... man, doesn't the NHL realize that all that sun, humidity & salt air tarnishes the Stanley Cup! Go Blackhawks!
What a kick in the D**K, how in the world do you go form President Cup winner to losing 3 out of 4 at home plus getting shut out in games 5 and 7 after scoring 5,6,7 goals in Tampa. I just don't get it.
Well at least they made it this far, would of been nice to cap the season off with winning the cup. Always next year
Marian Hossa scores controversial dagger of a goal in Game 7 (Video)
Marian Hossa of the Chicago Blackhawks scored a critical goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Final in the second period on a play that the NHL determined was not a kicked puck into the goal.
After Brad Richards’ shot was saved by Anaheim Ducks goalie Freddie Anderson – who then left yet another rebound in front of him – Hossa followed by angling his skate into the puck and knocking it into the net for what was a 4-0 lead at the time for Chicago.
From the NHL:
At 13:45 of the second period in the Chicago Blackhawks/Anaheim Ducks game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck deflected off Marian Hossa's skate and into the Anaheim net in a legal fashion. According to Rule 49.2 "A puck that deflects into the net off an attacking player's skate who does not use a distinct kicking motion is a legitimate goal." Good goal Chicago ... read more: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-pu...020555898.html