Tag: Chicago Blackhawks

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Chicago's Best #1 Picks

Chicago's Best #1 Picks
Today, Nov. 19, is Patrick Kane’s 26th birthday. So, first off, congrats & happy birthday to #88 on the big day. With that being said, I got in a discussion recently about Kane being the best #1 overall pick in Chicago sports history. We haven’t had many top picks in baseball, football, hockey and basketball... Read more »
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Hockey Hall of Fame: It's Time For Steve Larmer To Be In

Hockey Hall of Fame: It's Time For Steve Larmer To Be In
This isn’t the first time we’ve banged the drum for one of the Blackhawks’ all-time greats to get into the Hockey Hall of Fame. But hopefully it’s the last. Steve Larmer should be in the Hall already. Looking ahead 12 months, he might have a chance in 2015. On Halloween, Ken Campbell at The Hockey... Read more »

Marian Hossa Reaches 1,000 Points

Marian Hossa Reaches 1,000 Points
Marian Hossa, back where his career began in Ottawa, had two points in regulation to become the fourth active player in the NHL with 1,000 career points. His 1,000th point gave the Blackhawks a 4-3 lead in the third period. Thursday night is the 1,100th game in Hossa’s NHL career, and he has 466 goals... Read more »

Patrick Kane Reaches 500 Points

Patrick Kane Reaches 500 Points
Appropriately, with an assist on a Jonathan Toews goal in the second period on Sunday night, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane reached 500 points in his career. In his 523rd game with the franchise, Kane reached the benchmark with 181 goals and 319 assists. From the 2007 NHL Draft, in which Kane was the number one... Read more »
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40 Predictions for the 2014-15 NHL Season

40 Predictions for the 2014-15 NHL Season
Hart Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Art Ross Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Ted Lindsay Award: John Tavares, New York Islanders Norris Trophy: Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Vezina Trophy: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Jack Adams Award: Barry Trotz Calder Trophy: John Gibson, Anaheim Selke Trophy: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Lady Byng Award: Patrick Kane, Chicago... Read more »