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Struggling vs. Streaking: What’s the Difference Between the Red Wings and Blackhawks?

Since the Olympic Break, a great deal has been written about how much the Blackhawks have struggled. In 16 games since the break, the Hawks have only a 7-7-2 record. Similarly, a lot has been said about how well the … Continue reading

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Western Conference Standings – Through March 15


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2010 NHL Trade Deadline Updates

On this post we’ll keep you updated on all the latest player movement around the NHL as the trade deadline approaches. With only two-plus days to make deals before the mid-afternoon deadline on Wednesday, March 3, teams could be burning … Continue reading

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Olli Jokinen Traded to NY Rangers to Close Busy Sunday

The Calgary Flames have agreed to a second major trade on Sunday, according to TSN. Calgary will send center Olli Jokinen and forward Brandon Prust to the New York Rangers in exchange for forwards Ales Kotalik and Christopher Higgins. Kotalik did not … Continue reading

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Phanuef Dealt in First Blockbuster of Season, Shakes Up Playoff Picture

The trade deadline isn’t until March 3, but the movement has started with a bang. On Sunday morning, TSN reported that the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to a seven-player deal that sends star defenseman Dion Phanuef  … Continue reading

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Niemi Steps Up, Defense Shows Up, Blackhawks Win in Calgary

The Blackhawks were coming off a two-game stretch in which they played arguably their best game of the year in Detroit, followed by perhaps their worst in Ottawa. The Flames lost their previous game 9-1 at home to the San … Continue reading

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Blackhawks November Recap

  At the end of October, we looked ahead to a November schedule that looked like it would provide a rough test for the Blackhawks. With most of the top teams in the Western Conference on the schedule, and the annual … Continue reading

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Jeremy Piven: ‘The Goods’ Gone Bad

Has anyone else ever seen the old Blackhawks commercial, where actor Jeremy Piven made himself a personal favorite to anyone who wears the Indian Head sweater? The link to the 31 second spot it here, courtesy of YouTube, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Western Conference Power Rankings

October’s in the books, and now November begins with even more questions than answers in the NHL’s Western Conference. So many injuries have hit the rosters that it’s beginning to raise concerns that some teams, like Vancouver, might not be … Continue reading

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One Goal: Time for Blackhawks to Replace Huet in Net

After the Blackhawks’ first two games against the Florida Panthers, I made the argument that Antti Niemi should be the goaltender moving forward for Chicago. After Monday night’s comeback win, I think the case for Niemi is stronger, and has more … Continue reading

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