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Jun 25, 2013 — Behind by a goal with about 80 seconds to go in the game, Chicago came back to score twice. The Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 and took the best-of-seven series in Game 6.
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Jun 20, 2013 — It took another overtime, but the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the seemingly unstoppable Boston Bruins 6-5 to tie up the Stanley Cup championship.
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Jun 18, 2013 — The Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 Monday night to take a two-game lead in the NHL's Stanley Cup championships. Boston was helped by the peerless performance of goalie Tuukka Rask, while Chicago suffered from the loss of forward Marian Hossa.
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May 13, 2013 — A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the NHL by the family of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard, who was 28 when he died from an accidental overdose of alcohol and oxycodone in May of 2011. The suit accuses the NHL of being negligent and with supplying the painkiller to Boogaard.
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Mar 15, 2013 — The NHL will shuffle its teams before next season, moving from three divisions in both the Eastern and Western Conferences to a total of four divisions. The league's owners approved the plan Thursday; the players' association gave its OK last week.
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Oct 4, 2012 — As contract negotiations between management and players continue, the season is in jeopardy. But many expect the two sides will reach agreement in time to get things started by New Year's Day.
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Dec 28, 2010 — NHL's Winter Classic outdoor game could be delayed by rain
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Jun 13, 2013 — Game 1 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals lasted nearly twice as long as a regular game. It ended in the third overtime period when the puck deflected off one of the Blackhawks and into the goal.
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