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Chicago, IL (January 23, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, delivered its highest Blackhawks regular season rating ever last evening (January 22) -- a 5.40 household rating for its live coverage of the Blackhawks home opener against the division rival St. Louis Blues.
For last night’s thrilling 3-2 victory by the Blackhawks, Comcast SportsNet attracted approx. 188,179 households for the entire game and posted a 6.28 “peak” rating during the 10:00 PM quarter-hour (218,845 households). The 5.40 single game regular season ratings record on Comcast SportsNet shatters the previous record set on March 5, 2010 vs. Vancouver (4.35). Source for all ratings information is provided by Nielsen Media Research overnights. Continue reading "Watching The Blackhawks"
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith stopped a shot with his face, and saved a goal, during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game against the St. Louis Blues. Keith did not take a direct hit in the face, but rather a shot from Blues forward Alex Steen that deflected off the skate of his teammate Marcus Kruger and hit him in the chin. Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford...
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is known for his slick passes and this one was absolutely outstanding. A behind-the-back no-look pass to set up Marian Hossa for the overtime winner? This one deserves to be on SportCenters Top 10 plays. It was an absolutely perfect pass that was right into Hossa’s wheelhouse for the one-timer. Not to be lost on this play was the...
For almost 36 minutes, it looked like the Blackhawks were shooting at a brick wall. But a lucky bounce got the Hawks on the board, and a great team effort kept the Blackhawks’ record perfect on the young season. Patrick Sharp had … Continue reading →The post Gritty Blackhawks Stay Undefeated appeared first on Committed Indians.
Marian Hossa scored his NHL-leading fifth goal on a power play 1:41 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
With Dallas captain Brenden Morrow in the penalty box for interference, Hossa fired a one-timer from the slot past goalie Kari Lehtonen after receiving a nifty, behind-the-back pass from Patrick Kane.
The Chicago Blackhawks have started the current season with three straight victories. Big deal, right? Well, yeah. The last time the Hawks started 3-0-0 was the 1972-73 season. Since then: The Hawks have gone through seven general managers and 16 head coaches The National Hockey League expanded from 16 teams to its [...]
Chicago Blackhawks (3-0-0, 6 pts) @ Dallas Stars (2-1-0, 4 pts)
7:30 PM CT
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Chicago comes into this game as one of the top offensive teams in the league (though it’s just three games) with an average of 4.7 goals per game.
That hot start can mostly be attributed to the play of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews...
Paced by their stars, the Chicago Blackhawks remain cautiously confident while off to their best start in four decades.
The undefeated Blackhawks look to start 4-0 on the road for the first time in 46 seasons and continue their dominance over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
After two straight first-round playoff exits following its Stanley Cup run in 2010, Chicago...
DALLAS (AP) -- Marian Hossa scored his NHL-leading fifth goal on a power play 1:41 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
With Dallas captain Brenden Morrow in the penalty box for interference, Hossa fired a one-timer from the slot past goalie Kari Lehtonen after receiving a nifty, behind-the-back pass from Patrick...
DALLAS -- Marian Hossa scored 1:41 into overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks (4-0-0) remained unbeaten with a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars (2-1-1) before 17,868 fans at American Airlines Center. Hossa's goal came 1:41 after Chicago went on the power play for a seventh time in the game after Stars captain Brenden Morrow was called for interference 22 seconds into the extra frame...
With their offense leading the way in victories over top-tier competition, the Chicago Blackhawks are feeling pretty good about the way the season has started.
The Dallas Stars haven't been quite as impressive, but they are also optimistic with the direction they're headed.
The high-powered Blackhawks look to open with a fourth straight win Thursday night when they visit...
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Chicago Blackhawks (3-0-0) @ Dallas Stars (2-1-0)
8:30 Eastern/7:30 Central
CSN Chicago/WGN Radio
PROJECTED BLACKHAWK LINEUP
BRANDON SAAD JONATHAN TOEWS MARIAN HOSSA
PATRICK SHARP DAVE BOLLAND PATRICK KANE
BRYAN BICKELL ANDREW SHAW VIKTOR STALBERG
BRANDON BOLLIG MARCUS KRUGER MICHAL FROLIK
BRENT SEABROOK DUNCAN KEITH
PREVIEW 6:00 AM CST
Off to good start in the lockout-shortened season, the 2-1-0 Dallas Stars will attempt to deal the undefeated Chicago Blackhawks (3-0-0) their first loss of the season. Tonight's game at the American Airlines Center starts at 7:30 p.m. CST and will be televised locally on Fox Sports Southwest.
This is the first of three meetings between the teams this...