Note: Reminder that if any game in the Stanley Cup Final goes to overtime, we will be having our #ICOTpool contest. Similar to the #ICGWG contest in that you pick one player (total) from either team and @ tweet us (@illegalcurve) with your selection as well as the hashtag #ICOTpool. Winner gets IC Gear.
Stanley Cup Scores & Games:
Scores: Hawks 4 Bruins 3 in Triple OT
Games: Bruins @ Hawks at 7 pm cst on Saturday, June 15th
Hawks 4 Bruins 3 in Triple OT (Chicago leads series 1-0):
Globe and Mail: Crawford comes up big again and again for Chicago.
Chicago Sun-Times: Shaw’s triple-overtime goal gives Blackhawks Stanley Cup opener.
Chicago Sun-Times: Game 1 victory provided kind of excitement that gives hockey good name.
Toronto Star: Marian Hossa, Zdeno Chara familiar foes.
USA Today: Bruins must find way to pick up the pieces.
Boston Globe: Mayors of Boston and Chicago bet their cities’ pride on Stanley Cup Finals.
Other NHL news:
Globe and Mail: Bettman accentuates the positives in state of the union address.
Globe and Mail: Dilemma in the desert as once again Coyotes’ future in Phoenix questioned.
CBC: Bill Daly says Coyotes move ‘possible’ if no new deal reached.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins extend coach Dan Bylsma’s contract.
Newsday: Isles trade rights to Mark Streit to Flyers.