Posts tagged "Chicago Blackhawks"

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History
With news on Sunday night that the Cubs were designating Edwin Jackson for assignment, I immediately jumped into a Twitter conversation with a bunch of folks about what the worst contracts in Chicago sports history have been. real question: where does Edwin Jackson rank on the loooong list of worst contracts in Chicago history? #ToddHundley... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks 2015 NHL Draft Recap

Chicago Blackhawks 2015 NHL Draft Recap
The Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks were one of the quietest teams at this weekend’s NHL Draft. It was a busy weekend, with┬ámany teams making major trades. While many figured a veteran like Patrick Sharp and/or Bryan Bickell would be traded to make cap space for the coming season, the Hawks didn’t make a deal... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Blackhawks 2010 NHL Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Blackhawks 2010 NHL Draft
Every summer we take a look back five years at how the respective Chicago teams drafted, and how the players from those classes are (or, in many cases, aren’t) impacting the respective franchises. We’ve already looked back at the 2010 drafts for the Chicago Bears Chicago Bulls Chicago Cubs Chicago White Sox Now, let’s look... Read more »
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Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks

Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks
We took a somewhat painful look back at the last ten years of Cubs and White Sox first round draft picks before the MLB Draft earlier this week. Now, as the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning get set to play a best-of-three scenario to decide the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion, let’s take a walk... Read more »

Patrick Kane Reaches Postseason Milestone

Patrick Kane Reaches Postseason Milestone
When the final horn sounded on Sunday night, Blackhawks superstar forward Patrick Kane had scored two of Chicago’s four goals in a solid home victory. The first goal of the night – seen above – was significant for the Hawks sniper. Kane became only the fifth player in the long, storied history of the Chicago... Read more »

Looking Back: My 40 Bold NHL Predictions

Looking Back: My 40 Bold NHL Predictions
Back in October, before the 2014-15 NHL season started, I made 40 bold predictions. So, let’s see how I did. Note: the NHL Awards that will be voted on are left as-is unless, in the case of the Vezina, the winner is easily assumed. Hart Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Art Ross Trophy: Steven Stamkos,... Read more »
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It's Time For The Blackhawks To Retire Steve Larmer's Number

It's Time For The Blackhawks To Retire Steve Larmer's Number
On Monday, the Blackhawks made a deadline day deal and sent fourth line forward and penalty kill specialist Ben Smith to the San Jose Sharks for Andrew Desjardins. Desjardins is expected to provide the Blackhawks with some “edge” down the stretch, and there were financial implications to the deal as well. Smith was a nice... Read more »

1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out

1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out
A little more than seven minutes into Tuesday night’s Blackhawks game, Patrick Kane was shoved awkwardly into the boards. He was slow to get up, and when he did rise he was holding his left arm. The league’s leading point producer went straight to the dressing room and did not return to the game. As... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Potential Trade Deadline Targets

Chicago Blackhawks: Potential Trade Deadline Targets
As we get closer to the deadline, trade rumors will continue to heat up. On Wednesday morning, one of the bigger in-season blockbuster trades was announced when the Winnipeg Jets sent disgruntled forward Evander Kane to the Buffalo Sabres in a seven-player deal. With Winnipeg sitting on the Blackhawks’ heels in the Central Division, the... Read more »
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Were You Born On February 4?

Were You Born On February 4?
Were you born on the Fourth of February? Of course, it isn’t as sexy or prestigious as the Fourth of July, but it’s still an outstanding day to have been born. Here are a few other notable 2/4 babies: Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics) Paul Althaus, German theologist... Read more »