Tag: dallas stars

Your Blackhawks weekend playoff scenarios

I know it’s confusing, but try to stay with me here.  I’ll try to make this Hawks / Stars / Ducks playoff chase as easy to understand as possible.   Hawks and Wings this weekend. Hawks need 3 out of 4 points to be safe. Before I tell you about the current standings, you need... Read more »

OK, now it's a must win for the Hawks

Last night’s overtime loss in Montreal will be memorable for a lot of reasons.  It will be memorable for Corey Crawford, who returned home and stood on his head in front of his family and friends.  It will be memorable for PK Subban, who’s overtime winner clinched a playoff spot for the Habs, and it... Read more »

Stan Bowman talks Hawks and trade deadline on the Danny Mac Show

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman joined the Score’s Danny Mac Show Friday afternoon.  He talked about the upcoming trade deadline, Brent Seabrook, and the team’s recent struggles.    Click to listen to the interview

Kane to miss 3 weeks, Hossa could be back "by end of weekend"

After today’s practice, Blackhawk’s Head Coach Joel Quenneville told the media that Patrick Kane will miss three weeks with a lower body injury, and that he “hope(s) that’s the max.” Kane injured his left leg hitting the boards awkwardly after a hit from Flame’s defenseman Corey Sarich.  image courtesy of TSN.ca The Hawks will have... Read more »

Hawk fans, it's time to look ahead with Turco

For those who follow my blog (and why wouldn’t you), you already know my position on the Blackhawks signing of Marty Turco.  I was an advocate of the signing before Antti Niemi’s arbitration figure came out.  When I found out Turco’s salary ($1.3 million), it was a no brainer.  So it’s over.  Niemi is gone. ... Read more »

Turco may be better option for Blackhawks, regardless of Niemi ruling

As we all wait nervously for the announcement of Antti Niemi’s arbitration ruling this afternoon, rumors of a deal for another goaltender surfaced yesterday afternoon. The Score in Canada, along with other hockey sources, said that the Blackhawks have a one year, $1.5 million contract agreed to with former Stars goalie Marty Turco, should the... Read more »

Adam Burish signs with Dallas Stars

Hawks winger and fan favorite Adam Burish has signed with the Dallas Stars.  The Hawks failed to tender him an offer, and he was signed as an unrestricted free agent.  Burish had 4 points in 18 regular season games last season for the Hawks, and was held scoreless in 15 playoff games. 

Huet and Hawks forget to pack focus

As I was at the United Center watching the Bulls in person (yawn), the Hawks and Stars were battling it out.   I had taken all the proper actions to not get the score of the Hawks game, as I had texted all my Hawk buddies and set the DVR.  That was until my friend... Read more »

Hawks can't overcome more Huet softies

Is this story getting repetitive?  The Hawks dominated much of Saturday night’s 4-3 loss to the Dallas Stars.  Cristobal Huet let in two more bad goals, and it spelled doom for the Blackhawks.  The first soft goal was an unscreened, long range slap shot from Toby Peterson that beat Huet short glove side, giving the... Read more »