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Road to the Stanley Cup

Road to the Stanley Cup

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Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 10:39 PM EDT

Lightning Beat Blackhawks 4-3

Lightning Beat Blackhawks 4-3

The Chicago Blackhawks seized a lead thanks to Teuvo Teravainen and Andrew Shaw, but the Tampa Bay Lightning stormed back and won by a score of 4-3 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 02:03 AM EDT

Blackhawks Rally to Stun Lightning in Game 1, 2-1

Blackhawks Rally to Stun Lightning in Game 1, 2-1

Teuvo Teravainen and Antoine Vermette scored late in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 at 05:47 PM EDT

Chicago vs. Tampa: Mayors Make Hockey Bet

Chicago vs. Tampa: Mayors Make Hockey Bet

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raised the stakes in a hockey wager with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn as the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning prepare to face off in the Stanley Cup Final.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:45 PM EDT

Blackhawks Head to Stanley Cup Final After Defeating Ducks

Blackhawks Head to Stanley Cup Final After Defeating Ducks

The Chicago Blackhawks have finished off their comeback as they knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-3 on Saturday night to punch their ticket into the Stanley Cup Final.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 07:23 AM EDT

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5...

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