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No problem too big for the Chicago Blackhawks this season

Nearly one-third of the way through its regular season schedule, the Chicago Blackhawks are in the middle of its most challenging stretch and still dominating, winning five in a row and 10 of their last 12. The Hawks’ success in the prior two weeks is particularly impressive when you consider its opponents in some of those games. Consecutive 4-1 defeats came against Western Conference powers Anaheim, Los An ...

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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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NHL Playoffs: Three Key Blackhawks in Round 2

After closing out the St. Louis Blues Sunday afternoon, the Chicago Blackhawks had to wait until late Wednesday night to find out their next opponent. It took seven games, but the Minnesota Wild moved on with their series win over the Colorado Avalanche.   The Wild entered the playoffs as the first wild card team and upset the Colorado Avalanche on an overtime goal in Game 7. This will be the second year in ...

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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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5 Reasons Why the Chicago Blackhawks Will Not Repeat

In my last post I laid out five reasons why the Chicago Blackhawks would repeat. It might have come off as a little far-fetched, but that's how it was supposed to be. I was only laying out ideal situation of everything.Troy Brouwer was injured in Tuesday night's game. That doesn't mean those five points weren't true. I believe everything I wrote, but that doesn't mean I can't see reality. I am a huge fan, a ...

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5 Reasons Chicago Blackhawks Are Set For Another Stanley Cup Run

The Chicago Blackhawks did not start the last week of the NHL season off right, losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0. Adding to the problem were win by Dallas and Calgary, moving wach to just points away from grabbing the eighth seed from the 'Hawks. Plagued by mediocre defense and lack of depth in the regular season, repeating has looked like an almost impossible task for the defending Stanley Cup champio ...

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Chicago Blackhawks: Four Wins Will Get the ‘Hawks Into the Playoffs

Tuesday's night 3-0 loss to the, already playoff bound, Boston Bruins was rather tough to watch, but it needs to be forgotten. The Blackhawks still remain on the edge of the playoff race, sitting in the last playoff spot in the Western Conference at eight. Dallas and Calgary follow close behind with 87 points. Three behind the 'Hawks. With six games left for the 'Hawks, seven for the Stars, and 5 for the Fl ...

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Chicago Blackhawks Add Playoff Anxiety with Loss to the Anaheim Ducks

The Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks was a tough loss for fans to swallow for many reasons. The 'Hawks fell to eight place in the Western Conference behind Anaheim and one point in front of Calgary. Just like after the loss to Dallas back on March 17th, Anaheim now has the tie-breaker over the 'Hawks, taking the season series after Saturday night's win. Anaheim is a much tougher team than t ...

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Chicago Blackhawks:What the Addition of Kruger and the Injury of Sharp Means for The ‘Hawks

While the win over Phoenix was definitely huge, it might have come at a serious price. Leading goal-scorer, Patrick Sharp, injured his left knee after a collision with Rostislav Klesa late in the first period. Sharp left the game and never returned. The Blackhawks are getting banged up at precisely the wrong time, as a playoff berth is still not a guarantee in this crazy Western Conference race. Jordan Hend ...

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Patrick Sharp and Other Best Off-ice Personalities in the NHL

When it comes to playing in the NHL(and any other professional sport) there are two lives an athlete must live:the one on-ice, and the one off-ice. Whether they can juggle the two roles is up to them. There are some players who go above and beyond the call of duty. These guys add flair and spice to their team, while entertaining both fans and non-fans alike. Here's a list of some of the most intriguing off- ...

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