Posts in category "NHL"

Holy crap: Game one of the Stanley Cup Final

Holy crap: Game one of the Stanley Cup Final
The Stanley Cup Final started off last night in such a manner that I cannot imagine a higher-quality game. What more could fans ask for than a triple-overtime game- the fifth longest in Stanley Cup history- full of point-blank chances, mind-blowing saves, a physicality as of yet unmatched in these playoffs, and a spectacular, twice-redirected,... Read more »

The Stanley Cup Final: the "Breaking Bad" of sports

The Stanley Cup Final: the "Breaking Bad" of sports
There are plenty of reasons for Blackhawks and Bruins fans to feel confident about the teams they root for entering tonight’s game one of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins swept-away the best offense in the NHL when they knocked-off the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Blackhawks were the best team... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Hawks GM Stan Bowman Should Be Praying for NHL Lockout to Continue

Hawks GM Stan Bowman Should Be Praying for NHL Lockout to Continue
With the NHL lockout now on its twelfth day, details continue to support this being a lengthy dispute. The NHL and NHLPA will resume negotiations Friday, but without a focus on the economic issues that remain at the forefront of the dispute. Whispers of the entire season eventually being cancelled persist, and while many of... Read more »