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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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Who’s in goal? It shouldn’t matter for the Blackhawks

Crawford or Darling? Darling or Crawford? It shouldn’t matter. Chicago Blackhawks Joel Quenneville has already named Scott Darling the goalie in Saturday night’s Game 6 matchup between his Hawks and the Nashville Predators. But in all reality, it shouldn’t matter if Darling is the goalie, if Corey Crawford is the goalie, or if goalie coach Jimmy Waite stood between the pipes for the Hawks. This series shoul ...

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Don’t ever turn your back on the Blackhawks: Game 1 Reaction

Consider this a public service announcement, for those of you who are relatively new to the Stanley Cup Playoffs or are unfamiliar with its insane momentum swings. No matter how what you think of this year’s version of the Blackhawks, there will be moments in this postseason where the team you see on the ice will fail to resemble an NHL-caliber squad. There will be baffling mistakes made by your favorite pl ...

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Predicting the Blackhawks playoff chances a lesson in futility

How are you supposed to make any type of predictions about the Chicago Blackhawks postseason run this year? How are you supposed to know anything about the state of this team as it enters the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the seventh season in a row? The final month of the regular season has been a series of skyscraping highs and plunging lows. It started with Patrick Kane’s injury during a game against the Flor ...

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane will play in Game 1 vs. Nashville

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane will officially make his return Wednesday night when the team begins the first round in Nashville against the Predators. Kane was cleared to play and confirmed his status for Wednesday night. https://twitter.com/MarkPotash/status/588022006433579008 Kane has participated in practice with the Blackhawks for a few days now and was upgraded to a red sweater, taking on full ...

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Report: Patrick Kane could make his return in Game 1 vs. Nashville

The Chicago Blackhawks are getting ready to take on the Nashville Predators in first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs and they may be getting one of their stars back. https://twitter.com/CSNBoyle/status/587341732452372480 According to Comcast SportsNet Chicago's Pat Boyle, winger Patrick Kane is probable for game one of the series which begins on Wednesday. Kane has been cleared for full-contact pract ...

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Embrace Teuvo Time, Blackhawks fans

Listen closely. They’re out there. “THIS KID IS TOO SOFT TO PLAY IN THE NHL!” they’ll say when they call into The Score in the afternoon. “HE DOESN’T HIT ANYBODY!” they’ll yell from the tear-filled shrine to Brandon Bollig they’ve constructed in their basement. “HE DOESN’T HAVE ANY OF THAT GRIT AND TOUGHNESS LIKE THOSE GUYS ON THE ’85 BEARS DID!” they’ll scream from the darkest corners of a dimly-lit bar. T ...

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Chicago Blackhawks’ deadline moves could lead to more offense for captain Jonathan Toews

The trade deadline had, in the past few years, been a quiet part of the season for the Chicago Blackhawks. But some unique circumstances in the 2014-15 season forced the hand of Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman, leading him to pick up the phone and swing a trio of trades over the weekend. Kimmo Timonen, Antoine Vermette and Andrew Desjardins were all added to the roster, with some draft picks, prospec ...

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REPORT: Patrick Kane out 8-10 weeks with broken collarbone

The Chicago sports world was rocked by two major injuries last night as Blackhawks star Patrick Kane and Bulls star Derrick Rose will both miss significant time due to injuries. Kane was cross-checked by the Panthers Alex Petrovic as he fell awkwardly into the boards and is now dealing with a broken collarbone according to Chris Kuc. After the hit, Kane seemed to be favoring his shoulder and wrist as he ska ...

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