Posts tagged "NHL"

Blackhawks Clinch Central Division and Season Sweep Wings

You know the refs are dispicable when both Q and Captain Serious go nuts.
Friday night the Madhouse would see the Blackhawks clinch first place in the Central Division and complete a season sweep of the Detroit Red Wings. The Blackhawks will finish the regular season a pristine 4-0-0 against the Red Wings. They are 14-0-1 against everyone else in their division, with only the St. Louis Blues stealing a point from them. After... Read more »

Tough Blackhawks Hold onto Streak

The Bomb goes boom!
It was by no means a pretty victory Friday night, but the Blackhawks were tough and held onto the streak yet again. Should the best team in the league go to overtime with a team holding only 5 wins? Absolutely not! Keith and Seabrook had rough games, which seems to be the issue when the Hawks aren’t... Read more »

Blackhawks: a Tale of Two Goalies

Blackhawks: a Tale of Two Goalies
The Blackhawks may not have beat up on the worst team in the league Sunday night, but their goalie did. And this time… It wasn’t Emery. Corey Crawford returned and faced an overwhelming 28 shots of which he let 0 in. This is Crawford’s 2nd shutout of the first half of a short season. He... Read more »
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Refs Miss ANOTHER Dangerous Hit on Hossa

Refs Miss ANOTHER Dangerous Hit on Hossa
As far as untalented scumbags in the NHL go, Jannik Hansen is the new Raffi Torres. Torres’ hit was obviously more dangerous, but Hansen CLEARLY targeted Hossa’s head and made no effort to get the puck. Hansen straight up mmmbopped Hossa in the back of the head right in front of a linesman who at... Read more »

Sharks too slow to swim w/ Blackhawks

Sharks too slow to swim w/ Blackhawks
Yes, we all know the San Jose Sharks are a big team, but they’re also a slow team. The Blackhawks outplayed and out-skated the Sharks to a 4-1 victory at the United Center. The Sharks often beat up on the Hawks, but Captain Furious put an end to that early on after challenging his counterpart Thornton. The... Read more »

Blackhawks Yet To Lose In Regulation

Blackhawks Yet To Lose In Regulation
The Blackhawks are still yet to lose in regulation, but they didn’t look so hot Tuesday night against the Ducks. Crawford somehow managed to keep the team in the game despite the Blackhawks turning the puck over an unforgiving 17 times. Hopefully they are just tired from beating the hell out of every one on the road,... Read more »
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Undefeated Blackhawks Break Franchise Record

"Don't worry defense, I got this."
It wasn’t pretty, but the Hawks got it done Sunday night. They are the first Blackhawks team to win all of their first six games in franchise history. After having a too close for comfort game in Columbus against the worst team in the league Saturday night, it’s surprising the Hawks were able to squeeze... Read more »

Blackhawks home opener: Game photos & recap

Blackhawks home opener: Game photos & recap
After a four-month-long lockout and falling short early in the playoffs the last two seasons, Blackhawks fans couldn’t be more excited. Not only are the committed Indians 3-0 after winning their home opener Tuesday night against the St. Louis Blues, but the team is playing it’s best hockey. One of the biggest question marks from last... Read more »

Blackhawks - what Training Camp reveals about season

Blackhawks - what Training Camp reveals about season
Training camp ended with a glimmer of hope for the Blackhawks Monday morning. The defense barraged the net with mostly accurate shots from the point. Johnny Oduya seemed to have the most flawless shot, with Duncan Keith in a class second. Stalberg was even in front of the net getting some tip drill reps around... Read more »
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The Captain's Back - Toews practices w/ team

Wednesday morning  Jonathan Toews skated at the third informal Hawks practice this week at Johnny’s Ice House West. Wednesday mostly seemed to be a scrimmage with a good deal of the team and some Ice Hogs present. Toews, Sharp, Keith, Seabrook, Hjalmarsson, Bolland, Shaw, Bollig, Kruger, Hossa, Carcillo, Mayers, and Crawford all made it to... Read more »