Author Archives: Tab Bamford

Blackhawks Lose In OT Again

The Blackhawks played 30 minutes of bad, emotionless hockey in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. Then they fought back and took a 3-2 lead in the first seven minutes of the third period, and controlled the action for much of … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Drop Game One In 3OT

The Blackhawks started their second straight playoff series with a game that lasted into a third overtime. Unfortunately, the Blues escaped with a 4-3 victory. Tweet

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2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Drafting A Winner

The NHL Draft is the door most of today’s NHL superstars walk through to begin their careers, and since 2005 the Draft has introduced some of the biggest names in the game to fans in every market of the league. … Continue reading

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2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin

On Wednesday night, the NHL playoffs began with a bang. Defense and goaltending were optional, as all three games were high-scoring affairs. Here’s the scoreboard from the opening night of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Montreal 5 – Tampa 4 … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: First Round

It is time! The 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight, so it’s time to reveal our predictions for the first round. These picks can been seen and compared against the rest of the staff at The Fourth Period. Tweet

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Barry Trotz Out

On Monday morning,┬ásignificant news comes from Nashville. Barry Trotz – the only coach in Nashville Predators history – will not return for a 16th season. For more on the firing, read this great piece by Dirk Hoag at On the … Continue reading

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Blackhawks-Blues First Round Playoff Schedule

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Blackhawks-Blues: Round One Net Impact

With their sixth straight defeat – and second consecutive shutout loss – the St. Louis Blues backed into second place in the Central Division and a first round match-up with the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. Tweet

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Blackhawks Drop Regular Season Finale

The Blackhawks lost the final game on their regular season schedule on Saturday night, falling 7-5 in Nashville. Tweet

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What’s Up, Kevin Hayes?

Various media outlets have alluded to something CSN Chicago’s Tracey Myers tweeted a couple weeks ago: Boston College senior forward Kevin Hayes will not sign with the Chicago Blackhawks. Tweet

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