Found August 27, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from James Neveau of NBC Chicago, The truth of the matter is that when you combine the flair with which he plays the game, the quality of his playoff performances, and the emerging maturity that is redefining his image in the minds of Chicago fans (and is catching nationwide notice, for that matter), then there is no other conclusion than to say that Kane is the face of hockey in the United States. Guys like Parise and Quick may be able to match Kane if this were a question simply of ability, but when you factor in the star power, as well as the allure of playing for one of the game’s most storied franchises, then Kane is without equal in this discussion. At only 24 years of age, Kane is (hopefully) far from finished in this league, but when all is said and done, then he may end up usurping guys like Mike Modano and others as the most legendary American to ever lace up a pair of skates. more

Patrick Kane’s Girlfriend Amanda Grahovec Shines At Kaner’s Cup Day

  Patrick Kane spent most of his day with the Stanley Cup on Saturday with his three sisters, other family members, friends and…

Andrew Shaw's stitches from Game 6 fetch $6,500 in charity auction

Not only was there somebody interested in buying the stitches that were once in Andrew Shaw's face somebody was interested in paying a lot of money to get their hands on this once-in-a-lifetime item of memorabieia. Shaw had placed his stitches -- which he earned in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final before the Blackhawks won the Cup -- up for auction with al proceeds benefitting...

Andrew Shaw’s Stitches From Stanley Cup Final Sold for $6,500 at Auction to Benefit Cancer Research

Andrew Shaw had a pretty memorable piece of memorabilia from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, the night he and the Chicago Blackhawks won hockey’s biggest prize. The Chicago agitator, who was busted open early in Game 6, eventually returned to the ice with stitches under his right eye. Those stitches remained there for the rest of the game and the rest of the night, even as the...

Andrew Shaw’s Game 6 stitches go for $6,500 at auction

Andrew Shaw's bloody stitches from the Chicago Blackhawks' 2013 Stanley Cup run sold for $6,500 at a recent auction.

Ranking The GM/Coach Combos In The NHL

from John Boruk of CSNPhilly, We’ve celebrated two Stanley Cup champions and endured another lockout, so which team has the top GM/coach combo in the NHL now? Let's break it down: 1. Chicago Blackhawks -- ninth in 2012 (Stan Bowman/Joel Quenneville) Two Stanley Cup championships in a four-year period. The Chicago Blackhawks have overtaken the Detroit Red Wings as...

Photos: Patrick Kane sports exclusive Washington Nationals hockey sweater

Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane was treated to a one-of-a-kind Washington Nationals sweater. He's in the area during Team USA training camp.

Player Interview: Mike Paliotta

Today’s player interview features Blackhawks 3rd round draft pick and University of Vermont defensemen Mike Paliotta. A defenseman who came up through the US National Development Program, Paliotta is a defensive player who has a future as a shutdown defenseman. At 6’3″ and just over 200 lbs., he has good size, he skates well and has a low, hard point shot. In 2010, he was...
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