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The Blackhawks are in the playoffs for the fourth straight year. Chicago clinched a postseason spot with a win over a Nashville team that has dominated them all year. Like the rest of the season, it wasn’t pretty. But there … Continue reading
In his finest performance since facing the Vancouver Canucks in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Corey Crawford stood strong throughout a physical hockey game and earned a hard-fought overtime victory.
In a rookie season that has been overshadowed by the emergence of Andrew Shaw and the dominance of veterans, center Marcus Krüger has quietly grown into a quality contributor for the Chicago Blackhawks.
On paper, it shouldn’t have been a close game. In reality, it wasn’t. The Blackhawks dropped the hammer on the Blue Jackets in the first period and didn’t let them get close the rest of the way, as Chicago got … Continue reading
As the Blackhawks push for a secure spot in the postseason, Chicago has received an incredible contribution from rookies. In fact, looking deeper into the numbers indicates the Hawks have relied on their rookies more than almost any other team … Continue reading
The Blackhawks have played the last 11 games without their captain, Jonathan Toews. Seven of those have come since the NHL trade deadline, when the Hawks disappointed many fans by only making two moves (acquiring defenseman Johnny Oduya and moving “defenseman” John Scott). … Continue reading
After a comeback win against the Leafs that ultimately cost Ron Wilson the coaching job in Toronto on Wednesday night, the Blackhawks played a fantastic defensive game against the Ottawa Senators on Friday to earn two big points. And no Blackhawks … Continue reading
The trade deadline has passed, and so must the pleasantries. Corey Crawford sucked on Wednesday night. Ray Emery was fantastic, and the Blackhawks offensively fought back to beat a really, really bad Toronto Maple Leafs team 5-4.
Jimmy Hayes and Marcus Kruger scored Chicago’s two goals as the Blackhawks extended their winning streak to four games, three of which have come against the NHL’s elite.
Sami Lepisto scored his first goal with the Blackhawks, John Scott hammered Derek Dorsett and Viktor Stalberg continued to light up the Blue Jackets in a much-needed blowout victory for Chicago.