2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks Preview: Loaded Roster Ready For Stanley Cup Run

The Chicago Blackhawks defended the Stanley Cup valiantly last season, but ultimately lost to the eventual champion Los Angeles Kings in overtime of Game 7 in the Western Conference final. After a summer that saw Brad Richards join the group and no important players departing, Chicago is poised for another playoff run into mid-June. The forward group is incredible. Jonathan Toews...
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Marian Hossa Still Maturing, Primed for a Huge Season

As a Chicago Blackhawks fan you may not think Marian Hossa had much more room to mature. He has always been a professional player, worked extremely hard, takes pride in what he accomplishes on both ends of the ice, and does everything asked of him by the Blackhawks and Coach Quenneville . Not that long ago, Hossa’s character was in question. At the end of the 2007-08 NHL season...
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Crow and the Night’s Watch

When people outside of Chicago talk about the Blackhawks, they typically talk about their high powered stars; Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, and Marian Hossa. Some may take notice of Duncan Keith, and some few others will talk about Brent Seabrook. Rarely however do hockey fans talk about the Hawks as a defensive team, and even more rare will they compliment Corey Crawford...
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Divvy Bikes Have Never Looked Better

If you’ve been anywhere near downtown Chicago you’ve most likely seen the aqua blue Divvy Bikes all over the place. With their main season of summer coming to a close the people at Divvy Bikes wanted to give their bikes a makeover before winter. The bikes will now dawn the colors of the Chicago Blackhawks and will have 5 different players numbers on the front. We “decided to...
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Blackhawks hope rest provides boost Marian Hossa needs

When the Chicago Blackhawks’ training camp convened in the fall of 2013, Marian Hossa was a bit hampered. The right wing suffered a back injury in the Stanley Cup Final, one that did not require surgery but had him missing a few scrimmages in camp’s opening days. Fast forward to this fall, when Hossa isn’t being hampered by anything. He was flying when camp opened on Friday...
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6 Factors that Will Shape the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks

With about a month remaining before the puck drops on the 2014-2015 season, some Chicago Blackhawks fans are worried that this team hasn’t improved since last year. Many teams in the Central Division have reloaded, the Blackhawks have been relatively quiet. The only major addition has been 2nd-Line center, Brad Richards, and the Hawks will have to lose about two million in cap...
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These are Unarguably the Best and Worst Seats in the United Center (For Blackhawks Games)

As a person of humble origins who has never let stubbornness get the best of my opened-minded persona, forgive me when I  say that you are wrong if you disagree with me on which sections offer the best view at the United Center – for Blackhawks games, at least. I have witnessed it all, at all angles from inside the Madhouse on Madison. From the nosebleeds to the glass. From the...
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Marian Hossa VIDEO: Every Single Goal From Last Season

Get pumped for the start of hockey season by reliving these goals from Marian HOSSA! Hossa was a dependable offensive threat for the Chicago Blackhawks throughout the season scoring 30 goals, which ranked 21st in the NHL. He added another two in the post-season. The 30 goals for Hossa was his season-high since 2008-2009 where he scored 40. Marian Hossa has 464 career regular season...
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Chicago Blackhawks Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Chicago Blackhawks C 1. Jonathan Toews  2. Brad Richards  3. Andrew Shaw  4. Marcus Kruger  5. Joakim Nordstrom  L 1. Patrick Sharp  2. Brandon Saad  3. Bryan Bickell  4. Peter Regin  R 1. Patrick Kane  2. Marian Hossa  3...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp is an ideal fit…for the Florida Panthers

Lets set things straight. Patrick Sharp isn’t going anywhere. …for the time being. It is all but set in stone that when the Blackhawks take the ice on October 9th against the Dallas Stars your beloved #10 will be in his familiar position on a wing along with fellow linemates Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa. Will he last the entire season with the Blackhawks, though, is anyone’s...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marian Hossa Is Nominated For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, has really taken off the last couple of weeks. Everyone from celebrities like Justin Timberlake to athletes to every day citizens has taken part in it. It has really been big here in Chicago as many of the local sports and media figures have joined in...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marian Hossa, Marian Gaborik And Tomas Kopecky Drink Champagne Out Of Stanley Cup With 3-Foot Straws

Los Angeles Kings forward Marian Gaborik was having his day with the Stanley Cup in Slovakia when two of his friends, NHLers Marian Hossa and Tomas Kopecky joined him at his party. It’s not often that you see NHLers party with the Cup when they didn’t win it that year, but since Hossa and Kopecky […] The post Marian Hossa, Marian Gaborik And Tomas Kopecky Drink Champagne Out...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks Had Everything Going Their Way

from Steve Rosenbloom of the Chicago Tribune, The franchise’s motto is “One Goal.’’ This isn’t that goal. This is failure. Some franchises might be happy to reach the conference finals. Some might be thrilled just to reach the Stanley Cup Final. Not the Hawks. It’s Cup or bust. They tell us all the time. “One Goal.’’... Just like that, epic fail. ...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings-Blackhawks Game 5 Preview

