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6 awkward conversation topics for Obama, Xi

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Washington on Thursday for his first official state visit, and his interactions with President Barack Obama are sure to include some awkward conversations.<p>Xi will be welcomed to the White House at two dinners -- a smaller dinner on Thursday …

Blackhawks sing "We Are The Champions" in locker room

City says 2 million turned out for Blackhawks parade, rally

One by one, the Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup during a boisterous rally Thursday, red and black confetti swirling around the stage.<p>Thousands of fans in the Soldier Field stands cheered wildly, danced to team anthem "Chelsea Dagger" and celebrated another championship for Chicago.<p>"We share this …

Blackhawks remember Clint Reif, Steve Montador during Stanley Cup celebration

CHICAGO — As the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, two people who played roles in the franchise were on the minds …

Duncan Keith finally getting recognition he deserves

CHICAGO -- It was the eve of the Stanley Cup finals when Dave Keith had a thought that had never entered his head before.<p>"I did dream that he could …

#MyPlayoffsMoment - Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup

Johnny Oduya, Kris Versteeg, Marcus Kruger disclose finals injuries

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks began divulging some of the injuries they played through after winning the Stanley Cup on Monday.<p>Blackhawks …

Why the Blackhawks are a modern-day NHL dynasty with more Stanley Cups in reach

CHICAGO — To understand why the Chicago Blackhawks have become a modern-day dynasty, listen to what happened Monday night moments after they beat the …

Blackhawks faithful invade Wrigleyville, thousands celebrate throughout city (Video)

It's apropos to quote two of Aurora, Illinois' most famous residents in honor of the Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory.<p>"PARTY ON, WAYNE!" "PARTY ON, …

Chicago Blackhawks Parade 2015: Route, Date, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

The Chicago Blackhawks are the 2015 Stanley Cup champions after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday, which means fans are gearing up for their third celebratory parade in six years.<p>Winning it all has become a regular occurrence for the Blackhawks, but the …

President Barack Obama showed his support for the Blackhawks by sending out a tweet cheering on his hometown team. The Blackhawks hope they can go visit him for a third time in a few months.

Ryan Hartman has been through this before. Back in December of 2012, he sustained a torn labrum in his right shoulder but played through it because …

Ice Hockey

Richards sets up Kane to extend Hawks lead

Toews hands the Stanley Cup to Timonen

Blackhawks win Stanley Cup at home for first time in 77 years

CHICAGO – For the first time in 77 years, Chicago Blackhawks fans saw their hockey heroes win the Stanley Cup on home ice.<p>The Blackhawks won their …

Blackhawks blank Lightning to capture Cup

Blackhawks blank Lightning to capture Cup<p>CHICAGO — The one word missing from the Chicago Blackhawks’ legacy was added Monday.<p>“That’s three Cups in six seasons. I’d say you have a dynasty,” NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said after the Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 Monday to capture …

Blackhawks win another Stanley Cup with 2-0 win over Lightning in Game 6

Chicago takes the Stanley Cup for the third time in six years.<p>Chicago is home to a Stanley Cup Champion once again. A strong 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday gave the Chicago Blackhawks their third championship in the last six years.<p>Defenseman Duncan …

The who, what, when, where, why about the Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks just won their third Stanley Cup title in six years, having also prevailed in 2010 and 2013. Lord Stanley's namesake arrived at the United Center, gingerly ushered in by its handlers in their white gloves, sometime during Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.<p>Keeper of the …

Blackhawks win Stanley Cup: What you need to know about Game 6

The Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup Champions for the third time in six years. Here is what you need to know about their Game 6 win on Monday …

Package bombs cause carnage in southern China

More than a dozen blasts killed at least seven people in southern China on Wednesday barely an hour before workers went home for one of the biggest holidays on the Chinese calendar.<p>The "massive" explosions came from package bombs sent to 13 public places, including a hospital, local government …

Cup finals Game 6: Best tweets

It was non-stop action as the Blackhawks finished off the Lightning and raised the Stanley Cup at home.

Patrick Kane's scoring drought ends right on cue on big stage

Sometimes <b>Patrick Kane</b> spots the spotlight. Sometimes the spotlight spots Patrick Kane.<p>Somehow, the two eluded each other for the first five games of the Stanley Cup Final against the Lightning, during which Kane had no goals and one assist.<p>On Monday night they were reunited at 14 minutes, 46 …

Antoine Vermette proving to be worth the price for Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks gave up a lot to get Antoine Vermette at the NHL trade deadline, but after a slow start with the team he is starting to be …

Antoine Vermette can't stop scoring big goals for the Blackhawks

TAMPA — When the Chicago Blackhawks acquired Antoine Vermette two days before the March NHL trade deadline, they did so with depth in mind. They gave …

Luck Favors the Blackhawks as Tightly Contested Cup Final Swings Toward Chicago

TAMPA, Fla. — At one end of the ice, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford’s attempt to play the puck nearly turned into a catastrophe. Facing token pressure, he passed the puck into the body of Nikita Kucherov, who failed to control the bouncing puck and crashed into the gaping net.<p>A few …

Crawford has Blackhawks on brink of Cup

The Blackhawks will have the chance to raise the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938, after they held on for a 2-1 victory over the …

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Antoine Vermette was worth the gamble

TAMPA -- This was the player the Chicago Blackhawks figured they’d be getting when they gave up a first-round pick and a prospect before the trade …

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Blackhawks fans eye Cup clincher at home, paying huge Game 6 ticket prices

Just getting into the United Center to potentially watch the Chicago Blackhawks win their first Stanley Cup on home ice since 1938 could cost more …

Lightning vs. Blackhawks Game 6: Date, Live Stream Schedule, Start Time and Pick

The 2015 Stanley Cup Final has not been about momentum but rather which team can make that one extra play to win. The Chicago Blackhawks are one win away from a title entering Monday's Game 6, while the Tampa Bay Lightning are no strangers to having their backs against the wall.<p>This series will …

Stanley Cup Final: Blackhawks on cusp of modern-day dynasty after beating Bolts in Game 5

Smallest margins put Blackhawks on brink of Cup in Game 6<p>TAMPA — We’re so eager to use the word “dynasty.” Too eager. Entering the Stanley Cup Final, …

Blackhawks' Dominant Supporting Cast Putting Chicago on Brink of Another Title

For most of the postseason, the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning have shown that the traditional maxim about the necessity of depth may be overstated. The Blackhawks have done it on defence, where they have played the last four rounds with essentially only four defencemen. The Bolts have …