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Marian Hossa staked Chicago to an early lead Thursday and the Blackhawks easily advanced in the playoffs by downing Minnesota 5-1. Chicago, owner of the best regular-season record in the NHL, won the Western Conference quarterfinal series in five games. Comment?
Jonathan Toews doesn't have to dig deep for extra motivation - it comes naturally to the Blackhawks captain this time of year. Comment?
The Minnesota Wild entered this season amid elevated expectations after signing forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter to matching 13-year-old, $98,000,000 contracts over the summer. Comment?
Two goals from Marian Hossa staked Chicago to an early lead Thursday and the Blackhawks easily advanced in the playoffs by downing Minnesota 5-1. Chicago, owner of the best regular-season record in the NHL, won the Western Conference quarterfinal series in five games. Comment?
The Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Minnesota Wild from the playoffs on Thursday night with a 5-1 victory at the United Center to win their first-round series in five games. Comment?
The Pittsburgh Penguins made some changes in their lineup for Thursday's contest, and it worked out spectacularly for them. Comment?
Thanks to 21 saves from Corey Crawford and two goals and an assist from Marian Hossa, the Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 5-1 win over the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of this Western Conference quarterfinal series. Comment?
Depth is so important to achieving success in the NHL playoffs, and nothing ruins depth more than injuries to key players. Comment?
"It's tough, really tough, especially how tight both games were with a couple of overtime games,'' Abdelkader said. Comment?
The Grand Rapids Griffins and Toronto Marlies open their Western Conference semifinal best-of-seven playoff series on Friday in Toronto. Comment?
The fate of the Toronto Marlies in the second round of the American Hockey League playoffs could come down to the continued offensive success of two penalty killers and a rookie centre. Comment?
Winger Joey Crabb of Anchorage has been summoned back to the NHL by the Washington Capitals after their AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, were eliminated from the Calder Cup playoffs Wednesday in a decisive Game 5 against Providence. Comment?
... Berglund shoots and scores on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the second game of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final playoff hockey series. Photograph: Sarah Conard/Reuters Alex Ovechkin's franchise-record 31st career playoff ... Comment?
Fans of the no. 8-seeded New York Islanders should take this as a sign that Game 1 of their team's series against the Pittsburgh Penguins was not, in fact, the end of the world. Comment?
Teemu Selanne scored his first NHL playoff goal when Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser was 3 years old. Comment?
It certainly was not a normal regular season with only 48 games played due to the lockout, but now we get back to normal as the playoffs begin. Comment?
Gustav Nyquist scored a power-play goal 1:21 into overtime Thursday, bringing Detroit a 5-4 decision over Anaheim. Comment?
Barrett Jackman timed his first-ever play-off goal to perfection as he netted with just 50 seconds left to guide the St Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Comment?
Jakob Silfverberg and Marc Methot scored in a 1:53 span early in the third period and Craig Anderson stopped a season-high 48 shots as the Ottawa Senators took a 4-2 decision over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal from Bell Centre. Comment?
Gustav Nyquist's first career playoff goal came 1:21 into overtime to help the Detroit Red Wings take a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of this Western Conference quarterfinal series. Comment?