Category: Chicago Blackhawks

Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks

Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks
We took a somewhat painful look back at the last ten years of Cubs and White Sox first round draft picks before the MLB Draft earlier this week. Now, as the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning get set to play a best-of-three scenario to decide the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion, let’s take a walk... Read more »

2015 Stanley Cup Final: Conn Smythe Power Rankings

2015 Stanley Cup Final: Conn Smythe Power Rankings
On Saturday night, we learned the two teams that will compete for the Stanley Cup beginning Wednesday night. The Chicago Blackhawks will try to win their second title in three years and third in six seasons; the Tampa Bay Lightning will look to win the second Cup in franchise history, and first since 2004. Each... Read more »

Patrick Kane Reaches Postseason Milestone

Patrick Kane Reaches Postseason Milestone
When the final horn sounded on Sunday night, Blackhawks superstar forward Patrick Kane had scored two of Chicago’s four goals in a solid home victory. The first goal of the night – seen above – was significant for the Hawks sniper. Kane became only the fifth player in the long, storied history of the Chicago... Read more »
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Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?

Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?
Monday wasn’t a great day for Chicago sports fans. Doug Buffone, a Chicago Bears icon who was one of the more popular sports personalities in this town over the last 40+ years, passed away. Less than two weeks away from Chicago hosting the NFL Draft, this was a somber note across every channel of sports... Read more »

Looking Back: My 40 Bold NHL Predictions

Looking Back: My 40 Bold NHL Predictions
Back in October, before the 2014-15 NHL season started, I made 40 bold predictions. So, let’s see how I did. Note: the NHL Awards that will be voted on are left as-is unless, in the case of the Vezina, the winner is easily assumed. Hart Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Art Ross Trophy: Steven Stamkos,... Read more »

It's Time For The Blackhawks To Retire Steve Larmer's Number

It's Time For The Blackhawks To Retire Steve Larmer's Number
On Monday, the Blackhawks made a deadline day deal and sent fourth line forward and penalty kill specialist Ben Smith to the San Jose Sharks for Andrew Desjardins. Desjardins is expected to provide the Blackhawks with some “edge” down the stretch, and there were financial implications to the deal as well. Smith was a nice... Read more »
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1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out

1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out
A little more than seven minutes into Tuesday night’s Blackhawks game, Patrick Kane was shoved awkwardly into the boards. He was slow to get up, and when he did rise he was holding his left arm. The league’s leading point producer went straight to the dressing room and did not return to the game. As... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Potential Trade Deadline Targets

Chicago Blackhawks: Potential Trade Deadline Targets
As we get closer to the deadline, trade rumors will continue to heat up. On Wednesday morning, one of the bigger in-season blockbuster trades was announced when the Winnipeg Jets sent disgruntled forward Evander Kane to the Buffalo Sabres in a seven-player deal. With Winnipeg sitting on the Blackhawks’ heels in the Central Division, the... Read more »

Jimmy Butler & Brandon Saad: Chicago's Young Free Agent Dilemmas

Jimmy Butler & Brandon Saad: Chicago's Young Free Agent Dilemmas
In the summer of 2015, two young players who are quickly ascending the ranks of fan favorites in Chicago need to get paid. And, unfortunately, both present salary cap headaches for their respective general managers. Jimmy Butler and Brandon Saad are each coming into their own as stars in their respective leagues. And their respective... Read more »
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Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin
On Sunday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks traded disgruntled forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon. The deal continues an odd fascination the Blackhawks have had over the last three years with the 2009 NHL Draft. Erixon becomes the fifth member of that year’s class of first round draft picks to... Read more »