Posts in category "dallas stars"

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 »

Hawks stay perfect in home opener

Hawks stay perfect in home opener
If you were at the United Center last night for the Blackhawks home opener, you’d never know there was an NHL lockout.  Fans were buzzing as soon at the doors opened, and didn’t stop until the three stars were named.  There was no sign at all of fan frustration or bitterness.  Hockey was back…and it... 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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Blackhawks Free Agency Shopping List

Blackhawks Free Agency Shopping List
Truth be told, I’ve been trying to write this blog for some time.  The opening of free agency in the NHL is Christmas in July for me.  I get extremely excited, and spend all of July 1st online, watching NHL Network, or on Twitter. So why the delay?  Easy.  The impending trade of Niklas Hjalmarsson... Read more »

TSN's McKenzie - Sedin injured, Keith ruling likely Friday

TSN's McKenzie - Sedin injured, Keith ruling likely Friday
According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Daniel Sedin will miss the Canucks’ game tonight in Dallas.  In fact, the Canucks have sent Sedin back to Vancouver to meet with a “specialist” for treatment. The fact that Sedin is indeed injured likely means a bigger suspension for Duncan Keith, but McKenzie says there likely won’t be a... Read more »

Alex Burrows is a tool, and other random hockey thoughts

Alex Burrows is a tool, and other random hockey thoughts
“I was saying Boo-itch” Sometimes I forget just how loathsome the Vancouver Canucks are.  Really.  I know I dislike them.  I know you, the reader, dislikes them.  I know every other team in the NHL dislikes them, but I forget sometimes.  Well, no one reminds me of that hatred like Alex Burrows.  You know Burrows…the hair pulling,... Read more »
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Bowman had chances to improve Blackhawks

Bowman had chances to improve Blackhawks
As the hours, then the minutes before the NHL Trade Deadline ticked away, Hawks fans everywhere were getting more and more uneasy. “Would General Manager Stan Bowman make a move?” “The Hawks have so many holes…they need at least a defenseman and a center.” Well, with about an hour to go in the deadline, reports... Read more »

NHL realignment perfect for fans and rivals

NHL realignment perfect for fans and rivals
Late last night, the NHL’s Board of Directors voted in to action a brand new NHL alignment.  The 30 teams will be divided into four (yet unnamed) conferences. Conference A : Anaheim, Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose, Vancouver Conference B : Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Minnesota, Nashville, St. Louis, Winnipeg Conference C... 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 »
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Your Blackhawks weekend playoff scenarios

I know it’s confusing, but try to stay with me here.  I’ll try to make this Hawks / Stars / Ducks playoff chase as easy to understand as possible.   Hawks and Wings this weekend. Hawks need 3 out of 4 points to be safe. Before I tell you about the current standings, you need... Read more »