June 16, 2013

Stanley Cup 2013: Grinders allowed to outshine stars through two games

Stanley Cup 2013: Grinders allowed to outshine stars through two games

by Ken Campbell - June 16, 2013 1:40 AM EDT

The obstruction that has crept back into the game as the playoffs have gone on has smothered the marquee players in the final.
CHICAGO – If you came looking for shining stars in the first two games of the Stanley Cup final, you were clearly in the wrong place.

June 15, 2013

Stanley Cup 2013: Nathan Horton, playoff plus-minus leader, will play Game 2

Stanley Cup 2013: Nathan Horton, playoff plus-minus leader, will play Game 2

by Ken Campbell - June 15, 2013 2:21 PM EDT

Horton left Game 1 in the first overtime period with a shoulder injury, but will rejoin Boston's top line Saturday night.
CHICAGO – Nathan Horton of the Boston Bruins would not talk about what is clearly a shoulder injury, but he did declare he’s healthy enough to get into the lineup for Game 2 Saturday night.

June 14, 2013

VIDEO: THN Puck Panel – Bruins depth concerns and awards talk

VIDEO: THN Puck Panel – Bruins depth concerns and awards talk

by The Hockey News - June 14, 2013 7:05 PM EDT

Nathan Horton participated in the Boston Bruins practice at the United Center, but his status for Saturday’s Game 2 is still unclear. If Horton doesn’t play the Bruins will be missing a key piece of their top line. From Chicago, THN's Ken Campbell is joined by ESPN’s Scott Burnside and Sun Media’s Steve Simmons to discuss the Bruins developing depth issues, plus awards talk on the Hart and more.
Nathan Horton participated in the Boston Bruins practice at the United Center, but his status for Saturday’s Game 2 is still unclear.


Stanley Cup 2013: Corey Crawford making a case for place on Team Canada

Stanley Cup 2013: Corey Crawford making a case for place on Team Canada

by Ken Campbell - June 14, 2013 6:55 PM EDT

The Hawks netminder has never played internationally for Canada, but could find himself as the country's No. 1 goalie at the 2014 Olympics.
CHICAGO – Corey Crawford has never worn the maple leaf on his chest. Never even come close. He’s never been to any kind of selection camp, never even played for a provincial under-17 team, has never had a sniff of any kind when it comes to representing his country.


VIDEO: THN Puck Panel – Bruins have mentality to bounce back from Game 1 loss

VIDEO: THN Puck Panel – Bruins have mentality to bounce back from Game 1 loss

by The Hockey News - June 14, 2013 12:15 AM EDT


From Chicago, THN's Ken Campbell is joined by the Toronto Star’s Damien Cox and Sun Media’s Chris Stevenson to discuss the Bruins resiliency, the contrast of styles between the goalies in this series and Corey Crawford’s emergence as a premier stopper.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins made history Wednesday night when Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final lasted well into the third overtime period.


Stanley Cup 2013: Bruins, Blackhawks shift focus to Game 2

Stanley Cup 2013: Bruins, Blackhawks shift focus to Game 2

by Ken Campbell - June 14, 2013 12:01 AM EDT

Wednesday night's marathon was a gratifying win for one team and a disappointing loss for the other - but it's behind both of them... plus one-on-one with Chris Kelly.
CHICAGO – It would be impossible to find two teams better able to put an evening such as Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final behind them than the ones that played in it.

June 13, 2013

VIDEO: Blackhawks win marathon Game 1 of Stanley Cup final

VIDEO: Blackhawks win marathon Game 1 of Stanley Cup final

by The Hockey News - June 13, 2013 3:50 AM EDT

In a game that went deep into triple overtime it was fitting that a double-tipped shot ended it. Andrew Shaw got the game-winner, but it took a team effort to fight back from a 3-1 deficit in the third period. THN’s Ken Campbell has reaction from the Blackhawks dressing room.
In a game that went deep into triple overtime it was fitting that a double-tipped shot ended it. Andrew Shaw got the game-winner, but it took a team effort to fight back from a 3-1 deficit in the third period.


Stanley Cup 2013: Blackhawks depth outlasts Bruins in Game 1

Stanley Cup 2013: Blackhawks depth outlasts Bruins in Game 1

by Ken Campbell - June 13, 2013 3:26 AM EDT

The six-period opening game of the Cup final was a war of attrition won by the team that best utilized its talent.
CHICAGO – Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien seemed incredulous when he heard the question, something about what a factor Andrew Shaw is in their game preparation.

June 12, 2013

VIDEO: Blackhawks and Bruins eager to start 2013 Stanley Cup final

VIDEO: Blackhawks and Bruins eager to start 2013 Stanley Cup final

by The Hockey News - June 12, 2013 12:55 PM EDT

The Chicago Blackhawks have been the best team in the National Hockey League all season. The Boston Bruins, on the other hand, hobbled through the final weeks of the regular season and barely escaped the first round. But regardless of their different paths, they both find themselves in the 2013 Stanley Cup final.
The Chicago Blackhawks have been the best team in the National Hockey League all season. The Boston Bruins, on the other hand, hobbled through the final weeks of the regular season and barely escaped the first round.


VIDEO: One-on-one with Dave Bolland of the Chicago Blackhawks

VIDEO: One-on-one with Dave Bolland of the Chicago Blackhawks

by The Hockey News - June 12, 2013 12:37 PM EDT

On a team as jam-packed with superstars as the Chicago Blackhawks, it is easy to overlook the contributions of a player like Dave Bolland. But people who follow the team closely know his value. THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with Bolland to discuss the success he enjoyed this year and more.
On a team as jam-packed with superstars as the Chicago Blackhawks, it is easy to overlook the contributions of a player like Dave Bolland.

June 11, 2013

Stanley Cup 2013: Rebuilt Blackhawks more experienced in 2013

Stanley Cup 2013: Rebuilt Blackhawks more experienced in 2013

by Ken Campbell - June 11, 2013 11:55 PM EDT

After winning the Stanley Cup in 2010, the Blackhawks lost key pieces of their lineup to the salary cap. But it didn't take long for them to get back.
CHICAGO – Three summers ago, the confetti and streamers from the Stanley Cup parade had barely been cleaned up when the Chicago Blackhawks set about dismantling their roster.


VIDEO: THN Puck Panel - Stanley Cup final preview

VIDEO: THN Puck Panel - Stanley Cup final preview

by The Hockey News - June 11, 2013 9:09 PM EDT

Despite being an Original Six series, the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins have never met in the Stanley Cup final before. From Chicago, THN's Ken Campbell is joined by two former NHLers, Ed Olczyk of NBC and Aaron Ward of TSN, for a preview of the Boston-Chicago final.
Despite being an Original Six series, the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins have never met in the Stanley Cup final before, but that's not the only historical note heading into this series.

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