Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.
Joakim Lindstrom has NHL experience with Columbus, Phoenix & Colorado.
Former Jennings Trophy winner with Blues spent parts of last season with St. Louis, Buffalo, and Washington.
Kirk Muller will be an assistant coach on Ken Hitchcock’s staff.
Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig must sit two games for boarding hit.
Mark Kirk & Al Franken have a friendly wager on outcome of Hawks-Wild NHL playoff series
NHL hands down punishment for Game Two shot to head
St. Louis hosts Detroit in regular season finale, with playoff seeding yet to be determined