Category Archives: 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Raffi Torres Suspended Indefinitely

Phoenix Coyotes thug forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after his disgusting hit on Marian Hossa in Tuesday night’s game. The league has requested an in-person hearing with Torres, and had reportedly asked for it to … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Postgame Comments

And here are links to some other opinions on the play: TSN’s Bob McKenzie Yahoo!s Puck Daddy – Greg Wyshynski Chicago Tribune’s Steve Rosenbloom Sportsnet’s Mark Spector Toronto Globe & Mail’s David Shoalts Tweet

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Blackhawks-Coyotes Game 3: Hawks Lose Game, Marian Hossa

On Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks lost to the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 in overtime. And Raffi Torres sent Marian Hossa to the hospital on a stretcher. Tweet

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Blackhawks Andrew Shaw Suspended 3 Games

Brendan Shanahan has ruled on Andrew Shaw’s hit on Phoenix goalie Mike Smith. But this is only worthy of a $2,500 fine. What we have learned from the last week is that a superstar can do whatever they want, but … Continue reading

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Shanahan Fail: Andrew Shaw Discipline In Limbo

The NHL’s epic disaster discipline czar Brendan Shanahan met with Blackhawks’ rookie Andrew Shaw on Monday afternoon to discuss his hit on Phoenix goalie Mike Smith. After hours of waiting, reports leaked that the NHL wouldn’t rule on the Shaw … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Bring 6 Prospects To Chicago

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks Blackhawks have recalled their “black aces” for the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: forwards Jeremy Morin and Brandon Pirri, defensemen  Joe Lavin and Ryan Stanton, and goaltender Carter Hutton from Rockford and forward Brandon Saad from Saginaw of … Continue reading

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Blackhawks-Coyotes Game 2: More Late Drama, Bryan Bickell Wins It In OT

The Blackhawks didn’t tie the Coyotes until there were 14 seconds left in Game One. They waited until there were only five seconds left in regulaton to take Game Two to overtime, but this time the results were different. Bryan … Continue reading

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Andrew Shaw Hits Mike Smith, Is Wrongly Ejected From Game 2

During the second period on Saturday night, Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw made contact with Phoenix goalie Mike Smith. Here’s the video: Shaw received a five minute major penalty for charging and a game misconduct for the hit. Despite TSN’s “experts” saying … Continue reading

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Blackhawks-Coyotes Game One: Jonathan Toews Returns, Hawks Lose In OT

Chicago had their captain back on the ice, and Jonathan Toews quickly made his presence known with a first period goal. But a sloppy second period ended with the Blackhawks trailing 2-1 on the road. A frustrating third period saw more struggles … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews Active For Game One

The Blackhawks confirmed on Thursday afternoon that captain Jonathan Toews will play in Game One of their playoff series with the Phoenix Coyotes. Tweet

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