Chicago Blackhawks

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Let’s face it, we’re all a little tired of the Chicago Blackhawks. Given how often they’re on national television, how many of them were named to the National Hockey League’s Top 100 (despite questionable qualifications) and, of course, the league’s insistence on sending them to every single outdoor game ever, the NHL seems to view
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While most of us enjoyed an extra day off and a Thanksgiving feast this past week, the Chicago Blackhawks were taking care of some business down in sunny Florida. The Hawks went head-to-head with one of the best teams in the league in the Tampa Bay Lightning last Wednesday night. They ended up dropping a
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Although it’s been a slow week, it’s been a good one for the Chicago Blackhawks. They only suited up for two games, but won them both. Wednesday night saw the Hawks victorious over the New York Rangers, 6-3. On Saturday, they beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 at PPG Paints Arena. It marked their eighth straight
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A little over a month into the 2017-18 season, the Chicago Blackhawks have had their fair share of ups and downs. After a successful matchup against the New York Rangers, the future of the Blackhawks looks bright. Veterans like Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been successful as of late, but plenty of the younger Hawks show plenty of
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This week we’re debating the merits of players who may have been overlooked for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Using the Hall’s criteria of judging a player based on their “playing ability, sportsmanship, character and contributions to his or her team or teams and to the game of hockey in general” we will
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The Chicago Blackhawks and the Carolina Hurricanes match up Saturday night for the first time this season at the PNC Arena. It’s slated as a must-see game for Hawks fans, mostly because there’s a number of ex-Blackhawks now playing for Carolina. We were fortunate enough to hook up with Mark Shiver, The Hockey Writers’ contributor for the Hurricanes
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We’re three weeks and nine games into the 2017-18 season for the Chicago Blackhawks. The Hawks played three times this week, losing to the St. Louis Blues 5-2, dropping an overtime contest to the Edmonton Oilers 2-1, and then beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-2. Their record is now 5-2-2, with 12 out of a possible
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This article was originally published in August, 2012. Jimmy Thomson James Richard ‘Jeems’ Thomson (also ‘The Gold Dust Twins’ with Gus Mortson)#2, 20 Defenceb: 23 Feb 1927 Winnipeg, MBd: 18 May 1991 Toronto Maple Leafs 1945-57Acquired: Signed as free agent, October 16, 1945. Lost: Traded to Chicago for cash, August 1957.Toronto totals: 717 Games, 15 Goals,
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Chicago Blackhawks Weekly: Getting Acclimated to a New Season “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’)
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Every now and then, a heartbreaking story surfaces in the sports world and spreads to each fanbase, providing a multitude of reflective thoughts to those who share similar stories with similar impact—a time when hockey and sports aren’t at the forefront of our minds. These heartbreaking stories often provide us all with the resilient spirit
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The Chicago Blackhawks trounced the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night at the United Center. The Blackhawks, following a longer-than-anticipated offseason, looked energized and intent to start the process of atoning for an abysmal first-round exit from the 2017 playoffs. The Penguins, on the other hand, looked like a team playing the
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Now it’s time for the good stuff. The preseason is officially over for the Chicago Blackhawks. Six meaningless exhibition games are complete, and players and fans alike can look forward to the official start of the 2017-18 season this Thursday, Oct. 5. Except these past games weren’t meaningless after all. No, they didn’t count towards rankings
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Brandon Saad’s return to the Chicago Blackhawks has plenty of Hawks fans excited. With two early playoff exits in a row, the Hawks are missing a piece to their Stanley Cup puzzle. Saad, who was brought back by way of a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets for Artemi Panarin during the offseason, could be that missing piece. Saad’s
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Prior to the start of the 2017-18 regular season, there are many inquiries regarding the Chicago Blackhawks—a roster and organization that has been absolutely engulfed in salary-cap struggles over recent years. And to make matters worse, they have an embarrassing, ignominious playoff defeat lingering over their organization—a unique, but utterly disappointing turn of events for
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Chicago Blackhawks Preseason: 5 Early Takeaways “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if (typeof
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Chicago Blackhawks Have Three Bad Habits That They Must Overcome “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check ===
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One of the most talked about trades of the 2017 offseason was the Artemi Panarin of the Chicago Blackhawks and Brandon Saad of the Columbus Blue Jackets trade. The trade led to many questions, and it will be a telling season for the Hawks. The biggest question is how well they will manage without him. What the
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While Chicago Blackhawks prospects have been noticed with their impressive performance at the recent Traverse City Prospects Tournament, there are three Blackhawks veterans destined to play a pivotal role in the 2017-18 season. Centerman Artem Anisimov, winger Richard Panik and defenseman Brent Seabrook all possess the elite skill that helped power the Blackhawks to the
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A question was recently posed among our esteemed colleagues here at The Hockey Writers. What is it about your favorite team that makes them special? In other words, why are you a fan, and what are some of the things that enhance your fandom? What might someone just getting started as a fan need to
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A question was recently posed among our esteemed colleagues here at The Hockey Writers. What is it about your favorite team that makes them special? In other words, why are you a fan, and what are some of the things that enhance your fandom? What might someone just getting started as a fan need to
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Since his debut in the 2016-17 season, Chicago Blackhawks forward Nick Schmaltz has proven to himself to be essential to the bottom two lines. Despite having six goals and 22 assists in 61 games, Schmaltz finished his rookie season with a plus/minus of plus-10, making him one of the many rookies to shine on the Hawks. Although he’s
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Since his debut in the 2016-17 season, Chicago Blackhawks forward Nick Schmaltz has proven to himself to be essential to the bottom two lines. Despite having six goals and 22 assists in 61 games, Schmaltz finished his rookie season with a plus/minus of plus-10, making him one of the many rookies to shine on the
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We’ve all heard the rip-roaring, thunderous crowds at the United Center, in unison, chant “Detroit sucks!” But while these chants occur, many Blackhawks fans can only sarcastically shake their heads, as if to say “yeah, right.” It really doesn’t matter where the Red Wings are in the standings — Blackhawks fans love to take jabs
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We’ve all heard the rip-roaring, thunderous crowds at the United Center, in unison, chant “Detroit sucks!” But while these chants occur, many Blackhawks fans can only sarcastically shake their heads, as if to say “yeah, right.” It really doesn’t matter where the Red Wings are in the standings — Blackhawks fans love to take jabs
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As one of the Original Six teams, the Chicago Blackhawks have a long and storied history in the NHL. We’ve uncovered some key moments, distinguished players and influential coaches in the franchise’s history. So let’s get to it and find out how much you know. How Well Do You Know the Blackhawks’ History? Who holds
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Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp: 5 Must-Knows “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if (typeof loadbvjhghf