BLACKHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Toronto and Montreal are hosting the 2015 World Junior Championship, and the Blackhawks will have a number of prospects participating when the games start today. Four the 13 forwards to make the USA roster are Hawks prospects. Yale’s John Hayden … Continue reading →
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The Chicago Blackhawks are 23-10-2 and sit atop the Central Division after winning 13 of their last 16 contests and appear ready to make another run at the Stanley Cup.
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The NHL Winter Classic used to be an event you couldn’t miss. The game was brought back outside where it was born, forcing current NHL players to deal with the elements and offering fans a unique look at the game of hockey. HBO’s 24/7 accompanied the event, shedding new light on players and organizations in a brand new way. As the league prepares for its seventh Winter Classic...
According to the most recent NHL release, five Chicago Blackhawks are now among the top six in NHL All-Star voting. Up front, Buffalo’s Zemgus Girgensons continues to lead all players with more than 1.2 million votes. Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are … Continue reading →
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Blackhawks prospect John Hayden was named an alternate captain by USA Hockey for the upcoming World Junior Championships on Tuesday morning. Boston University’s Jack Eichel, one of the top two prospects in the 2015 Draft class, was named the captain. … Continue reading →
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It’s Christmas time, so you can bet that President Barack Obama is in Hawaii with the family, vacationing during the holiday before he has to get back to being the most criticized person on the planet on a daily basis.
There’s just one problem with that: he won’t be back until January 4. What’s the problem with that? Oh, nothing, just the biggest non-Stanley Cup Playoff...
In an extremely emotional game for the Blackhawks, Patrick Kane set up Kris Versteeg to score the second goal of the game with almost zero time to spare.
Kane and Versteeg Tandem is Paying off
With about five seconds left in the second period, Patrick Kane had a huge burst of speed in the middle of the ice to grab a loose puck, Kane then dishes it across the ice to a charging Versteeg...
In just the past hour we have learned some truly heartbreaking news out of the Chicago Blackhawks organization.
It is being reported that assistant equipment manager Cliny Reif has passed away.
#Blackhawks shocked and saddened by death of assistant equipment manager Cliff Reif
— Herb Gould (@HerbGould) December 21, 2014
The cause of death is not yet known.
According to the...
In a pseudo away game the Jackets were once again able to prevail in overtime against the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2. Just how exactly are they pulling this off?
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
The Good: Dalton Prout and Fedor Tyutin pairing.
A pairing that may be slower than molasses has oddly been a very effective pairing for the Jackets this year. On a night when many...
The Chicago Blackhawks kept rolling during Corey Crawford's absence, but he's expected to return this weekend.
The Blackhawks are also set to get star defenseman Duncan Keith back from an illness Saturday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who will attempt to bounce back from the end to one of their longest win streaks in franchise history.
Chicago (22-9-1) had won three in...
Blackhawks president John McDonough wanted authentic and he got it.
The debut of “Road to the NHL Winter Classic” on EPIX featured footage of Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville wearing out the F-word during their 4-3 victory over Montreal.
“Hey boys, pucks are going through us like we don’t give a (bleep),” Quenneville said.
Later, Quenneville let them know where they stood...
Well, the Blackhawks are back. In the middle of November, they were in fourth place in the Central Division, and were outside of the playoff picture.
Since November 15, however, they have been one of the hottest teams in the league. They are 11-2-0 since that date, and have scored 50 goals while only allowing 27. Their plus-34 goal differential is best in the NHL, they are 9-1 in...
Here are a couple of clips to put you in the mood for the “Road to the Winter Classic” series, which debuts tomorrow at 10 p.m. ET on EPIX.
Bryan Bickell shows the results of a hard night at the office.
Barry Trotz takes his son to the zoo.
EPIX, a premium channel that debuted in 2009, is available in 50 million homes. However, since EPIX isn’t offered by several carriers...
The injury of the Chicago Blackhawks’ starting goaltender, Corey Crawford, has started a battle between Antti Raanta and Scott Darling for the backup goalie position. Over the past three games, it seems as if head coach Joel Quenneville still has yet to gain complete trust in his usual backup, Antti Raanta. Just before his injury, Crawford made a run of 14 consecutive starts, with...
The Chicago Blackhawks lost captain Jonathan Toews during Thursday night's game against the Boston Bruins. He was hit from behind and was hit head first into the boards. View image | gettyimages.com Dennis Seidenberg hit Toews from behind which resulted into Toews to hit head first into the boards. He was slow to get up after the hit and trainers met him on the ice. Almost...
My latest Chicago Tribune column is on the upcoming “Road to the Winter Classic” series.
You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report.
From the column:
The Blackhawks have participated in behind-the-scenes shows before, but not of this magnitude.
The upcoming “Road to the Winter Classic” series will feature unprecedented volume in terms of...
BOSTON — The Chicago Blackhawks are a four-line team that receives scoring from a number of different players throughout the lineup.
The Boston Bruins did a pretty good job shutting down Chicago’s top forwards in Thursday night’s 3-2 loss at TD Garden — Patrick Kane (one goal) and Kris Versteeg (one assist) were the only top-six forwards to tally a point — but the Blackhawks’...
Andrew Shaw had James Neal lined up for a big hit near Chicago’s bench. After the initial collision, Neal was teetering along the boards, trying his best to keep his feet on the ice. Shaw would have none of that and pushed Neal the rest of the way over into the Blackhawks’ bench.
It’s pretty fun to see Neal had a huge smile on his face while sitting in enemy territory.
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