NHL finals http://wamc.org en Hawks Win Stanley Cup In Stunning Third Finish http://wamc.org/post/hawks-win-stanley-cup-stunning-third-finish <p>It appeared that the Boston Bruins were going to force a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Bruins held a 2-1 edge over the Chicago Blackhawks before Bryan Bickell tied it up with 1:16 to go in the third period. Less than 17 seconds after that Dave Bolland scored and the Blackhawks won their fifth Stanley Cup 3-2 over the Bruins. Patrick Kane came away with the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs. Kane scored nine goals and 19 points in 23 games.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:50:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67789 at http://wamc.org Hawks Win Stanley Cup In Stunning Third Finish Bruins Blank Hawks And Take 2-1 Series Lead http://wamc.org/post/bruins-blank-hawks-and-take-2-1-series-lead-0 <p>In the NHL, Daniel Paille scored in the second period and the Bruins blanked the Hawks 2-0. The game was scoreless until Paille tallied 2:13 into the middle period, two nights after providing the overtime goal in Boston's 2-1 victory at Chicago. Patrice Bergeron doubled the Bruins' lead with 5:55 left in the period.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:04:46 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67272 at http://wamc.org Bruins Blank Hawks And Take 2-1 Series Lead Oakland Sweeps Yankees 3-2 In 18 Innings http://wamc.org/post/oakland-sweeps-yankees-3-2-18-innings <p>Well, it was a long one.</p><p>In the American League, Oakland beat the Yankees 3-2 in 18 innings. Nate Freiman drove in the game winner with a hit off Mariano Rivera. The Yankees took a 2-0 lead in the first and the A's tied things up with two in the third before getting the win and a three-game sweep.</p><p>Elsewhere, Baltimore defeated Boston 5-4 in 13 innings. Chris Davis singled home the tiebreaking run with two outs, giving the Orioles a win in the opener of a four-game series. Kansas City cruised ahead of Tampa Bay 10-1 and Toronto defeated Texas 3-1.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:37:03 +0000 Jaired Crofut 66998 at http://wamc.org Oakland Sweeps Yankees 3-2 In 18 Innings