CHICAGO (AP) -- The special teams have been awful. The faceoff circle has been a huge problem. Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp have combined for one goal for the Chicago Blackhawks. The defending Stanley Cup champions are in big trouble in the Western Conference final, down 3-1 to the rolling Los Angeles Kings. But the Blackhawks are back at home for Game 5 on Wednesday...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Friendship between Gaborik, Hossa on hold during playoffs

CHICAGO -- Marian Gaborik and Marian Hossa share a lot more than just a first name.  The two right wingers, one belonging to the Chicago Blackhawks and one to the Los Angeles Kings, are neighbors in their hometown of Trencin, Slovakia, living on the same street and spending the summers together. Gaborik played Hossa's younger brother Marcel, with big brother Marian looking on...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Who needs puck possession?

Possession is sooo overrated in this postseason. Chicago, New York and Montreal all clinched their second-round series in games in which they were badly outshot and outplayed. And the Blackhawks were up to those tricks again in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 of the Western Conference final at United Center. After a slow start, the Kings outshot the Hawks...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hit of the Night: Marian Hossa

Marian Hossa is known for his all-around play. Being able to put the puck in the net and one of the best defensive forwards in the game. One thing he’s not that known for is his hitting. After Sunday’s Game 1 against the Los Angeles Kings, that might change. With eight minutes left in the third period, Hossa was bringing the puck around the back of his net when Dustin Brown had...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks take series lead with 3-1 win over Kings

Dustin Brown swooped around the Blackhawks net and lowered his shoulder into Marian Hossa, looking to deliver all the force his 207 pounds could muster late in the third period Sunday afternoon. It looked like Brown ran into a brick wall — Hossa absorbing the blow and shoving it right back, still standing tall as Brown crashed to the ice on his back. It was a fitting coda to Game...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dustin Brown lines up Marian Hossa, gets laid out

Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown ran into a brick wall that goes by the name of Marian Hossa during Sunday’s Game 1 of the Western Conference final. During the third period, Brown readied himself to deliver a big hit on the Blackhawks forward behind the Chicago net, but Hossa had other plans. Big Hoss stood his ground and shrugged off Brown’s big check, sending him flying...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks primed to welcome Kings on Sunday

Three times the Blackhawks faced off against the Kings during the regular season, and three times they skated away with a victory. Which means what exactly, Marian Hossa? "You know what, that's regular season — playoffs are a little bit different," the Blackhawks winger said. "You can't rely on what happened back a few months ago. The level is a little...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw out for Game 3

Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville announced Monday that forward Andrew Shaw is not making the trip to Minnesota with his teammates and is out for Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round series against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. Quenneville said Shaw might be able to play in time for Game 4 on Friday. Shaw has a lower-body injury that knocked him out of Game...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Easy day for Penguins, Blackhawks

With so many frenetic finishes over the first two-plus weeks, the NHL playoffs took a break from high drama and blown leads on Sunday. The Blackhawks and Penguins finished what they started, taking leads and never relinquishing them. While Chicago put Minnesota in a deep 2-0 hole, Pittsburgh avoided that fate with a suffocating defensive effort. Let's get to the details. GAME...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Bickell, Blackhawks Handle Business Again

The line of Marian Hossa, Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell led the Chicago Blackhawks to another strong playoff victory on Sunday afternoon at the United Center. Hossa (three assists) and Bickell (one goal, two assists) had three points each, and Brandon Saad (two goals) and … Continue reading →The post Bryan Bickell, Blackhawks Handle Business Again appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Jonathan Toews Buries Rebound After Ilya Bryzgalov Stones Marian Hossa

Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa find himself all alone after being hit with a stretch pass and Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov made a fantastic toe save. Unfortunately for Bryz, Jonathan Toews beat Mikko Koivu to the rebound and he was able to tap it in as Bryzgalov looked around for the rebound. [@myregularface] The post Jonathan Toews Buries Rebound After Ilya Bryzgalov...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad Makes Filthy Pass To Marian Hossa For Goal

Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad made a fantastic no-look pass to Marian Hossa on this goal. Hossa had all the time in the world standing backdoor by himself, but Saad’s pass through traffic was unreal. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Brandon Saad Makes Filthy Pass To Marian Hossa For Goal appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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