The hot and muggy conditions in Boston are wreaking havoc on the TD Garden once again, bringing back memories of a few other Stanley Cup Final games that were played in less-than-perfect conditions thanks to the temperature outside.
The Chicago Blackhawks headed for the East Coast, one win between them and the Stanley Cup title. The Boston Bruins, meanwhile, went home knowing they had to win the next game to avoid elimination, not to mention the bitter experience of watching someone else celebrate winning the Stanley Cup on their ice.
Jonathan Toews watched the end of the fifth game of the Stanley Cup Final from the Blackhawks bench, unable to play after a hit to his head.
This series is many things, but the battle between Toews and Bergeron will come to the forefront from this point forward. No matter what this year’s numbers say, those two are hockey twins.
When the Bruins shoot, they’re aiming for Corey Crawford’s glove side.
Joel Quenneville is not too stubborn for his own good.
The Bruins’ comeback effort was great, but it didn’t matter due to all of the team’s mistakes.
Brent Seabrook’s goal 9:51 into overtime lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a wild 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night and tied the Stanley Cup finals through four games.
Five things learned in the Boston Bruins’ win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals Monday night:
The niceties and pleasantries in the Stanley Cup Final are no more.
The Boston Bruins have beaten the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals.
Ten periods into their championship series, the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks headed to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. No one would be surprised if this one’s as close as the first two.
If the Bruins want to take a 2-1 series lead over the Blackhawks, here are three keys to get them there.
Five things learned in the Boston Bruins’ 2-1 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday night:
Daniel Paille scored in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 Saturday to tie the Stanley Cup finals at one game apiece.
Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton is day to day after leaving Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals because of an injury.
Torey Krug is ready to make up for his costly turnover in Game 1, and it sounds like the Bruins will give him that opportunity.
After two full overtime periods, the Blackhawks and Bruins were understandably exhausted.
The Boston Bruins find themselves in a 0-1 hole after Wednesday night’s triple-overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final, but they aren’t hanging their heads in defeat.
Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.
Think you’re the Blackhawks’ most loyal fan? You’ve probably got nothing on a guy from Skokie who’s been to more than 2,100 consecutive home games.
Hockey fans who endured another lockout are in for a treat that’ll cap a sprint of a season.
Niklas Hjalrmarsson didn’t expect to see the Bruins make it past the Penguins.
Patrick Kane’s double overtime winner secured the Hawks place in the Stanley Cup Final where they will take on the Boston Bruins.
Los Angeles is the 14th consecutive NHL champion to fail to repeat, but the first in four years to make it back to the conference finals the next year.