Category: Blackhawks

“Un-Coyleing”

“Un-Coyleing”

Last year’s Conny Smythe recipient is headed towards a hefty suspension just before the playoffs because of last night’s incident with Minnesota’s Charlie Coyle. Duncan Keith didn’t appreciate being taken down by the Wild winger and showed his displeasure in the dumbest way possible. After being taken down by what Keith deemed a slew foot in his own mind from […]

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Hawks Keep Rolling

Hawks Keep Rolling

Rivalry Night was on the docket this evening with the Blackhawks seeking their 40th win on the year which would place them alone atop of the Western ¬†Conference joining only the Capitals who have 47. The Blackhawks got on the board first with a Brent Seabrook blast from the blue line that beat Red Wings Goalie Petr Mrazek. The next […]

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NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 19: Artem Anisimov #15 and Artemi Panarin #72 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a goal with Patrick Kane #88 against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on January 19, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

Blazing Blackhawks!

Usually it’s pointless to write about the Blackhawks until April, but what they’re doing currently is worth noting. The Blackhawks after having played mediocre hockey by their standards for most of the year have again started to assert themselves as the dynasty that will not die in the Western Conference. The Blackhawks tonight will go for their 13th win in […]

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Dec 8, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his goal during the third period at  the United Center. The Hawks won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Hawks Struggling Despite Kane’s Streak

It’s no secret that Patrick Kane is one of the best forwards in the world and has broken Bobby Hull’s franchise record for consecutive games with a point at 21-games. Kane’s streak was extended last night during the Hawks 5-1 loss in Nashville to 24-games which is the record for a U.S. born player as well. He broke that five […]

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Wake Me When It’s May

Wake Me When It’s May

The Blackhawks blew a three goal lead last night, lost to their arch rival the St. Louis Blues in front of the whole country, are currently in sixth place in the Central Division, don’t have their Conn Smythe Defenseman for the foreseeable future, and none of it matters. Patrick Kane just as of today saw his rape case not get […]

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 08:  Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a third period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game Three of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center on June 8, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

“Saad” To See Him Go

Brandon Saad had plenty to be thankful for after the Blackhawks traded him to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday in a deal that involved a total of seven players, four of which were coming back to the Hawks to go along with a fourth round draft pick in next year’s entry draft. The key returning piece to Chicago who sent […]

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Put On Your Thinking Cap Stan!

Put On Your Thinking Cap Stan!

The NHL and NHLPA agreed on the salary cap for the 2015-2016 NHL season which had a ceiling of $74.1 million and a floor of $52.8. The increase was immediatley¬†due in part to the clause in the CBA that allows for the cap to go up an annual of 5% from the previous year. Last year the cap was just […]

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during Game Six of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

Dynastic?

Last night Gary Bettman the commissioner of the NHL got his usual boos as he walked onto the ice to present the Blackhawks with their third Stanley Cup Championship in the past six years. As he proceeded to salute the teams and their players, he issued a statement that the City of Chicago must’ve loved to hear, he claimed that […]

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 22:  Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates an empty net goal scored by Dave Bolland #36 late in the third period against the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 170405568

Starry Night

Tonight the Hawks looks to capture their first championship on home-ice since 1938 when they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs three games to one. In addition to hoisting Lorde Stanley’s hardware on home-ice for the first time in 77 years, Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford is one win away from tying Tony Esposito’s franchise record for postseason wins. Of course the […]

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 10:  Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third period during Game Four of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center on June 10, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

Role Reversal

The Blackhawks didn’t play their best game last night, but it was enough to win a tight game against a Lightning team that’s proving to be tougher than expected. Now with the Blackhawks tying the series at 2-2, the pressure is squarely back on Tampa to win on Saturday, a game they must have in order to not lose in […]

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