>>Blackhawks have the cup again
We tend to forget the crazy "non losing" streak Chicago put together during the season and just how often in sports the best team can and will get knocked off in the championship game or series. There was about to be a game 7. Until Chicago shocked Boston. Goals from Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland just 17 seconds apart in the final two minutes of the third period gave the Chicago Blackhawks the Stanley Cup championship with a thrilling 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 at TD
Garden. Bickell jammed it in to tie the game with 1:16 to play and Bolland tallied with just 58.3 seconds showing on the clock. The Blackhawks took home their second championship in the past four years. It was the perfect ending toa perfect season for Chicago, as the team captured the Presidents' Trophy,
thanks in part to starting the season with 24 consecutive games without a regulation loss, The first team to win the Cup as the top overall seed since Detroit in 2008, the Blackhawks won their fifth title in team history. Chicago's Patrick Kane was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP.
>>Mariners Host Pirates
The Mariners host the Pirates for the first of two games beginning tonight. Seattle is 34-and-43 and shooting for its third straight win. Joe Saunders takes the hill for the M's. Pittsburgh counters with Jeff Locke.
>>Seahawks To Hold 14 Open Training Camp Practices
Seahawks training camp will be fan-friendly. A total of 14 practices will be open to the public beginning on June 27th. If you want to attend you have to register on the team's website.
>>Wiltjer Considering Transfer
Kentucky big man Kyle Wiltjer is looking into the possibility of transferring. ESPN reports if Wiltjer decides to leave that Gonzaga will be interested. He averaged 10 points a game last season.
>>Garia is on fire
The Spokane Indians had not hit a homerun all season. And now back to back nights in which returning Indians outfielder Chris Garia has gone deep. Garia smashed his latest HR over the left-field fence in the bottom half of the 11th inning to help the Indians defeat the Boise Hawks in walk-off fashion, closing out the five-game series with a 5-3 victory. The Indians have won 4 in a row. Garia has now hit 3 homeruns in the past two games.