Hurricanes Sign Joakim Nordstrom, Jake Chelios

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Joakim Nordstrom and Jake Chelios to contract extensions, the team announced Friday. Nordstrom gets a two-year contract carrying a $1.275 AAV. In his first season with Carolina, the 23-year-old forward scored 10 goals and 24 points in 71 games, all career-high marks. “Joakim took a major step forward in his career last season,” said General...
Via The Hockey Writers
11 days ago

Hurricanes, Nordstrom agree to 2-year, $2.55M extension

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Joakim Nordstrom and the Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension. The team also said Friday that it reached a deal with defenseman Jake Chelios on a one-year, two-way contract. Nordstrom had 10 goals and 14 assists in 71 games this season for the Hurricanes, who acquired him in September in a trade with Chicago. The forward...
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QUIZ: Name every NHL Hall of Famer born in the United States

Only 11 NHL Hall of Famers have been born in the United States. How many can you name? 
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QUIZ: Name every player on the Montreal Canadiens that is in the NHL Hall of Fame

Can you name every player on the Montreal Canadiens that is in the NHL Hall of Fame? Clue: Years active-Position
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5 Names Badgers hockey need to consider in replacing Mike Eaves

Barry Alvarez and the Wisconsin Badgers athletic department staff are now tasked with finding its second head coach in as many weeks, after firing both Bobbie Kelsey (women’s basketball) and Mike Eaves (men’s hockey) following early exits from their respective Big Ten tournaments. Lat week we focused on five names UW should be looking at in hiring Kelsey’s replacement. This...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Despite the loss, Stadium Series a success

This is a beautiful photo. Steve Yzerman celebrates his goal in the Red Wings alumni game. — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) February 27, 2016 The Detroit Red Wings lost to the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 during their trip down memory lane in last night’s alumni Stadium Series. Once the fiercest rivalry in the NHL, the game had no touch of its former chaos...
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Chelios boos the fans who are booing him

Think Red Wings and Avalanche fans have forgiven and forgotten the incredible old rivalry between the two clubs? Not a chance. During the introductions of the alumni game between the two teams, fans took every opportunity to boo the players who played the biggest roles in what were some fierce games. What did Brendan Shanahan do when Avs fans booed him during the intros? He booed...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota North Stars skate one more time in alumni game

The Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild hosted an alumni game yesterday, and it was chalked full of nostalgia. Former players including Jeremy Roenick, Chris Chelios, Mike Modano, Brian Bellows, Dino Ciccarelli and Denis Savard suited up for the game, which was held at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota. Rosters for today's 2016 NHL #StadiumSeries Alumni Game (4:00 p.m. CT on NHLN...
Via The Comeback
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers-Maple Leafs: Postgame Perspective

Ghost delivers winner in wild affair with Leafs Embed from Getty Images   The Flyers absolutely could not let the second point slip away this time, so they turned to their overtime specialist. Just 29 seconds into overtime, Shayne Gostisbehere struck again. The Flyers got the much-needed second point. In a wild game that featured nine goals, two disallowed goals...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers slip past Maple Leafs 5-4 in OT

TORONTO (AP) Shayne Gostisbehere scored 29 seconds into overtime, extending his scoring streak to 15 games, and the Philadelphia Flyers edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday night. Gostisbehere is the first rookie to have four overtime goals in a season and his points streak is the longest by a defenseman since Chris Chelios in 1995-96, who had 20 points in 15 games. Gostisbehere...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy skates again in preparation for Stadium Series

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy was back in his natural habitat Wednesday: Between the pipes. Sporting full goalie get-up, Roy could...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending October 25

October 24, 1989 In one of the leaner years in Flyers history, the 1989-90 squad was floundering with a 1-6-1 record to start the season. Despite injuries and a suspension to Ron Hextall for 12 games -- the Chris Chelios incident -- the shorthanded Flyers knew a home win against the St. Louis Blues was imperative. Looking at a four-game road trip after this match up, things would...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens name Max Pacioretty as captain

The Habs have a brand-new captain at the helm. Max Pacioretty was voted by the players as the 29th captain in team history. He will be the third American captain of the Montreal Canadiens in team history, behind Chris Chelios and Brian Gionta. The Montreal Canadiens went without a captain for the 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old forward is entering his eighth season with the Canadiens...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2 Badger Hockey greats earn coaching positions with Detroit Red Wings

