Archive for November 2010

Blackhawks vs Sharks tomorrow in first bout since Western Conference Finals

Blackhawks vs Sharks tomorrow in first bout since Western Conference Finals
Tomorrow night the budding Chicago Blackhawks/San Jose Sharks rivalry gets its first 2010 incubation. Both teams are looking to improve upon mediocre starts to the season, but the free agent acquisition of Antti Niemi by the San Jose Sharks could prove to be the bigger story of the night, as the Finnish goaltender will potentially... Read more »

No more nay-saying: Bears will BEAR DOWN for 8th win of the season [Game Preview: Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field this Sunday]

No more nay-saying: Bears will BEAR DOWN for 8th win of the season [Game Preview: Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field this Sunday]
Following the demolishing of the Miami Dolphins, and a chance for players to rest-up with the weekend off, the Bears are now regrouping and beginning to look on to Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles. After kickoff at 3:15 Sunday, both teams will be playing for an 8-3 record. While many Bears fans have been... Read more »

NFL- Bears are getting Dolphins and short prep week at right time

NFL- Bears are getting Dolphins and short prep week at right time
The Bears have just three days off in between Sunday’s home win against the Vikings and Thursday night’s meeting with the 5-4 Miami Dolphins. All things considered, this short week, and game against a team with a winning record, could not come at a better time for the Chicago Bears. The team should be riding... Read more »
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NHL- Blackhawks await six-game road trip after first home win since October 27

NHL- Blackhawks await six-game road trip after first home win since October 27
That’s right: there was 18 days between home victories for the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year the team lost a total of eight games at home, and this year they have nearly matched that mark already, with a 5-7 home record. Although the team has looked sharper in the last week, despite going 1-2-1 during that... Read more »

Bears best effort of the year leads them over the Minnesota Vikings 27-13

Bears best effort of the year leads them over the Minnesota Vikings 27-13
I am happy to say that my 7-9 Bears prediction for this season is looking like a pretty bad bet at this point. Following what was hands-down the team’s best game yesterday, a decisive 27-13 win over Brett Favre and the rival Vikings, the Bears sit at 6-3, and for the first time this season... Read more »

NHL- A(nother) victory for GM Stan Bowman- Turco vs. Niemi Round 2

GM Stan Bowman with his new goaltender Marty Turco Let me be straightforward: I did not want Antti Niemi to leave town, but I was not as concerned as many fans seemed to be about Marty Turco taking over. Considering how things have played out so far this season, it is frighteningly obvious that Marty... Read more »
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Where are they now?-- An early season statistical look at 2010-11's Ex-BLACKHAWKS, and TURCO vs. NIEMI

Perhaps the most-discussed departure from last year; Byfuglien has 4 goals and 6 assists thus far in 2010-11 for the Atlanta Thrashers The roster movement following the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship season (wow; it never gets old typing that) has been well-documented. From Dustin Byfuglien to Antti Niemi, the Hawks saw many big names... Read more »