Tag: Chicago Blackhawks

Sidney Crosby named captain of Team Canada in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Team Canada's roster.

Less than a month from now, the National Hockey League will send some of its most talented players to Sochi, Russia, to participate in the hockey tournament portion of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Team Canada announced its final roster on…

Winnipeg Jets: helmet stealing Hawks fan makes donation to True North Foundation

Winnipeg Jets logo. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

It was one of the most bizarre moments of the 2013-14 NHL season. In a game at the United Center in Chicago between the Blackhawks and Winnipeg Jets on November 7th, Jets defenceman Adam Pardy was body-checked into the corner…

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…

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…