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Blackhawks Quarter-Season: Grading Individual Players – Part 1

With more than a quarter of the season in the books, it’s a good time to take a look at the performance of Chicago players at an individual level. Some […]

by · November 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Blackhawks Update: Crawford Strong, Hossa Family Matter

Blackhawks Update: Crawford Strong, Hossa Family Matter

Corey Crawford He was terrific in a 2-1 win at Vancouver Saturday night. The Canucks had the better of the scoring chances, but Crawford outplaying the Canucks’ Roberto Luongo made […]

by · November 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Update: Bickell Injury, Penalty Kill

Jeremy Morin Morin was effective in limited icetime in his first game following a call up from Rockford on Wednesday. Sheldon Brookbank – who had been consistently ineffective playing out […]

by · November 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Chicago and Puck Possession: What Is It, and Why So Successful?

Isn’t the timing impeccable? I admit that recent shellackings at the hands of Colorado and Nashville gave me pause in putting together an analysis of Chicago’s system and why it […]

by · November 20, 2013 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Brandon Pirri has been scoring at a torrid pace as of late, but can he keep it up as the Panthers try to sneak into the Eastern Conference Playoff bubble? (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Brandon Pirri Working His Way into the Blackhawks Top 6

As the season started, the Chicago Blackhawks needed a 4th line centerman to fill out their lineup. The Captain, Jonathan Toews certainly held the top spot, Michal Handzus was expected […]

by · November 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Look Poised to Repeat; Acquire Versteeg

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the season as favorites to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and it’s easy to see why. Jonathan Towes is […]

Versteeg was limited to just 10 games in 2012-13 (Jason O. Watson-USA TODAY Sports)

Kris Versteeg Back With the Blackhawks

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 […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Marian Hossa Not Backing Down for the Blackhawks

Marian Hossa Not Backing Down for the Blackhawks

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 […]

by · November 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews - Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Hot & Not: October 27th – November 2nd

HOT 1. Toewsing the Senators Jonathan Toews is not an offensive juggernaut. He likely will never lead the league in goals, or even points. Coming into Tuesday’s game against the […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, News/Commentary
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Chicago Blackhawks Problems: Get Out The Measuring Sticks

It ain’t easy being the defending Stanley Cup champions. As most recent hoister of hockey’s holy grail, the Chicago Blackhawks get every opponent’s best, every night. You often hear the […]

by · October 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Bryan Bickell Heating Up For The Blackhawks

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 […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Dynasty Status Awaits The 2013-14 Chicago Blackhawks

Dynasty Status Awaits The 2013-14 Chicago Blackhawks

Since the National Hockey League became a society of twelve teams in launch of the 1967-68 season, only three franchises have won the Stanley Cup thrice in five years. The […]

by · October 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks