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Second City Hockey Jun 13, 2015

Blackhawks vs. Lightning playoff thread: Game 5, Period 3

The Blackhawks and the Lightning are tied 1-1 after two periods. Come join the discussion! For the third game in a row, the Blackhawks and Lightning are in a 1-1 tie after two periods. Valtteri Filppula tallied to even the score, in a period that was mostly Lightning pushback. Let's hope this ends like Game 4 did! Let's go Hawks!
Raw Charge Jun 12, 2015

Quick Strikes for Friday, June 12

Profiling some of the stars of the Stanley Cup Final, NHL mock draft-ing + more news and notes from around the NHL in Friday's links. While the Triplets line continues to draw a lot of deserved attention for their big contributions at such a young age, it's not like the Chicago Blackhawks are a team full of greybeards. Brandon Saad is 22 and a key to the Hawks success this season and in this series. [Second City Hockey] Dobber's latest ramblings has some thoughts on Tampa Bay Lightning "role players" Ryan Callahan and Valtteri Filppula, who have transitioned seamlessly into supporting...
Defending Big D Jun 8, 2015

Dallas Stars Daily Links: The Issue with Experience

When you’re in the playoffs, how much does experience really matter? Plus, the NHL Scouting Combine wrapped up over the weekend, and the Swedes have taken control of the blue line. Heading into this year's Stanley Cup Final, a lot of the discussion centered around the fact that the Blackhawks have 26 championship rings among them, and the Lightning have exactly one. (Valtteri Filppula is the lone Tampa Bay player — he won the Cup with the Detroit Red Wings back in 2008.) This disparity prompted speculation that Chicago's experience would trump the Bolts' high-octane offense and any...

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