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Blackhawks Blue Line Balance Ahead Of The Curve

The subtle science of the Blackhawks draft and trade maneuvers over the last few years is becoming more evident with each passing article involving analytics and position strategy. In his latest post on ESPN.com, Craig Custance discusses how valuable right-handed … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Blue Line Balance Ahead Of The Curve appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Confused Jonathan Toews Forgot Who He Was Last Night

Blame an alarming amount of cranial fluid build up, blame miscommunication, blame the P.A. guy with the awesome voice at the United Center, blame whomever you’d like. One thing is for certain, though: Jonathan Toews was not supposed to be on the ice when Patrick Kane’s name was announced during last night’s 3 Stars of the Game. Here’s the video supporting my hypothesis about...
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Quenneville on ‘Road to Winter Classic’ debut: ‘Hey boys, I’m not (bleeping) happy’

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...
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Blackhawks Send Darling To Rockford

After Tuesday night’s victory, the Blackhawks reassigned goaltender Scott Darling to Rockford. Darling, 25, has been fantastic while Corey Crawford has been out of the lineup, posting a a 5-2-0 record, .937 save percentage and 1.97 goals-against average over two … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Send Darling To Rockford appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Blackhawks Tame Wild

Just as they did in the spring, Minnesota gave the Blackhawks all they could handle on Tuesday night at the United Center. But the Hawks had enough offense to escape with a win over a division rival. Thomas Vanek opened … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Tame Wild appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Blackhawks fend off Wild, 5-3

CHICAGO -- Patrick Kane scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 3:28 left, and the Chicago Blackhawks bounced back to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Tuesday night for their 13th win in 15 games. Kane's centering attempt from behind the net -- intended for Patrick Sharp -- struck the skate of Minnesota defenseman Jonas Brodin and carried into the net. Chicago's Jonathan Toews had...
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Kane's late goal lifts Blackhawks past Wild 5-3

CHICAGO (AP) Patrick Kane scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 3:28 left, and the Chicago Blackhawks bounced back to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Tuesday night for their 13th win in 15 games. Kane's centering attempt from behind the net - intended for Patrick Sharp - struck the skate of Minnesota defenseman Jonas Brodin and carried into the net. Chicago's Jonathan Toews had...
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2nd period let downs helps thwart Wild in 5-3 loss to Chicago

Jonas Brodin battles Chicago’s Marcus Kruger. The playoffs are where rivalries are made, or at least that is a common belief among sports fans.  A win or a loss in a playoff series can boost the confidence or haunt a club for years and some feel an element of hatred develops between those teams especially if they play in a series of games.  This might be blasphemy to some fans...
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Brett Sutter Kindly Reminds Kris Versteeg What Happens When You Touch His Goalie

Brett Sutter made his Minnesota Wild debut and immediately brought the hammer on Chicago. The winger obliterated the Blackhawks Kris Versteeg after he tried to slide a potential rebound past Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom: [Twitter: @cjzero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Blackhawks D Keith to miss game against Wild with illness

  Defenseman Duncan Keith has been ruled out for the Blackhawks' game against the Minnesota Wild due to an illness. The NHL has been dealing with an outbreak of the mumps, and coach Joel Quenneville says he isn't sure what is wrong with the two-time Norris Trophy winner. He says Keith ''came in sick, so he's out'' for Tuesday night's game. Keith played in each of Chicago's first...
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Blackhawks D Keith to miss game versus Wild

CHICAGO (AP) Defenseman Duncan Keith has been ruled out for the Blackhawks' game against the Minnesota Wild due to an illness. The NHL has been dealing with an outbreak of the mumps, and coach Joel Quenneville says he isn't sure what is wrong with the two-time Norris Trophy winner. He says Keith ''came in sick, so he's out'' for Tuesday night's game. Keith played in each of Chicago...
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NHL Week 10 Roundup: Chicago Blackhawks skating over the league

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...
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Duncan Keith Out With Illness, The Mumps May Have Come To Chicago

The mumps have been going around different NHL locker rooms this season and, unfortunately, they might have found their way to Chicago. Duncan Keith Out Due To Illness The most recent victim of the NHL’s mumps problem was Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby and it looks like Duncan Keith might be next on that list. Sidney Crosby is the latest NHL player to have the mumps.Keith has...
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The Rise of Saad

As the 2014-15 season progresses, Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad continues to assert himself as a force to be reckoned with on Chicago’s top line. When Patrick Sharp went down in early November, the door opened for Saad to move back … Continue reading → The post The Rise of Saad appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Preview: Wild at Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks' lengthy overall winning stretch is in the past, but they're still streaking at home. They'll try for a seventh consecutive victory at the United Center on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild, who didn't win a game there during last season's playoffs. One night after its eight-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders, Chicago...
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Blackhawks Recall Joakim Nordstrom

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks recalled forward Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford. Nordstrom, 22, had 17 points (eight goals, nine assists) in 17 games as the IceHogs captain, including a hat trick over the weekend after being reassigned. He had two … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Recall Joakim Nordstrom appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Is Antti Raanta Losing His Job To Scott Darling?

Since Corey Crawford went down with his latest injury the Blackhawks have had six games and Scott Darling, G (L, 38 SV, 3 GA, .927%) has started four of them until Antti Raanta, G (W, 23 SV, 1 GA, .960%) won last night in the second game of a back-to-back. In fact, Raanta has only played in six games so far this season to Darling’s seven so it begs the question, has Darling usurped...
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Female Fan Makes Unbelievable Catch At The Blackhawks Game & Holds On To Her Beer

In case you missed it, during the Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Islanders game this past weekend, a fan makes an unbelievable catch when the puck came into the crowd. Watch as the female fan catches the puck with one hand, and doesn’t even drop her beer. Click here to watch. The Blackhawks would go on to lose the game 3-2 in New York. 1,500 total views, 274 views today ...
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Sneak previews of “Road to Winter Classic”: Rough night for Bryan Bickell; Barry Trotz’s trip to zoo with son

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...
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Brandon Saad's third-period goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames

  Brandon Saad scored with 7:03 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12th victory in the last 14 games. After motoring past Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano, Saad took a centering pass from Jonathan Toews and lifted a shot past Jonas Hiller's glove. Toews also set up Patrick Sharp's power-play goal as the surging...
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Blackhawks Extinguish Flames

The Blackhawks returned home after a mediocre effort against the Islanders on Saturday night and faced a well rested Flames team. But a strong possession game, especially in the second and third periods, got the Hawks back on the winning … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Extinguish Flames appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Blackhawks send Morin to Blue Jackets for Erixon

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon. Morin has no points in 15 NHL games this season. The winger was assigned to Rockford of the AHL for a conditioning assignment Tuesday because he wasn't playing at all with the loaded Blackhawks. The 23-year-old Morin has eight goals and eight assists in 54...
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Andrew Shaw Rips Bryan Bickell’s Black Eye in New “Road to the Winter Classic” Clip

It is safe to say that I am more excited for Epix’ “Road to the Winter Classic” to air than anything else on TV this week. An inside look at the Blackhawks’ daily expenditures is just about all we can ask for as avid hockey fans. To give you a taste of what is to come, here’s a clip from the show-all series following both team’s paths to the Winter Classic that premieres...
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Chicago Blackhawks: Scott Darling vs Antti Raanta

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...
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Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin to Columbus

On Sunday morning, Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon in a swap of former top prospects. Erixon, 23, was the 23rd overall pick in the 2009 Draft by the Calgary Flames. He’s already … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin to Columbus appeared first on Committed Indians.
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