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Down 3-2? This series still isn’t over for the Chicago Blackhawks

In my 28 years as a fan of the teams that call the city of Chicago home, I’ve learned that the Chicago sports fan base tends to be a cynical, pessimistic bunch. And can you blame us? Since the turn of the century it’s had to deal with the nightmare of the Bartman game as well as a fourth-and-eight in a regular season finale and DEAR GOD WHY ISN’T ANYONE COVERING RANDALL COBB?! But I don’t bring up these pai ...

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Blackhawks firing on all cylinders in Game 2 win over the Wild

The general consensus on my Twitter timeline following the Hawks 4-1 dismantling of the Wild was that Game 2 was the most complete performance we’ve seen out of the Blackhawks this postseason. It’s hard to disagree, as there were contributions from the entire lineup. Top-liners Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa combined for a shorthanded goal thanks to a fortuitous bounce off the butt end of Devan Dubnyk’s go ...

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Marian Hossa Reaches 1,000 Career Points

Marian Hossa could not have asked for a better way to get his 1000 career point then against his first team. Per the Ottawa Sun, "It definitely would be really meaningful to get a milestone here," Hossa said after the morning skate. "But first thing is, we have to win the hockey game." He got his wish. The 35-year-old winger got his 1000 point late in the third period on a goal to give the Chicago Blackhawk ...

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Keeping Kane and Toews Would Mean Younger Future

In the last few weeks, the Chicago Blackhawks have signed Corey Crawford a 6-year, $36 million extension and Niklas Hjalmarsson a 5-year, $20.4 million extension. The Blackhawks barely have over a million dollars in cap space this season, and at this rate, the team is on pace to be pressing the cap in the years to come. Many are concerned that these moves may cause the Blackhawks to not be able to resign bo ...

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17 in 6: The Best Chicago Sports Moments of the Past 6 Years

The city of Chicago celebrated it's 176th birthday yesterday, and over those 176 years the city has had a rich sports history. It's home to not one, but two baseball teams. It has it's beloved Chicago Bears who have delivered multiple NFL Championships and a Super Bowl title. It was home to the greatest player to ever play in the NBA as he dominated and led the Bulls to six NBA Championships. In that same a ...

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Toews and his 5 Points lead Hawks to Victory

What more can you say other then amazing.  After being down 1-0 in the series the Hawks hace won 3 straight games against the 3rd seeded Canucks and are only one game away from the Western Conference Finals.  The Hawks have won 2 straights games in Vancouver and you can tell that makes the Canucks fans and players mad.  Chants around the stadium about how much the Hawks suck(Ironic huh?) and the Canucks pla ...

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Big Buff’s big game leads Hawks past Canucks

Coming into the game Big Buff had o goals and 0 points this postseason.  After the game was over Dustin now has 2 goals. The Penalty kill for the Canucks was horrible as both of Dustin's goals were on the power play. You could tell the crowd wasn't getting to Buff, but it was almost inspiring him to show them up and that is exactly what he did scoring  a goal in the 1st and in the 2nd .  Kris Versteeg added ...

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Niemi NO-NO pt. 2

Niemi does it again! Going into a crucial game 4 Niemi blanked the Predators 3-0 in Nashville Thursday night. The star power was glowing for the Hawks as Tazer put one in the back of the net and Sharpy lit the lamp twice.  A huge key for the Hawks was there penalty as the Predators went 0-5 which included a two man advantage for the Preds, while the Hawks were 1-2. A surprising stat was that the Predators p ...

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