Category: United Center

With Comeback, These Blackhawks Prove They Are Here to Stay

For many, last night may have induced a little deja vu at the United Center.  The heart-stopping action, the unlikely hero, and the fifth home playoff overtime victory in the last three seasons brought the house down just the way it’s been done previously.  The scene was unimaginable as little as a week ago. How... Read more »

Blackhawks Blog: Staggering Numbers Behind the Canucks' Season

The Chicago Blackhawks find themselves in unfamiliar territory this Spring. For the first time since May of 2009, they are heavy underdogs in a playoff series. It’s the 1 vs. 8 matchup after all, and while nobody would consider our Hawks an unworthy playoff team, they fall behind their opponent in nearly every measurable category.... Read more »

Hawks would draw Anaheim with a win today (Playoff seed scenarios)

The dust has settled in the Western Conference playoff race and the Hawks can solidify the seedings with a win this afternoon at the United Center.  A win on Sunday means the Hawks travel to Anaheim to face Hart Trophy candidate Corey Perry and the Ducks in the first round of the playoffs. Unrealistic 24... Read more »

Final Blackhawks Playoff Scenarios

For those wondering, here is the final “what if” postseason situation for the Hawks heading into their regular season finale on Sunday.  Let it be known first that the Hawks could technically finish anywhere between 5th and 9th place. That is remarkable with only one game to go. Missing the playoffs with 97 points would... Read more »

Blackhawks have more at stake than a playoff berth

Blackhawks have more at stake than a playoff berth
The Hawks have been clinging to playoff life for what feels like the entire season. The stakes seem to only get higher with each game, with last night’s home loss to the Ducks being the most recent example. The loss resulted in the defending champions sliding to 8th place; that fact has been well-documented. What... Read more »

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 »

Tune in to The 300 Level Radio Show tonight

I know Blackhawks fans tend to complain about the lack of NHL and Hawks discussion on the local airwaves (and rightfully so), but there is an alternative solution.  The internet now provides us with an opportunity to listen to more area-specific radio discussion, and that includes a show devoted to your Chicago Blackhawks.  The 300... Read more »