When Corey Crawford left Chicago’s December 8th game against the Florida Panthers with an injury, Blackhawks fans took a collective “gulp.” A previous injury to Nikolai Khabibulin left the interim starting position in net to Finnish goalie Antti Raanta. Raanta was signed at the end of last season after winning a championship with Assat of the SM-Liiga, as well as the regular … [Read more...] about Antti Raanta improving, Corey Crawford getting healthy
Chicago Blackhawks record streak to 22! Beat rival Red Wings
The Chicago Blackhawks record setting streak runs to 22! The Blackhawks record for points starting a season is there's and there's alone now with the overall points streak in sight now. With a 2-1 road shootout win over the hated Detroit Red Wings, they're now 19-0-3 on the young season. Actually, it's not so young anymore, almost halfway through and no losses? AMAZING. Patrick … [Read more...] about Chicago Blackhawks record streak to 22! Beat rival Red Wings
2013 NHL PREVIEW: CENTRAL DIVISION
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
With Duncan Keith suspended, Blackhawks positive momentum gone?
The Chicago Blackhawks have been the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) second hottest team, behind only the scintillatingly-hot Pittsburgh Penguins who have sported a 13-0-1 record recently. The Blackhawks have blistered their way up the NHL’s Western Conference standings at an 8-1-1 clip, including a recent 5-0-0 run, all of this being done without the services of their … [Read more...] about With Duncan Keith suspended, Blackhawks positive momentum gone?
Blackhawks’ Late Surge Gains Pity Point, But Wings Prevail
Some sporting events have momentum swings that seem to occur in nearly every minute of action, but the tilt between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks was not one of those events. Through the first 40 minutes of Saturday afternoon's matinee between the Red Wings and Blackhawks, there was little doubt as to who the better team was on the ice. Sure, the Hawks got a … [Read more...] about Blackhawks’ Late Surge Gains Pity Point, But Wings Prevail