Posts tagged "NHL"

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.

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 »
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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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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 »

You Might Be a Meatball if...

You Might Be a Meatball if...
Let’s face it: if you’re a Chicago sports fan, you inherently have a bit of meatball in you. Some of us, however, exhibit this terrifying, yet alluring quality a bit more than others. With that, I give you ten sure signs you boast a heavy dose of meatball.   You might be a Meatball if:... Read more »