Found November 03, 2011 on NBC Chicago:
The Hawks biffed their dad's trip last season and lost both games. This year they'll try to reverse that trend when the team's fathers travel to Florida to watch the Blackhawks take on the Panthers. It starts with the Costco spree that are the Florida Panthers. As you may have heard, the Panthers had some work to do this summer to reach the salary floor after a clearout last season. And they didn't waste any time. Summer acquisitions give the Cats nine players who will suit up tonight. Also, two trades, Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson, from the Vancouver swap for David Booth earlier this year, will also play. The big story will obviously be the Hawks lining up against Brian Campbell and Kris Versteeg for the first time since their departures from our fair city. Both have as many points as anyone one on the Hawks. Both have been unleashed to do what they do. Campbell is getting #1 d-man minutes and is running the top power play unit, something he never really got to...

Florida Road Trip, Part 1

It was part one of the “Father and Son” road trip to Florida Thursday night. The Hawks have scheduled Dad/Mom road trips the last couple of years, chartering a private jet for all. The Florida Panthers have former Hawks Skille, Versteeg, Kopecky and Campbell (plus Dale Tallon). Versteeg and Campbell, by the way, are tied for the team lead in points. The Hawks, so far this season...

Ex-Hawk Campbell now force with Panthers

Former Hawks' defenseman likes racking up points for new team but still calls Chicago offseason homeSUNRISE, Fla. — You can take Brian Campbell out of Chicago, but you can't take Chicago out of him.

Weekend at Uncle Dale’s - Hawks @ Panthers Preview

Look less excited, Soupy.   Game Time: 6:30 PM TV/Radio: CSN-Chicago WGN 720 Last year: Panthers won 3-2 in Florida, Hawks won 4-0 at the UC   (Here comes the most obvious introduction to a preview)   Tonight, the Blackhawks (wait for it....wait for it....) take their talents to South Beach (Bam!) to take on Uncle Dale’s new and improved (maybe) Florida Panthers. The...

Watching the sun rise in Florida

As the Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers (Blackhawks South) suit up tonight, we should take a closer look at a team that can no longer be ignored. GM Dale Tallon had been brought in from Chicago in 2010 to revamp the perennial loser Panthers, who’ve been one of the least successful teams in NHL history (aside from their trip to the Cup finals in 1996). So far this season...

Florida Panthers’ Jacob Markstrom makes case in loss to Blackhawks

Jacob Markstrom, who might be the odd man out in Florida’s goaltending situation, was outstanding in a loss to Chicago.

Panthers Announce Upcoming Community Events

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers today announced two upcoming events in support of USA Hockey and the NHL’s “Come Play Hockey Month” in November. The Panthers’ “Try Hockey For Free” clinic featuring G ...

Hawks Give Wonky Effort in Florida

As a kid, whenever you play a game or are in a show or whatever you do, your mom always loves it,  and your dad, while supportive (hopefully) would tell you how to make it better. Thursday, most Blackhawks dads will be pointing out they should have played a better game and were lucky to escape with a second point. But good job, son. Now learn. The Hawks didn't have to be...

Florida Panthers aim to halt slow-start trend

How does one figure out the Panthers these days?

Hawks Top Panthers 3-2

Patrick Kane scored the only goal in a shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Thursday night. Corey Crawford stopped all three shootout attempts before Kane's backhander beat Jacob Markstrom. Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa each scored in regulation for Chicago. Crawford stopped 41 shots. Ed Jovanovski and Stephen Weiss scored for Florida,...

Chicago Blackhawks (7-2-2) at Florida Panthers (6-4-1), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

The Chicago Blackhawks seek a season-high third straight win when they pay a visit to the Florida Panthers tonight at BankAtlantic Center.
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