's injury suggested he would return in May, but recent reports indicated he could return ahead of schedule. The Hawks open their Stanley Cup Playoffs run on the road against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday and Kane now appears very likely to suit up for Game 1. The organization released the following statement...
Chicago Tribune Apr 13, 2015

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane practices with no contact restrictions

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane participated in practice and was cleared for contact Monday, marking the first time since his return to the ice during shoulder-injury rehab that he hadn't worn a non-contact sweater.

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane practices with no contact restrictions

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane participated in practice and was cleared for contact Monday, marking the first time since his return to the ice during shoulder-injury rehab that he hadn't worn a non-contact sweater.
Second City Hockey Apr 12, 2015

Patrick Kane 'probable' for Game 1 against the Predators, according to report

Oh boy. Oh boy oh boy oh boy. Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane is expected to play in the team's first-round series against the Nashville Predators and could be back as soon as Game 1. Kane has been cleared for full-contact practice on Monday and is considered probable for the opening game of the series on Wednesday, according to Hawks broadcaster Pat Boyle. It goes without saying that this is potentially season-changing news for the Blackhawks. Kane was playing on an MVP-level before suffering a major clavicle injury in February. That was expected to keep him out for roughly 12...
Second City Hockey Apr 11, 2015

Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks regular-season finale

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Chicago Blackhawks play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in their regular-season finale at Pepsi Arena in Denver. The Hawks must pick up at least a point to draw the Nashville Predators otherwise they'll head to Anaheim or St. Louis for the first round. Here's the latest news: **Kris Versteeg misses Patrick Kane more than anyone (SCH) **Andrew Shaw fined $2,000 for diving by NHL (SCH) **Blackhawks not intimidated by starting playoffs on the road (CSN Chicago) **Baffling Blackhawks' playoff fate impossible...
Second City Hockey Apr 7, 2015

Joel Quenneville doesn't rule out early return for Patrick Kane

But don't get your hopes up. Could Patrick Kane actually return for the first round of the playoffs? Buried in his recap of the Blackhawks' loss on Sunday, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune noted that the team hasn't ruled out that possibility. "Tough to say," coach Joel Quenneville told Kuc after the game. "Medical clearance is the hurdle ... That's where it's at." Kane isn't eligible to return before the playoffs due to salary cap rules, but the only thing stopping him from playing in the first round of the postseason is a recovering collarbone injury. The winger was initially expected to...
Second City Hockey Apr 3, 2015

Blackhawks vs. Sabres: Chicago looks to stay hot in Buffalo

Scott Darling is in net as the Hawks face the lowly Sabres on Friday night in Buffalo. Scott Darling will get the start and Patrick Kane will travel with the team as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Buffalo Sabres on Friday at the First Niagara Center. Chicago (47-24-6) mounted a third-period comeback to edge the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 and have been rolling ever since. The Blackhakws picked up wins over the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks to reach 100 points for the fifth time since 2008-09, and after clinching their seventh consecutive playoff berth Thursday, they sit three points back...

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