Expert prognosticating and fantasy hockey pool disasters aside, it feels like fun to have some relatively new teams make it to the second round of the NHL playoffs. And it's funny how the first-round departures of the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings feel different for both powerhouse teams
NATIONWIDE ARENA FACEOFF: 7 p.m. TV: Sportsnet RADIO: Sportsnet 590 The FAN KEY MATCHUP Matthews vs. Werenski Leafs centre Auston Matthews is a leading candidate for the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year, but defenceman Zach Werenski is making a case for himself. The Blue Jackets rookie has two goals
Brandon Saad wasted no time at all reminding Chicago Blackhawks fans what we can do on the ice in his return to the United Center on Thursday. Saad, who was re-acquired this summer from Columbus after two seasons with the Blue Jackets, scored a hat trick against the Detroit Red Wings in the Hawks'