If you were pressed to name the two most famous Badger hockey players of all-time, chances are the majority of people would name Tony Granato and Chris Chelios. Well, look out NHL in 2015-16, because the dynamic Badger duo is going to be on the same bench next season. According to a Tweet from the official Detroit Red Wings account, the former Badger greats have been announced as...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Sets Blackhawks Benchmark

On Saturday night, Brent Seabrook established an new record for the Chicago Blackhawks franchise. Seabrook’s goal in the third period was his seventh of the 2015 playoffs, setting a new benchmark in the history of the organization. The old mark of six was set by Chris Chelios in 1992. The goal was also the 19th […] The post Brent Seabrook Sets Blackhawks Benchmark appeared first...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios Book Signings

Chris Chelios will be back in the Chicago area to sign copies of his book. If you haven’t read it, you should… and if you’re still a Chelios fan, these are some opportunities to get the book autographed before the … Continue reading → The post Chris Chelios Book Signings appeared first on Committed Indians.
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Greatest/Awful/Random Blackhawks Jerseys You’ll Ever See

As I referenced in my last article, I am a sucker for random and obscure Blackhawks jerseys. People watching/random Blackhawks jersey monitoring may be my favorite thing to do at home games, as a matter of fact – aside from watching the game, that is. The greatest thing about random Blackhawks jerseys is that they could be spotted just about anywhere around Chicagoland. The second...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Excerpt from Chris Chelios' new book, 'Made in America'

From Chapter 9: From the Indian Head to the Winged Wheel ... I had famously said once in a television interview that I would "never" play for the Detroit Red Wings. I meant it when I said it. That's how deep the rivalry was between the Blackhawks and the Red Wings. When I settled into my hotel room after being traded to Detroit, that interview was being played on the local news....
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios Touring Chicagoland

This weekend, former Blackhawks captain and Hall of Fame defenseman Chris Chelios will be appearing all over Chicagoland to sign copies of his new autobiography. Saturday, November 1, 2014: Signing Time: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM CT Location: Von Maur, Yorktown Center … Continue reading → The post Chris Chelios Touring Chicagoland appeared first on Committed Indians.
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers Blog: Mike Eaves believes Big Ten hockey will grow within next 10 years

Hey, the more the merrier. Right? I think it's a great idea. I think there's a lot of room for expansion in college hockey. Jeff Potrykus, Journal Sentinel Madison – Mike Eaves believes the first season of the Big Ten men’s hockey conference was a success.“What we saw from our students, they identified with the Penn States, the Ohio States and the Michigan States,” UW's...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Montreal Fans Waiting To “C” Their New Captain

#492463409 / The next captain of the Montreal Canadiens will have big shoes to fill; or skates as it were. Although this statement comes loaded with several jokes to be made at former captain Brian Gionta’s expense, the diminutive winger, though no slouch himself, could be called somewhat of a let-down as far as Canadiens’ captains go and it wouldn’t really...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Duncan Keith Wins Norris Trophy

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith won the 2013-14 Norris Trophy in a landslide. Keith becomes the third Blackhawks defenseman to win the Norris more than once, joining Hall of Famers Chris Chelios and Pierre Pilote. From Keith led all … Continue reading →The post Duncan Keith Wins Norris Trophy appeared first on Committed Indians.
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Albert receives playoff promotion from NBCSN, Darren Pang to FS1

NBC doesn’t make much change with their broadcasters for the sake of change. This is true in the case of their football and golf coverage, and especially in their hockey coverage, where the same two broadcast crews have called the NHL’s conference finals since they took over VERSUS in 2011. That will change for this year’s third round. Kenny Albert, Joe Micheletti and Brian...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Many Wild players experiencing first Game 7

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In the Judeo-Christian tradition, the single digit worn by Chris Chelios, Phil Esposito and Gary Unger represents completeness. For the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche, it signifies nothing less. Game 7. Sport's ultimate test of heart against head. "It's obviously just a number," Wild forward Jason Pominville said, "but at the same time, it's do or die."...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios picks his employers on Fox Sports Live yet again

Before the NHL season began, Fox Sports 1 analyst Chris Chelios picked the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup.  This was noteworthy because Chelios isn’t just any NHL analyst working at a major sports network, he also works in the Red Wings front office as Advisor to Hockey Operations. At the time, Chelios’ FS1 picks were an obvious conflict of interest that put the network...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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