When the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins met last June, it was for all the marbles and a big, shiny trophy that’s been around for more than a century.
Ben Smith wasn’t expecting the call he got last June, the last-minute one that put him into the lineup for Game 3 against the Boston Bruins when Marian Hossa was ruled out.
The bounces that Bryan Bickell’s shot took on Friday night, off, over and past Ducks goaltende
Marian Hossa was flashing that mobility, the strength and the hands that, when he’s healthy and at his best, are such staples to his game. Not feeling those 35 years at all, right?
The Anaheim Ducks have given the Chicago Blackhawks a headache for the better part of two seasons.