A Look into the Future: Toews and Kane

A Look into the Future: Toews and Kane
The other day we all heard Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman re-assure fans that Toews and Kane “will be here forever.” Amazing news. Let’s just take a quick look at just how the two players will look in “forever” (for our purposes, we are quantifying forever to mean +/- 20 years).   With these more “seasoned”... Read more »

Toews, Montador Contribute to Over $100,000 Raised at Smashfest! for Research into Rare Cancers and Concussions.

Toews, Montador Contribute to Over $100,000 Raised at Smashfest! for Research into Rare Cancers and Concussions.
The Second annual charity Ping-Pong event – Smashfest! –  took place last week in Toronto with 25 current and former NHL players participating If you remember from last year, the inaugural Smashfest! (hosted by New York Rangers Forward, Dominic Moore) raised over $20,000 for charity. Well, this year Smashfest! was an even huger success, raising over... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks: Winners of the Stanley Cup and Toronto's heart.

June 24, 2013. An unlikely day for a hockey game to be held – let alone a Stanley Cup hockey game.  But, so it was. The Blackhawks of Chicago faced the Bruins of Boston in a duel for the top spot in the National Hockey League (NHL) after a shortened which season rife with all... Read more »
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The NHL Playoffs 2013 According to Social Media: Will the Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup?

The NHL Playoffs 2013 According to Social Media: Will the Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup?
Who will win the 2013 Stanley Cup? It’s a hot question and one that analysts, fans, industry experts, and sportscasters try to predict as early as the beginning of the season.  Will it be the Chicago Blackhawks? It’s said that media shapes perception and perception shapes reality, so let’s look at some numbers to find... Read more »

The Minimalist Guide to the NHL Playoffs: 2013 Edition

The Minimalist Guide to the NHL Playoffs: 2013 Edition
With the NHL Playoffs upon us, now is as good time as ever to start paying attention to hockey. But, where do you even begin? To save you hours of sifting through articles on Google Search in an attempt to catch up, here’s a quick and dirty NHL Playoffs Cheat Sheet with everything you need to know about... Read more »

Sick of Boxy Blackhawks Tees?

Sick of Boxy Blackhawks Tees?
If you’re a gal who likes sports, finding nice sports apparel is like going on a hunt for an honest politician.  You know what I mean, you walk into the sports store and see row upon row, and rack upon rack of really sharp looking men’s stuff. Then when you glance over to the women’s... Read more »
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Patrick Sharp Excited to be Back in Blackhawks Lineup

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“I’m more excited…I don’t have much tension, I’m not worried about it.” Patrick Sharp spoke to the media about his return to the ice tonight vs. the Minnesota Wild.    

Blackhawks clinch Playoffs berth, will Patrick Sharp be back in time?

Blackhawks clinch Playoffs berth, will Patrick Sharp be back in time?
The Chicago Blackhawks became the first team in the West to clinch playoff berth, which is just a not that fancy way of saying that they’re in the playoffs, regardless of their performance from this point on. This comes as no surprise:  The Hawks have been red-hot from the start of this shortened season with... Read more »

We're back, and so is Marian Hossa

We're back, and so is Marian Hossa
Spring has sprung (sort of) in the great city of Chicago and now is as good time as ever to come out of hibernation… After a six game absence, Marian Hossa will return to the ice tonight vs. the St. Louis Blues.  “I felt good today so there’s no reason to wait longer,” said Hossa.... Read more »
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A Smashing Success: Over $20K Raised for Charity at NHLPA's Inaugural Smashfest!

A Smashing Success: Over $20K Raised for Charity at NHLPA's Inaugural Smashfest!
What’s better than Ping Pong for charity? Playing Ping Pong against NHL-ers for charity, of course. Last Thursday, the players were out in full force at Smashfest!, a charity ping pong tournament  hosted by Dominic Moore and the NHLPA to raise money for concussion research. This was the inaugural Smashfest! and in just one night, players... Read more »