Category: Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks and the NHL playoffs: this is going to be good

The Chicago Blackhawks and the NHL playoffs: this is going to be good
After wrapping up the Minnesota Wild in a 5-1 victory last night, the Chicago Blackhawks await their second round opponents, and the NHL playoffs are stacking up for a notably dramatic Stanley Cup tournament. The Blackhawks took the quarterfinals round of the playoffs in five games, and now will play either the San Jose Sharks... Read more »

The Blackhawks can clinch the NHL's President Trophy tonight in Vancouver

The Blackhawks can clinch the NHL's President Trophy tonight in Vancouver
The Blackhawks can solidify their spot with the NHL’s best record for this shortened regular season with a win tonight against the Vancouver Canucks, or a Pittsburgh Penguins loss. If the Hawks lose in overtime, the President’s Trophy can still be theirs as long as the Penguins lose in regulation. With only four games left,... Read more »

Top 20 reasons the Chicago Blackhawks lead the NHL at 17-0-3

20) The Blackhawks powerplay has improved in 2013. While it remains as the area with the most room for improvement, scoring with the man advantage is no longer a team weakness.
In honor of the Chicago Blackhawks extending their NHL record to 20 straight games without a regulation loss to start the season, here is a chronicling of the top 20 reasons the Blackhawks have (basically) gone undefeated for 20 games.
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The many mustaches of Chicago Blackhawks' coach Joel Quenneville

The many mustaches of Chicago Blackhawks' coach Joel Quenneville
In honor of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 12-0-3 start, which has them looking to tie an NHL record for earning points in consecutive games to start a season tonight against the hated Vancouver Canucks, today we honor the work of head coach Joel Quenneville… by looking at various pictures of his versatile mustache. Through the years,... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks: Dominating the NHL

The Chicago Blackhawks: Dominating the NHL
Chicago is well aware of the early domination put on display by the Blackhawks, but this start is even more important than it may seem at first glance. After just 14 games, and posting an 11-0-3 record, the season is already 29% complete. Nearly a third of the way through this shortened 2013 campaign, the... Read more »

Corey Crawford is MIA: Ray Emery to start tonight for the Chicago Blackhawks

Corey Crawford is MIA: Ray Emery to start tonight for the Chicago Blackhawks
Yesterday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that backup goaltender Ray Emery would get the start tonight at the United Center for the team’s bout against the San Jose Sharks. Starting netminder, Corey Crawford, has earned a heavy workload thus far in the season, making the Emery announcement yesterday less than riveting news. Coach Joel Quenneville usually... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane named NHL's first star of the week

Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane named NHL's first star of the week
The Blackhawks remain undefeated in regulation this season after a 3-0 victory in Nashville yesterday to cap-off a six game road trip. Losing the opening two games in shootouts in Minnesota and Vancouver, the Blackhawks rebounded to finish the trip 4-0-2, and now have a seven game home-stand beginning Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks. While... Read more »

Top 5 concerns for Blackhawks fans in 2013

Top 5 concerns for Blackhawks fans in 2013
Blackhawks fans have only just over a week to wait for hockey to resume. After over 100 days of lockout gloom, there are real games on the horizon. Since the Hawks have been gone for over nine months now, it’s time to reacquaint ourselves with the team. Fortunately, this will be easy as GM Stan... Read more »

A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan

A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan
I am not one to normally partake in the yearly tradition of setting new goals or lifestyle changes on the cusp of a new year. I admire those who do, however, and I know many of these people struggle to find a realistic, yet worthwhile, resolution to settle on. In the spirit of the end... Read more »
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10 Reasons Chicago sports fans should be thankful today [Slideshow]

#10: The Blackhawks have not lost a game since last season's playoffs.
For those having trouble finding reasons to be thankful about any of the city’s sports franchises today, I offer these 10 fool-proof reasons for Chicago sports fans to be thankful: