With the best record in the league, the Chicago Blackhawks will rightfully get a lot of attention when the NHL hands out their annual awards this summer. Over the next few days, we’re going to look at how the Hawks stack up for each of the major awards, and discuss whether or not someone from... Read more »
On Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks finished an unprecedented first half of their lockout-shortened season. Through 24 games, they have yet to lose a game in regulation. There have been highlights everywhere and some really good individual performances throughout. Here are our grades for the Blackhawks’ first half of the 2013 season. Jonathan Toews 24... Read more »
On Sunday in Detroit, Blackhawks superstar Marian Hossa will play his 1,000th career NHL game, and he has put up some magnificent statistics in his career. Entering Sunday, among active NHL players, Hossa’s career resume ranks: 3rd (tie) with 25 short-handed goals (behind only Martin St. Louis and Mike Richards). 5th with 426 goals (behind... Read more »
The Blackhawks won. Again. And, as has become the trend with this team, the superstars stole headlines while role players made a major impact. When Michal Rozsival signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks this summer it was overlooked by many. After being among the ice time leaders among defensemen for the Coyotes last year,... Read more »
On Sunday night, the Chicago Blackhawks finished an unprecedented first quarter of their lockout-shortened season. Through 12 games, they have yet to lose a game in regulation.
There have been highlights everywhere and some really good individual performances throughout. Here are our grades for the Blackhawks' first quarter of the 2013 season...
Everyone wanted to see how the Blackhawks would perform in their first game against the Seattle Phoenix Coyotes with Raffi Torres in the lineup.
Chicago answered the bell with their most dominant performance of the season.
We’ve already looked at the Blackhawks depth on the blue line and the current state between the pipes, so now – a day before the season begins – let’s look at the forwards the Hawks will have on the ice this season. There wasn’t much turnover from last season, which led to a lot of... Read more »
Phoenix Coyotes thug forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after his disgusting hit on Marian Hossa in Tuesday night’s game. The league has requested an in-person hearing with Torres, and had reportedly asked for it to be on Wednesday but Torres and the NHLPA requested the meeting be pushed back. The... Read more »
With their win on Saturday night, the Phoenix Coyotes clinched the Pacific Division title and a first round playoff matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks. So how do the two teams stack up? We have already talked about how the Blackhawks performed in the regular season games against the Coyotes, noting the Hawks 1-2-1 record against... Read more »
The Blackhawks have played the last 11 games without their captain, Jonathan Toews. Seven of those have come since the NHL trade deadline, when the Hawks disappointed many fans by only making two moves (acquiring defenseman Johnny Oduya and moving “defenseman” John Scott). It appears the deadline may have been the wakeup call the Blackhawks’... Read more »