Smith, Coyotes oust Blackhawks 4-0

The Chicago Blackhawks lost game six 4-0 and the series 4-2 in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Coyotes Monday April 23, 2012 at the United Center. | TOM CRUZE~Sun-Times If there's one lasting image of the Blackhawks' first-round

AP Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) blocks a shot against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago April 23, 2012. The Coyotes won 4-0. CHICAGO — Mike Smith made

By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com ESPN NHL Analyst Barry Melrose says two words explain why the Coyotes eliminated the Blackhawks in 6 games: Mike Smith. CHICAGO — The 300-level rowdies were howling in the third period when the Chicago Blackhawks'

After an emotional overtime triumph in Game 5 of this series in Glendale, the Chicago Blackhawks wanted to make a statement against the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday at the United Center, and they did just that. They came

A recap of Game 5 in the NHL Quarterfinal Series between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Phoenix Coyotes. An accounting what went right and wrong for Phoenix.