2013 NHL Stanley Cup Finals :: Chicago Champs

Jun 25, 2013

Every game was a game of inches but the Chicago Blackhawks finished the 2013 NHL season much like they started it... unbeatable! The Hawks are now the Stanley Cup Champions again only 3 years after their last championship. Chicago took down the mighty Boston Bruins in 6 games to bring home their 5th Stanley Cup since 1934.

Chicago started this season with the longest point streak to open a season ever, so it isn't that surprising that they ended up winning the Stanley Cup. It's too bad the season was so short because of the lockout, but the Hawks only had 7 losses throughout the whole season... it could have been one of the greatest seasons ever for an NHL team but because the season was so short, it kinda feels like a rip-off.

Last-Minute Miracle

Jonathon and Patrick DuoJonathon and Patrick DuoCourtesy of the NHL

Milan Lucic of the Bruins scored a 2-1 go-ahead goal for Boston late in the game which made it look like we were going to see a game 7 back in Chicago. However with only a minute left to go, the Blackhawks shocked the Boston fans with 2 quick goals in 17 seconds to steal game six and take home the Stanley Cup.

Bruin Beat-Down

Blackhawks GoalieBlackhawks GoalieCourtesy of the NHL

The Boston Bruins were also looking for their 2nd Stanley Cup in the last few years as they won the Cup in 2010, however they kept coming up short against the clutch one-goal victories by the Hawks. 3 of the 4 wins were late one-goal winners and two of them were overtime nail-biters.


Conn for KaneConn for KaneCourtesy of the NHL

Patrick Kane led all scorers with 9 goals and 10 assists in 23 playoff games to win the Conn Smythe Trophy, the MVP of the Playoffs. Patrick is really starting to show signs that he might be the best player in the NHL. During the regular season, he put out some amazing highlight-reel goals, while in the Playoffs, he definitely helped lead his team with some big goals when they needed them.

Ratings Through the Roof

Stanley Cup WinnersStanley Cup WinnersCourtesy of the NHL

Even after angry fans waited 3 months for the greedy owners to let the players play hockey after this year's lockout, the TV ratings sky-rocketed to the largest television audience ever for a NHL Playoffs season. That's bad news for future disagreements between players and owners because now the owners know that the fans will keep waiting for hockey no matter how ridiculous the strikes and lockouts are.

Have Your Say...

Who did you cheer for in the Stanley Cup Finals? Let us know in the comments below.


readers voted!


The Blackhawks are the best of all time!!!!!!!! the bruins had nothing on us... and i was in chicago when they won the stanley cup
commented: Tue Jul 09, 2013


Stinky_Gui wrote:

He's from the New York Rangers I think they will just get worse he yells a lot at the team Frown
commented: Fri Jun 28, 2013

commented: Thu Jun 27, 2013

there are 19 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

What is a hat trick?
  • A player scores three goals in one game.
  • A player tricks the ref into reversing a call.
  • A goalie makes a save with his/her helmet.
  • A team wins a game when the coach wears a lucky hat.

related stories

Micro_kings- micro
1st round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs had some great upsets. The 1st round is always the mos...
The most beautiful trophy in sports, the Stanley Cup, is getting buffed up and polished for 2013 ...
What is going on in the NBA and the NHL that teams just keep winning and winning? The players get...
Micro_a m
A celebrity sighting at a professional sports game is not a rare thing, but sometimes you can cou...

Sports in the forums

i love the steelers but for the superbowl i am rooting for the patriots
reply 6 minutes
reply about 2 hours
lets go Pats!!! :) :)
reply about 3 hours
reply 2 days
Patriots for life :)
reply 2 days

play online games


Valentine's Day is almost here! Time for candy, hearts, flowers, love and, of co...


Goodgame Empire is a great strategy title by Goodgame Studios. Build your own ca...


Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing contributions of African ...


Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing contributions of African ...


Shoot blobs with different properties to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be r...


Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?


A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...


Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...