Posts in category "kim johnsson"

Remember When, Hawk fans?

I never thought I’d be at such a loss for words in my life.  You’d think for a lifelong Blackhawk fan, writing a blog after they win the Stanley Cup would be easy.  It’s not.  As I found myself thinking about what to write, and what to say, my mind kept scanning the last decade... Read more »

Hawks win over Kings just what the doctor ordered

Well that’s more like it.  No brutal injuries, no cheap shots, no controversy…just an old fashioned dominating victory.  This is the Hawks team we’d grown used to seeing, and missed the last couple of weeks.  The Hawks 3-0 win over the Kings might be their most important win of the year.  Last night and all... Read more »

Late collapses becoming a trend for tired Hawks defense

In their last 4 games, the Hawks have a 1-3 record, and have blown leads in 3 of them.  Last Sunday, the Hawks had a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Red Wings, until the 2nd period where they allowed five (5!) goals in 15:45. Yesterday, the Hawks had a 2-1 lead over the Philadelphia Flyers... Read more »
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Hawks overcome defensive lapses to top Thrashers

Last night, the Blackhawks blew a 3-1 1st period lead to the Atlanta Thrashers in all too familiar fashion.  It followed the formula of many recent Hawks games.  Dominate early but get scored on first…usually on a questionable goal.  Then tie it or take the lead.  Then lose the lead and scramble at the end... Read more »

Blackhawks trade Barker to Wild for Johnsson and Leddy

Right before the Olympic trade freeze, which began at 2pm today, the Blackhawks traded Cam Barker to the Minnesota Wild for defensemen Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy.  In my opinion, this is a steal of a trade.  The Blackhawks needed to dump salary before next season, and Barker was the likely victim anyway.  In return,... Read more »