Category Archives: 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Here is the official Blackhawks training camp roster: Forwards (15): Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, Dave Bolland, Viktor Stalberg, Bryan Bickell, Daniel Carcillo, Michael Frolik, Jamal Mayers, Andrew Shaw, Marcus Kruger, Brandon Pirri, Brandon Saad, Brandon Bollig … Continue reading
It has become clear that the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks ultimately failed because they lacked a number of key ingredients. We’ve already looked at one potential free agent addition they should make. Now, let’s consider one player who might be on … Continue reading
On Monday night at the United Center, Mike Smith stole a game with a fantastic performance and the Chicago Blackhawks summer began early.
When Jonathan Toews scored the dramatic, game-winning goal in Phoenix late on Saturday night, two things were assured. The two teams will meet again, in Chicago, on Monday night. And Andrew Shaw will return to the lineup for the Blackhawks.
Five games. Five overtimes. This time, the Blackhawks season was on the line, and there was no way Chicago’s captain was starting his summer on Saturday night.
So the NHL officially says that the on-ice officials blew not one, but THREE violations on the Torres hit; meanwhile, the Phoenix Coyotes organization has consistently believed it was a “hockey play.” Yet Joel Quenneville was fined $10,000 for saying … Continue reading
While meeting the media on Friday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that the coaching staff will have a conversation about whether they turn to Ray Emery in net for Game Five in Phoenix. That’s just one of a number of decisions … Continue reading
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Blackhawks scored a late, game-tying goal to force overtime. And then lost when Corey Crawford allowed a soft goal. Heard enough? So have I.
For his comments regarding the officiating in Game 3, Joel Quenneville has been fined $10,000 by the NHL. The league fined a coach four times as much for speaking the truth as they did a player, Shea Weber, for trying … Continue reading
All indications are that rookie Brandon Saad will play in his third NHL game on Thursday night, replacing injured Marian Hossa. What should Hawks fans expect?