Posts tagged "Chicago Blackhawks"

What was more family-friendly: Chicago Blackhawks parade or the Gay Pride Parade?

What was more family-friendly: Chicago Blackhawks parade or the Gay Pride Parade?
            As I reflect upon the past week in Chicago, I am resolved with this question: What is more family friendly: the Gay Pride Parade & Festival or the Chicago Blackhawks Parade & Rally? The Chicago Gay Pride Parade and the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship celebrations are two of... Read more »

5 Most Heartbreaking Moments In Chicago Sports History

5 Most Heartbreaking Moments In Chicago Sports History
In the wake of the latest Chicago sports fail, I look back at some of the city’s most harrowing history. The build up to epic letdowns, the surefire wins that become stunning losses, and of course the favorite’s that come up short to expectations. The tragedy’s that rock the entire city. As I See It... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Fears

Top Five Chicago Sports Fears
  Follow me on Twitter @curtisshawflagg Chicago sports are in an abrasive state. With more dings and stingers and than a grandfather clock stuck in a beehive, the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears have seen their fair share of injuries. Most of which end up costing gravely down the line. I don’t usually consider myself a... Read more »
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5 reasons why I am NOT giving up on the Bears season

5 reasons why I am NOT giving up on the Bears season
    The Chicago Bears suffered an epiphany of epic proportions in a 10-3 tickle fight loss against the AFC West Kansas City Chiefs. And for many Bears fans, an epiphany of dire straits on the remainder of the season. For some, this means the tragic end to an otherwise storied season. For others like... Read more »

Top 10 things to do while waiting for the NBA lockout to end

Top 10 things to do while waiting for the NBA lockout to end
As we move past the veritable date of the NBA season, I begin to get more and more anxious as to how I am going to spend my time. I am preparing to bolster my expertise in soccer, hockey, and amidst new cheating allegations of a pair of cricket players, my interest has sparked in... Read more »

"Windy's" Special: Chicago All-City Team

  Welcome to the 1st annual Chicago’s Finest “The Windy’s” Awards All-City Team presentation.   A player from each professional team in Chicago will be represented in both first and second teams. This was a very hard list to separate so please feel free to comment as objectionably as you wish.   And without further... Read more »
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Vote Now! Chicago's Finest Awards (The Windy's): X-Factor Award Preview

Vote Now! Chicago's Finest Awards (The Windy's): X-Factor Award Preview
    When developing the “As I See It” blog, I believed it to be important to recognize those player’s who bring their hard hat and lunch pail as much as those who enjoy the majority of the spotlight. courtesy of Dictionary.com   Main Entry:  X factor Part of Speech:  n Definition:  a hard-to-describe influence or quality; animportant element with unknown consequences So without further adieu, I present to you the... Read more »

Hawks' Earn Wings At Right Time

Hawks' Earn Wings At Right Time
    They are DEFINATELY Gellin’!!!! Alot is to be said about the Chicago Blackhawks (3-3) triumphant comeback against the Vancouver Canucks (3-3). The way that the Hawks rallied with their backs against the wall is something for the history books, and it might just actually be written into one. Only three other teams have come... Read more »

Birds Of Prey: Hawks Force Elimination Game 7

Birds Of Prey: Hawks Force Elimination Game 7
Rookie saves the day! Exhale. The Chicago Blackhawks edged out the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in Game 6 of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs. The Vancouver Canucks started Chris Schnieder for the first time in the series instead of Roberto Luongo, the Nucks’ No. 1 goalie who has had a rough recent couple games against the Hawks.... Read more »
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Welcome to Bol-Land

Welcome to Bol-Land
Is Bolland the anecdote? If you were to ask anyone around Chicago who makes the Blackhawks a winner. You would get an assortment of answers. Probably none of which would be Dave Bolland. The Chicago center was back in action for the Blackhawks, down 0-3 against the leagues best Vancouver Canucks. Many wondered if he... Read more »