Archive for the ‘Chicago Blackhawks’ Category

NHL suspends Ovechkin and Toews for missing All-Star game

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Two of the NHL's biggest stars won't be participating in the league's all-star activities this weekend, and the NHL is not happy. Both Alex Ovechkin and Jonathan Toews will miss the all-star game due to injury and illness respectively, which should be legitimate excuses to not take the ice in a game ...

Blackhawks cement dynasty with third Cup in 6 seasons

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

How the hell did this even happen? On the micro level, the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't have started this year's Stanley Cup playoffs on a worse note. Twenty minutes into the tournament, the Hawks trailed Nashville 3-0 as Corey Crawford wobbled to the bench for unheralded replacement Scott Darling. The Hawks somehow ...

Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup Again

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Nothing was stopping the Chicago Blackhawks from their date with destiny Monday night. Not a tornado warning, not a 77-year drought and not the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Blackhawks dispatched Tampa Bay 2-0 in Game 6 to clinch the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938. But ...

Justin Williams: Los Angeles Kings forward sets Game 7 records

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

For a long time now, Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams has been known as Mr. Game 7. Why? Because he had never lost one, and had always stepped up and played his best during Game 7s in his career. On Sunday night he did it again. The Kings beat the Chicago ...

Videos: Relive the entire Blackhawks-Kings series

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks just completed what was quite possibly the best seven-game series in sports history. Yes, you read that right, not just NHL history, but sports history. Yes, that's a lofty title to bestow, but I've never seen two teams locked in such an intense ...

Blackhawks bring back Kris Versteeg in trade

Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Chicago Blackhawks are making like the Blues Brothers and getting the band back together. (No word on whether the Hawks are operating by heavenly mandate, though). Winger Kris Versteeg, a member of the 2010 Stanley Cup winner than ended Chicago's 49-year drought without the greatest chalice in sports, was reacquired ...

The Easter Miracle

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The Chicago Blackhawks performed the greatest miracle in Easter history on Sunday night, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in overtime to send a series they once trailed three games to none to a winner-take-all game north of the border on Tuesday night. Er, maybe we better call in the second-greatest miracle ...

Dustin Byfuglien Traded, So Much For The Afterglow

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Have you ever had that girl (or guy, since I can't assume to know your gender or sexual preference) that you've pined for for many years, and then one magical night you run into them and you end up going home with each other? It's a pretty amazing feeling. Finally, all ...