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NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs. Now, let’s discuss the Detroit Red Wings. This season could be a significant changing of the guard in Detroit. With only cosmetic changes heading into the new year, the Wings are looking for youth to step into... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner
With Kevin Hayes moving on, some have said the Blackhawks draft in 2010 is a bust – even before Stephen Johns (above) plays his first full season as a professional. Some look back at the Hawks’ drafts of the last few years and wonder where all the NHL talent is hiding. Since 2009, only three... Read more »

Blackhawks Blank Red Wings, Win Preseason Opener 2-0

Blackhawks Blank Red Wings, Win Preseason Opener 2-0
Patrick Sharp and Ben Smith scored second period goals 69 seconds apart and Corey Crawford stopped all 19 shots he faced as the Blackhawks started their 2013 preseason with a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The Hawks started the game with Teuvo Teräväinen between Patrick Kane and Bryan Bickell, but the lines changed frequently.... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Complete Historic Comeback, Advance To Conference Finals

Chicago Blackhawks Complete Historic Comeback, Advance To Conference Finals
The Blackhawks put the finishing touches on a historic comeback, overcoming a physical game and a blown call with less than two minutes left in regulation, and sent the Red Wings to the golf courses with an epic overtime victory. For those that had questioned Corey Crawford’s ability to win a series for the Blackhawks,... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Come Back, Force Game 7

Chicago Blackhawks Come Back, Force Game 7
After a knuckling puck beat Corey Crawford from nearly 40 feet out, the Blackhawks returned to the ice for a third period with 20 minutes of effort standing between either the end of their season or Game 7 on Wednesday night. A huge effort from the entire roster brought the Hawks back, and a 4-3... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews Named Selke Finalist

Chicago Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews Named Selke Finalist
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has been named the finalists for the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy. Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings are the other two finalists for the Selke, which is given annually “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the... Read more »
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Round Two: Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings

Round Two: Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings
With their 3-2 win in Sunday night’s Game Seven in Anaheim, the Detroit Red Wings will advance to meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the playoffs. With Detroit moving to the Eastern Conference next season, this battle between two Original Six rivals will be emotional for fans. But what will the series... Read more »

NHL Free Agency: The Central Division Cap Situations

NHL Free Agency: The Central Division Cap Situations
With the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom in Detroit becoming official, there should be two immediate responses from Blackhawks fans: Respect. He was the best of his era. Fear. The Wings now have an enormous amount of cap space. Looking around the Central Division, this will be an interesting summer. And teams will have some money... Read more »

NHL 2011-12 Preview: Ranking Western Conference Goalies

NHL 2011-12 Preview: Ranking Western Conference Goalies
After breaking downthe depth on the blue line throughout the Western Conference, and examining the wild summer of forward movement throughout the league, it’s now time that we look at the men between the pipes in West. While the movement here wasn’t as crazy as it was in front of these guys, wins and losses... Read more »
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Chris Osgood Retires: Detroit Goalie Not A Hall of Famer

Chris Osgood Retires: Detroit Goalie Not A Hall of Famer
On Tuesday, Detroit goalie Chris Osgood retired with 401 wins. The total ranks 10th all-time, but his numbers aren’t good enough for a spot in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Here’s why. First, the impressive numbers of Osgood (from NHL.com): Osgood’s 401 career victories rank 10th all-time in the NHL, two behind Hall of Famer... Read more »