Posts tagged "Chicago Blackhawks"

I Am Black & I Love Hockey

I Am Black & I Love Hockey
My hockey story starts around 1986 or so on the south side, I was 10 years old and my dad was a CTA mechanic and he worked with a interesting group of guys from all backgrounds and all parts of the city. Its how I came to appreciate gyros, the blues and so many other... Read more »

Another Mediocre Chicago Sports Team Goes to Bed Early

I just finished watching the Chicago Blackhawks finish another underwhelming season. Its that typical Chicago sports, hey “we tried hard” kind of year. But you know that attitude doesn’t fly in real sports cities like New York, Boston & Phildephia where championships are expected and not once in a generation and revered ad nasuem. This... Read more »

The Goon Hockey Needs to Stop

It was announced this morning by NHL dean of disclipline Brendan Shanahan that Raffi Torres would have a 25 game suspension from his predatory hit on the Chicago Blackhawks Marian Hossa in Tuesday’s game three vs the Phoenix Coyotes. I feel that is fair because it was an intended hit no where near the puck... Read more »
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