Posts tagged "hawks"

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 »

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 »

Red-Zone: Series Goes to 1-3, Quenneville is Fined, and Hossa is Out for Game 5.

Red-Zone: Series Goes to 1-3, Quenneville is Fined, and Hossa is Out for Game 5.
The United Center went deadly quiet last night after the Blackhawks hosted the Coyotes for Game 4 of  the Playoffs series.  Captain Jonathan Toews summarized the game as “disappointing”, and it’s doubtful anyone other than the Coyotes and their supporters would disagree. The game started out with an incredible 10 minutes from the Blackhawks but... Read more »
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The Hunger Games: Coyotes vs. Blackhawks

The Hunger Games: Coyotes vs. Blackhawks
So, Game 1 of Round 1 is in the books and hunger was the rampant theme du jour. The return of Jonathan Toews was instantly gratifying as he got things started with a goal early in the first period. ** Side-note:  I kind of dig the flow he’s rocking.  Not quite as photoshop-perfect as Ottawa’s Erik... Read more »

Chicago Caps the Night Off with a Big Win at the Madhouse.

Chicago Caps the Night Off with a Big Win at the Madhouse.
Another game, another 2 points.  At least that seems to be the new motto of the Blackhawks. The Washington Capitals made it extremely easy for the Hawks to dominate them and take a 3 point lead to ultimately win the game, 5-2. From start to finish, the game was high energy on the Blackhawks side,... Read more »

A Windy Day in Chicago: Leafs Blown Further into the Gutter by Toews-less Blackhawks

A Windy Day in Chicago: Leafs Blown Further into the Gutter by Toews-less Blackhawks
Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews is unquestionably the team’s MVP, and it’s widely accepted that he is the 2nd best ranked player in the NHL behind Sidney Crosby.  Unfortunately for the Blackhawks though, Toews has been sidelined the past few games with a concussion and no set date for return. The Chicago Blackhawks have been suffering greatly without... Read more »
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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 »

Four Blackhawks Sick After Denver Game, and More Trade Rumors.

Four Blackhawks Sick After Denver Game, and More Trade Rumors.
Trade rumors are always a hot topic and word is there are more than definitely some trades in the works for the Chicago Blackhawks. Sources say the Blackhawks are shopping for a new Goalie. Whether this means they will be obtaining a THIRD Goaltender, or trading Ray Emery for additional Defense and/or more Centre depth... Read more »

Blackhawks Become Trendy After Getting Burned by Flames.

Blackhawks Become Trendy After Getting Burned by Flames.
Twitter Trends have become a joke, with things like OMG BIEBER FOREVAAAA, or death hoaxes (RIP ______ any celebrity name) quickly catching on. Yesterday, in Canada, the Chicago Blackhawks became a serious part of that joke, as a “Hawks”  trend emerged immediately after their defeat to Calgary. It has come to a point where people... Read more »
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Welcome to my site on ChicagoNow! If you read the About section you know this is the place for all things Blackhawks. By all, I mean all. And that’s a lotta cheddar, I mean this is most interesting team in the NHL for puck’s sake! So let’s start with the unavoidable… Last night’s heart-breaker: In... Read more »