Tag: United Center

Bin Laden Dead: Is Jim Cornelison Available for Monday's Bulls Game?

Bin Laden Dead: Is Jim Cornelison Available for Monday's Bulls Game?
After 10 years of searching, the United States can rest easy regarding Osama Bin Laden. The bastard is dead.  Celebrations are underway across America. The man responsible for countless terrorism-related deaths no longer roams the Middle East.  How can we further celebrate this announcement? Anyone that’s attended a Blackhawks home game knows that Hawks fans,... Read more »

Jim Cornelison's Rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at Soldier Field (Video)

America got a taste of how the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate the National Anthem on Sunday afternoon; strangely enough, the scene took place at a Bears game. Below is a video of Sunday’s National Anthem prior to the Bears’ victory over the Seattle Seahawks. This will always be a Blackhawks tradition but it wouldn’t be a... Read more »

Thursday morning trade rumors

While the Blackhawks were skating to their 3rd straight victory on Wednesday evening, the United Center press box was packed with scouts from various NHL clubs. According to Tim Sassone, there were 12 scouts in attendance including 4 from Atlanta, 3 from Dallas and 2 from the New York Islanders.  There has been speculation that... Read more »

YES, Hull and Mikita are deserving of United Center statues

It was written recently here on ChicagoNow that the Blackhawks’ decision to erect statues of franchise legends Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita outside the United Center would be irresponsible and inappropriate. The argument is based on the often-used and miscalculated idea that the Blackhawks play second fiddle at the United Center. Here is an excerpt... Read more »

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: 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 »

Hawks' first practice of the year will be in front of standing room only crowd at United Center

Yes, you read that correctly. The Chicago Blackhawks announced yesterday that the Training Camp Festival scheduled for Saturday, September 18th has completely sold out. The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that tickets for the third annual Blackhawks Training Camp Festival, which takes place at the United Center on Saturday, September 18 from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00... Read more »

Something special is happening at the United Center

Does anyone still wish the Hawks would have played Detroit in the Conference Finals? The Hawks can do no wrong against this Sharks team. Despite being out-shot in all three games, the Hawks have still been the superior team. Niemi is outplaying Evgeni Nabakov, Dave Bolland is outplaying Joe Thornton, and San Jose has no... Read more »

Your Chicago Blackhawks are two wins away from playing for the Stanley Cup.

Am I the only one that has been dreaming all season of watching the Stanley Cup Finals at the United Center? Scratch that; What about my whole life? With their 4-2 win in Game 2, the Hawks are now two wins away from giving us that opportunity.  Don’t mistake this for overconfidence; the Hawks still... Read more »

Hawks vs. Sharks: Western Conference Finals Preview and Schedule

So much for Olympic fatigue.   The two teams with the largest presence in the Vancouver Olympics have overcome tired legs and close calls in the first two rounds to meet in the Western Conference Finals.    The Sharks were pushed to the limit on numerous occasions in the first round against Colorado, and we... Read more »