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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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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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Double Seventh Heaven

Double Seventh Heaven

Starting tonight the NHL will have Game 7’s on back-to-back nights to determine who’ll compete for Lord Stanley’s Cup next week. Tonight at Madison Square Garden the Rangers will host the Lightning in their series conclusion and then tomorrow night on NBC the Blackhawks will take on the Ducks in what should be the game of the season in Anaheim. […]

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Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

Tonight the Blackhawks get their fourth and final regular-season shot at the St. Louis Blues. The Blackhawks are currently 0-1-2 against the Blues and trail them by eight points in the Central Division with one less game to play. In plain English the Blackhawks would like to save face on national television against their staunchest opponent this season. Tonight is considered “Rivalry […]

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Normalcy

Normalcy

The Winter Olympics have released us from their grip and we can resume our normal, real-time evenings without fear for spoilers. For the past two weeks NBC busted out its wall-to-wall coverage of all things Sochi and with it put the rest of the networks into sleep mode. The NHL was on hiatus so their players could fly to Russia […]

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Olympic Men’s Hockey

Olympic Men’s Hockey

Yesterday concluded the pool play for the three groups and the seedings have been determined for the quarterfinals that start on Wednesday. The four teams that received first round byes are Sweden, USA, Canada and Finland . Sweden swept its group stage and won all three games in the sixty-minute regulation to give them the maximum 9 points. The USA […]

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Cubs Get Creamed

Cubs Get Creamed

Last night’s Bears-Eagles game was supposed to be the marquee matchup in the NFL  The Bears entered the game knowing that every team in the NFC North had already lost.  This presented the Bears with the opportunity to clinch the North and rest their starters for the playoffs. But that would be the smart and easy move.  Instead the little Bears took the field and allowed the Eagles […]

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Champions Take Pitch

Champions Take Pitch

Today marks the start of the longest running playoff format in the history of human history. Over the next eight months, the UEFA Champions League will whittle 32 soccer club teams down to two finalist who’ll settle things on May 24th on the pitch in Lisbon, Portugal. Today is the opening set of matches that will take place throughout Europe. These matches take place mid-week so that they don’t […]

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Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have now traded games in which the other team should’ve won. In Game 1 superstar David Krejčí had two assists and gave his team a 2-0 advantage. That lead evolved into an eventual 3-1 lead with less than 14 minutes to go in the game. The Bruins offense was clicking and the Blackhawks had […]

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Blackhawks Need to Cut to the Quick and Shoot High

Blackhawks Need to Cut to the Quick and Shoot High

Jonathan Quick remains undefeated over the postseason at the Staples Center.  Going into Game 4 at home his unbeaten status there stands at 15 in the playoffs.  Quick’s remarkable performance is doing nothing to damage his growing reputation as the best goaltender in the world.  He almost singlehandedly beat the Blackhawks to introduce the Kings to the win column in this semifinal series.   The Kings were […]

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