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The Blackhawks, winners of the Presidents’ Trophy, will take on a team from Minnesota in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the Hawks lost to the North Stars in 1991, the … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Rookies appeared first on Committed Indians.
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After the morning skate on Monday, coach Joel Quenneville announced that both center Dave Bolland and back-up netminder Ray Emery have been ruled out for Game One against Minnesota. Henrik Karlsson practiced opposite Corey Crawford on Monday.The post Bolland, Emery Out For Game One appeared first on Committed Indians.
Bryan Bickell scored in overtime on a two-on-one rush, and the Chicago Blackhawks started the playoffs on a winning note after dominating the regular season, beating the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Corey Crawford settled down after allowing a weak goal in the opening minutes. Marian Hossa also scored, and the Blackhawks took the early lead in this first-round series.
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Late word in my inbox last night was that Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp will not make the trip to St. Louis today.
This should come as no surprise with the Hawks winning the President's Trophy game before last in Edmonton, and beating the Flames with basically their full lineup last night.
In their place tonight, you...
On Sunday, we took a look ahead to the upcoming first round series between the Blackhawks and Wild by focusing on two of the outstanding rookies in the NHL this year, Jonas Brodin and Brandon Saad. Certainly those two will … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Goaltenders appeared first on Committed Indians.
For all their accomplishments so far - the record-breaking start, the Presidents' Trophy, the individual honors - the Chicago Blackhawks know this is the time of year that will define their season.
Jonathan Toews and Co. also know all the reasons for concern heading into the first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild.
The Blackhawks are favored to make it to the...
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild. It’s a matchup that was under most people’s playoff radar prior to this week. A majority had the Chicago Blackhawks facing either the Columbus Blue Jackets or the Detroit Red wings in the first round…
Regardless, this is an interesting series. Although most sports writers don’t have it going anywhere near the distance, the Chicago Tribune’s...
Leave it to Don Cherry to spice up a dull Saturday night. During his regular appearance on Hockey Night in Canada, the bombastic curmudgeon opened his weekly CBC segment commenting on the controversy over Chicago's Duncan Keith who snapped at a female reporter in Vancouver earlier this week. Cherry forgetting that women have had access to locker rooms for a couple of generations...
Back in 1991 there was Minnesota hockey team that just barely made the playoffs. They were the North Stars and since they just barely made it they were 'lucky' enough to draw the top seeded team in the Campbell Conference in arch rival Chicago Blackhawks. The Blackhawks were anchored by one of the best forwards in the NHL in Jeremy Roenick, as well as Steve Larmer, Dirk...
Don Cherry was back at it on Saturday, addressing the recent Duncan Keith situation and sharing his thoughts that female reporters don't belong in a male locker room.
For all their accomplishments so far - the record-breaking start, the Presidents' Trophy, the individual honors - the Chicago Blackhawks know this is the time of year that will define their season. They said the same thing all along.
Jonathan Toews and Co. also know all the reasons for concern heading into their playoff series against the Minnesota Wild.
The Blackhawks are...
Here is the schedule for the first round series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild: Game One – @ Chicago – Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 pm CT Game Two – @ Chicago – Friday, May 3 – 8:30 … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks vs Wild Schedule Released appeared first on Committed Indians.
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The 2013 NHL playoffs begin tomorrow which means it's time for playoff predictions.
Below are my picks for each of the four Western Conference series' and some reasoning as to why I picked each team.
1. Chicago Blackhawks vs. 8. Minnesota Wild
Prediction: Blackhawks in 5
The Blackhawks were the best team in the NHL all season...
You’ve seen what I think about the series between the Blues and Kings, but what about the rest of the match-ups in the Western Conference? (1) Chicago Blackhawks VS (8) Minnesota Wild: Chicago: 36-7-5, 77 points, 30 regulation/overtime wins, first in the Central Division, first in the NHL. 18-3-3 at home, 18-4-2 on the road. [...]