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 »
(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 »
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.
After much research, this is what we found:
No two teams in the history of the National Hockey League have locked horns more than the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. The teams have met 723 times in the regular season. They’ve met 15 times in the playoffs; playing fairly even (Hawks lead 8-7). Next year, the Detroit Red Wings will be moving... Read more »
CHICAGO – The Burson family left the United Center in a dreary mood. Their favorite team, the Detroit Red Wings, had just lost to the Chiago Blackhawks 2-1. A five hour family trip from Baldwin, Michigan to Chicago was fun for the group of four, but the loss put a hamper on the evening. However,... Read more »
CHICAGO – In one fell swoop, the Chicago Blackhawks returned to being ordinary-looking hooligans. The unfortunate wrist injury to the handsome and charming Patrick Sharp has left the Hawks shorthanded…not just in players, but in total beauty. “We’re reeling,” stated gruff elder statesman Sean O’Donnell. “I’m not the same guy I was 10 years ago…hey,... Read more »
Time and again I tell myself I’ll stay clean tonight But the little green wheels are following me Oh, no! Not again! -David Bowie The Detroit Free Press wrote an article on this young ruffian of a power forward that was reeking havoc throughout the National Hockey League in 1987. The article, if I remember... Read more »