Posts in category "brian campbell"

Could Jarome Iginla be headed to Chicago?

Could Jarome Iginla be headed to Chicago?
With the NHL’s April 3rd trade deadline quickly approaching, star Calgary Flames’ winger Jarome Iginla has reportedly submitted a list of five teams to which he’d be willing to accept a trade.  They are the Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. The 35 year old winger, who is... Read more »

Kane's heroics extend Hawks streak to 22

Kane's heroics extend Hawks streak to 22
I’m sure you’ve heard people say, “Never in doubt.”  Of course, typically when people use that phrase, whatever they’re referring to was certainly in doubt, and there was a large level of stress before the positive result manifested itself.  When I said it to my wife after today’s Blackhawks win, for the first time, I... Read more »

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 »
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My challenge to the Blackhawks

My challenge to the Blackhawks
The Blackhawks have two games in two nights beginning tonight in Edmonton, and tomorrow in Calgary. Here’s a challenge for the Hawks:  60 minutes.  That’s it.  Give us ONE GAME with a complete 60 minute effort.  It’s been 51 games, and we’re still waiting. No one could have expected the kind of first period the... Read more »

Hawks' loss to Canucks nothing to panic about

Hawks' loss to Canucks nothing to panic about
I’ve seen overreactions in my life, but nothing compares to what I’ve seen since the Blackhawks dropped a regular season, Sunday night game in November to the Vancouver Canucks. “Has Q lost his touch?” “The Hawks are gutless.” “The team looks like they’ve quit.” “The penalty kill sucks.” “This team won’t win a thing.” Those... Read more »

Hawks drop preseason opener in Saskatoon

Hawks drop preseason opener in Saskatoon
Last night’s 4-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers will surely have a lot of Hawk fans panicked and confused this morning.  “How can a Cup contender lose to doze bums?”  “I don’t tink dis Jimmy Toews guy is any good.”  “I can’t believe they let that soup guy leave!” Relax. The Hawks iced a lineup... Read more »
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Blackhawks Offseason Mailbag Vol. 1

Blackhawks Offseason Mailbag Vol. 1
With things a little slow in Blackhawks land right now, I thought I’d take some time and answer a few email / facebook questions.  I’ll try to do a few of these before the season begins, and one every month during the season.  If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition, send... Read more »

Blackhawks Trade Brian Campbell to Panthers

Brian Campbell has waived his no trade contact to accept a trade to the Florida Panthers.  In return, the Blackhawks will receive Rotislav Olesz.  More importantly, the Hawks have roughly $14 million to spend on July 1. Earlier Friday, rumors had flown that Campbell had been traded to Columbus, but it fell through. This trade... Read more »

Blackhawks Trade Brouwer to Caps for 1st Round Pick

Friday night, the Blackhawks traded winger Troy Brouwer to the Washington Capitals for the 26th overall pick.  Brouwer is a restricted free agent, and is due a raise.  His name has been in trade rumors most of the offseason.  Earlier in the day, rumors swirled that Brian Campbell had been traded to Columbus.  The deal,... Read more »
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Injuries, exhaustion a bad recipe for Blackhawks

A few days ago, I told Hawk fans not to panic…well…I guess you were all right. After falling behind three games to none to Vancouver Sunday night, it’s all over but the shouting for the Blackhawks. Barring a miracle, the Hawks will be eliminated in short order. Roberto Luongo and the Canuck celebrate yet another... Read more »