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NHL odds: Blackhawks still Stanley Cup favorites as season nears

With NHL training camps opening up in about two weeks, the offseason is quickly drawing to a close. That means updated betting odds heading into the season. Though there have been some changes along the way, the Chicago Blackhawks remain the favorites to win the 2015 Stanley Cup according to the oddsmakers at Bovada.LV. The Blackhawks added veteran center Brad Richards in the offseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Mockery
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Anaheim Ducks

from Curtis Zupke at NHL.com, How much will Kesler help close the gap between Anaheim and the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks? – Kesler is adept in the faceoff circle and will help the Ducks' 22nd-ranked power play. When healthy, he is good for 10-15 power-play goals per season and is also a shorthanded threat. Defensively, Kesler has won the Selke Trophy (and was a finalist...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things Only Chicago Sports Fans Experience

  1. Chicago Blackhawks National Anthem Every team hears the national anthem performed before their game but no one does it like Jim Cornelison. Chills run down the spine of every spectator standing in the United Center. Hands down the best national anthem tradition. 40 total views, 31 views today The post 5 Things Only Chicago Sports Fans Experience appeared first on ✶ Sports...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Leighton’s Role With the Blackhawks

#166739672 / gettyimages.com It’s true; Michael Leighton makes his return into North American hockey with the very team that drafted him, traded him, and shot down his one real chance to win the Stanley Cup, the Chicago Blackhawks. They signed the 33-year old veteran to a two-way, one-year deal worth $550,000, in an effort to bolster their goaltending, their most shallow position...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames expected to try out Brookbank

Sheldon Brookbank expressed some hope in returning to the Chicago Blackhawks next season, but it appears he’ll settle for a training camp tryout with the Calgary Flames, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Kuc. “The Hawks said that they liked me and they’d like to have me back if it worked but obviously they’re a little strapped under the cap,” Brookbank said on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Defenseman Heads to Calgary

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman/forward Sheldon Brookbank will not re-sign with the Blackhawks according to reports and will attend the Calgary Flames training camp on a try-out. Sheldon Brookbank had hoped to re-sign with #Blackhawks but defenseman is moving on and will attend Flames’ training camp on a tryout. — Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) August 29, 2014 Brookbank was often a healthy...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Rookie Tournament Roster Set

The 2014 NHL rookie tournament will be held at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario. The rookie tournament is a a great way to see how the Blackhawks top prospects match up vs. top prospects from other organizations. This year the Blackhawks prospects will be playing teams from the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sept. 13), Pittsburgh Penguins (Sept. 14) and Ottawa Senators (Sept. 15). The...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Announce Rookie Tournament Roster

On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks announced their roster for the 2014 Rookie Tournament in London, Ontario. The Hawks prospects will faces rookie teams from the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sept. 13), Pittsburgh Penguins (Sept. 14) and Ottawa Senators (Sept. 15) at Budweiser Gardens. … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Announce Rookie Tournament Roster appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Or Phil Kessel?

from Ryan Dixon of Sportsnet, Kessel will turn 27 in October, while Kane hits 26 in November. Which player would you consider a bigger gift to your team? The case for Kane: In addition to his sublime skills, Kane loves the spotlight. The guy is a star, pure and simple, a fact exemplified by his Cup-winning goal in 2010 and his Conn Smythe performance in 2013. On the ice, his...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews Ice Bucket Challenge

To donate to the fight against ALS, visit www.alsa.org. The post Jonathan Toews Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews’ impressive Ice Bucket Challenge video

We’ve seen a lot of Ice Bucket Challenge videos. So many that it’s going to take something special to catch our attention. Jonathan Toews’ Ice Bucket Challenge video where he shows off a bit of impressive balance was enough to do the trick. The ladies are going to love this one. There’s just one problem – hold the camera horizontally. You’d think people would know this by now.
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews Completes Ice Bucket Challenge While Wakeboarding (Video)

Captain Serious turned into Captain Showmanship over the weekend. Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews joined in on the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for ALS, but he put his own little spin on the viral movement. While his didn’t involve a helicopter and glacier water, Toews impressed with his athleticism, as he accepted the challenge while wakeboarding...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seabrook returns to hockey

After spending the 2013-14 season away from the game, defenseman Keith Seabrook is returning to hockey signing a one-year, two-way (AHL/ECHL) contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Friday. He is the younger brother of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, and two-time Stanley Cup champion, Brent Seabrook. Keith Seabrook, 26, has not played since the fall of 2012 when he signed a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks' Teravainen working diligently

Teuvo Teravainen normally spends summers in his native Finland relaxing following the previous hockey season and preparing for the next. These days, the Chicago Blackhawks’ top prospect has a new residence. “The gym has been my home this summer,” Teravainen said Friday via phone from Toronto, where he is participating in the 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase. “I’m working with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Does Jeremy Morin Fit In?

Jeremy Morin has finally earned a spot on the Chicago Blackhawks, but what line does he end up on this season? With his newly signed 2-year, one-way contract, Morin finds himself in a pretty comfortable spot not having to worry about being sent down to Rockford. This should give him time to find his game and see where he fits in to the Blackhawks system. Morin was drafted in the...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Magazine ranks Blackhawks as best logo in NHL

“The Hockey News” magazine has run an offseason ranking of the best logos in the NHL. There were a few surprises, chief among them being the Arizona Coyotes ranking No. 2 on the list. The Coyotes have used their current logo and color scheme since the 2003-04 season. It’s an OK, but not great logo. In fact, some people like their original Coyote logo (1996-97 through 2002-03...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing of Leighton Raises Questions For Blackhawks

The signing of veteran goaltender Michael Leighton may have been a head-scratcher for most Chicago Blackhawk fans but there really shouldn’t be a problem or concern with adding a veteran goalie. Leighton, 33, spent last season with the KHL’s Donbass Donetsk but has spent time with the Hawks, Predators, Flyers, and Hurricanes in his first stint in the NHL. With the Blackhawks...
Via Beyond The Benches
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks Have The Best Logo According To The Hockey News

from Rory Boylen of The Hockey News, When THN’s seven-person panel sat down to come up with our rankings of the 30 NHL logos, we were basically in full agreement which team would be No. 1. We didn’t want history to influence our decisions. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens sit outside the top 10 for that reason. Ranking all the Original Six 1-6 is boring...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Solar Bears Sign Keenan, Gilbert For 2014-15 Season

The Orlando Solar Bears announced on Tuesday that they have signed defenseman Mike Keenan and forward David Gilbert. The two players will join the ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 2014-15 season. Keenan spent last season playing with the Stockton Thunder and the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers. During 41 games with the Sound Tigers, the defenseman put up three goals...
Via Beyond The Benches
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Hayes Spurns Hawks, Signs With Rangers

Back in 2010 the Chicago Blackhawks used the 24th overall pick to draft a talented but very young Kevin Hayes. At the time Hayes was still in High School and decided to go to college, spending the last four years playing for and often winning with Boston College. When he graduated this year the hockey world was rife with speculation about where he’d sign. Having been drafted by...
Via Razzball Hockey
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Beware of Brad Richards

As a pessimist by the very definition I must admit that on July 1st I let my inner-optimist get the best of me upon discovering the Blackhawks had signed veteran center Brad Richards. Nearly half a day had passed since free agency officially opened and just about every name transcribed on my free agent wish list had been scratched off by this point in time. To make matters even worse...
Via Sports Mockery
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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