San Francisco Giants pitcher George Kontos dropped the glove and cleats in favor of a hockey stick at Sunday’s Chicago Blackhawks game versus the Minnesota Wild.
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The Sharks snapped a 3-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski scored in a shootout, and the Sharks beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night for their first victory in Chicago in three years.
Patrick Sharp scored two goals, Kris Versteeg had a goal and an assist to lead Chicago to a 5-1 win over San Jose in a matchup of two of the Western Conference’s top teams on Sunday night.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.
Pablo Sandoval returned from injury to start in the Giants’ loss to the Dodgers Monday night. The hefty third baseman had two hits, but showed no sign he had slimmed down in rehab.
A year ago, the Chicago Blackhawks had to answer questions about Patrick Kane’s maturity.
That’s all the time the Chicago Blackhawks needed to rally and win the Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Monday night.
In an almost improbable comeback, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 for their second Stanley Cup title since 2010.