Posts in category "Blackhawks"

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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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 »

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 »
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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 »

Duncan Keith Leads Team Canada to Higher Ground.

Duncan Keith Leads Team Canada to Higher Ground.
Of the 6 Blackhawks Players representing their countries at the World Hockey Championship, Duncan Keith has been making the most noticeable impact.  Keith has been lighting the Olympic sized arenas up like Christmas trees and leads Canada with 11 points in the tournament so far.  Needless to say, a lot of people who never noticed... Read more »

BREAKING: Patrick Kane is Acting his Age.

BREAKING: Patrick Kane is Acting his Age.
During the post-season as the news starts tapering off, it seems the most irrelevant non-stories become newsworthy. I’m not talking about the articles no one reads about the Pizza lunch the Blackhawks front-office had to discuss the year, or the countless opinion pieces re-hashing everything we heard during the regular season.  I’m talking about making... Read more »
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End of Season Wrap: Takeaways from the Blackhawks Season 2011/12.

End of Season Wrap: Takeaways from the Blackhawks Season 2011/12.
I believe Jim Morrison penned a song once for times like these – this is the end. The Phoenix Coyotes advanced to the second round for the first time in history which means no more scheduling our social lives around Blackhawks games.  At least until October. So what went wrong? In one word:  Goaltending.  ... Read more »