Posts tagged "joel quenneville"

Chicago Blackhawks: 2013 Stanley Cup Champions!

Chicago Blackhawks: 2013 Stanley Cup Champions!
With two goals in 17 seconds, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years. It wasn’t pretty for either team in Game Six, and the reports on injuries players were dealing with at the end of the series are starting to come out in the wake of the Hawks... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Goaltenders

Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Goaltenders
The first half of the 2013 season is over for the Chicago Blackhawks, and they haven’t lost a game in regulation. Already we have graded the forwards and defensemen, so now let’s turn our attentions to the goaltenders. Corey Crawford 14 games, 11-0-3, 1.53 GAA, .940 save percentage, 2 shutouts Crawford has been ridiculously good,... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Forwards

Chicago Blackhawks First Half Grades: Forwards
On Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks finished an unprecedented first half of their lockout-shortened season. Through 24 games, they have yet to lose a game in regulation. There have been highlights everywhere and some really good individual performances throughout. Here are our grades for the Blackhawks’ first half of the 2013 season. Jonathan Toews 24... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact
The Chicago Blackhawks stayed on top of the NHL with a strong victory on Friday night. Chicago showed San Jose and the rest of the league why they have yet to lose a game in regulation through 14 games once again, as the team’s depth was on display. Antti Niemi has allowed more than three... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?

Chicago Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?
The Blackhawks Convention ended on Sunday with the usual fanfare and excitement from fans who met their favorite player(s), spent a lot of money, and had great experiences. But the post-Convention reality now sets in: the Hawks have some work to do before the season (theoretically) begins in September. This hasn’t been an active summer... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Dale Hunter Resigns In Washington, Hawks Should Call Him

Chicago Blackhawks: Dale Hunter Resigns In Washington, Hawks Should Call Him
On Monday morning, Dale Hunter stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals. He needs to now become the top candidate to replace Mike Haviland on the Chicago Blackhawks bench. There are a number of factors to consider when thinking about adding Hunter to the Blackhawks bench. First, Hunter was an exceptional head... Read more »

Joel Quenneville's Future: How He, and the Chicago Blackhawks, Have Evolved

Joel Quenneville's Future: How He, and the Chicago Blackhawks, Have Evolved
Since Rocky Wirtz was given control of the Chicago Blackhawks, they have been no stranger to the rumor mill. From adding high priced free agents to making bold changes both on and behind the bench, the Blackhawks have been a growing organization. But now that the rumor mill has focused it’s attention on the man... Read more »
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NHL Free Agency: 10 Unrestricted Targets For The Chicago Blackhawks

NHL Free Agency: 10 Unrestricted Targets For The Chicago Blackhawks
On Sunday, the third team from the Central Division was bounced out of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs when the LA Kings swept the division-winning St. Louis Blues. What we’ve seen is the Kings, who were the eight seed, hammer the top two teams in the Western Conference with ease; they have needed only nine... Read more »