Post Tagged with: "Corey Crawford"

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Minnesota’s Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Minnesota Wild has taken their fans on a wild and emotional Roller Coaster in the first two series of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The wild’s second round series […]

by · May 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild
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The Over/Under On Corey Crawford

Corey Crawford is the most divisive figure in Blackhawkland.  Some think he is vastly underrated, some think he receives a little too much credit.  I fall in the latter category, […]

by · May 5, 2014 · 12 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
A Tip or Two Away from Victory – Minnesota Wild Lose Game One

A Tip or Two Away from Victory – Minnesota Wild Lose Game One

For 53 minutes the Minnesota Wild skated step to step with Patrick Kane and the Marian Hossa. When the Blackhawks scored, the Wild countered. Actually, the Wild found themselves  down […]

Corey Crawford reclaimed the Blackhawks crease - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

The Most Underrated Chicago Blackhawk

There is a bizarre notion that persists among some in the hockey world that, leading into any given playoff series, the Chicago Blackhawks have a weak point in net. Over […]

by · May 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Wild Need to Improve Power Play Against the Hawks

The Minnesota Wild launched their quest for revenge when the club began its second round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year, the clubs met in the first round where the […]

by · May 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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Upset or Status Quo: Wild vs. Blackhawks Series Preview

With the Minnesota Wild defeating the Colorado Avalanche in overtime of Game 7, they now move on to face the Chicago Blackhawks for the right to represent the Central Division […]

by · May 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild
Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp  scores past St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller with defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk pursuing during the third period in Game 6 of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Hawks and Blues: Top Moments from a Great Series

The eye of the tiger. The fight of a champion. A killer instinct. No matter what you call it, the Chicago Blackhawks have it. Before the first round of the […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Vs. Blues: What Have We Learned So Far?

Not that much actually.  We already knew this was going to be a close, competitive series.  We also knew that the play would be particularly nasty.  Maybe not as nasty […]

by · April 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks take their time out late in the 4/10/11 game vs Detroit (picture by Cheryl Adams)

Which Team Wins A Blackhawks/Avalanche First Round Playoff Series?

With half a month still left to go in the season, several first round playoff series nonetheless seem inevitable. Perhaps the most intriguing matchup of the batch is the Chicago […]

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Fate Of The Blackhawks Held By Goaltending?

Corey Crawford has been there, done that, and got the t-shirt – literally. The 29-year-old starter is a back-to-back 30 game winner who’s in the prime of his career. In […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Team Canada: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

It has been a little over three weeks since Team Canada was announced for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Within seconds of the announcement, hockey fans all over North America raced […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
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Blackhawks’ Overtime Futility Explained

The Chicago Blackhawks have been notoriously unsuccessful in extra time this season, having yet to record a win in 18 overtime periods. The team possesses an 0-6 record in games […]

by · January 29, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks