Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks offseason roster juggles aren't done yet.

  With the subtractions of Dave Bolland, Viktor Stalberg, Ray Emery, Jamal Mayers and Michael Frolik due to trade or free agency the 2013-2014 Chicago Blackhawks lines may look something like the following.   Bickell/Toews/Kane Sharp/Handzus/Hossa Saad/Shaw/Pirri Carcillo/Kruger/Bollig Outside looking in: Smith, Hayes, Morin, Leblanc and Beach As we know, Quenneville’s lines are never set [...]


I always love when you can apply a hockey players name to a conversation.  

Hawks vs Wings Conference Semifinals Preview

  Mack wrote the unbiased first paragraph. Great job buddy! Unfortunately I wrote the rest.   These two storied original 6 rivals are meeting tonight, on the 87th anniversary that they entered the league together for the 16th time in the playoffs. Historically the Red Wings have had the better time in the playoffs, winning [...]

Corey Crawford accused for Blackhawks OT loss, again.

    After a game in which Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford played remarkably well and in all likelihood prevented the Minnesota Wild from absolutely kicking the shit out Chicago by a score of 7-2 or something in that range Corey, again, is the blame by many NHL fans and media. Why not blame the [...]

CTN's Stanley Cup playoffs predictions

Playoffs are finally here and of course it is time for a few of the’s team to do their fearless predictions. Agree? Disagree? Feel free to chirp away on here or if you want to beak the predictor just click their name to take you to their twitter page! WESTERN CONFERENCE       [...]

Is Iginla going anywhere? Could the Blackhawks be one of them?

With the Calgary Flames currently looking at a pretty sweet lottery pick this year, much talk has been about the availability of star forward, Jarome Iginla. Iginla trade talk has been a hot topic for a few years now especially with the downward spiral Flames team where they seem to be limited in prospects and [...]

Kaspars Daugavins, the Shootout, Matt Kassian and Trade Rumors

Monday night the Ottawa Senators suffered a 3-2 loss in a shootout to the Boston Bruins. Kyle Turris and Guillame Latendresse notched the two goals for the Sens, both coming in the first period. Guillame Latendresse suffered a whiplash injury in the 6th game of the season and came back to score his first goal [...]


*dislaimer* This is the first wrap up I’ve done since I was writing for my own CBJ Blog “Everyone Loves BJs”. here, here, and here. Forgive me while I try and get back into the swing of things.   Last night the Columbus Blue Jackets entered the Madhouse on Madison in hopes of  putting a [...]

Chicago Blackhawks goaltending is a strength? Say what?

    The Chicago Blackhawks are off to an incredible start to the season banging off seven wins in nine games with the only blemishes on their record being two shootout losses to Minnesota and Vancouver, respectively With a match up coming against San Jose on Tuesday, there have been a few questions on who [...]

Controversial cartoon

  I don’t usually write about my own incidents, but some people would like me to expand on a photo that I retweeted on Twitter involving a sensitive issue to many. I also felt that it would be appropriate to expand on the explanation I offered when this occurred. Two days ago, after a Blackhawks [...]

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