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Blackhawks Fail To Fight Back As Kings Get One Back

The Blackhawks’ series lead has been trimmed to 2-1 with another game at the Staples Center — where the Kings have now won 15 straight — Thursday night.

06/05/2013

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Kings Hope To Stay Perfect At Staples Center In Game 3

After back-to-back losses in Chicago, the Kings are hoping they can stay perfect at Staples Center in a crucial Game 3 on Tuesday night.

06/04/2013

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Kings’ Quick Chased Out In 4-2 Loss, LA Falls Behind 2-0 In Conference Finals

Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

06/03/2013

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Kings Need To Score More To Beat Blackhawks

After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.

05/31/2013

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Seabrook’s OT Goal Lifts Blackhawks Past Red Wings

Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard’s glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.

05/30/2013

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Blackhawks Look To Break Howard In Game 4

Jimmy Howard’s cat-quick reflexes in net and easygoing nature out of it are big reasons the Detroit Red Wings are on a roll.

05/23/2013

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Wild Lament Early Exit But Note Improvement

Making the playoffs for the first time in five years should count as progress. For the Minnesota Wild, that step forward wasn’t firm enough.

05/11/2013

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Hossa Scores Twice As Blackhawks Eliminate Wild

Marian Hossa scored twice to back a strong effort by goalie Corey Crawford, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.

05/09/2013

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Blackhawks Looking To Put Away Wild

It’s been three years since the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup, and they haven’t made it past the opening round in the playoffs since that run.

05/08/2013

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Zucker’s Goal Changed Game, Not Perspective

Playoff hockey creates interesting story lines. One of them emerging for the Minnesota Wild has been the play of Jason Zucker.

05/07/2013

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After Another Practice, Wild’s Pominville Progresses

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville has moved closer to returning to the lineup. Pominville took part in the team’s morning skate on Tuesday before Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against Chicago.

05/07/2013

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Physical Play Key To Minnesota Wild’s Game 3 Win

The cuts and bruises on Stephane Veilleux’s face said it all.

05/06/2013

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Zucker’s Goal Gives Wild 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks

Jason Zucker scored at 2:15 of overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, pulling the Wild within 2-1 in the Western Conference quarterfinal series.

05/05/2013

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Wild Recall Veilleux From AHL For 4th Line Spark

The Minnesota Wild have altered their lineup in search of a spark in their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

05/05/2013

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Wild Prep For A Big Game Three

According to Wild left winger Zach Parise, his team has blown a lot chances at the net as of late. “Each game we’ve had some good ones that we just didn’t finish, and we’ve got to put those in,” Parise said.

05/04/2013

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Wild Need Another Big Game From Spurgeon

To win Game 2, the Minnesota Wild are going to need to get more of what they got from Jared Spurgeon in Game 1.

05/02/2013

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Backstrom, Stoner Day To Day For Wild

Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner did not practice on Thursday, increasing the possibility they will be unavailable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

05/02/2013

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Silverman: Crawford Breathes Huge Sigh Of Relief With Overtime Success In Game 1

The Blackhawks are likely going to get by the Wild without much more trouble the rest of the way. However, Quenneville & Co. now understand that Crawford can make the key save when the game is on the line.

05/02/2013

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Wild’s Pominville To Miss Game 1 Against Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville will sit out Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks.

04/30/2013

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NHL Playoff Preview With Wild GM Fletcher

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher shared a preview of the NHL playoffs with Dave Lee Tuesday on the WCCO Morning News.

04/30/2013

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Blackhawks-Wild Playoff Schedule

After clinching the best record in the NHL, the Blackhawks will take on the eighth-seeded Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

04/29/2013

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Wild Start NHL Playoffs In Chicago Tuesday

The Minnesota Wild earned the No. 8 seed in the NHL Western Conference Playoffs after winning 3-1 at Colorado Saturday night.

04/29/2013

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Minnesota Has Knack For Ruining Impressive Hockey Streaks

The Chicago Blackhawks tote an impressive 19-0-3 record, and a 22-games point streak into Tuesday night’s game against the Wild.

03/05/2013

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Byfuglien’s Boating Case Appears Headed For Trial

An attorney for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien says it appears his client will be going to trial in a boating while impaired case in Minnesota.

02/02/2012

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Blackhawks Get 3 In Second To Beat Wild

Dave Bolland’s scoring slump appears to be over, and it’s just what the Chicago Blackhawks need as they emerge from a tough stretch.

01/12/2012

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