Archive for November 2010

Hossa, Boynton collide at practice; Hossa helped off the ice

Things are trending in the right direction for the Blackhawks as they just finished a 4-2 circus trip, but the good vibes may have taken a big hit at practice on Monday morning. According to several Twitter sources, including the Tribune’s Chris Kuc, Marian Hossa was helped off the ice after a collision with defenseman... Read more »

Blackhawks Blog: Black Wednesday Memories

Twenty-somethings across America often have one goal on Thanksgiving eve, and that’s to turn “Black Wednesday” into something that resembles “Blackout Wednesday.”  It is the biggest bar night of the year and the one time where (almost) nobody has work the next morning. Why not have a drink (or twelve) when the only thing to... Read more »

Numbers and notes heading into Circus Trip

With the Hawks about to begin their annual “Circus” road trip, now feels like a good time to evaluate how things have gone through 20 games of the 2010-2011 NHL season.  From a team standpoint, here is a cold dose of reality: the Hawks’ current record puts them in 13th place in the West if... Read more »

Blackhawks Blog: Hawks lose 4th straight at home; disturbing trends continue

When the Blackhawks took a 1-0 lead against Phoenix on Wednesday night, all signs pointed toward a victory. The Hawks were controlling the tempo, moving the puck, and getting quality chances. Add the fact that Phoenix was 0-5-2 when giving up the first goal and it looked like a gift-wrapped, much needed Blackhawks win. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Blackhawks' recent lineup decisions are head-scratchers

With Wednesday night’s dreadful loss to the woeful New Jersey Devils, the Blackhawks slipped to below .500 counting overtime losses. Yes, that’s right, BELOW .500.  No one can deny any longer that this team has issues. There are key injuries, the schedule is weird, and new faces are still trying to make their presence felt.... Read more »