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- WWE’s 7 regular live events and TV tapings in North America for the month of April averaged 10,100 paid fans per show. This would be the highest month for domestic average attendance going back to the Attitude Era, but it could be misleading because it was only 7 shows since most of the shows in April were held in Europe. The European shows averaged 6,600 paid fans for 22 live events.
- WWE shipped 423,000 DVD units in April, up 112.6^ from the 199,000 in April 2012.
- WWE’s website had 18.3 million unique visitors in the month of April, up 10.9% from the 16.5 million in April 2012. The shop website averaged 867 orders per day in April, up 8.4% from the 800 per day in April 2012.
- CM Punk was in attendance last night as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings to advance to the NHL Western Conference Finals. Punk tweeted:
“I’m going straight back to LA to punch the kings mascot in the dick! Here we come !!!!”
Top WWE Star Has Heat with Co-workers, Rumor on Punk’s R...
BEST OF MAXIM
Down 3-1 after four games, it looked as if the Red Wings would humble the previously unbeatable central division rival. The Blackhawks would not go down without a fight, however, winning game five in front of just over 22,000 fans at the Madhouse on Madison. But Mike Babcock’s team just wanted to win at home, right? After an early power play goal from Marian Hossa, it appeared...
BLAME THE REFS
With the third period winding down, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson hit a clutch goal that wound up being negated on a controversial call.
The NHL playoffs have been very exciting thus far, and this video recaps Thursday’s most intense moments.
The top 5 countdown is a lesson in breath-taking wins and primetime plays. What else would you expect when the Stanley Cup is on the line?
The Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane dishes the perfect behind-the-back help that led to a score.
The Los Angeles Kings took it to the...
After the Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit in overtime of Game 7, Mr. T tweeted out his approval, as well as his painful prediction for the LA Kings.
Chicago -- It was absolutely the way the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks had to end their Western Conference rivalry -- in overtime of Game 7.
For the Wings, however, it was a bittersweet finish as it was Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook who got the game-winner at 3:35 of overtime, a puck that deflected off Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and past goaltender Jimmy...
Brent Seabrook (courtesy of thehockeyjunkies.blogspot.com)
Down 3-1 in a best of 7 series against the Detroit Red Wings, many people were ready to count the Chicago Blackhawks out. Brent Seabrook. After tying the series at three games a piece, the Blackhawks and Red Wings went to a decisive Game 7 and needed more than 60 minutes to determine a winner. Like two titans in a boxing...
Six games, three wins apiece, 14 goals scored for each side.
With a trip to the Western Conference finals on the line Wednesday night, the Red Wings and Blackhawks know Game 7 will be decided by the men between the pipes — and the Chicago Tribune knows it, too.
The Tribune whipped out a snazzy sports cover to preview Game 7, showing the Red Wings’ Jimmy Howard and the Blackhawks’...
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I'm currently writing this mere minutes after the Blackhawks advanced to the Western Conference Final. Why? Well, because there will never be a better time for me to write about the vile scum of the the Chicago Blackhawks. After a series...
With Detroit heading to exit interviews and the golf courses this weekend, the Blackhawks (and their fans) now turn their attentions to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings. How does the teams match-up heading into the series? Let’s … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks-Kings Series Preview appeared first on Committed Indians.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are in the Western Conference finals after a few bumps along the way.
The Blackhawks and Kings are poised for what could be a tight and lengthy series, with Game 1 at the United Center on Saturday. The Kings already have more playoff losses than they did a year ago when they went on a 16-4 run through the playoffs to capture the Stanley...
Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard's glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.
The Blackhawks, who had the best record in the NHL regular season, rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to reach the Western Conference finals against the defending...
Wednesday night the Wings’ playoff hopes and in a way Cinderella run came to an end in as they lost Game 7 to the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 in overtime. It was certainly heartbreaking after the Wings were all but on their way to the conference finals in their final season in the West after taking a 3-1 series lead on the President Trophy winning Blackhawks only to have the win ripped...
After trailing three games to one in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Chicago Blackhawks completed the comeback to take the series on Wednesday night with a 2-1 overtime victory. Patrick Sharp’s goal early in the second period gave the Blackhawks a 1-0 lead, but Henrik Zetterberg evened things for Detroit less than a minute into [...]
After a pair of hard-fought, seven-game series in the Western Conference semi finals, it was the home teams, the Kings (the Western Conference’s fifth seed) and the Chicago Blackhawks (the West’s first seed), emerging victorious and moving on to face each other in the Western Conference final. The Kings wrapped their series up on Tuesday [...]
Here are the multimedia offerings subsequent to the Detroit Red Wings' supposedly "owed" 2-1 OT loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of their second-round series.
BEWARE: An auto-play clip from Fox 2 lurks within!
We'll start with highlights, and NHL.com's highlights are narrated by the NBC schmucks:
TSN posted a 4:09 highlight clip; Sportsnet...