Jonathan Toews models the 2015 Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic uniform.

Blackhawks Winter Classic Sweater Symbol of Past Futility

The 1956-1957 Chicago Black Hawks (two words until 1986 when it became Blackhawks after a staffer discovered the team name was originally recorded as one word) were a model of […]

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Blackhawks Cross Talk: Weaknesses, Leddy, Saad and the Winter Classic Sweater

Throughout the 2014-2015 season The Hockey Writers scribes Steve Sobel and Michael Szwaja will debate all things Chicago Blackhawks in what we are calling Blackhawks Cross Talk. In the first installment, […]

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5 Things You Must Know About the Winter Classic

Last September, the NHL announced the Washington Capitals would host the 2015 Winter Classic. A long waiting period ensued until the Chicago Blackhawks were named the Capitals’ opponent in June, […]

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‘24/7’ Iced: Are Babcock, Carlyle to Blame?

On Thursday, HBO announced it won’t make “24/7: The Road to the Winter Classic” for the 2015 outdoor game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park. While last […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Media, Winter Classic
Callahan is known for his feisty nature (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Biggest Games for the Washington Capitals in 2014-2015

With the 2014-2015 NHL season quickly approaching, what games stand out the most on the Capitals schedule? Hockey season is almost back in full swing.  The Washington Capitals are set […]

Eddie Lack has a 3-0-0 record against the Blues in his career. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Eddie Lack Has Accomplished What Luongo And Schneider Couldn’t

At last, the Canucks new look is coming into focus. Jim Benning has been named GM of the Canucks and a crucial piece of the puzzle has fallen into place. […]

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A Super Bowl Stanley Cup Final?

The NHL continues to bask in the success of its Winter Classic Stadium Series.  Conversely, the NFL continues to debate the merits of an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.  So […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic
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HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic” Postmortem

The NHL Winter Classic was an unparalleled success for the NHL. But what about HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic”? As a hockey fan, it’s […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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2015 Winter Classic: Five Better Sites Than Washington D.C.

Now that we are past the 2014 Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium it’s time to look ahead towards the 2015 installment. Early reports have the NHL heading to Washington D.C. […]

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Winter Classic: What You Should Talk About

It’s time for that long awaited game. The Toronto Maple Leafs taking on the Detroit Red Wings in what will surely be a game for the ages – a ‘classic’ […]

by · January 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic
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Dion Phaneuf: Locked Up and Loaded

It’s been talked about for the last week leading up to the NHL’s Winter Classic in Ann Arbor. On Tuesday, rumours became reality when Dave Nonis and Dion Phaneuf took […]

by · January 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, Winter Classic
Dion Phaneuf and Dave Bolland have both had their futures in Toronto questioned in 2014 (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Who’s Down and Who’s Out at the Winter Classic?

Every year, fans and media hear the same line from players and management. That their struggles – their frustrations – can’t be blamed on their team’s injuries. But it seems […]

by · December 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic