Now that the pomp and circumstance of Team Canada’s hockey team announcement has come and gone, every team participating has given their rosters. There is a lot of debate to be had, so here is my take on the 2014 Winter Olympics Hockey All-Snub Team. … [Read more...] about 2014 Winter Olympics Hockey All-Snub Team
Finally, after months and months of everyone involved being morons, causing 113 days, 625 games, and the biggest outdoor hockey game in history to be cancelled, hockey fans can finally say "Game On!" The NHL has a new 10-year labor agreement, and is set to start the shortened, 48 game 2013 season on Saturday, January 19. Find out what you need to know about every … [Read more...] about 2013 NHL PREVIEW: CENTRAL DIVISION
Patrick Sharp has been out of the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup for the past four games, but it hasn't slowed them down one bit. Buoyed by performances from guys up and down the roster, the Hawks have been scoring goals, playing solid defense, and most importantly, picking up points. This weekend was no different, as they got a point yesterday against the Detroit Red Wings, a team … [Read more...] about Sunday’s Three Stars: Shaw, Stalberg Shine in Win Over Sharks
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
The Chicago Blackhawks will take on the Detroit Red Wings tonight at the United Center, but before they do, here are some news and notes to get you set for what will be the first game with the Opening Night roster taking to the ice: ....Except for Patrick Sharp Patrick Sharp will not be in the lineup for the Blackhawks tonight, but he has been skating on … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Notes: Kane, Hossa to Play Wednesday; Could Saad Make the Team?
The Chicago Blackhawks skated into Pittsburgh on Thursday night looking to end a streak of seven consecutive road preseason losses, but unfortunately for them, Jordan Staal and the Penguins had other ideas. Staal scored twice, and Matt Cooke and Tyler Kennedy also added goals as the Pens pulled away late and beat the Hawks 4-1. Michael Frolik picked up the lone tally for the … [Read more...] about Thursday’s Three Stars: Saad Shines But Staal and Penguins Get Last Laugh
The Chicago Blackhawks are headed to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for their first preseason game tomorrow night, where they will play the Edmonton Oilers. The game, while not available on TV in Chicago, is going to be streaming on the Hawks' official team website, and it will provide fans' first glimpse into some of the changes that the team has made this off-season. Big name … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Notes: Storylines Heading Into First Preseason Game
When it comes to grading a mock draft? You can do that as soon as the draft ends. And one website, DC Pro Sports Report, has done just that. They ranked every single NHL mock on the web, and take a look at who the #1 non-Canadian is. Here are your TOP THREE: 1. Adam Kimelman, NHL.com – 7 Correct 2. Franchise Montreal (Rick Springhetti) – 6 Correct 3. The Sports … [Read more...] about Who has the Most Accurate NHL Mock Draft?