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The Blackhawks' 24-game unbeaten streak is over, and they lost to the most dangerous opponent of all--a second chance. The Blackhawks surrendered 4 second-period goals en route to a 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, dropping the back half of a home-and-home series with the Avs.
Put simply, from the Associated Press:
The Chicago Blackhawks' record for the best start in NHL history is over at 24 games after a 6-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.
Playing their third game in four nights, the Blackhawks finally were beaten in regulation after going 21-0-3. They went through the first half of the lockout-shortened schedule earning a point in every game.
Their string of 30 games without a regulation loss dating back to last season also was snapped.
Matt Duchene had a goal and three assists for Colorado, which lost at Chicago on Wednesday night.
ESPN has already posted a highlight clip with Barry Melrose and John Buccigross discussing the game ...
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The Chicago Blackhawks' 24-game streak without a regulation loss came to an end Friday night at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche (9-10-4) stunned the Blackhawks with four goals in the second period on their way to a
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The Blackhawks streak ended on Friday night in Denver. Corey Crawford was one of many Blackhawks to have a bad night at the Pepsi Center; the four officials had a bad game as well. Crawford allowed five goals on only … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Streak: Over appeared first on Committed Indians.
The Chicago Blackhawks are 70-0-10, having already clinched home ice advantage all the way through 2019. Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman has been crowned Supreme Overlord of Earth. Actually, they’re 20-0-3 in this lockout shortened 48 game season. And the Chicago Blackhawks have a championship from 2010. That was fun wasn’t it? When all those dilettantes who don’t even know...
from Mike Spellman of the Chicago Daily-Herald,
When is the last time you heard the words "NHL lockout" mentioned?
And for that Gary Bettman and the hard-line NHL owners should be on their knees thanking the Blackhawks for their absolutely amazing run to start the season.
The Hawks are just what the NHL ordered. Instead of rehashing what a debacle...
DENVER — The best start in NHL history is over. The Chicago Blackhawks finally left the ice without a point — but with their heads held high.
The Blackhawks were stunned 6-2 by the struggling Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. It was their first loss in regulation and ended a remarkable run in which they earned at least one point in their first 24 games, an NHL record.
The Chicago Blackhawks' 24-game run without a regulation loss, the best start to a season in NHL history, came to a screeching halt Friday night at Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche who occupy the 13th position in the Western Conference with a record of:9-10-4 played their best hockey of the season Friday night, and will now be forever known as the team that stopped the miracle...
It had to happen sooner or later -- the Chicago Blackhawks' NHL record games with a point streak had to end. The Colorado Avalanche, the team tied for last place in the Western Conference, were the team to do it it. They blew out the Hawks in Denver by a score of 6-2 in a very un-Hawklike game.
Their 11 game winning streak set a franchise record, their +32 goal differential...
from Mike Downey at CNN,
Hockey and I are old friends. I grew up in Chicago, right now the hottest town on ice. I also lived in Detroit, the self-named "Hockeytown, USA." I now reside in Los Angeles, current home of the game's Stanley Cup.
(That's the trophy that goes to the championship team, for those of you who wouldn't know a Stanley Cup from a...
University of North Dakota recruit Jack Rowe (19) struck first against the Waterloo Black Hawks in USHL Friday night action on March 8, 2013. The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders would go on to beat the Black Hawks 2-1 at Young Arena in Waterloo, Iowa.
from Adrian Dater of the Denver Post,
There has been a lot of speculation that Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly might have a problem with each other. That maybe there is a rift between the young centers, and speculation on what that rift might do to the Avalanche's locker-room atmosphere.
So Friday morning after the Avs skated at the Pepsi Center, I bluntly asked Duchene...
ALL THINGS COME TO AN END
The Chicago Blackhawks' streak to start the season without a regulation loss has finally come to an end. See more details about their run.
In his first home game since being signed, Ryan O'Reilly joined forces with Matt Duchene and Paul Stastny to end the impressive 24 game unbeaten streak of the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Avs' top three centers combined for three goals and a whopping nine points as the Avs exploded for a 6-2 win.
In front of a mixed Avs and Hawks crowd, the Avs gave the former a lot cheer...