NHL fines Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville $25k

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has been fined $25,000 for inappropriate conduct during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. During the second overtime of the three-overtime Blues win the puck was sent out of play.  While the officials discussed whether the Blues should be called for delay of game, Quenneville...
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Crotchgrabgate 2014 update: Joel Quenneville apologizes for obscene gesture

After having some time to contemplate his actions and a night to sleep on it — and possibly ice his crotch — Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville apologized for grabbing his junk while gesticulating wildly while hollering at the referees over what he perceived to be a missed call during the team’s 4-3 triple […] The post Crotchgrabgate 2014 update: Joel Quenneville...
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Western Conference Playoff Capsules

The Matchup (P1) Anaheim vs. (WC2) Dallas The Season Series  The Stars took two of three from the Ducks, scoring 11 goals in the process, but the two teams haven’t met since February 1. The Skinny Four of the league’s top-10 scorers get together for what looks to be a lamp-lighting frenzy. Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn combined for 332 points in the...
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Joel Quenneville emphatically protests non-call by grabbing handful of crotch (GIF)

The Chicago Blackhawks were involved in an emotional, tense and bitter overtime battle with the St. Louis Blues when a perceived non-call by the refs prompted head coach Joel Quenneville to briefly went rigging berserk on the bench. Quenneville clearly believed that the Blues, already down one man due to a delay of game penalty, […] The post Joel Quenneville emphatically protests...
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Watch: Blackhawks Joel Quenneville Grabs His Crotch to Voice Displeasure Over Botched No-Call

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is never at a loss for words. And during last night's game against the St. Louis Blues, in double overtime, he voiced his opinion and put on a nut-grabbing display after a potential delay of game penalty went uncalled. Chicago would've had a two-man advantage if the call was made. They were already on a power play, and the puck...
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Niklas Hjalmarsson Does What Every Blackhawks Fan Dreams Of

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey – The discussion for whether or not David Backes is a great hockey player can kindly take place elsewhere — he is the A.J. Pierzynski of the NHL and I will leave it at that. Tonight though, the Blackhawks Swedish defenseman, Niklas Hjalmarsson delivered a hit that made the entire City of Chicago leap from their seats, as he nearly put the 6’3″ 220...
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Blackhawks Drop Game One In 3OT

The Blackhawks started their second straight playoff series with a game that lasted into a third overtime. Unfortunately, the Blues escaped with a 4-3 victory. Both goaltenders were phenomenal after allowing five combined goals in the first period. Ryan Miller … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Drop Game One In 3OT appeared first on Committed Indians.
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PHOTO: Joel Quenneville protests refs with crotch grab

Thursday night’s Blackhawks-Blues quarterfinal matchup ended up being a double-overtime barn-burner and, as to be expected, tensions were running high as the series-opener headed to extra frames. Joel Quenneville adamantly disagreed with a delay of game non-call in the second OT and let his displeasure be known with an aggressive “deez nuts!” crotch grab in the direction of...
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Jonathan Toews suffers bloody face after hit against boards

  Chicago Blackhawks team captain Jonathan Toews suffered a bloody face in Thursday’s Playoff Opening game against the St. Louis Blues. In the second overtime period Toews was hit against the boards and began to bleed from his forehead. He went off the ice but returned shortly thereafter. via @peteblackburn
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Blackhawks' Kane getting accustomed to knee brace

The brace around Patrick Kane's left knee is hidden by his red socks, but there's no hiding the fact that the Chicago Blackhawks star right wing has to learn to deal with the new, cumbersome piece of equipment if he's going to be as valuable in the Stanley Cup Playoffs as he was last year, when he won the Conn Smythe Trophy. Kane will wear the knee brace for Game 1 of...
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Another Cup And The Chicago Blackhawks Are A Dynasty

from Rick Telander of the Chicago Sun-Times, You win three Cups in five seasons, including possible back-to-back Cups? You’re a dynasty. Maybe you’re not the Shangs or the Mings, but you’re more than a hiccup. Do the Blackhawks want to play the nasty Blues in the opening round, starting in St. Louis on ­Thursday night? It doesn’t really matter. To win the Cup...
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In Depth Key To The Series For Blackhawks

We're less than a day away from the start of the series between the Blackhawks and Blues. Much like the Blackhawks, the Blues have been battling injuries as the regular season ended, but right now there is one significant difference. While the Blackhawks were able to allow Toews and Kane the time needed to get healthy, the Blues weren't as fortunate. As a result, the night...
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Blackhawks' Toews, Kane say they're set for Game 1

They were only three words, but seemed to hold more importance when spoken Monday by Jonathan Toews, the captain of the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. How does he feel, physically, after sitting out the final six games of the regular season with an upper-body injury? "Good," Toews said, pausing. "Really good." Toews and forward Patrick Kane...
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Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane Both Set To Return For Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Chicago Blackhawks’ two biggest stars will be ready to go for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs against the St. Louis Blues. Jonathan Toews, who missed the final six games of the regular season with an upper-body injury, and Patrick Kane, who sat out the last 12 games of the regular season with a lower-body injury, both announced on Monday that they’ll be ready for the postseason...
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Blackhawks-Blues First Round Playoff Schedule

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