1. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: Biggest Early Disappointments of 2013 Stanley Cup Final

    We are now three games into the 2013 Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, and the list of players whose performance has disappointed is surprisingly long...

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  2. Stanley Cup 2013: Who's to Blame for Chicago Blackhawks' Scoring Drought?

    The Chicago Blackhawks have one of the most talented groups of highly skilled offensive players in the NHL , with forwards such as Jonathan Toews , Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp ...

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  3. Stanley Cup Final 2013: All the Stars Aligning as Boston Bruins Seize Control

    We have seen the first significant momentum shift in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, with the Boston Bruins giving a complete 60-minute effort to take a 2-1 series lead following a convincing 2-0 victory in Game 3 Monday night...

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  4. Stanley Cup Final 2013: Who's Winning Every Key Matchup?

    One key component to winning the Stanley Cup is dominating the important matchups throughout the series. Through the first two games of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final between the Boston ...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks' Power Play Woes Magnified in 2013 Stanley Cup Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' power play boasts some of the NHL 's most talented and creative players, but it's a unit that has struggled mightily in the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins ...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks Need Jonathan Toews to Put His Stamp on 2013 Stanley Cup

    The impressive depth of the Chicago Blackhawks has shined in the 2013 NHL playoffs, and it's one of the main reasons why the Original Six club earned a second trip to the Stanley Cup Final in four years...

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  7. Stanley Cup Final 2013: Boston Bruins Rediscover Dominant 'D' in Game 2 Win

    The Boston Bruins pride themselves on playing championship-caliber defense. It's what helped them shut down the high-powered Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final, ...

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  8. 2013 Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins' Keys to Rebound in Game 2

    The Boston Bruins are trailing in a playoff series for the first time in the 2013 campaign after dropping Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime...

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  9. How Does Evgeni Malkin's New Contract Impact Future of Pittsburgh Penguins?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins took another step in maintaining a consistent Stanley Cup contender on Thursday by ensuring that superstar center Evgeni Malkin will remain with the team long term...

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  10. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: How Nathan Horton Injury Impacts 2013 Stanley Cup Finals

    The Boston Bruins blew a 3-1 third-period lead in Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night and lost 4-3 in triple overtime to the Chicago Blackhawks...

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  11. Blackhawks vs. Bruins: How Chicago Broke Through the Vaunted Boston Defense

    The Boston Bruins defense was a near impenetrable fortress in their sweep of the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final. It allowed just two goals in four games to the most high-powered offense in the NHL ...

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  12. Stanley Cup Final 2013: Why 3OT Thriller in Game 1 Proves NHL Is Back

    Nothing in sports compares to the heart-pounding drama of the NHL playoffs. That was fully evident on Wednesday night when the Chicago Blackhawks won an instant classic over the ...

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  13. Greatest Strengths and Glaring Weaknesses for Both 2013 Stanley Cup Finals Teams

    The 2013 Stanley Cup Final features a matchup of two well-balanced teams with great depth and enormous talent, but the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are not perfect clubs...

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  14. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: Breaking Down Boston Top Line's Postseason Dominance

    If the Boston Bruins are going to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks to win the 2013 Stanley Cup, they will need their top line of David Krejci, Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic to maintain its current scoring pace for the last round of the postseason...

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  15. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: Will Boston's Defense Stay Strong Against Chicago?

    The Boston Bruins completely shut down the high-octane Pittsburgh Penguins offense in a stunning sweep of the Eastern Conference Finals, and they will face a similarly difficult ...

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  16. NHL Stanley Cup Final 2013: Position-by-Position Breakdown

    The NHL couldn't have asked for a better matchup in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, where two Original Six teams, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, will compete for the best trophy in sports...

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  17. Kings vs. Blackhawks: Agonizing Defeat Halts Los Angeles' Stanley Cup Defense

    One year after capturing the franchise's first Stanley Cup title, the Los Angeles Kings were dethroned as the champions of the NHL on Saturday in a heartbreaking 4-3 double-overtime ...

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  18. Penguins vs. Bruins: Dominant 'D' Powers Boston to Stunning Sweep, Cup Final

    Defense wins championships in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and never has there been a finer example of that than in the Boston Bruins' dominating sweep of the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2013 Eastern Conference Final...

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  19. Kings vs. Blackhawks: How Chicago 'D' Has Silenced LA Playmakers

    The Chicago Blackhawks have more offensive talent than any team in the Western Conference, but the primary reason why this franchise is just one win away from another Stanley Cup ...

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  20. Blackhawks vs. Kings: Breaking Down Marian Hossa's Playoff Magnificence

    Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa is one of the most clutch players in the NHL , and he has been a key component in his team's pursuit of a second Stanley Cup championship in four years during the 2013 playoffs...

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  21. Penguins vs. Bruins: It's Time to Finally Give Tuukka Rask His Due

    Tuukka Rask was not selected as a finalist for the Vezina Trophy this year, an award given annually to the NHL 's most outstanding goaltender based on regular-season performance...

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  22. Blackhawks vs. Kings: Surging Chicago Seizes Control Against LA, Jonathan Quick

    Sometimes it takes a little bit of adversity to spark a championship-caliber team, and that's exactly what has happened with the Chicago Blackhawks since they fell behind 3-1 in their second-round series against the rival Detroit Red Wings...

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  23. Penguins vs. Bruins: Why Pittsburgh Is More Vulnerable Than We Thought

    In one of the most surprising developments in recent NHL playoff history, the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins are one loss from being swept out of the Eastern Conference Final ...

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  24. Ranking the Biggest Difference-Makers in the 2013 NHL Conference Finals

    The conference finals of the 2013 NHL playoffs haven't been as competitive as we expected given the fact that the four teams left are the past four Stanley Cup champions, but there has been no shortage of thrilling hockey...

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  25. Penguins vs. Bruins: Boston's Stanley Cup Dream Now a Championship Expectation

    The Boston Bruins are one win away from reaching the Stanley Cup Final and earning a second opportunity in three years to lift the best trophy in sports, a dream that seemed so unrealistic just a month ago...

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