Nhl: Blackhawks Beat Short-handed Penguins In Shootout 3-2 – Daily Republican Register: Daily Republican Register

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Blackhawks soar into All-Star Game as NHL’s go-to glamour team – Yahoo Sports

After a 49-year drought, Chicago has won two Stanley Cups in the past five seasons. (USA Today)

“We just find ways that we can make things better, and we showed an example of that in the last two games.” David Rundblad and Marian Hossa scored in regulation for Chicago. Corey Crawford made 33 saves and held Pittsburgh’s David Perron and Sidney Crosby in check in the shootout. “It was a tough game,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. “You find when you win these types of games, it makes you a good team.” Zach Sill scored his first NHL goal and Steve Downie added his eighth of the season for the Penguins. Fleury stopped 24 shots but Pittsburgh hobbled into the break with a fourth straight loss, among them a bruising overtime defeat in Philadelphia on Tuesday that included injuries to stars Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin. Letang was held out as a precaution following a frightening collision with Philadelphia’s Zac Rinaldo. Malkin skated during warm-ups on Wednesday before telling trainers he couldn’t play due to an undisclosed issue. Malkin’s status for All-Star weekend is uncertain. The absence of two vital parts of Pittsburgh’s core took some of the punch out of the game both teams hope is a Stanley Cup preview, though neither has looked like a top-flight contender the last month. Pittsburgh has cooled to fall just off the pace of the first-place New York Islanders in the crowded Metropolitan Division. source: http://tristate-media.com/drr/nhl-blackhawks-beat-short-handed-penguins-in-shootout/article_74c82452-a2cd-11e4-9a3e-87f2246b53c6.html

NHL: Blackhawks’ Carcillo suspended six games – Daily Republican Register: Daily Republican Register

(USA Today) He smiled. Im kidding, he said. OK, maybe part of them did wish they were somewhere warm. But Toews was kidding for the most part. Seriously. The Blackhawks have become the NHLs go-to glamour team. They hosted the second Winter Classic in 2009. They hosted a Stadium Series game last season. They had cameras follow them around for an all-access TV series in December and played in another Winter Classic on New Years Day. Now they have five players in this All-Star Game, more than any other team. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/blackhawks-soar-into-all-star-game-as-nhl-s-go-to-glamour-team-231754648-nhl.html

The punishment stems from a hit during Friday’s loss to the Jets when he cross checked Perreault across the back in the closing seconds of the second period.. Carcillo sat out Sunday’s game while awaiting a hearing and will miss five more. Carcillo loses $40,243.92 in salary. Posted in Drr , Sports , Local sports on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:35 am. Rules of Conduct 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. 2 Don’t Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. 3 Be Truthful. Don’t knowingly lie about anyone or anything. 4 Be Nice. source: http://tristate-media.com/drr/nhl-blackhawks-carcillo-suspended-six-games/article_fde65260-a13b-11e4-b1c7-1bcd7208450b.html

 

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