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Blues Hang On, Beat Blackhawks 3-2

The Blackhawks struggled to find consistency and the Blues were able to hang on and beat their visiting rivals in regulation. St. Louis scored twice in the final two minutes of the second period to extend to a 3-1 lead, … Continue reading → The post Blues Hang On, Beat Blackhawks 3-2 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Drunk Patrick Kane Got Into a Fight with the Predators Official Twitter Account the other Night

After the Blackhawks loss to the Preds Thursday night, an epic battle ensued within the realms of the twitter world between two unlikely foes. In one corner, Drunk Patrick Kane: the foul-mouthed, slick haired, booze hounding mock twitter account infamous for undressing both opposing goaltenders and your girlfriend with the single flick of a hockey stick. In the other corner, the...
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Three Issues the Blackhawks Face Early on

Even with the Blackhawks 4-1-1 record so far this season, there are still a few things that need to be worked on in order for them to dominate the Western Conference. They are doing a lot of great things to win hockey games, but if they could solve these three issues, it could make them almost unbeatable. 1. The Second Period “Long Change” While the Blackhawks have been doing...
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Trustworthy Antti Raanta a nice luxury to have

Antti Raanta made his second straight start in goal for the Blackhawks on Thursday, and will be in net again Saturday in St. Louis. A year ago at this time, that might have been a concern. But Raanta has earned his teammates’ trust in his second season — especially after his 32-save shutout of the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. “That’s awesome, that’s a luxury,” Marian...
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Report: Chicago Blackhawks Female Fan Base Bigger Than The NHL, Tied With NFL

The president of the Chicago Blackhawks had some very interesting things to say about the team’s female fan base and how instrumental they are to the city. Blackhawks Female Fans Dominate NHL, Tied With NFL The Chicago Blackhawks female fan base is said to be about 45% female, this tops the NHL overall by about 8%. The NHL reportedly has a 37% female fan base while the NFL enjoys...
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Chicago Blackhawks: Antti Raanta here to stay?

Despite the fact that it was his first appearance of the year, Antti Raanta came out and impressed in a Chicago Blackhawk shutout win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. His outstanding performance raises an important question. Is Anti Raanta here to take Corey Crawford’s job? Crawford is still listed as day-to-day with an upper body injury, leaving at least two or...
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Here is Proof Nashville is Terrified of Chicago Blackhawks Fans

If a carefully devised scheme to manipulate ticket sales in order to deter Blackhawks fans from attending Preds home games wasn’t enough proof that the Nashville Predators organization is terrified of Blackhawks fans, the franchise took its anxieties to a whole new level last night. For the second year in a row, the Predators opted to sing “God Bless America” in place of the...
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Hometown Product Living Out Dream With Blackhawks

Antti Raanta isn’t the only Blackhawks netminder benefiting from an injury to starting goaltender Corey Crawford. There is another: A hometown kid; born and raised a stones-throw from Chicago in suburban Lemont. When Scott Darling signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks in July, the career minor leaguer likely never expected he would be on the Blackhawks active roster...
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Remember When Nashville Challenged Blackhawks Fans, and Failed Miserably?

As you might remember, well-traveled Chicago Blackhawks fans received the most honorable compliment a fanbase could possibly receive from a rivaled organization last August. What was designed as an initiative to discourage a sea of red from engulfing the 100 and 200 level sections of the Bridgestone Arena ultimately progressed into a challenge toward Blackhawks fans. That is something...
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators: Preview and Pick

Overall NHL Record: 2-1 +.75 units Chicago Blackhawks (4-0-1) vs Nashville Predators (4-0-2) The Blackhawks will travel to Nashville for the first game of a short road trip. Corey Crawford did not make the trip, so Antti Raanta will make his second consecutive start for the Blackhawks. Raanta shut out the Flyers in his first start of the year. Last year against Nashville, Raanta...
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Teuvo Teravainen Scores First AHL Goal

