Antoine Vermette was the unlikely hero of Game 4, with a double-overtime goal to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 and tie the Western Conference final at two games a piece. More
The Anaheim Ducks scored three goals in 37 seconds but the Chicago Blackhawks kept pace with three of their own through a wild, high-scoring third period of Game 4 on Saturday.
It took the Chicago Blackhawks nearly 20 minutes to solve Frederik Andersen, but Brandon Saad did it in style on a thrilling shorthanded breakaway.
The Chicago Blackhawks will have Antoine Vermette and Teuvo Teravainen back in their lineup for Game 4 against the Ducks, but tweaking the forward group won't cover up their more pressing depth issues on the blueline.
For all the praise heaped on Tyler Johnson and his 5-foot-8 frame, there are several players shorter than him who've done great things in the playoffs. Here's a look at five big-impact little forwards from hockey history.
The California Golden Seals were one of the most bizarre and lovable franchises in the history of the NHL, and filmmaker Mark Greczmiel is bringing the team back to life in a new documentary. From green and yellow jerseys to white skates and a team-backed streaker, the Seals were never dull and Greczmiel can’t wait to tell their story.
Boston’s new GM Don Sweeney could bring big changes to Beantown in his first off-season and will have to decide what to do about the Bruins’ lack of scoring. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s future in goal is uncertain, as the Senators will have to move out one of their three NHL goaltenders and the Columbus Blue Jackets shop young winger Kerby Rychel.
Keith Yandle scored three points and helped spark teammate Rick Nash in an explosion of offense by the New York Rangers in Game 4.
Henrik Lundqvist was extraordinary and Ben Bishop looked less than ordinary as the New York Rangers' big guns showed up to beat Tampa Bay 5-1 in Game 4.
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