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Did Hossa Trade Cost Senators a Stanley Cup?

Did Hossa Trade Cost Senators a Stanley Cup?

In the early 2000’s and long before we knew anything about zone start percentages or shot attempt differential, the old “eye ball” test told us the line of Radek Bonk, Magnus […]

Ben Bishop picked a good time - Game 7 - to record his first career NHL postseason shutout. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Week 2: Five Noteworthy Numbers From the NHL Playoffs

It was another exciting week of NHL playoff action with more teams bowing out and heading home. Now, with the second round set to kick off, it’s time again to […]

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Marian Hossa’s Steady Presence Boosting Blackhawks

It’s hard to think of a player who has brought a more consistent level of excellent play to this league than Marian Hossa has for the past 17 years. He’s […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Chicago Blackhawks: Game Three Observations

Here are five observations from the Blackhawks 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators to take a 2-1 series lead. Saad/Toews/Hossa The Blackhawks top line played quite possibly its best game […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp -  Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

Return of the Sharpie: Patrick Sharp’s Resurgence

Scandals, rumors, and alleged locker room fights may have been in Patrick Sharp’s head a few weeks ago, but now the only thing he is thinking about is scoring goals and racking […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Lehtonen’s Resurgence Rekindling Dallas’ Playoff Hopes

Lehtonen’s Resurgence Rekindling Dallas’ Playoff Hopes

Like last season, the Dallas Stars saved some of their best hockey for the end of the season, and one of the keys to their turnaround is goaltender Kari Lehtonen. […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
Carolina Hurricanes left wing Alexander Semin - Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

Buyers Beware: The Worst Contracts On All 30 NHL Teams

On Thursday night the rebuilding Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a move that everyone thought would be impossible: trading forward David Clarkson and his mammoth five year contract worth an […]

by · March 1, 2015 · 17 comments · News/Commentary
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Running The Numbers On Chicago Blackhawk Marian Hossa

The Chicago Blackhawks’ favorite left winger, Marian Hossa, is finally back on the rise. Hossa has been a constant points-scorer for Chicago, averaging approximately 55 points per season over his […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Managing The Johan Franzen Salary Cap Situation

On January 6th, Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen sustained a concussion, forcing him out of action. Franzen, who has a long history of concussions, has missed the last 12 […]

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A Saad Among Men: Brandon Becoming Valuable Part of Hawks

He has been on a tear lately which is why it was a little odd that Chicago Blackhawks’ Brandon Saad was held off the score sheet during the team’s 6-1 […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Game of Numbers: Chicago Blackhawks Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp -  Photo Credit:   Andy Martin Jr

Patrick Sharp’s Absence May Not Be so Bad

The Chicago Blackhawks were victorious on Sunday in their second game without star winger Patrick Sharp, beating the Sharks 5-2. Coming off a 3-2 defeat to the Capitals, the Hawks […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks