MICHAL HANDZUS NEWS

Blackhawks’ Cap Trouble and the Issue of a Second Line Center

#493673061 / gettyimages.com Now that the end of the 2013-14 season has arrived and 15-year NHL veteran Michal Handzus is hitting the road, the Blackawks find themselves once again in need of a 2nd line center to play behind captain Jonathan Toews. While it’s possible that GM Stan Bowman could give Andrew Shaw the number two spot up the middle after his performance in the playoffs...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Part Ways With Veteran Center

Posted to Gorilla Salad's Play LandAccording to TSN’s Bob McKenzie the Chicago Blackhawks have informed veteran center Michal Handzus that the team will be heading in a different direction. CHI has told Michal Handzus it is going in a different direction. Big veteran Slovak centre will be going to UFA. #TSN — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 16, 2014 The 37 year old center...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks, Michal Handzus Part Ways

CHI has told Michal Handzus it is going in a different direction. Big veteran Slovak centre will be going to UFA. #TSN — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 16, 2014 Handzus, 37, posted five goals and 17 assists in 70 regular … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks, Michal Handzus Part Ways appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks take batting practice at Wrigley Field

Bryan Bickell swung the bat with authority, and Patrick Sharp said Friday's experience brought back memories of playing baseball during his youth. The pair joined Blackhawks teammates Michal Handzus and Sheldon Brookbank to take batting practice at Wrigley Field before the Cubs hosted the Marlins. Cubs manager Rick Renteria admitted he is not a big hockey fan, but he is aware...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will be staying and leaving the Chicago Blackhawks?

In a season that ended sooner than anticipated for Chicago Blackhawks fans, now comes the part of the season fans love and hate the most. Free Agency. The Hawks have some players that they need to bring back, let go, trade, and extend contracts for. This offseason could be business as usual, but could a big name player be dealt this summer? The first player is Michal Handzus. Handzus...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Heading Towards Offseason

#495173921 / gettyimages.com Losing a Game 7 in overtime has to be one of the sourest things in all of sports. The Chicago Blackhawks dealt with that this past Sunday night when the Lost Angeles Kings scored in overtime sending the Kings to the Stanley Cup Finals and the Blackhawks starting their summer vacations. The Hawks nearly completed the comeback after being down three games...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings-Blackhawks Game 6 Preview: LA Aims To Close Out Chicago, Reach Stanley Cup Final

The Los Angeles Kings have two more chances to eliminate the Chicago Blackhawks and reach their second Stanley Cup Final in three seasons, but make no mistake, they must end the series on home ice Friday night because a Game 7 at the United Center would be an incredible challenge. Los Angeles could have ended the series in Game 5, but it lost in double overtime when Michal Handzus...
Via NESN.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Handzus Lifts Blackhawks Past Kings In Double Overtime, Force Game 6

  It took over 80 minutes of action but Michal Handzus goal in double overtime has the Blackhawks breathing a new sign of life. Chicago came out of the gates fast, scoring on an early powerplay when Brent Seabrook shot a slapshot from the point and past Jonathan Quick. The Blackhawks continued to establish good puck possession, attacking the offensive zone as Patrick Kane fired...
Via KC Sports Ninja
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks beat Kings 5-4 in 2OT to stay alive

CHICAGO (AP) -- Michal Handzus is every day of 37 years old and 15 seasons in the NHL. He knows he's near the end of his career. He knows he's slower than most of his Chicago teammates. He also knows how to finish a play in a big spot. Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Check Out Michael Handzus’ Reaction When He Receives The Belt

Posted to Chicago BlackhawksAll Business. Michal Handzus scored his first career playoff overtime goal Wednesday night 82 minutes after puck drop to lift the Blackhawks to a season-saving 5-4 win over Los Angeles and send the series back to the Staples Center for Game 6. Michael Handzus has been in the NHL since 1995, and it shows. His ‘all business approach’ when receiving...
Via Sports Mockery
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Behind the Scenes as Michal Handzus is Awarded the Championship Belt

Posted to Toews' TribeWatch as the grizzled veteran Michal Handzus is given the championship belt after his Game 5 overtime winner! 120 total views, 120 views today The post Behind the Scenes as Michal Handzus is Awarded the Championship Belt appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
Via Sports Mockery
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Hawks survive 2OT thriller ... now for the hard part

Another blown two-goal lead. An awful go-ahead goal allowed by their goaltender. A shortened bench, two overtimes and an eight-minute overtime stretch without a whistle. Now comes the hard part for the Chicago Blackhawks. They have to win in Los Angeles after staying alive with a breathtaking 5-4 double-overtime win over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final on Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Stay Alive

#494219765 / gettyimages.com Take it one game at a time. That is the typical motto of a team facing a three game deficit like the Chicago Blackhawks faced when they took on the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday night. Chicago was able to halt elimination by winning an overtime thriller after Michal Handzus scored in the second overtime of Game 5. The Hawks played some of their best hockey...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings: 'No one said it would be easy'

CHICAGO -- On Wednesday night in Chicago, the Los Angeles Kings were 20 minutes from another trip to the Stanley Cup finals. But what ensued was 42 minutes and four seconds of hockey so breathtaking it was almost unfortunate it had to end.  And when it did, the Chicago Blackhawks were still standing.  The Blackhawks won in double-overtime when former King Michal Handzus  backhanded...
Via Fox Sports West
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Force Game 6 Against Kings With OT Game-Winner (Video)

CHICAGO – Michal Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the Western Conference final. Brandon Saad made a nice pass to the middle to Handzus, who beat goalie Jonathan Quick with a backhander for his second goal of the playoffs. Handzus celebrated by jumping against the...
Via NESN.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michal Handzus, Blackhawks Stay Alive

It took more than 82 minutes, but the Chicago Blackhawks survived an elimination game at home with a dramatic 5-4 win in double overtime. Coach Joel Quenneville mixed his lines once again, and this time found a winner in Patrick … Continue reading →The post Michal Handzus, Blackhawks Stay Alive appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michal Handzus Buries the Overtime Winner

Posted to Toews' TribeChicago Blackhawks never say die attitude was once again on display Wednesday night during a huge Game 5 victory. The unlikely hero in double-overtime, Michal Handzus! Watch as it unfolds: Your browser does not support iframes. 5 total views, 5 views today The post Michal Handzus Buries the Overtime Winner appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
Via Sports Mockery
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Chicago Blackhawks: Michal Handzus scores the game-winning goal - game 5

That's the first ever overtime game-winning goal that Chicago Blackhawks forward Michal Handzus has scored and I guess he picked a good time to score it. Patrick Kane assisted on four-of-five Blackhawks goals. So, we will have hockey on Friday night in L.A.. I still think that the KIngs will this series. Nonetheless, this was a great hockey game.Well that was one amazing hockey...
Via Goon's World
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Handzus forces Game 6 with 2 OT winner

The Los Angeles Kings rallied from a 3-1 first-period deficit to tie Chicago 4-4, and the teams played a fast, frenetic first overtime--including eight minutes sans a whistle--but "chasing hockey is losing hockey," especially over the course of a marathon game, and in the end, Chicago forced Game 6 via the glacial Michal Handzus scoring the 5-4 goal 2:06 into double OT...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Handzus scores game-winner for Blackhawks in 2 OT

A repeat is still possible. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks kept hopes alive at the United Center after fending off the Kings in an elimination game, beating the Kings 5-4 in double overtime. Michal Handzus, an unlikely character, scored the game-winner shortly into the second period. He took a perfect pass from Brandon Saad past Jonathan Quick. Game 6 takes place...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michal Handzus Scores In Double OT To Keep The Chicago Blackhawks Alive (VIDEO)

Michal Handzus scored the game winning goal in double overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Thanks to Handzus, the Blackhawks live to see another day. Brandon Sadd sent a sweet cross ice pass to a driving Handzus, and after a quick move to the backhand, Handzus scored to cut the series to 3-2. The Blackhawks will now travel to Los Angeles...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Michal Handzus Buries Backhander To Win In Double OT

The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks Game 5 was simply sensational. The first overtime took 26 real time minutes to play and the pace was rampant. That pace continued during the second overtime, when Blackhawks forward Michal Handzus found himself open in the slot with the puck. He made a beauty of a forehand-backhand […] The post Blackhawks’ Michal Handzus Buries Backhander...
Via Diehardsport
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: L.A. looking like Kings of the West

The Los Angeles Kings' fans have to be wondering: How come we don't get this kind of bang for our buck in the regular season? The Kings haven't managed to secure home-ice advantage in each of the past three seasons, yet they have advanced to the Western Conference Final in all of those seasons. And now they have the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks on the ropes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: L.A. looking like Kings of the West with another comeback win

The Los Angeles Kings' fans have to be wondering: How come we don't get this kind of bang for our buck in the regular season? The Kings haven't managed to secure home-ice advantage in each of the past three seasons, yet they have advanced to the Western Conference Final in all of those seasons. And now they have the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks on the ropes...
Via Fox Sports West
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Kings Are Winning The Faceoff Battle Against The Chicago Blackhawks

from Curtis Zupke at the LA Kings website, Most of the talk after Game 2 of the Western Conference Final has been about the offensive explosion by the Los Angeles Kings, who tied a franchise Stanley Cup Playoff record with five goals in the third period against the Chicago Blackhawks. What might be overlooked is what helped lead to those goals. In a series between two...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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