Team USA has been in the headlines after their roster announcement following the Winter Classic. Team Canada will dominate those same headlines January 7. Hockey Canada is rich with talent that could easily field two teams. The roster listed below will be broken down into three categories: Goaltenders, Defensemen, and Forwards. Team Canada will take more centers than any … [Read more...] about Who is in, out for Team Canada Hockey?
Patrick Sharp was back and on top of his game as the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Minnesota Wild 1-0 up in St. Paul, Minnesota. Although he didn't get on the score sheet, Patrick Sharp tallied the Hawks' only hit in the 1st period, a big crush on Wild star Zach Parise. What should have fans furious is that Patrick Sharp was the victim of what should have been a boarding … [Read more...] about Patrick Sharp returns as Blackhawks blank Minnesota Wild
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
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?
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
After going largely unscathed on the injury front for the first half of the season, the Chicago Blackhawks have been getting bitten by the bug in a big way in recent weeks. You have Marcus Kruger out with a concussion (although he is skating now and should be back soon), Daniel Carcillo down with a knee injury that he sustained on his incredibly stupid hit on Tom … [Read more...] about Sharp Out 3-4 Weeks; Is it Panic Time for Stan Bowman?
With Friday's 4-0 loss at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the Chicago Blackhawks reached the 41-game mark of their season, meaning that half their campaign has come to an end. While the old adage of "time flies when you're having fun" certainly can apply to a big chunk of those games, the same cannot be said about the way the Hawks ended this stretch of … [Read more...] about Blackhawks First Semester Report Card: Serious Cup Contender?
After what can only be described as a less than stellar homecoming on Tuesday, the Chicago Blackhawks will be sporting a way different look on offense when the New York Islanders come to town Friday night. The Patrick Kane at center experiment, largely heralded as a success in the early portion of the season, will come to an end, as the 23-year old will be moved back to his … [Read more...] about Changes Abound for Blackhawks As Patrick Kane Moves to Wing