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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

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Rangers To Face Kings In Stanley Cup Finals

The Kings claimed the Western Conference title with a 5-4 road overtime win against the Blackhawks. The Rangers went 1-1 against the Kings in the regular season.

06/02/2014

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Stars Reached Goal Of Playoffs Before Cruel End

The young Dallas Stars began this season hoping to make the playoffs and end a franchise-record postseason drought.

04/28/2014

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Child Hockey Fan Gets Gift From His Hero

A little boy gets the opportunity to meet his hero, hockey player Jordin Tootoo. The look on his face when Tootoo hands him his hockey stick — priceless.

04/25/2014

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Ducks Stumble Home Even With Stars

Two-thirds of Anaheim’s top line is injured, including their captain and leading scorer. Their most beloved player has been benched, and their goalie looks shakier each night.

04/25/2014

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Trending: Cubicle B-day, Synchronized Air Swimming, Passionate Penguins Fan

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

CBS 11–04/24/2014

Vernon Fiddler of the Dallas Stars battles for the puck against Stephane Robidas of the Anaheim Ducks in the second period in Game 3 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at at American Airlines Center on April 21, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Robidas Won’t Need Surgery On Broken Leg

Ducks defenseman Stephane Robidas is ready for another long rehab after breaking his leg in Game 3 of Anaheim’s series with the Stars. At least he will not need surgery this time.

04/24/2014

Shawn Horcoff #10 of the Dallas Stars celebrates the goal by Alex Goligoski against the Anaheim Ducks in the third period during Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in Dallas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stars Beat Ducks 4-2 To Even Series 2-2

Cody Eakin and Alex Goligoski scored in the third period and the Stars beat the top-seeded Ducks 4-2 on Wednesday in Game 4 of the best-of-seven series that is now even.

04/23/2014

Vernon Fiddler of the Dallas Stars battles for the puck against Stephane Robidas of the Anaheim Ducks in the second period in Game 3 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at at American Airlines Center on April 21, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Robidas Injury Felt By Both Ducks & Stars

When Ducks defenseman Stephane Robidas broke his leg for the second time this season, the pain was felt on both benches. “It’s a heartbreaker,” Stars coach Lindy Ruff said.

04/23/2014

Vernon Fiddler of the Dallas Stars battles for the puck against Stephane Robidas of the Anaheim Ducks in the second period in Game 3 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at at American Airlines Center on April 21, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Robidas Breaks Leg Again In Return To Dallas

Anaheim defenseman Stephane Robidas wound up in a hospital with a broken leg Monday night, just as he did the last time he played in Dallas when he was still with the Stars.

04/22/2014

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Stars Don’t Feel Like It’s 0-2 With Ducks

Lindy Ruff figures that anyone who has watched the Stars in their first two playoff games with the Ducks should know that they won’t quit, even in a big hole against Anaheim.

04/21/2014

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Stars Home, Ready For Return Of Playoffs To Dallas

The Dallas Stars are back home after a week on the road, where they lost twice to Anaheim to start a first-round playoff series.

04/19/2014

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