Category: Chicago Blackhawks

What's Wrong with the Blackhawks?

Well, in short…nothing. And everything. In other words, while it’s hard to ignore the recent poor play, the belief among many Hawks fans, including this one, is that they will turn it on when it counts. And by turning it on at the right time, will be propelled into the first repeat Stanley Cup champion... Read more »

Blackhawks Look to the Past with Ladd Trade

Let’s get the “woe is me” out of the way first: The Chicago Blackhawks are 5-4-1 in their last 10 games, and are losers of two straight. They were decimated by the Minnesota Wild in the outdoor Stadium Series game and then lost to the Nashville Predators after blowing a one goal lead. (Side Note: Can... Read more »

The Sad Story of Bryan Bickell

  When Blackhawks winger Bryan Bickell was placed on waivers Monday, it was just another transaction in the NHL docket. When no team claimed him, hardly a surprise due to his contract, he was assigned to Rockford. Yet it was more than just the usual transaction, for Bickell’s case is hardly usual. In fact, Bryan... Read more »
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Chicago Fans Have Much To Be Thankful For

  As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s time to reflect on all the things we are thankful for and sports is no different. Chicago fans have plenty to look forward to and we should all count our blessings even as we want more wins and championships.   Blackhawks fans you have the most to be thankful... Read more »

Forever Alone Hockey Fan Looks Ahead to Hawks vs. Blues

The St. Louis Blues come into town after a shutout loss to the Los Angeles Kings last night. The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to defend their home winning streak, which sits at six games currently. Early reports are that Hossa is out tonight for the game, which leaves gaps for young players to fill. The... Read more »

Forever Alone Hockey Fan Looks Ahead to Hawks vs. Kings

  Hossa Out (Probably), Dano Up, and Bickell Down; it has been quite the roller coaster of a season so far for the Chicago Blackhawks. Bickell has finally been sent to the AHL by the Hawks and Dano has been recalled. We will get to see if the wildcard of the Saad trade has what... Read more »
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Forever Alone Hockey Fan: Hawks vs. Ducks

The seemingly wingless Anaheim Ducks landed in Chicago for a Conference Finals rematch from last season. The Blackhawks, moving backwards through last years playoffs, having just beaten their Stanley Cup opponents their previous game, are coming off an overtime winner. The Blackhawks needed overtime heroics (again) from their Captain, for the second game in a... Read more »

Forever Alone Hockey Fan: Hawks vs Panthers

Editor’s note: Author Ben Cirino goes by the tagline “Forever Alone Hockey Fan” because he says he needs to be alone when he watches the Hawks.  He may be alone with his thoughts, but we’re just glad he shares them with us in this recurring segment on 312 Sports… Any Blackhawks fan who has been... Read more »