Well, it’s not his first NHL goal, but Teuvo Teravainen has notched his first goal with the Rockford Icehogs. It was a sneaky snap shot on a powerplay that went over the blocker side of Rochester goaltender Nathan Lieuwen. He found an opening and he didn’t hesitate to shoot from the sharp angle. Teravainen’s nifty goal is at the 13 second mark of the video. If you watched...
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#TBT Toews And Kane Draft Day

It’s Throwback Thursday (#tbt as you kids may call it) and we have found some great videos from both Jonathan Toews’ and Patrick Kane’s draft days. Jonathan Toews 2006 NHL Entry Draft Toews was the third overall selection in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, selected after Erik Johnson (St Louis Blues) and Jordan Staal (Pittsburgh Penguins). This single selection changed the path of...
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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 RedEyeChicago.com, 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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Commercial Featuring Toews and Kane is Pretty Badass

The following ad is for a new line of Bauer Performance Apparel. The video features Blackhawks stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, among an assemblage of other NHL stars. Both Toews and Kane are officially endorsed by Bauer. To answer the video’s background song, yes we are satisfied. Source: YouTube 6 total views, 6 views today The post New Commercial Featuring Toews and...
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Bruins, Predators, and Red Wings the most expensive games for Blackhawks tickets

Following a trip to the Western Conference Finals last season, the Chicago Blackhawks will again see one of the most expensive NHL home averages on the secondary ticket market in the 2014-15 season. The average secondary price for Blackhawks tickets at the United Center this season is $275.62. The team will play its most expensive home games against the Bruins, Predators, Red Wings...
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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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Coach Q Sends Message, Blackhawks Respond

The Chicago Blackhawks were sitting at 3-0-1, all seemed well. The Blackhawks goaltender was solid, their defense was solid, they won some games in exciting fashion, and their only loss was in overtime in a game in which they threw 100 shots towards goal. However, Coach Quenneville was not happy. With lost opportunities on the power-play and huge expectations for certain players...
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Blackhawks Tomahawk Talk Week 2 – Keeping Pace

The Chicago Blackhawks in Week 2 kept pace with the rest of the Central Division going 1-0-1 in two games against the Calgary Flames and Nashville Predators. The Blackhawks are one of only three teams in the league who through two weeks of play have gotten at least one point in all their games played, […] The post Blackhawks Tomahawk Talk Week 2 – Keeping Pace appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kane, Blackhawks too much for Flyers in shutout loss

The Flyers played tentatively in the early going. Chicago did not. Steve Mason was left high and dry and in a span of 2:06, the game was essentially over. Chicago out-shot Philadelphia, 19-9, in the first period and held a 3-0 lead.  When all was said and done, the Blackhawks came away with a shutout win as the Flyers fell in Chicago, 4-0, on Tuesday night at United Center. ...
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Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Dominate Flyers

Patrick Kane scored twice and Antti Raanta stopped every shot he faced as the Blackhawks dominated the Flyers for 60 minutes. The Hawks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first period, scoring three times in a 2:06 window. … Continue reading → The post Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Dominate Flyers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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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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Game 6 Preview: Flyers try for 2nd straight win, face Blackhawks in Chicago

Claude Giroux against Chicago last season.  (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Philadelphia Flyers (1-2-2) will look to make it two wins in a row tonight as they take on the Blackhawks (3-0-1) in Chicago. Last season the teams split their season series with each team winning at home. Both teams come into tonight with an extra day's rest coming off overtime wins on Saturday...
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Blackhawks Injury Update: Kris Versteeg Returns to the Lineup Tonight

The Chicago Blackhawks are close to being at full strength as winger Kris Versteeg is scheduled to return to the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers according to the teams' Twitter account (see below). Versteeg has missed the first four games of the season due to a lower body injury sustained at practice approximately two weeks ago.#456956554 / gettyimages.comKris...
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