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Predictions for the 2013 NHL season

Predictions for the 2013 NHL season
With less than 24 hours remaining in our hockey-less lives…I thought I’d share my predictions for the upcoming season. Western Conference Playoff Teams 1. Vancouver Canucks – Yes…Ryan Kesler’s injured hip will keep him out, and for a long time, but the weak Northwest Division will put the Canucks on top of the West again.... Read more »

Blackhawks add skill, grit in 2012 draft

Blackhawks add skill, grit in 2012 draft
Friday and Saturday, the NHL held it’s annual entry draft in Pittsburgh, PA.  The Blackhawks made eight selections over the seven rounds.  Here’s a look at who they picked, and how they might project for the team in the future. 1st Round – 18th Overall Teuvo Teravainen – LW 9/11/1994 Finland – Jokerit 5-11 165... Read more »

Kane to miss 3 weeks, Hossa could be back "by end of weekend"

After today’s practice, Blackhawk’s Head Coach Joel Quenneville told the media that Patrick Kane will miss three weeks with a lower body injury, and that he “hope(s) that’s the max.” Kane injured his left leg hitting the boards awkwardly after a hit from Flame’s defenseman Corey Sarich.  image courtesy of TSN.ca The Hawks will have... Read more »
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Tough offseason could finally be over for Hawk fans

Monday, the Blackhawks officially announced the one year re-signing of defenseman Nick Boynton, likely putting an end to the roller coaster ride that was the 2010 offseason.  The second the Blackhawks lifted the Stanley Cup, everyone knew there would be changes, but no one could have expected this. The combination of salary cap restrictions and... Read more »

Adam Burish signs with Dallas Stars

Hawks winger and fan favorite Adam Burish has signed with the Dallas Stars.  The Hawks failed to tender him an offer, and he was signed as an unrestricted free agent.  Burish had 4 points in 18 regular season games last season for the Hawks, and was held scoreless in 15 playoff games. 

Looks like big changes for Blackhawks Game 4 lineup

While Joel Quenneville hasn’t confirmed these lines, look for some significant changes in the Hawks lineup Thursday night in Nashville.  The following lines were used Wednesday at the Hawks afternoon skate; Bryan Bickell – Jonathan Toews – Patrick Kane Tomas Kopecky – Patrick Sharp – Marian Hossa Andrew Ladd – Dave Bolland – Kris Versteeg... Read more »
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Burish provides immediate impact for Blackhawks

Adam Burish had not played a shift all season until last night.  It took him all of eight seconds to make his presence felt.  Burish stepped on the ice for his first shift, headed to the net (naturally), and put a puck in front for Patrick Sharp, who buried it, giving the Hawks a 1-0... Read more »

As deadline approaches, Blackhawks can't hesitate

The NHL trade deadline comes this Wednesday, and the Hawks are expected to be active.  They have one of the top teams in the league, but are staring down salary cap issues this summer, and a weak link that is weighing heavy on everyone’s mind.  The Hawks, as currently constructed, are good enough to win... Read more »

UPDATE : Kane injury not a concussion...Hawks win big

While the Hawks were lighting up the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 Sunday night, Patrick Kane was forced to watch.  He suffered what the Hawks are calling an “upper body injury” after tripping and hitting his head on the ice in the 1st period.  As the Hawks winger was chasing a loose puck, his legs were... Read more »
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Something is missing with these Blackhawks

Call it nit picking, but I think there’s an element the Blackhawks had last year that they are lacking this season. It’s not scoring, it’s not leadership, but it’s that certain spark.  The Hawks have looked asleep at the wheel a few times this season.  Fortunately, they have the talent to overcome a lackluster period... Read more »