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Chicago Blackhawks power play struggles continue

Just like death and taxes, the Chicago Blackhawks power play struggles return yet again this season. The Blackhawks have converted on just 7 power play opportunities out of 41 this season, scoring on just a measly 17.1 percent of those chances. Against the Oilers on Thursday the Blackhawks went an unacceptable 0-for-5 on the power play, playing themselves straight into an overtime loss ironically on an Oile ...

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How would you feel about this Blackhawks lineup?

The Chicago Blackhawks will open up the 2017-18 NHL season tonight, hosting the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins. After a disappointing exit from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the hope is the Blackhawks can regain their form and make another run this season. Now that the roster is set, we'll have a better idea what the starting lineup might look like against the Penguins. Here is ...

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Chicago Blackhawks defeat the salary cap menace

The NHL has made the decision to allow the Chicago Blackhawks to place Marian Hossa on long-term injured reserve. The 12-year contract that Hossa signed with the Blackhawks became a problem when the 2013 CBA attached a salary cap recapture penalty to his contract. The 2013 CBA wanted to punish teams that circumvented the salary cap by signing long deals such as Hossa's 12-year, $63 million deal. If Hossa re ...

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Brandon Saad is the spark the Chicago Blackhawks need

After two long years with the Columbus Blue Jackets and John Tortorella, Brandon Saad is back at home with the Chicago Blackhawks. While Artemi Panarin had great chemistry with Patrick Kane, Saad is arguably more valuable to the Blackhawks. When Saad was traded away, Blackhawks fans and other hockey circles were quick to point out that he wouldn't be as good with Columbus because he spent most of his time w ...

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Scott Darling takes part in Barstool Sports Goalie Challenge

With the Chicago Blackhawks in New York as part of their road trip, goalie Scott Darling decided to stop by the new Barstool Sports offices. The sports website recently bought an office in New York and moved some bloggers there, including Chicago Blogger Big Cat. Founder Dave Portnoy hosts a goalie challenge with current and former NHL players in which he plays goalie and the players try to score on him. Ne ...

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Patrick Kane wins 2015-16 NHL MVP

Patrick Kane has made history. The 27-year-old Kane became the first American-born ('Merica!) player to win the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP for the 2015-16 season. Going into the NHL Awards show, many thought Kane would win with the race being close. But in the end, it was a landslide. Kane received 1395 votes to beat out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby (800 points) to win the award. The winger tallied 106 poin ...

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Chicago Blackhawks 2016-17 schedule

On Monday, the NHL revealed that the Chicago Blackhawks would open the 2016-17 season at home against the St. Louis Blues. Now we know the entire schedule for the upcoming season. Following the Oct. 12 game against St. Louis, the Blackhawks will hit the road for their first away game against Nashville on Oct. 14. The two teams will play again the next night in Chicago. Aside from the opening night game agai ...

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Top 5 Patrick Kane goals for the Chicago Blackhawks

In honor of St. Patrick's Day on Thursday, we decided to honor the Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick. That's right we have the five best goals of Patrick Kane's career thus far. The best part? He's still only 27-years-old which means there's a lot more of these coming. Enjoy! 5. Kane sends the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup Final The Kane-Toews duo has been fantastic in Chicago since their arrivals. Arguably t ...

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Chicago Blackhawks acquire Andrew Ladd

He's back. The Chicago Blackhawks have made another move ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline as they have acquired winger Andrew Ladd from the Winnipeg Jets. The Blackhawks will send Marko Dano, a first round draft pick and a conditional draft pick in June's NHL Draft. The 30-year-old Ladd was part of the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks team before he was shipped off to the then Atlanta Thrashers in the of ...

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Incredible story about Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling surfaces

While Scott Darling wasn't the starting goalie in the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup clinching game last year, he still played a vital part in the team's success. Darling grew up in Lemont, Illinois and really became popular with Blackhawks fans last season. But now a new story has surfaced about something Darling did and it's incredible. https://twitter.com/KVanGate38/status/696495143923286016 Darling conf ...

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