by Ken Campbell - June 18, 2013 5:07 PM EDT
Chicago has shaken up its lines and have fought back from a series deficit already this post-season, but the Bruins provide a much more difficult challenge.
BOSTON – When they look forward to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final Wednesday night, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will be viewing their fortunes from completely diametrically opposed perspectives.
by The Hockey News - June 18, 2013 9:01 AM EDT
From TD Garden in Boston, THN's Ken Campbell is joined by TSN’s Ray Ferraro and James Duthie to discuss the Bruins stifling defense, Chicago’s inability to adjust, Claude Julien’s hunch, why it’s too early to count the Hawks out and the AHL Calder Cup final.
In a dominating effort from puck drop to the final buzzer, the Boston Bruins took a 2-1 series with a 2-0 win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final.
by Ken Campbell - June 18, 2013 1:09 AM EDT
The final is being slowed down by bad ice and an unenforced rulebook, but the Bruins are adapting better than the Blackhawks.
BOSTON – For the first time in the Stanley Cup final, we saw the Boston Bruins team that eviscerated the two best offensive players in the world in the Eastern Conference final.
by The Canadian Press - June 17, 2013 11:03 PM EDT
Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron scored second-period goals and Tuukka Rask made 28 saves Monday as the hard-charging Boston Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup final.
BOSTON - Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron scored second-period goals and Tuukka Rask made 28 saves Monday as the hard-charging Boston Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup final.
by Ken Campbell - June 17, 2013 3:22 PM EDT
Chicago hasn't won a Game 3 yet, while the Bruins are undefeated in the same situation - will that trend continue in the final?
BOSTON – If the Chicago Blackhawks are going to seize control of this Stanley Cup final, they’re going to have to either put the brakes on a troubling trend or ignore what might just be a statistical anomaly.
by Ken Campbell - June 16, 2013 4:42 PM EDT
The Bruins were in much worse shape through two games in 2010, when they battled back to win the Cup.
BOSTON – When the Boston Bruins limped back home for Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup final two years ago, things looked grim indeed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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