Patrick Sharp exploded in the first half of the NHL season, earning himself a spot on Team Canada for the Sochi Olympics.
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It is always a challenge for teams to adjust to injuries, though it is a regular part of the game it is still a hard for teams to overcome. When […]
Willingness to go to the dirty areas and play a physical game to help your team is a trait many teammates love to have, for the Blackhawks they have gotten […]
Once a mystery man in the Chicago Blackhawks’ system, Antti Raanta has provided his NHL team with some added stability between the pipes.
Almost immediately following the Chicago Blackhawks entertaining 5-4 shootout victory over the Phoenix Coyotes, we learned that the Blackhawks had re-acquired Kris Versteeg. You don’t have to look far back […]
The Chicago Blackhawks wrapped up their 2013 celebrations with their second visit to the White House since 2010. With their Stanley Cup championship now in the rear view mirror, the […]
The Blackhawks have enjoyed a pretty solid start to the 2013-14 season, with the exception of going 0-1-1 against their rivals the St. Louis Blues, things have gone the Blackhawks […]
We are just three games into the 2013-14 season and with a 1-1-1 record the Chicago Blackhawks have plenty of hockey to iron out some kinks in their game. Wednesday […]
When Michal Handzus was reacquired by the Chicago Blackhawks few gave it much thought, it was seen as adding depth to a team gearing up for a long playoff run. […]
The 2013-14 regular season is just around the corner and it will officially open up the Chicago Blackhawks title defense after their thrilling 2013 Cup run. Of course before we […]
Its mid-August and the off season is (finally) in its last leg before camps open in September and the regular season kicks off less than two months from now. For […]
Earlier this month the Chicago Blackhawks re-signed centre Marcus Kruger to a two year extension in a move that was not acknowledged by many. After the Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory […]