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Hockey Pinup Girls: Like going to an Art Gallery, but cooler

Hockey Pinup Girls: Like going to an Art Gallery, but cooler
Girls in jerseys and art.  Doesn’t that sound fantastic?  That’s why today’s interview is with Lauren Maiero, the Chicago-based Artiste behind the increasingly popular Hockey Pinup Girls! Lauren’s art caught my eye recently while doing research for an upcoming player interview (stay tuned). I knew her story was worth featuring when I learned more about her... Read more »

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 »

Game 3: Do NHL Benefits Cover Eye Exams for the Referees?

Game 3:  Do NHL Benefits Cover Eye Exams for the Referees?
Coach Quenneville called the officiating a disgrace after Game 3 of the Phoenix/Chicago series.  And that pretty much sums it all up.  It was just one clearer-than-Karlsson’s-skin bad call to another during last night’s game at the Madhouse on Madison, which left many hockey fans of various team-affiliations flabbergasted. It wasn’t the ultimate loss of the... Read more »
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Countdown to the Playoffs: Kane Gets Nasty in Detroit, NHL '13 Needs A Cover Boy, and Sharpy's on Twitter.

Countdown to the Playoffs: Kane Gets Nasty in Detroit, NHL '13 Needs A Cover Boy, and Sharpy's on Twitter.
Well, here we are at the end of yet another great season. This particular season has been a roller-coaster ride for the Blackhawks and it all ended yesterday in Hockeytown.  The  game was intense but the Hawks managed to keep a 2-point lead for the majority of the game;  just when everyone thought they had... Read more »

Snoozefest in Jersey: Devils Are the Most Boring Robbers...

Snoozefest in Jersey: Devils Are the Most Boring Robbers...
Horns, Italian flags on the Jumbotron, and a score that remained locked at 1-1 til the end of regulation – no, not a soccer game – this was the scene last night in Jersey as the Devils hosted the Blackhawks for a game that got semi-interesting only in the last 10 minutes or so. In typical... Read more »

Blackhawks Take Red Wings Down, Yet Remain Plagued by Trade Rumors

Blackhawks Take Red Wings Down, Yet Remain Plagued by Trade Rumors
The Detroit Red Wings were looking to govern as #1 team in the NHL and keep their winning streak going when they came to visit the United Center yesterday.  Alas, their mission proved difficult and in the end, they were denied by the Chicago Blackhawks; final score CHI 2, DET 1. The game was extremely intense and it... Read more »
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WATCH: Kane Supermans the NHL All Star Skills Competition

WATCH: Kane Supermans the NHL All Star Skills Competition
The All Star Skills Competition happened yesterday and in addition to it being wildly entertaining,  it served to remind us average Joes and Janes just how average we are (Chara breaking a speed record with a shot of 108.8 MPH? Yeah). Anyway, in case you missed it, Team Chara slated Hossa in the Fastest Skater... Read more »