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On Sunday, the third team from the Central Division was bounced out of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs when the LA Kings swept the division-winning St. Louis Blues. What we’ve seen is the Kings, who were the eight seed, hammer the … Continue reading →
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Chicago Blackhawks stud Patrick Kane was in Madison, Wisconsin over the weekend for the Mifflin Street party, an annual rite of spring for Wisconsin students who’ve bored of bonging beers and chasing tail at house parties all winter. Time to hit the streets! Kaner, a 23-year-old legendary partier, did it up in Wisky, even wearing a fratty shirt and a sweet blue hat so he blended...
Since Rocky Wirtz was given control of the Chicago Blackhawks, they have been no stranger to the rumor mill. From adding high priced free agents to making bold changes both on and behind the bench, the Blackhawks have been a … Continue reading →
This may not matter much to the average hockey fan, but gathering what I’m reading from the media on Twitter, this coaching move by the Chicago Blackhawks might mean that a) Joel Quenneville’s staying because someone else’s head has rolled for him and/or b) that the rolling head is about to find a new coaching position with another NHL team:
The Chicago Blackhawks announced...
On Monday morning, the Blackhawks announced a move in their front office. Norm Maciver has been promoted to the position of assistant general manager, replacing Marc Bergevin. Bergevin left to take the GM job in Montreal last week. Maciver has been … Continue reading →
Joel Quenneville isn’t leaving Chicago. He’s not going to Montreal to join Marc Bergevin, recently tabbed from the Blackhawks as the Canadiens’ general manager.
In fact, Quenneville may have used his rationale for firing assistant coach Mike Haviland to assure critics and skeptics.
From the Chicago Tribune:
“One thing about being in Chicago, I think over the...
Many hockey veterans have traded in their sticks and skates for golf clubs and balls. Not Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane. He swapped his gear for a bottle of any liquor he can find and his drinking shoes.
Kaner enjoyed the weekend celebrating Cinco de Mayo at the University of Wisconsin. He recently rejected an invite to play for Team USA at the World Hockey Championships...
The Blackhawks surprised many on Tuesday afternoon with the announcement that the team relieved assistant coach Mike Haviland of his duties. Haviland was reportedly a finalist for the coaching job in Winnipeg last summer, and was loved by the players in Chicago. … Continue reading →
from Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, Stan Bowman doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation. What the Blackhawks general manager does do, however, is answer direct questions.
So when asked Monday if Joel Quenneville would return as the team’s coach next season — despite growing whispers that new Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin would somehow orchestrate things so his close friend...
The Chicago Blackhawks have fired assistant coach Mike Haviland.
Haviland has spent the last four seasons as an assistant, joining the staff in July 2008, a little more than two months before Joel Quenneville became head coach. Haviland also coached the team's American Hockey League affiliates in Norfolk, Va., from 2005-07 and Rockford from 2007-08.
The Blackhawks finished...
On Sunday night, Hockey Night in Canada gave the hockey world the following: So we can apparently add Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville’s name to the list of candidates in Montreal. Whether or not he would leave Chicago is up for … Continue reading →
This is the one weekend, or at least the one day that people pretend to care about horse racing, so it’s high time we talk about someone who actually does truly care about horseracing. Chicago Blackhawks tv analyst Eddie Olczyk, is almost into equestrian matters as he is into hockey.
Olczyk, who currently is working the New York Rangers-Washington Capitals series, won a cup...