Tag Archives: Western Conference
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
The win in Dallas on Friday night might not have officially clinched a playoff spot for the Blackhawks, but examining the NHL schedule in the coming couple weeks makes it clear that points will be at a premium in the … Continue reading
In a potential playoff preview between the Blackhawks and Stars, who would have thought the game-winning goal would be scored 102 seconds into the contest.
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
Here’s a look at how the Western Conference standings have changed since the trade deadline. The column on the left is the standings before the deadline; the right is when we woke up this morning two weeks later.
Sadly, this was the only fight from the entire Blackhawks lineup on Tuesday night. When the dust settled, the Hawks had lost 5-1 in an ugly game, erasing any positive momentum they had created with wins in Ottawa and Detroit.
Last year, when the Anaheim Ducks faced a season-defining stretch of games late in the season, they turned to Ray Emery. He did all that he could to help the Ducks make a push for the postseason, but Anaheim didn’t … Continue reading
It has been one week since the NHL trade deadline, and the deals that did (and didn’t) happen have impacted teams all over the NHL. Here are the standings immediately before the deadline and one week later, with all games … Continue reading
The Blackhawks are at the top of a list of six teams battling for playoff slots six, seven and eight in the Western Conference. And, looking at those six teams, the schedule will play a huge role down the stretch.
After the best effort of the road trip, the Blackhawks once again wound up on the wrong end of the scoreboard, losing 3-2 in Nashville. But it could be worse…