Blackhawks Injury Update: Corey Crawford will miss this weekend's roadtrip

The Chicago Blackhawks will have to endure a minor setback as starting goaltender Corey Crawford will be sidelined with an upper-body injury for their upcoming two game road trip starting tonight in Nashville. According to Chris Kuc of, Finnish netminder Antti Raanta will get the start against the Predators tonight and the St. Louis Blues on Saturday as Crawford...
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Blackhawks' Crawford to miss next two games

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next two games due to an upper-body injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Wednesday. Quenneville said Crawford will not travel with the team to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday and the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. He hoped Crawford would resume skating while the team was away. Crawford practiced on...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Predators Preview

Antti Raanta was a superb substitute for an injured Corey Crawford in the Chicago Blackhawks' latest game and is expected to make a second straight start with Crawford likely to miss a short road trip. Following his second career shutout, Raanta will try to lead the Blackhawks to their second win in six days against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Raanta was told at...
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Corey Crawford Staying Home

Coach Q: Crawford will not make this weekend’s trip to Nashville or St. Louis. Hopes Crow will get back on the ice while the team’s away. — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) October 22, 2014 The Blackhawks return home on Sunday to … Continue reading → The post Corey Crawford Staying Home appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Raanta stops all 32 shots in season debut as Blackhawks defeat Flyers

Antti Raanta drove to the United Center with Jonathan Toews on Tuesday afternoon. The backup goaltender told the captain he was nervous about Tuesday night, when he was getting his first start of the season in the wake of Corey Crawford’s upper-body injury. Toews had a message for Raanta. “He said, ‘Don’t be. Just go there and enjoy it,’” said Raanta, who got the same...
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Five Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know About Antti Raanta

The Blackhawks are a team loaded with talent. From top to bottom superstars and rising stars, alike, align this deep and formidable roster. While the limelight often shines brightest on its household names, it is the talent of the depth players which elevate the Blackhawks to the elite level. One of these lesser known individuals is backup goaltender Antti Raanta. While committed...
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Philadelphia Flyers: Game Preview, Analysis, and Pick *2-0 NHL Start*

NHL Record: 2-0 +2.0 Units Chicago Blackhawks (3-0-1) vs Philadelphia Flyers (1-2-2) The Chicago Blackhawks will play host to the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in the United Center. Corey Crawford has been ruled out with an upper body injury, so Antti Raanta will get the start in net for the home team. He was 13-5-4 with a 2.71 goals-against average and .897 save percentage...
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Blackhawks Injury Update: Corey Crawford out with upper-body injury, Raanta will start tonight

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Corey Crawford Injury: Day-to-Day

Chicago, IL — The Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford was noticeably missing from the morning skate. That is not Corey Crawford in goal during #Blackhawks' morning skate. — Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) October 21, 2014 According to Sun-Times‘ Mark Lazerus, Crawford is out for tonight’s game and is now day-to-day with the dreaded ‘upper...
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Blackhawks Recall Scott Darling

Corey Crawford is not available for Tuesday night’s game against the Flyers because of an upper-body injury; coach Joel Quenneville indicated the netminder is day-to-day. Antti Raanta will get the start, and the Blackhawks will recall Scott Darling from Rockford … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Recall Scott Darling appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford Finding His Groove

Winning a Stanley Cup requires many key components, but he Chicago Blackhawks and every other NHL team know it starts with great goaltending.  Winning hockey games is so much easier, especially in the playoffs, when a team knows they have a guy between the pipes who is going to stop almost every shot that comes his way.  After some ups and downs, it’s becoming clear that the...
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Preview and Pick

NHL ATS Record: 1-0 +1 unit Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators The Nashville Predators come to town on Saturday to face the Blackhawks. The Predators are playing Friday night in Winnipeg. Expect former Blackhawk, Carter Hutton, to be in net for the Predators. Hutton had a nice preseason to secure the second spot behind Rinne. Last year against the Blackhawks, Hutton had 1...
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Video: Chicago announcer Pat Foley has a very odd call in Michael Backlund's overtime winner

The Chicago Blackhawks outshot the Calgary Flames 50 to 18 tonight, but still lost the game in overtime as forward Michael Backlund scored the winner. Play-by-play announcer Pat Foley, who has been calling 'Hawks games for over twenty years didn't sound to happy when his team lost after brutally outplaying the opposition. Listen to his call above. "His shot, SCO... Calgary...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames: Preview and Pick

