Category Archives: Chicago Blackhawks
On July 10th, to really the surprise of no one who pays attention to hockey, the Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Patrick Sharp and defensive prospect Stephen Johns to the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Trevor Daley and forward Ryan Garbutt. So which team came out on top in the end? (more…)
On June 23rd, 2015, the NHL announced the salary cap will rise for the 2015-16 season from $69-million to $71.4-million. Here are five teams in particular who stand to benefit from the increase and why.
What once started out as a field of sixteen teams trying to win the Stanley Cup has now been trimmed down to the final two. The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning are the two opponents who will be facing off against each other to determine who will be the best team in the NHL this season. (more…)
On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The two teams meet in the postseason for the first time since their Western Conference Quarterfinal showdown back in 2010. Chicago won that series in six games and would go on to take their franchise to their first Stanley Cup Championship in over 40 years. (more…)
As it comes with every NHL season, the trade deadline leads to mass quantities of rumors, speculation, and the occasional false report. This year, many felt it would be a quiet deadline with the amount of activity teams were involved in before March 2nd. But that was anything but the case, and there was a flurry of activity right until the 3 PM deadline. Some teams made moves for the present, others for the future, but regardless there were winners and losers on both sides. (more…)
As the 2015 Winter Classic draws nearer, I’ve noticed a definitive lack of excitement – buzz, if you will – surrounding the annual game. While this can be attributed to any number of things and likely varies from person to person, I’ve picked up on a few key complaints from a majority of fans that I can’t say I disagree with.