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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 that lockout was, the focus instead — both locally and nationally — has been solely on the Hawks, who are stealing headlines with their feel-good, record-breaking start.
For that, the Commish should be giving thanks.
And that's fine just as long as he's not doing it in person, until, of course, he's handing over the most prized trophy in all of sports to Jonathan Toews.
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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...
20 minutes were all that was separating the Avs from breaking the points streak of the Chicago Blackhawks. Without Erik Johnson, that 20 minutes might as well have been an eternity.
Johnson has missed the last twelve games with a concussion and the Avs have not been the same without him. As he is nearing return, it is becoming apparent the Avs desperately need him.
In the 12...
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.
Who among us had Dan Carcillo in the pool for the game-winner...???
That's what the HQ thought...
In a night where, seemingly, the Chicago Blackhawks were on their heels against Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, it took two goals in the third period to get the 3-2 win. Carcillo's goal happened with less than a minute to go in regulation...