Category: chris chelios

Time to retire a Blackhawks tradition

Time to retire a Blackhawks tradition
I’ve been meaning to write this blog for a couple of years now, and I’ve never done it.  Maybe it’s because I participated, in earnest, so many times.  Maybe it’s because when I see the Winged Wheel on the Detroit sweaters, I just want to blurt it out.  Well, not anymore. It’s time to retire... Read more »

Blackhawks look strong in NHL 12 ratings

Blackhawks look strong in NHL 12 ratings
A video of NHL 12 player ratings has been posted to, and the Chicago Blackhawks have a lot of players in the top of the NHL.  Jonathan Toews, the highest rated Blackhawk, comes in at 91 overall, tied with the Sedin Brothers, Steven Stamkos, Zdeno Chara and Henrik Zetterberg.  That puts Toews tied for 3rd in the... Read more »

Traitor Chelios undeserving of Heritage Night

This is how he will be, and should be a Red Wing
Since Rocky Wirtz took over as Chairman of the Chicago Blackhawks, bad decisions have been rare.  From bringing back Pat Foley, hiring John McDonough, televising home games, launching the Blackhawks convention, and honoring former Hawks greats with heritage nights, the Hawks have been right on with their decisions.  Well, tonight, I think the Hawks have... Read more »

Remember When, Hawk fans?

I never thought I’d be at such a loss for words in my life.  You’d think for a lifelong Blackhawk fan, writing a blog after they win the Stanley Cup would be easy.  It’s not.  As I found myself thinking about what to write, and what to say, my mind kept scanning the last decade... Read more »

Personal feelings aside, Chelios is best American born player ever

So Chris Chelios has signed with the Chicago Wolves, in hopes of getting a shot with an NHL team desperate for an old, slow, has been defenseman. He’s old.  Really old.  He’s also a traitor.  He swore he’d never be a Red Wing.  He lied to you. He’s a jerk.  He flaunts the Cup in... Read more »