Tag Archives: Central Division
On Sunday night, the St. Louis Blues announced that they had fired Davis Payne as their head coach, replacing him with Ken Hitchcock. Hitchcock’s first games behind the bench for the Blues will be Tuesday, when St. Louis hosts the … Continue reading
With October in the books, the Blackhawks will spend most of November on the road. But looking back at October, one player on the Hawks roster outplayed his expectations in the season’s first month. Consider the following comparison of five Octobers: Season: 1 2 … Continue reading
On Thursday morning, the Nashville Predators agreed to terms on a new seven-year, $49M contract with netminder Pekka Rinne. Rinne was a Vezina finalist last year, when he posted a 33-22-9 record, 2.12 goals against average and .930 save percentage … Continue reading
With one month in the books, the Blackhawks have looked pretty good. But not many players in the league have been as impressive as Patrick Kane.
Two Blackhawks were credited with their first goals of the season, and the highlights revealed a number of other players making special plays, but it was young defenseman Nick Leddy that led the Chicago Blackhawks to victory on Saturday night.
Here are a few links to what the so-called “experts” are saying about the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks. NHL.com is split between the Blackhawks and Penguins to win the Cup. THN.com has the Hawks winning the Central, finishing third in the … Continue reading
After a fantastic rookie season, Chicago netminder Corey Crawford will begin his sophomore campaign on Friday night as the undisputed started between the pipes for the Hawks. Will he be as good, or better, this year than he was in … Continue reading
The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms on Tuesday afternoon with 2011 second round draft pick Brandon Saad. UPDATE: His NHL cap number for the deal is reportedly $795k. Saad will begin the season skating with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp … Continue reading
There are a lot of people in Chicago that are ready to buy the gas that send rookie netminder Alexander Salak to Rockford. In the eyes of the masses, the Hawks must have a veteran to back up Corey Crawford … Continue reading