Archive for February 2011

Patrick Kane: Caught drunk on camera again

Remember earlier this week when Pat Kane missed multiple practice with “flu-like symptoms”? Turns out it was more the Brown Bottle Flu than anything else, as Deadspin broke a story moments ago that reveals pictures of Kane closing down Chicago bars on Sunday evening.  This photo…well…there’s not a lot to say I tend to stick... Read more »

Blackhawks trade Jack Skille & prospects to Florida for Michael Frolik and a goaltending prospect

Former co-workers Stan Bowman and Dale Tallon made a deal on Wednesday night as Jack Skille was sent to Florida for 22-year old center Michael Frolik. Like Skille, Frolik is a former high draft pick (10th overall in 2006, 7 spots behind Jonathan Toews) and has underachieved up to this point in his career. Frolik... Read more »

Blackhawks Rumor Mill: Seabrook to Edmonton?

In the wake of last night’s loss to the Flames, many fans demanded a roster shake-up immediately. I’m not sure that trading one of the team’s franchise defensemen is what those folks had in mind, but rumors centered on such a deal are swirling in Edmonton. According to Sportsnet’s Roger Millions, sources indicate that the... Read more »

Blackhawks Blog: Duncan Keith is Pissed

For the first time all season, the Blackhawks’ dressing room was a truly angry place after Monday night’s 3-1 loss in Calgary.  Instead of the same old rhetoric about “needing to work harder” and “needing to prove we’re a playoff team”, the Hawks seem to have received a wake-up call. Let’s hope so, because that... Read more »

Second half outlook: Hawks' record is a statistical anomaly

Second half outlook: Hawks' record is a statistical anomaly
The great thing about an 82-game season is its large sample size.  While a 5 or 6 game stretch could bring out the worst in a team, there is always an opportunity to bounce back and prove that a certain portion of the season was the exception to the rule.  With 31 games yet to... Read more »