Patrick Kane: Showtime

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There are a lot of words that you can use to describe Patrick Kane; such as elusive, fast, determined, skilled, or even just plain AMAZING; at least as of late. You could also call him clutch, but the name of choice around Chicago during these playoffs is “Showtime”, and boy has he put on a […] READ MORE


With Andrew Shaw Still Out, So is the Blackhawks Intensity

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Andrew Shaw suffered a lower body injury in Game 2 of these Western Conference quarterfinals against the Minnesota Wild (Andrew Shaw Sports Injury Alert profile). He missed game 3 as well as last night’s game 4 and his absence is being felt by his team.  Shaw provides so much for the Blackhawks. His position stationed […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: Chicago Blackhawks

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Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2013 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of […] READ MORE


Blackhawks win Stanley Cup as Bruins Collapse Late

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The Chicago Blackhawks are the 2013 Stanley Cup Champions, giving the team 2 Cups in the last 4 years.  The Hawks won the cup in 6 games over the Boston Bruins, with a 3-2 victory in Boston tonight. Late in the third period it seemed that we were headed to game seven.  Milan Lucic scored […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks – Fresh Replacements Key to Their Success

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This is the fifth article in a series of articles looking at and analyzing the success of the last five teams to raise the Stanley Cup.  Be sure to read the first three articles in the series, “Where Have all the Dynasties Gone?”,  “Detroit: Setting the Parameters of a Modern Day Dynasty”, “Detroit: End of […] READ MORE


Reloaded and Flying High: The Blackhawks lead the NHL

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2010.  It was a magical and wild ride for the Chicago Blackhawks.  What Hawks’ fan will ever forget the first Stanley Cup in 49 years, capped by the overtime winner in Game 6 from Patrick Kane?  A goal where Kane himself seemed to be the only person in the building to know that it was […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: NHL Team Rankings – The Top 15

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Now that we’ve taken a look at every team in the NHL, I felt that I should give a 1-30 ranking of every team in the NHL and the quality of their prospects. This is an overall view of each team’s entire system and includes players drafted in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. In this […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: Chicago Blackhawks

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Earlier this week I launched “Top Shelf Prospects” a look at the top prospects for all teams in the NHL. So far I have looked at the Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes. Continuing along our alphabetical journey through the NHL, we have the Chicago Blackhawks. Since we had an […] READ MORE


The Offenders: NHLers in Hot Water

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Here is the master list of players involved in infractions, and the sentences imposed on them. We have only played one week in the first round of the playoffs, and have already passed the mark set for suspended players last year. Does that mean that the league has been too lenient in the past as […] READ MORE