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03/07/2019 11:30 pm  

CHICAGO - While Los Angeles and Anaheim prepare for Game 7 of their second-round series, the Chicago Blackhawks are resting and looking for ways they can play even better in the Western Conference final. Hydro Flask 40 Oz Cyber Monday . The Blackhawks practiced Thursday without ailing centre Andrew Shaw, but Brandon Bollig skated on the fourth line after he was suspended for the final two games of their second-round series against Minnesota. Shaw left Game 1 against the Wild with an apparent right leg injury, but he could return in Chicagos next series. "We expect to have him back on the ice this weekend and well get a better determination of when hell play," coach Joel Quenneville said. The Blackhawks missed Shaws net-front presence and pesky style in their six-game victory over Minnesota. The diminutive forward, listed at 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, has two goals and two assists in the playoffs after he set career highs with 20 goals and 19 assists in the regular season. "He emphasizes his game being gritty and getting to the net and we need more of that," forward Bryan Bickell said. "And I know last series was, we needed a lot of it to be successful and come the next series, when he does come back, I know hell bring it and thats what you need out of him." Bollig was suspended by the NHL for boarding Minnesota defenceman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their Western Conference semifinal. It was a rough series for Bollig, who had played in every game this season for the Blackhawks until he was a healthy scratch for Game 2 against the Wild. For Thursdays practice, he was reunited with Marcus Kruger and Ben Smith in a line combination that was very successful for the Blackhawks during the regular season. "Ive sure missed it," Bollig said. "Obviously we played together a good portion of the season and we had a nice roll there where we kind of found our niche together. So the fact that we were out there together today and hopefully it stays that way for the game and thats what gets us good quality minutes and playing a quality role." Bolligs role in the next series likely depends on Chicagos opponent. The Kings and Ducks close out the second round when they play on Friday night in Anaheim. The Western Conference final begins Sunday regardless of who wins. The Blackhawks will have home-ice advantage if Los Angeles advances, and will open on the road if top-seeded Anaheim moves on. "Theyre both physical. They both got a lot of skill," forward Brandon Saad said. "Theres a lot of similarities in a lot of teams in the NHL these days, play that tight checking game. Were not going to prepare for anyone yet obviously. We dont know who were playing. Were looking forward to see how Friday goes." ___ Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap  Hydro Flask 32 Oz Sale . 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Against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, Elias put the entire package together against one of the leagues strongest lineups.Lewis Hamilton leads the championship heading to the Formula One finale but Nico Rosberg carries the momentum into the decisive race in Abu Dhabi.While Rosberg is coming off a strong victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Hamilton is dwelling on a mistake that ended his streak of five consecutive wins and kept him from increasing his advantage.Hamilton missed a chance to win at Interlagos on Sunday after going off the track while in close pursuit of his Mercedes teammate, and saw his points lead cut to 17 ahead of the race in Abu Dhabi, where double points are on offer.Rosberg needs to win the season-ending grand prix on Nov. 23 and hope Hamilton finishes third or worse.We saw he made a mistake, so anything can happen in the last race, says Rosberg, the German trying to win his first F1 title.Its good to see, I hope it has slightly dented his confidence. Mental (strength) is a big part of the sport, thats for sure.Rosberg was the one who buckled under the pressure a week before at the U.S. Grand Prix, where he started from the pole but took too long to find his rhythm, and ultimately was overtaken by Hamilton.I progressed from Austin, managed to understand what I need to do better, and that worked out really well, so onwards and upwards in this direction, Rosberg says.All I can do is relax, just as I have been doing, and go to Abu Dhabi in full attack mode as I have done at the last couple of races. It will be a good fight.Hamilton, seeking his second world title, says he will not drive conservatively in Abu Dhabi despite his advantage in the standings.Ill be pushing just as hard, he says. Its everything to play for in the last race. Im llooking forward to it. Hydro Flask 40 Oz Black Friday. Needing just a second place, Hamilton is in a good position considering how dominant Mercedes has been this season. The team has finished 1-2 a record 11 times, and Hamilton was out of the top two only four times in 18 races.The odds are in his favour.There is zero comfort going into the next race, Hamilton says. There are 50 points to gain — that has never happened in Formula One before, and it just so happens to be this season. In the last race, you never know what is going to happen, so Im going into it to win.If it werent for the new double-points format, Hamilton would need only a sixth-place finish to clinch the title. The drivers could tie on points but Hamilton would be the champion because the Brit has more victories, 11 against five by Rosberg.Rosberg knows he will need some help, no matter what.I need to win Abu Dhabi and hope for some help from Lewis, he says. Its difficult with the car we have. Maybe Williams can do a lucky strike or something.Williams has been one of the closest teams to Mercedes, and was especially competitive at Interlagos, where Felipe Massa finished third. Another good run by Williams could boost Rosbergs chances.I need some Felipe Massa help, Rosberg says.Rosberg was third in Abu Dhabi last year, four spots ahead of Hamilton. The same scenario next week would be enough to give Rosberg the title. Rosberg must finish fifth or better to keep his chances alive.Its going to be a great battle, he says. Lewis is a g


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