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Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin
On Sunday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks traded disgruntled forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon. The deal continues an odd fascination the Blackhawks have had over the last three years with the 2009 NHL Draft. Erixon becomes the fifth member of that year’s class of first round draft picks to... Read more »

Chicago's Best #1 Picks

Chicago's Best #1 Picks
Today, Nov. 19, is Patrick Kane’s 26th birthday. So, first off, congrats & happy birthday to #88 on the big day. With that being said, I got in a discussion recently about Kane being the best #1 overall pick in Chicago sports history. We haven’t had many top picks in baseball, football, hockey and basketball... Read more »

Hockey Hall of Fame: It's Time For Steve Larmer To Be In

Hockey Hall of Fame: It's Time For Steve Larmer To Be In
This isn’t the first time we’ve banged the drum for one of the Blackhawks’ all-time greats to get into the Hockey Hall of Fame. But hopefully it’s the last. Steve Larmer should be in the Hall already. Looking ahead 12 months, he might have a chance in 2015. On Halloween, Ken Campbell at The Hockey... Read more »
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Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books

Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books
With the holidays coming soon, I thought it would be fun to put together a few Christmas Lists for sports fans. Some of the things featured in the series will appear on my personal Christmas List this year, others might not. But these are a few things you might consider for the sports fan in... Read more »

Marian Hossa Reaches 1,000 Points

Marian Hossa Reaches 1,000 Points
Marian Hossa, back where his career began in Ottawa, had two points in regulation to become the fourth active player in the NHL with 1,000 career points. His 1,000th point gave the Blackhawks a 4-3 lead in the third period. Thursday night is the 1,100th game in Hossa’s NHL career, and he has 466 goals... Read more »

Patrick Kane Reaches 500 Points

Patrick Kane Reaches 500 Points
Appropriately, with an assist on a Jonathan Toews goal in the second period on Sunday night, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane reached 500 points in his career. In his 523rd game with the franchise, Kane reached the benchmark with 181 goals and 319 assists. From the 2007 NHL Draft, in which Kane was the number one... Read more »
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40 Predictions for the 2014-15 NHL Season

40 Predictions for the 2014-15 NHL Season
Hart Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Art Ross Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Ted Lindsay Award: John Tavares, New York Islanders Norris Trophy: Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Vezina Trophy: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Jack Adams Award: Barry Trotz Calder Trophy: John Gibson, Anaheim Selke Trophy: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Lady Byng Award: Patrick Kane, Chicago... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Trade Nick Leddy

Chicago Blackhawks Trade Nick Leddy
On Saturday, the inevitable trade Hawks fans had been expected took place. The Hawks traded 23-year-old defenseman Nick Leddy and goaltender Kent Simpson to the New York Islanders for defensemen T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka and the rights to restricted free agent goaltender Anders Nilsson. Brennan and Pokka will report directly to the Rockford IceHogs; Nilsson will remain... Read more »

NHL Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning
As we conclude our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already discussed the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins. After a season derailed by a major injury to Steven Stamkos and the drama surrounding the departure of Martin St. Louis, the Tampa Bay Lightning had the busiest offseason in... Read more »
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NHL Preview: Boston Bruins

NHL Preview: Boston Bruins
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already discussed the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens. Like the Blackhawks, the Boston Bruins have some salary cap driven decisions to make before the 2014-15 season begins. What’s in store for the Bruins this year? Additions: none Subtractions: Jarome Iginla, Chad Johnson,... Read more »
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