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(L-R) Matt Irwin #52, Martin Havlat #9 and Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on April 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett’s Fearless 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions

Any goalie can catch fire and carry a team to glory, one key injury can suddenly decimate the hopes of a legitimate Cup contender and an unheralded player can step forward and have the series of his life.

04/15/2014

Rangers goalie Cam Talbot watches as Chicago's Kris Versteeg  falls to the ice on Feb. 27, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Cam Talbot, Rangers Stop Blackhawks

Cam Talbot, subbing for resting Olympian Henrik Lundqvist, stopped 31 shots, and Derick Brassard and Rick Nash scored as the Rangers returned from the Sochi break with a 2-1 victory over Chicago.

02/28/2014

Peter Regin (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and Pierre-Marc Bouchard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Trade Peter Regin, Pierre-Marc Bouchard To Blackhawks For 4th-Round Pick

The 29-year-old Bouchard was a disappointment with four goals and five assists in 28 games for the Islanders. On Dec. 10, he was sent to Bridgeport of the AHL where he had six goals and 11 assists.

02/07/2014

The Devils’ Reid Boucher, left, shoots on Chicago goalie Antti Raanta at the Prudential Center on Jan. 3, 2014 in Newark. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Sharp’s Hat Trick Powers Blackhawks Over Brodeur, Devils

Patrick Sharp scored three goals and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided a rare second straight loss with a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

01/03/2014

The Islanders' Kyle Okposo scores the game-winning goal against Chicago on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Islanders Edge Chicago, 3-2, In Overtime

Kyle Okposo scored 58 seconds into overtime, and the New York Islanders beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 after blowing a two-goal lead on Thursday night.

01/03/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Islanders To Play As Scheduled Despite Blizzard Warning

The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. On their website, the Islanders urged fans to allow extra time for travel and promised “parking lots will be plowed and ready for your arrival.”

01/02/2014

Chicago Blackhawks v New Jersey Devils

Blackhawks Top Devils With 5-2 Win

Patrick Sharp scored twice and Patrick Kane, Bryan Bickell and Nick Leddy also connected to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

12/23/2013

J.T. Miller of the New York Rangers (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Must Give Promising Forward J.T. Miller A Legit Shot

J.T. Miller clearly believes in his own abilities. That’s a very healthy asset for a 20-year-old trying to cement a place on an NHL roster.

12/07/2013

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, left, makes a save against the Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews, center, at the United Center on Oct. 11, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Islanders Give Defending Champion Blackhawks A Go Before Falling

Michal Handzus scored the go-ahead goal 6:45 into the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

10/11/2013

Henrik Lundqvist (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Playing With Fire If They Fail To Extend Lundqvist Pronto

There isn’t any reason why Rangers GM Glen Sather should play with fire and potentially expose Henrik Lundqvist to free agency in 2014.

09/10/2013

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Realignment Announced: Devils, Isles, Rangers To Play In Metropolitan Division

Now that the NHL knows for sure it will take a break for next year’s Sochi Games, the league has released its long-awaited schedule that features realignment and a slew of new division names and rivals.

07/19/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Vigneault Needs To Look At Blackhawks For New Rangers Game Plan

Vigneault needs to do what comes naturally for him, and that means developing offensive creativity on a team that’s been nearly bereft of that commodity.

06/26/2013

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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

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Patrick Kane Wins Conn Smythe Trophy

A year ago, the Chicago Blackhawks had to answer questions about Patrick Kane’s maturity.

06/25/2013

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Stanley Cup 2013: Blackhawks Beat Bruins 3-2

In an almost improbable comeback, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 for their second Stanley Cup title since 2010.

06/25/2013

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