Category: Chicago Blackhawks

This is why the Chicago Blackhawks are amazing

Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Nick Leddy. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

For all the household names that dawn the beautiful Chicago Blackhawks’ sweater, they are one deep hockey team beyond their star players. The Hawks just trounced the Winnipeg Jets 5-1 in Jonathan Toews return to the city he called home…

Leafs’ Dave Bolland declines invite to White House

Dave Bolland with the Chicago Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Before you start thinking all Tim Thomasy, Dave Bolland‘s decision to not visit the White House with his former team the Chicago Blackhawks is not a political one. Bolland met with US President Barack Obama the season after winning the…

Lightning/Hawks play last goal wins in Khabibulin’s return to Tampa

Nik Khabibulin in goal for the Chicago Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Nik Khabibulin will always be remembered in Tampa Bay. The Bulin Wall was the starting goalie in 2004 when the franchise won its first and only Stanley Cup title. Next season marks the 10 year anniversary of the 04′ Lightning…

Chicago Blackhawks take young Leafs to school

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, and Patrick Kane on the Chicago Blackhawks bench. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

As is always the case when class begins, the more experienced teacher provides a lesson to the lesser accomplished student. Last night at the United Center in Chicago the Toronto Maple Leafs played the part of student while the Hawks taught…

Today’s 5: Sabres trade talk, Bolland returns home, 5 for Lapierre, and more.

Thomas Vanek, New York Islanders.

1. Miller and Vanek trade rumours I just came across an interesting article by The Hockey News‘ Lyle Richardson. The read suggests the Buffalo Sabres may be looking to move Ryan Miller to the Edmonton Oilers, or Thomas Vanek to…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Comparing Avs’ MacKinnon To Last 10 1st Overalls After 6 Games Played.

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As far as samples sizes go, this is as small as you’re going to get, but it’s still the best way to measure Nathan MacKinnon‘s place amongst NHL 1st overalls this early in his high scoring career. Since 2004, the…

Can The Blues Respond Against A Great Blackhawks Team?

Ken Hitchcock, St. Louis Blues

This season started amazingly for the St. Louis Blues who went 4-0-0 before Tuesday night’s awful performance against the San Jose Sharks. We all know Ken Hitchcock‘s crew is good, but the anticipation of tonight’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…