Believe it or not, next year is right around the corner. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks just released their preseason schedule for 2010. Wed, Sept. 22 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at MTS Centre (Winnipeg), 7:00 P.M. Fri, Sept. 24 at Detroit Red Wings, TBD Sat, Sept. 25 vs. Detroit Red Wings, TBD Tues, Sept.
PHILADELPHIA — Most of the Hawks took part in the pre-game skate. Most of the Philadelphia Flyers did not. During it, the Hawks tried to remain loose — and young. They shared laughs during drills and joked around with some spectators in the stands. But as much as they would love to approach Game 6
PHILADELPHIA — From a premature tweet on Twitter from the Flyers to coach Peter Laviolette’s strong statements, all signs point to Michael Leighton starting in goal for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Hawks at the Wachovia Center.
Hawks captain Jonathan Toews was very blunt Sunday before Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Philadelphia Flyers. It’s time for the Hawks to step up and take control of the series, which is tied at two wins each.
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette took exception to Brian Campbell’s hit on Ville Leino in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals. “‘It was a bit dangerous,” Laviolette said. “It was from the blind side. That’s just my opinion.”
PHILADELPHIA — Winger Andrew Ladd and defenseman Nick Boynton are in the lineup Friday for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Flyers. Ladd last played in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the San Jose Sharks. He suffered an injury early in the game during a collision. Boynton has been