Post Tagged with: "Brandon Pirri"

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7 Dark Horse Breakout Candidates, Part I

Every year in the NHL, there are a dark horse players that come out of nowhere to post very impressive offensive numbers. Last year, Ondrej Palat and Reilly Smith scored […]

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Panthers Foil Stars’ Playoff Strategy?

Picture it. April. Ft. Lauderdale. Almost exactly a month since the March 4th trade deadline. New goalie Roberto Luongo going up against former Florida goalie Tim Thomas for the first […]

by · April 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
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Chicago Blackhawks Struggling to Find a Second-line Centre

The current Chicago Blackhawks team has been referred to as a dynasty, although they are dealing with a gaping hole in their lineup that could prevent them from becoming one. […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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5 Burning Questions Facing the Blackhawks

With 10 members of the Chicago Blackhawks focused on winning Gold for their home countries, five questions facing the Blackhawks continue to linger. Whether they’re participating in Sochi, or taking […]

by · February 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Acquire Potential Second Line Center

Similar to the Kris Versteeg deal that came out of nowhere in November, Stan Bowman was working the phones again Thursday. His efforts culminated in another trade, this time with […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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The AHL Bares its Teeth for Upcoming All Star Game

Last week the American Hockey League announced its 2014 AHL All-Star Classic roster. The format differs from previous years. Instead of seeing to it that every team was represented by at least […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News/Commentary
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Chicago Blackhawks’ Second Line Center: Calling All Candidates

This just happened. Being Patrick Kane's center isn't as simple as it looks. With Handzus struggling, Kruger gets a try for #Blackhawks: — Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) January 10, 2014 […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Humor
Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is now 3rd in all-time coaching wins with 693 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Joel Quenneville’s Inexplicable Blackhawk Lineup Decisions

I know, I know, I talk about this a lot. Probably too much. But it’s only recently been coming to a head just how silly Joel Quenneville’s roster choices have […]

by · December 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Update: Pirri Icetime, Bollig Does Something Positive

Blackhawks Finish Circus Trip On High Note Chicago is on a six-game winning streak after taking both games of a back-to-back set in Dallas and Phoenix. The 6 consecutive wins […]

by · December 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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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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Leopold Injury Opens Door for Ian Cole

When the Blues acquired Jordan Leopold in March 2013, they were looking to improve shots from the left point. The former Sabres defenseman was acquired just before Jay Bouwmeester and […]

by · November 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
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Opportunity Knocks For Blackhawks Handzus

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. […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks