Jun 8, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Members of the Chicago Blackhawks pose for a photo with the Western Conference championship trophy with NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly after game five of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. The Blackhawks won 4-3 to win the series four games to one. Mandatory Credit: Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

Two for Roughing: NHL News and Notes [June 9, 2013]

Jun 8, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates with center Andrew Shaw (65) after scoring the game-winning goal during the second overtime in game five of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at the United Center. The Blackhawks won 4-3 to win the series four games to one. Mandatory Credit: Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

  • Kane scores hat trick, Blackhawks eliminate Kings
  • Bruins and Blackhawks start Wednesday
  • Dallas Eakins named new Oilers coach
  • Former Oilers coach Ralph Krueger fired via Skype

In case you missed it, here’s Patrick Kane’s hat trick, which led to the Blackhawks 4-3 win, and series win against Los Angeles

Kane’s hat trick was the first hat trick in a Conference Final clinching game since Wayne Gretzky did it 20 years ago (1993 against the Maple Leafs)

 

 

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