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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 39 Recap

Pittsburgh    0    at     1     Boston

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 39

Day-39 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: NO KEITH, NO PROBLEM: The game was there for the taking.  The Blackhawks Norris trophy winning Defenseman, Duncan Keith, was relegated to the Press Box courtesy of a 1-game suspension…the Defending Stanley Cup Champions had a chance to pull …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 38

Day-38 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: I SHOULD HAVE LISTENED TO DAD:  As a kid growing up in Chicago, I played baseball at a local park in our neighborhood from the Pee-wee level all the way up to Semi-Pro.  And during that time, my Dad …

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BREAKING NEWS: Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 37

Blackhawks defenseman  Duncan Keith has been suspended for one game for high-sticking Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter during last night’s Game 3 of the Western Conference Final.  The National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety has released this video explanation: Keith is expected to sit out Game-4 tomorrow night at Staples Center.  cHICAGOLEADS THE …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 37

Day-37 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: QUICK STRIKE:  Nothing like scoring early to set the tone, pull in the fans and give the best goaltender in the game the mindset of, “OK,  this is all we need.”  And that is precisely what Justin Williams afforded …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 36

Day-36 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: THESE B’s ARE BUZZIN’:  I must admit that I NEVER saw the start to this Series coming.  But, then again, apparently Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma and his high profile players not only didn’t see it, they have proven over …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 35 Recap

Bruins lead Eastern Conference Final:  (2-0) Boston     6    at     1     Pittsburgh  

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 35

Day-35 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: IF YOU CAN’T TAKE THE HEAT?  Living and working (as a Sports Anchor, no less) in the LA/Orange County Sports market, as you can imagine I have taken my far share of criticism for picking the Blackhawks over the …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 32

Day-32 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: DID YOU KNOW?  OK, I’m going to start off today’s column with a very “Cliff Clavin-esque” stat of the day…have you realized that the final four teams vying for Lord Stanley’s Cup represents the last four Stanley Cup winners? …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 31

Day-31 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: I HATE TO SAY “I TOLD YOU SO”…BUT, I TOLD YOU SO:  Every Wednesday night in South Orange County, California, I lace ’em up with several of my long-standing friends for what has become a pretty competitive game of pick-up …

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