Despite his assurances on Monday that he is completely healthy, the Chicago Blackhawks took out an extra insurance policy on goaltender Corey Crawford on Wednesday, bringing up keeper Alexander Salak from Rockford. Ray Emery has also been feeling under the weather, so the goalie lineup for the Hawks going into Thursday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets is anyone’s guess at this … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Notes: Salak Recalled, Saad Sent to Saginaw
Blackhawks Notes: Crawford Injured, Stalberg & Smith Progressing?
While the Blackhawks will not take the ice in earnest again until Thursday night against the Winnipeg Jets, there are several news updates that have come out in the past few days. … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Notes: Crawford Injured, Stalberg & Smith Progressing?
Blackhawks Game Winner Ben Smith: Who is this Guy?
The Easter Rebellion has come full circle. Left to die on Tuesday afternoon when they were down 3-0, the Chicago Blackhawks have now resurrected their postseason on Easter evening by outlasting Vancouver Canucks 4-3, tying the series at 3 games a piece. Do or die game seven is Tuesday night in Vancouver. So how did it happen? Some guy you've never heard, buried deep down the … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Game Winner Ben Smith: Who is this Guy?
Canucks Breaking President’s Curse With 2-0 Series Lead On Blackhawks?
Since the 1985-86 season, the NHL has annually awarded the top seeded team of the regular season The President’s Trophy. And every year, there’s always a handful of superstitious fans that insist that the winner of the trophy is cursed in the playoffs. There have been 25 teams, now including Vancouver, that have won the trophy. And of the previous 24, only seven have been … [Read more...] about Canucks Breaking President’s Curse With 2-0 Series Lead On Blackhawks?