Posts tagged "Duncan Keith"

Blackhawks-Blues: Numbers of Note

Blackhawks-Blues: Numbers of Note
Here are a few individual performances that jumped off the page from the Blackhawks first round series victory over the St. Louis Blues: Before the Dallas-Anaheim game, only 32 players in the postseason had been credited with at least 10 blocked shots. Of those 32, only 2 are forwards: Michal Handzus (14) and Marcus Kruger... Read more »

2014 Sochi: Olympic Schedule for Chicago Blackhawks

2014 Sochi: Olympic Schedule for Chicago Blackhawks
The Blackhawks are sending 10 players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi this weekend. Here are the schedule for the countries – Canada, Sweden, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and the United States – they will represent. Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith & Patrick Sharp – Canada (Group B) Thursday, Feb. 13 – vs. Norway Friday,... Read more »

Blackhawks Circus Trip Recap: Chicago Owns The Road

Blackhawks Circus Trip Recap: Chicago Owns The Road
The Hawks annual Circus Trip came to a close with a strong victory against Phoenix on Saturday night, and the results of the seven games show that the Hawks are playing as well as any team in the NHL. Chicago lost the first game of the trip 5-1 in Denver. After that, they rolled. In... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Olympics Invites Piling Up

Chicago Blackhawks Olympics Invites Piling Up
With a couple big announcements on Monday, at least 12 defending champion Chicago Blackhawks will have a busy August. Monday was the day Canada and the United States announced the rosters for their respective training camps for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Hockey Canada announced the list of players invited to their training camp in late... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Duncan Keith Suspended 1 Game

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On Wednesday, the NHL suspended Duncan Keith one game for high-sticking Jeff Carter on Tuesday night. Jeff Carter spoke with the media on Wednesday. Mayor’s Manor has a collection of quotes here. Here’s TSN’s take on the hack from Tuesday night: Here are the NHL Network’s thoughts:

Chicago Blackhawks Blue Line Depth Paying Big Dividends

Chicago Blackhawks Blue Line Depth Paying Big Dividends
Last spring, a poor series against Phoenix put Johnny Oduya in the doghouse with many Blackhawks fans. But 12 months later, Oduya is having a fantastic start to the postseason next to Michal Rozsival, and the Hawks’ “third” defensive pair is a big reason Chicago keeps rolling. Since winning the Stanley Cup in 2010, many... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Defensemen

Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Defensemen
Yesterday, we graded the forwards on the Blackhawks forwards at the season’s mid-way point. Now, let’s turn our attention the defensemen. When we posted our evaluation of the Blackhawks’ blue line at the quarter-season mark, one of the areas we were watching was ice time; at that point in the season, coach Joel Quenneville was... Read more »

Hockey Day In Chicago An Amazing Success

Hockey Day In Chicago An Amazing Success
Sunday may have been titled Hockey Day in America, but there was no better city in the country to celebrate the great game than Chicago. As Notre Dame head coach Jeff Jackson said after his team’s victory, “In memory of [former Wisconsin head coach] Bob Johnson: It was a great day for hockey.” Four of... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Blue Line Preview

Looking around the NHL, there are quite a few teams looking for help on the blue line. In Chicago, the Blackhawks actually have pretty good depth heading into the shorter season. Playing fewer games should help Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook to handle the workload given to them by coach Joel Quenneville, but how the... Read more »
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Nick Leddy: It's Time For The Blackhawks To Lock Him Up

Nick Leddy: It's Time For The Blackhawks To Lock Him Up
Fans have varying opinions on the play of young defenseman Nick Leddy, but now is the time for GM Stan Bowman to get together with him and get a deal done that keeps him in Chicago for the next few years. Leddy, of course, was acquired in the trade that sent Cam Barker to the... Read more »