Posts tagged "Western Conference"

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 »

March Madness: NHL Style

March Madness: NHL Style
The win in Dallas on Friday night might not have officially clinched a playoff spot for the Blackhawks, but examining the NHL schedule in the coming couple weeks makes it clear that points will be at a premium in the Western Conference. At the end of February, we looked ahead at the schedules of teams... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Face Critical 48 Hours

They don’t have their top goal scorer. They don’t have their number two center. And they haven’t shown the ability to skate 60 minutes on a consistent basis in 10 months. Yet the Blackhawks now have, again, the opportunity to make a significant impact on the Western Conference postseason between Monday and Tuesday. There are... Read more »

Blackhawks Playoff Push: Is Sitting in 11th Cause for Concern or Hope?

Most Blackhawks fans are crying into the leftover, half-empty beers from yesterday’s Super Bowl this morning when they see their Hawks sitting in 11th place in the Western Conference with 58 points. And yet, very easily, these standings could (and should) be cause for hope. Look at the teams in front of the Hawks this... Read more »

Blackhawks Scoreboard Watching On Huge Tuesday

  There is a lot of drama unfolding in the NHL’s Western Conference, and Tuesday could be a pivotal day in deciding the final playoff seeds. A number of games will take place tonight, the outcomes of which will hold the futures of as many as nine teams in the balance. 7:30 PM CST –... Read more »