Posts tagged "hockey"

Break up the Blackhawks!

Arrgh. Just when Chicago could get used to having a championship team in town, we discover that some important players could be gone next year. Not because the ownership is too cheap to sign them or because a goofy general manager trades them away for “prospects,” but because of a league rule: The salary cap.... Read more »

Climbing on the Blackhawk bandwagon; who's a true fan?

Real or fair weather fans? This is from a post I wrote last winter: Now comes a deep philosophical exploration of the meaning of “fan.” Should you be a fan of a team just because it’s from your hometown? Or should you be a fan only of winning teams? Cubs fans are unrivaled examples of... Read more »

Hockey final: USA 2, Switzerland 0

UPDATE: USA scores on a great wrap-around in front of the Swiss goal ORIGINAL POST: Is no one on ChicagoNow live blogging the game between Switzerland and TeamUSA? It’s the end of the second period and it’s a tieless score. Wait. Wait! It’s seconds to go. No, fractions of a second. An American shot hits... Read more »
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