Category: Blackhawks

After sixty years of fandom, I'm done with the Chicago Blackhawks

April 16, 1961. On that date, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 6-1. The win gave the Hawks their third Stanley Cup championship in team history. At that time, I was eight years old and this was the first hockey game I remember watching. The memories of that night... Read more »

Remembrances of Stan Mikita

Remembrances of Stan Mikita
The heroes you make when you are young are the best. They get you interested in an activity that you’ll love throughout your life. It could be sports, music, politics, art, entertainment or whatever; you’ll always remember fondly the ones you idolized when you were a child. I first found hockey in 1961. I was... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks Win The Stanley Cup....Again!

This is what they're playing for, The Stanley Cup. The best trophy in sports.
In case you missed it or live somewhere in Asia, The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup last night. The beat Tampa Bay 2-0 to win the series 4 games to 2. It’s their third championship in the last six years and sixth in team history. Here’s a look at how it happened.   I... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Buddy Guy

This is Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. They're holding the Stanley Cup. They've already won two of those things and are going for number three.
It’s a big weekend in Chicago. Lots of things to do. Lots of choices to make. Summer in Chicago is why we live here. It’s why we put up with winter. My favorite music event is happening now. It’s time for the annual Blues Fest in Grant Park. This years headliner is legendary guitarist Buddy... Read more »

Corey Crawford said Fuck

Corey Crawford said Fuck
There was a shocking moment at the Chicago Blackhawk championship celebration yesterday. Their Goalie Corey Crawford dropped a couple of  ‘F-bombs’. I know it was totally surprising that a professional athlete would ever say something like that in public. Didn’t he realize that there were children around that are now scarred for the rest of... Read more »

I Love A Parade

In case you’ve been out of the country, under a rock, or simply don’t care about sports, last Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. Tomorrow, there will be a parade and celebration downtown. It starts at the United Center and works its way to the festivities at Grant Park. Let’s take a look... Read more »
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Michael J. Fox's Dog commits to the Indian

I had been looking for a way to connect the Hawks Stanley Cup win with Parkinson’s…and sometimes stories just find you!! Having a celebrity spokesperson always pays off!! NEWS/ Michael J. Fox’s Dog Gets a Lick Out of Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Win—See the Cute Pic! by Natalie FinnTue., Jun. 25, 2013 7:10 PM PDT... Read more »

My Dinner With Yvon

  Just because you have an illness like Parkinson’s doesn’t mean that that’s all you focus upon. Not even close.  Like everyone else, I watch tv/movies, listen to lots of music, watch sports…you know…all the normal things most people like to do. So this story has nothing to do with Parkinson’s, except for the fact... Read more »
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