Chicago 2-0-0 (Crawford) vs Calgary 1-2-0 (Hiller) The Calgary Flames come into town tonight on the 2nd game of a back to back to play the well rested Blackhawks. Brandon Bollig is making his return to the UC after being traded this off season. Jonas Hiller is in net for Calgary. He has struggled this year in his 2 starts posting a 3.53 GAA. However, Hiller is 4-2-0 with a 1.82 GAA...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

“Crawford Sucks” People Are the Epitome of Stupid

If you are one of those unfortunate individuals that takes to Facebook to bicker and moan about every garbage goal given up by Corey Crawford, please pick up your laptop or mobile device and beat your numb skull against it until the screen is shattered. Because while you may have convinced yourself that you are embodying the role of a philosophizing hockey intellectual, the only...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

3 things we learned from Blackhawks vs. Stars

Kane puts the Hawks on top in shootout The Blackhawks started off the game rough. They were out shot eleven to one at one point. The Dallas Star speed was evident, the additions of Jason Spezza and Alex Hemsky seem to have really improved this teams overall play. In the first period the Hawks looked like a hot mess out there, but they did whether the storm. With 43 seconds left in...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Crawford shines in Blackhawks' shootout winner over Stars

The Chicago Blackhawks entered the season opener with altered third and fourth lines and defensive pairs because of injuries or trades. Couple that with too many penalties and a shortened bench due to them, and it can be quite the predicament. It’s at times like that when you need a big performance from someone. On opening night, the Blackhawks got that from their goaltender....
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Crawford, Blackhawks Beat Stars In Shootout

It took 65 minutes and three shots for the Blackhawks to emerge victorious in Dallas to open the 2014-15 season. In the game’s first 50 minutes, the only player of consequence for the Blackhawks was Corey Crawford. Chicago led 1-0 … Continue reading → The post Corey Crawford, Blackhawks Beat Stars In Shootout appeared first on Committed Indians.
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5 Burning Questions Heading into the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks Season

Rejoice Blackhawks fans! The regular seasons begins in a few days as the Chicago Blackhawks take on the revamped Dallas Stars. There are a few questions entering this season that every fan wants answered. 1. Will Brad Richards make an impact as the 2nd line center? Stan Bowman is not known for making big moves during free agency, but instead stockpiling draft picks and developing...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Trim The Roster Down To 28

Breaking News from Mark Lazerus, Chicago Sun Times Beat Writter: #Blackhawks assign Joakim Nordstrom, Dennis Rasmussen, Garret Ross, Adam Clendening, Klas Dahlbeck and Scott Darling to Rockford. — Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) September 29, 2014   This leaves the Hawks roster count at 30, the break down is as follows: Goalies Corey Crawford, Antti Raanta, and Michael Leighton Defenesmen...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back on One of Stan Bowman’s Biggest GM Decisions

After the 2009-2010 season, Blackhawks fans everywhere were nearly heartbroken by the amount of moves the front office had to make in order to get under the salary cap for the following year. One of those moves was letting go of the now, fan favorite goaltender, Antti Niemi. Niemi Says No Niemi played great in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs going 16-6, with a 2.63 GAA and .910 SV...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Crawford Deserves More Credit

  Every year around playoff time, people of the hockey world and Blackhawks fans alike tend to get this unstable idea that the Hawks are weak in the net minder position. But why is this the notion that so many have? Corey Crawford has been one of the most consistent goaltenders over the past four postseasons. He has posted an average of .916 Sv% and a 2.29 GAA during that time...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane adds to trophy case

Patrick Kane just keeps on winning and it’s starting to get a little unfair. The 25-year-old already has a display case full of hardware: a Calder Memorial Trophy for being rookie of the year, a silver medal from the 2010 Olympic Games, a Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP and, oh yeah, a pair of Stanley Cup rings. Most players would kill to have one of those things, let alone all...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Crawford says it’ll be ‘an easy transition’ to new goalie coach

The Chicago Blackhawks adding former goaltender Jimmy Waite to the coaching staff as the goalie coach gives Corey Crawford a new voice to listen to. While Crawford’s former goalie coach, Stephane Waite, is Jimmy’s brother, he’s not expecting the difference between the two to be drastic as Blake Schuster of the Chicago Tribune shared. “I’ve heard that they sort of teach...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews happy to be ‘locked up’ in Chicago

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane didn’t really consider leaving the Chicago Blackhawks. Toews and Kane chose to avoid hitting the open market as free agents July 1, 2015 by signing identical eight-year contract extensions on July 9, reportedly worth $84 million each. “I remember when I was drafted, meeting other players from other teams [who told] me how great the city of Chicago...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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