Tag: john madden

Injuries, exhaustion a bad recipe for Blackhawks

A few days ago, I told Hawk fans not to panic…well…I guess you were all right. After falling behind three games to none to Vancouver Sunday night, it’s all over but the shouting for the Blackhawks. Barring a miracle, the Hawks will be eliminated in short order. Roberto Luongo and the Canuck celebrate yet another... Read more »

These ain't your Blackhawk Cup Champs

With three minutes left in last night’s game in Colorado, the Blackhawks had a 5-4 lead over the Avalanche…and like that, it was gone.  Another blown lead from the defending Cup champs.  Another game spent chasing the opponent’s lead.  Another game that leaves Hawk fans searching for answers at the final horn.  The Hawks are... Read more »

Hawks deal Byfuglien, Eager, and Sopel to Atlanta

It’s a day we all knew was coming.  The Hawks are in cap hell, and people had to go.  Well, the first chips have fallen today. The Blackhawks have dealt Dustin Byfuglein, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel and Akim Aliu to Atlanta in exchange for the 24th overall pick at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, the... 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 »

Hawks overcome defensive lapses to top Thrashers

Last night, the Blackhawks blew a 3-1 1st period lead to the Atlanta Thrashers in all too familiar fashion.  It followed the formula of many recent Hawks games.  Dominate early but get scored on first…usually on a questionable goal.  Then tie it or take the lead.  Then lose the lead and scramble at the end... Read more »

Blackhawks limo pictures prove athletes like women

Late last night, some pictures surfaced (courtesy of “[The Province](http://www.theprovince.com/)” in Vancouver) of shirtless Blackhawks Patrick Kane, John Madden, and Kris Versteeg having…uh…fun…in a limousine with some fun loving lasses. Let the controversy begin. The media is going to jump on this story and dissect it from every angle. The morals of the team will... Read more »

Blackhawks ring in new year with dominating win

I guess you could call this a statement victory.  The night after Martin Broudeur shuts out the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, the Hawks light him up for 5 goals, and skate circles around the top team in the Eastern Conference.  As a long time Hawk fan, it still just doesn’t seem real.  It’s so hard... Read more »