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Blackhawks prospects, ND hockey on display in Soldier Field Victory

Blackhawks prospects, ND hockey on display in Soldier Field Victory
There are potentially five future Chicago Blackhawks on the 12th ranked Notre Dame hockey team. No wonder the Hawks sent scouts to the Soldier Field press box today to check out what ND hockey has to offer. And ND hockey prevailed 2-1 over the #3 Miami Red Hawks in the first of the Hockey City classic's two games. Wisconsin and Minnesota met in the matinee. Irish junior Stephen Johns (2 shots, 1 block) was drafted by the Blackhawks in the 2nd round of 2010. Vince Hinostroza will be in South Bend next year. But today was less about the future or prospects than it was the spectacle and event. Hawks ambassador Denis Savard entertained the frozen crowd in between intermission, and a Miami of Ohio fan ran onto the field put a couple on moves on security that Walter Payton (this is Soldier Field) would be proud of. Later after the press conferences, I saw him in handcuffs...

Blackhawks raise ticket prices again; costs are getting very high!

Blackhawks raise ticket prices again; costs are getting very high!
For the third time since 2008, the year that the Cubification of the Chicago Blackhawks started, the team is raising ticket prices. That was the year snake oil saleman John McDonough and his lickspittle Jay Blunk came to the team and took over the front office. Hockey may be the sixth or seventh favorite sport,... Read more »

Derrick Rose buys Trump Tower condo; now neighbors with Patrick Kane

Derrick Rose buys Trump Tower condo; now neighbors with Patrick Kane
Talk about the top of the Chicago food chain. It seems Chicago Bulls franchise player Derrick Rose and his counterpart on the Blackhawks (although technically Jonathan Toews is the better/more important player) now live in the same building. And not just any building: Chicago’s most recently built skyscraper of skyscrapers, Trump Tower. Rose just bought... Read more »
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