Found March 10, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
Fans filed into the First Niagara Center and took their seats shortly before the players took the ice — for the morning skate. "I've never seen that many people at a morning skate," Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said. "I'm sure Kaner had a lot to do with that." St. Patrick's Day came a week early in Buffalo as Patrick Kane returned to his hometown with the defending Stanley Cup champions in tow. It was the Hawks' — and Kane's — first appearance in Buffalo since October of 2010 and many in the crowd Sunday wore No. 88 sweaters and cheered when the winger was introduced and not long into the game when he scored a highlight-reel goal. Those made for festive moments in a hockey game that didn't display any kind of pace until an entertaining third period. When the final horn sounded, the Hawks had survived a scare from the NHL's worst team with a 2-1 victory over the Sabres. Jonathan Toews scored the decisive goal to give the Hawks thei...

Patrick Kane Feels Normal Being Back in Buffalo

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - Chicago Blackhawks center, Patrick Kane, is a very recognizable face here in the Windy City.  Of course it is because who wouldn’t notice that good looking, two time Stanley Cup winning, and Team USA player walking down the street. He has made a name for himself here playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane’s Tweet This past Sunday Kane...

Coming Soon: Teuvo Teräväinen in Chicago?

On Tuesday morning, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville appeared on the McNeil and Spiegel Show on 670 The Score and indicated that the team’s top prospect, Teuvo Teräväinen, would join the NHL club later this season. GM Stan Bowman also spoke about Teräväinen joining … Continue reading →The post Coming Soon: Teuvo Teräväinen in Chicago? appeared first on Committed Indians.

Blackhawks Handle Sabres

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews scored in the same game for the 51st time in their careers, and those two goals were enough as the Hawks edged the Sabres in Kane’s home town. Niklas Hjalmarsson played a magnificent game, officially … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Handle Sabres appeared first on Committed Indians.

Blackhawks Sign Dillon Fournier

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks announced that the team has agreed on a three-year, entry-level contract with defenseman Dillon Fournier. Fournier, a second round pick in the 2012 Draft, had 32 points in 36 games in the QMJHL before an … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Sign Dillon Fournier appeared first on Committed Indians.

Kevin Freiheit: Kane, Blackawks in Buffalo

Despite numerous injuries and a shutout loss to the Panthers, the Sabres have had success since the Olympics came to an end. Buffalo have been 4-2 since the break while Chicago comes in 2-2 since then. This will be the 2nd and final meeting of the season between the two teams. Chicago took the first game way back in October, winning that by a 2-1 score. Patrick Kane recored the...

Top Forward Prospect Teuvo Teravainen To Join Blackhawks This Season

The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t add any major pieces to their roster at the NHL trade deadline, but help is still on the way. Top prospect Teuvo Teravainen, a Finnish center who was selected by Chicago with the No. 18 pick in the 2012 NHL draft, is going to join the Blackhawks when his SM-liiga (Finland’s top professional league) season with Jokerit Helsinki concludes. He has 43...

Is it Teuvo Time in Chicago?

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - Chicago Blackhawks coach, Joel Quenneville, was on 670 The Score’s Mac and Spiegs show this morning and brought to light some very interesting news for Blackhawks fans Quote via @JayZawaski670 “Quenneville on Teravainen joining Hawks this year : “He’s really progressed. Reports are excellent on his development. When their season’s over, he’s...

Want to Help the Blackhawks? Take a Shot, it Pays Their Salary.

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - Did you know that every time you and your friends take a shot “because the Blackhawks scored” you are, in a way, actually helping out the team? It’s a little far fetched but the family that owns the Chicago Blackhawks, the Wirtz family, also owns Wirtz Beverage Group. So, the team has the nice benefit of financial backing from an alcohol distribution...

Jonathan Toews is a changed man post-Sochi

 Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has always been a great player.  He's been one of the best, if not the best, players in the league over the last few years.  He is extremely well-rounded as he plays on both the power play and penalty kill, along with being one of the best defensive forwards in the league.  He started this season off strong and continued playing...

What 3-on-3 Overtime Hockey Would Mean for the Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey- The annual NHL GM meetings start to today in Florida and among the highest priority of topics is what to do about hockey overtime. Since its inception in 2005, the shootout has be mired in controversy and a basic lack of support from the fans of the NHL. Some say is a joke or a gimmick, while others just seem to think it’s a waste of time and that a tie...

Sabres Winger Cory Conacher Got Patrick Kane’s OK Before Choosing No. 88

Buffalo Sabres winger Cory Conacher decided on wearing No. 88 when he was picked up from Ottawa off waivers on March 5, but not before he consulted a fellow player in the NHL who also sports those same digits. Conacher, who wore 89 while with the Senators and Tampa Bay, could’ve continued on with that number in Buffalo, but he chose to go with 88 out of respect for former Sabre...

Patrick Kane Dangles Through Sabres’ Defense To Score Nifty Goal (Video)

Sunday night was just like old times for Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. The Buffalo native was back home for a date with the Sabres, and he commemorated the occasion with one of the highlight-reel goals for which he’s known. Taking control of the puck in the neutral zone, Kane threaded the puck between the legs of Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff and stickhandled around...

When It Comes To Coaching, Chicago Has It Made

Have you ever stopped and thought about how lucky you are to be a Chicago fan? Over the past 30 years, Chicago is the only city to hoist a championship trophy for each of the four major sports. Think about that for a minute. The Stanley Cup (NHL), Lombardi Trophy (NFL), Larry O’Brien Trophy (NBA), and Commissioner’s Trophy (MLB) have all made their way through Chicago at some...
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