Archive for the ‘Chicago Blackhawks’ Category

Blackhawks Fans Must Wait to See This Pahlsson Guy

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I will say this about the NHL trade deadline: Things always, always happen. If you're team is a buyer they'll buy and if they're sellers they'll sell, so it's at least an interesting day. Indeed, the best thing about the next few games after the trade deadline is seeing the new ...

In Which Barry Melrose Both Laughs and Cries

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The Tampa Bay Lightning aren't a very good hockey team. In fact, they're pretty bad. Well, they're not New York Islanders or Atlanta Thrashers bad, but, yeah not very fun team to watch. How bad, you ask? Well, just for instance, Tuesday night rookie center Steven Stamkos had a hat trick against ...

Going 5-Hole: The Bruins, Tim Thomas and the 2010 Winter Classic

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

It kind of sucks for the rest of us, but is there a better time to be a sports fan in the greater Boston metropolitan area? The Celtics are defending NBA champs. The Patriots missed the playoffs but had yet another solid season, even without Tom Brady. The Red Sox are ...

Let’s Randomly Talk a Bit About Hockey’s Next Big Thing

Friday, January 9th, 2009

This is kind of like ESPN the Magazine's NEXT series or something. But it's more random and freewheeling. I've just decided to spout on about hockey's current version of, say, LeBron when he was still in high school. This young man's name is John Tavares and he's considered a front runner ...

A Classic Blog Post

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Some of you may have spent your New Year's attending or watching a college bowl game. Zzzzzzz. For me, it was Hockey Day in America, and the epicenter was Wrigley Field in Chicago. Or at least as close as I could get to Wrigley without having to pay over $300 for ...

Exsqueeze me?

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

After a slow start, the Chicago Blackhawks finally got on the winning side of the ledger last night with a 4-1 win over Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes. The official response? Fire coach Denis Savard. Really, I shouldn't be shocked. It shouldn't even be noteworthy. As my mentor Graham, aka G-Unit, once told ...

Joakim Noah is Good at Basketball…On Wii

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

When we sit around and think of the things Joakim Noah is good at, let's be honest, Wii isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But if he's not working on his awesome dance moves or picking out a new bow tie, what would he be doing other than ...

Game On! Game On!

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Doest my eyes deceive me.Did I read that headline correctly?Hawks, Campbell agree to terms; also add HuetCan't be talking about the Chicago Blackhawks. They don't spend any money.Or do they? Those were your older brother's Blackhawks. The Blackhawks of the late Bill Wirtz.Who you ask?Bill Fucking Wirtz.The Wirtz family own ...