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The Blackhawks picked up a point last night against a very strong Western team, the Anaheim Ducks, remaining unbeaten in regulation.
They weren't outworked or outchanced, but they were lucky to get the point.
Rookie Brandon Saad's sheer athleticism was on display in the second period when he launched a shot in mid-air that counted as a goal and put the Hawks up 2-1....
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook accidentally scored an own goal during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game at the United Center against the Anaheim Ducks.
It happened in the second period as Seabrook was blocking a pass sent through the goal crease from Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf to his teammate Corey Perry. Unfortunately, Seabrook knocked the puck past...
While the Blackhawks host the defending champion Kings on Sunday, two of the organization’s prospects will be skating at Soldier Field. Notre Dame’s Stephen Johns and Minnesota’s Justin Holl, both second round picks in the 2010 Draft, will take part … Continue reading →The post Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Updates appeared first on Committed Indians.
In spite of strong efforts from a number of individuals, the Blackhawks lost to the Ducks in a shootout on Tuesday night. Corey Crawford continued his strong start to the season, stopping 29 of 31 shots during regulation and the … Continue reading →The post Power Failure: Blackhawks Fall To Ducks In Shootout appeared first on Committed Indians.
Reports are indicating that the Colorado Avalanche are now shopping unhappy free agent center Ryan O’Reilly. The question isn’t whether or not the Blackhawks should be interested (they should), but what could/should they be willing to give up to acquire … Continue reading →The post The Blackhawks Should Pursue Ryan O’Reilly appeared first on Committed Indians.
from Ben Strauss of the New York Times,
Blackhawks players seemed at a loss to explain their scorching start.
Right wing Patrick Kane, tied for second in the league through Wednesday with 20 points, said of his success, “Sometimes the puck finds you.”
Or as the captain Jonathan Toews put it, “I don’t know if there’s a method to the madness.”
ST. PAUL, Minn. Andrew Brunette helped the Minnesota Wild for six seasons as a gritty forward willing to do the dirty work down low and along the boards. Now, he will try to help the team by finding players who compete the same way.
Brunette, 39, announced his retirement after 16 seasons in the NHL and Minnesota general manager Chuck Fletcher said he will join the organization...
Finally, the Blackhawks return to the United Center after a successful six game road swing where they were able to gain 10 out of 12 available points. Looking at the bigger picture, that means the Blackhawks have earned 22 out of 24 possible points and still haven't lost a game in regulation, or overtime for that matter (two shootout losses), this entire season.
Not bad for...