Posts tagged "Chicago Blackhawks"

Corey Crawford Seriously Can't Believe it's not F----n Butter

Corey Crawford Seriously Can't Believe it's not F----n Butter
CHICAGO – Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford took time from his busy post-cup schedule to enjoy a big breakfast on Sunday morning. What he would discover during this breakfast would change his life forever. Upon taking his first bite of toast, Crawford noticed a label on his container. “I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter?! Bullshit.... Read more »

Andrew Shaw: The Blackhawks' Toughest

Andrew Shaw: The Blackhawks' Toughest
We chose the name Chicago Tough because it’s silly. As the thought process goes, isn’t Cleveland tough?   Detroit tough?  Buffalo tough?  Pittsburgh tough?  Philly tough?  New York? Doesn’t any semi-large American city with industrial workers have a base of people that bust their ass to put food on the table? Our inner-meatball enjoys the term;... Read more »

Blackhawks Triple Overtime Game Results in 17 Breakups

Blackhawks Triple Overtime Game Results in 17 Breakups
CHICAGO – Throughout the Chicagoland area, marriages hit a boiling point late Wednesday. Reportedly, 17 relationships were threatened by the triple overtime epic between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. “I asked him to come upstairs.  I said I had everything laid out nicely, cough, cough, if he came up after the second overtime,” said... Read more »
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Blackhawks Petitioning NHL to Make Sure Sheldon Brookbank's Name Doesn't Wind Up on Stanley Cup

Blackhawks Petitioning NHL to Make Sure Sheldon Brookbank's Name Doesn't Wind Up on Stanley Cup
CHICAGO – The process of getting your name on the Stanley Cup is pretty clear cut.  However, the Chicago Blackhawks are doing whatever they can to make sure that defenseman Sheldon Brookbank’s name doesn’t find his name on the cup. “We like Sheldon, don’t get us wrong,” stated Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman.  “But, I’d rather... Read more »

Chicago Tough Q & A: Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings

Chicago Tough Q & A: Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings
(Chicago Tough sat down with Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown to go over his life, his season, and current series with the Chicago Blackhawks.) CT: So, uh, Dustin…how’re you doin’ these days?  You, uh…why…why are you looking at me like that? DUSTIN BROWN: Like what, bro? CT: Like that…like…why do you always have to... Read more »

Neighbor Not Really Sure if Couple is Having Sex or Watching Blackhawks Game

Neighbor Not Really Sure if Couple is Having Sex or Watching Blackhawks Game
DES PLAINES – Mary Hanrahan of Des Plaines was about to contact police late Wednesday night regarding multiple disturbances. “Every five minutes somebody was screaming, ‘No! No!’…then I think something broke.  Stuff was being thrown around.  Then it sounded like a screaming match.  I don’t know what they’re into, but it doesn’t sound safe.” The married... Read more »
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Slats Returns to Talk Hawks

Slats Returns to Talk Hawks
(Slats Radke, our favorite mythical writer, once wrote for the old Chicago American.  He wrote for Hockeenight occasionally prior to a couple articles with Chicago Tough.  We finally found him again.  Still kicking.) Well, here I am behind the typewriter for the first time in a long while. The folks at Hockeenight don’t seem to come... Read more »

Other Things Chicago Tough has Been Wrong About (POLL)

Other Things Chicago Tough has Been Wrong About (POLL)
Seems like the folks at Chicago Tough spent a lot of time celebrating a guaranteed Blackhawks victory over the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference Semifinals.  It wouldn’t be the first time we were wrong.  Here’s some of our greatest hits.

If the Red Wings Win Game 3 How Will their Fans Celebrate? (POLL)

After much research, this is what we found:
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Large Man in 300 Level Can't Wait to Complain About Corey Crawford in Game 2

Large Man in 300 Level Can't Wait to Complain About Corey Crawford in Game 2
CHICAGO – “You can thanks da good man upstairs for dat win,” said Chicago Blackhawks season ticket holder Al Aviloni of Stone Park.  “If it weren’t for dat stupid Crawford in net, we wudda haddis ting back in reggelation!” Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks goaltender, stopped 26 of 27 shots to help the Blackhawks defeat the Minnesota... Read more »
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