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Second City Hockey 5 hours ago
2018 Worlds: How to watch the medal round

2018 Worlds: How to watch the medal round

Here’s your place to discuss all the action. Chicago Blackhawks will have three players in action Sunday for the United States against Canada in the bronze-medal game at the World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark. Sweden, the reigning World champions, will face Switzerland for gold. Patrick Kane leads Team USA with a tournament-high 19 points. He was held to only two shots in the U.S.’ 6-0 semifinal loss to Sweden on Saturday. Defenseman Connor Murphy had two shots and forward Alex DeBrincat had none. DeBrincat has one goal and eight points in the tournament, while Murphy and...
Bleedin' Blue 8 hours ago

Four St. Louis Blues Still Playing In Denmark, But For Wrong Medal

The luck of the St. Louis Blues seemed to follow their players to Denmark at the World Championships. The team suffered an injury and now the remaining players are playing for the wrong colored medal. The 2018 IIHF World Championships have been interesting. You have to say that. However, things have been up and down […] Four St. Louis Blues Still Playing In Denmark, But For Wrong Medal - Bleedin Blue - Bleedin Blue - A St. Louis Blues Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleedin' Blue 9 hours ago

St. Louis Blues: Trade Market Is Actually Likeliest Route In Offseason

The St. Louis Blues finally have some money to spend this offseason, so fans are hungry to enter the free agent market. The issue is that the team actually has little room on the roster for outside help. It’s interesting how quickly opinions and ideas come to you while researching other ideas. While looking for […] St. Louis Blues: Trade Market Is Actually Likeliest Route In Offseason - Bleedin Blue - Bleedin Blue - A St. Louis Blues Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Winnipeg Sun 9 hours ago

By the numbers, Jets probably should be in better shape

LAS VEGAS — The numbers really don’t add up. Look at them any way you want, but there’s nothing in them that would suggest the Vegas Golden Knights should be leading the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 in the Western Conference final. Well, that is, as long as you don’t look at the goaltenders. In an NHL […]
Winnipeg Sun 10 hours ago

FRIESEN: Jets have plenty to lose, despite bright future

I’m not one to make bold predictions about a sporting event, but I know how Sunday’s game between the Winnipeg Jets and Las Vegas Golden Knights is going to end. It’s going to end with the crowd on its feet, sending the Jets off the ice to a thundering ovation. It’ll be the sound of […]
12 hours ago
Team USA, Canada both fall in semifinals

Team USA, Canada both fall in semifinals

Blues defenseman Colton Parayko scores for Canada in 3-2 defeat to Switzerland.
Winnipeg Sun 12 hours ago

Maurice looks for Jets to turn back clock…Defensive changes explained…Mason’s absence a mystery

The Winnipeg Jets know exactly what it takes to stave off elimination. In the one and only time during the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Jets came up with their most complete game of the post-season in defeating the Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series. The circumstances are different for the […]
Winnipeg Sun 13 hours ago

For Jets, it’s now or never: Three-game streak required to keep season alive

The moment of truth has arrived for the Winnipeg Jets. After dropping three consecutive games to the Vegas Golden Knights, the Jets find themselves in a position that seemed inconceivable given the way the series opener of the Western Conference final went. Those three goals in fewer than eight minutes in the first period seem […]
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa reportedly retiring: ‘I will not play hockey anymore’

Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa reportedly is calling it a career. Hossa, who did not play last season because of a progressive skin disorder and the severe side effects of the medication used to treat it, told Slovakian news outlet Novy Cas he is retiring after 19 seasons in the NHL. “I’m done...
Second City Hockey 17 hours ago
IceHogs fall 4-2 to Stars in Game 1 of Western final

IceHogs fall 4-2 to Stars in Game 1 of Western final

Rockford forward Chris DiDomenico scores a goal and assists on another. Remi Elie scored the eventual game-winning goal on the power play and Mike McKenna stopped 33 shots to help the Texas Stars hand the Rockford IceHogs a 4-2 loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Friday at H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas. It’s the first loss of the playoffs for Rockford, the Chicago Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate, who swept the Chicago Wolves and Mantioba Moose in the first two rounds. Texas hosts Rockford for Game 2 of their series Sunday. Postgame: Head Coach Jeremy Colliton recaps...
Second City Hockey 17 hours ago
Hossa: ‘I will not play hockey anymore’

Hossa: ‘I will not play hockey anymore’

The Chicago winger is calling it a career. Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will hang up his skates. “I will not play hockey anymore,” Hossa told Slovakia newsoutlet Novy cas. “I have a valid contract with Chicago for the next three years, but I have only one health and it does not allow me to return.” Hossa, 39, missed the 2017-18 NHL season due to a progressive skin disorder, meaning he’s allergic to his hockey equipment. The Hawks can continue to put Hossa on long-term injured reserve, but a trade is also a likely option. He’s signed for three more years with a $5.275...
Winnipeg Sun 18 hours ago

Dustin Byfuglien vs 2 Players

Dustin Byfuglien hauls two Golden Knights players, Marc-Andre Fleury tickled Blake Wheeler’s ear during Game 3 of Western Conference final on Wednesday, May 16 in Las Vegas.
Second City Hockey 18 hours ago
MBS: IceHogs drop first game of playoffs

MBS: IceHogs drop first game of playoffs

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Rockford IceHogs were handed their first loss of the Calder Cup playoffs in a 4-2 defeat against the Texas Stars in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Friday at H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas. Carl Dahlstrom and Chris DiDomenico each scored for the Rockford IceHogs BLACKHAWKS **What’s driving the IceHogs’ Calder Cup push? (The Athletic) **Former Hawk of the Week: Mark Bell (SCH) **IceHogs vs. Stars schedule (SCH) CENTRAL DIVISION **From Hartford to Winnipeg, Paul Maurice still learning, still...
Bleedin' Blue 23 hours ago

St. Louis Blues Jaden Schwartz Is OK, But These Are The Blues

The St. Louis Blues got some welcome good news regarding Jaden Schwartz after his injury. However, given the team’s luck, we might not be out of the woods yet. The St. Louis Blues are breathing a sigh of relief after getting the initial news of Jaden Schwartz being injured. However, fans might want to simply […] St. Louis Blues Jaden Schwartz Is OK, But These Are The Blues - Bleedin Blue - Bleedin Blue - A St. Louis Blues Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Defending Big D 23 hours ago
Saturday Links: Back To The Future

Saturday Links: Back To The Future

Can Jim Montgomery find the key to success in the Stars’ past? Plus, what’s on at the Worlds, what’s happened to Winnipeg, and more. New head coach Jim Montgomery is bringing some fresh excitement to the Dallas Stars’ outlook. He’s also the source of fresh uncertainty, as a first-time NHL coach who will rely on the wisdom of consultant Ken Hitchcock to make the transition. How can that possibly work? Mike Heika’s first article as the Stars’ senior staff writer examines how the Stars’ past glories can productively inform their new, Jim-centric future: Nill hired two of the...

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