Category: Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings: Western Conference Final Preview and Prediction

The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings will meet in the Western Conference Final for the second straight year. The Hawks won in five a year ago, but the Kings were without centres Mike Richards and Jarret Stoll up the…

Blackhawks vs Wild: Stanley Cup playoffs second-round preview and prediction

They met one year ago in the first-round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. Wild goaltender Josh Harding earned his first career postseason win. His story was one of the highlights of the tournament, and truly inspirational. The Chicago Blackhawks…

Hostility resumes between Blackhawks, Blues tonight in Chicago

Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are putting on quite the show in the first-round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. The series began in St. Louis where the Blues won both home games 4-3 in overtime; twice tying…

Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook – Quintal’s first test as Director of Player Safety

Chicago Blackhawks Defenceman Brent Seabrook

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are embraced in a first-round matchup that has been played at the level and intensity befit of a Stanley Cup Final. With only two games registered in the history books, the Blues lead…

St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

This was supposed to be a conference final series under the old system. Furthermore, the Blackhawks vs the Blues was supposed to be a second-round series under the new NHL realignment system. But somehow, out of nowhere, the Colorado Avalanche…

Blackhawks are team to beat; Blues have much to prove.

The St. Louis Blues have compiled a healthy lead in the Central Division – they stand nine points ahead of the Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche for first place. Tonight the Blues face the Blackhawks in what will be a…

Chicago Blackhawks: Kris Versteeg acquired from Florida Panthers

Kris Versteeg, Chicago Blackhawks.

In a good old fashioned late-night NHL trade, the Florida Panthers sent prospect Philippe Lefevbre and winger Kris Versteeg back to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forward Jimmy Hayes and defenceman Dylan Olsen. Trade update courtesy of The Globe And Mail. …

Jets’ Adam Pardy has helmet stolen and beer poured on his head by Blackhawks fans at United Center

United Center in Chicago - home of the Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Visiting Chicago to play against the Blackhawks has never been welcoming to NHL clubs. But on most nights the worst that will happen is a few fan heckles and the constant opposition of a loud intimidating crowd. However, last night…

Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios’ legendary career almost never was

Hall of Famer Chris Chelios with the Detroit Red Wings. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

There are so many great reads produced every day in the world of hockey, but the one I’m introducing by Nicholas J. Cotsonika is a cut above. This fine piece of journalism was published on Sunday, October 3, 2013, or…