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Gary Bettman doesn’t speak for us fans

Gary Bettman doesn’t speak for us fans

April 29, 2017

On April 3, the NHL announced that it would not be disrupting their 2017-2018 season to participate in the Ol...

Chicago Blackhawks make top 100 list

Chicago Blackhawks make top 100 list

February 8, 2017

The NHL is celebrating its centennial season this year and hockey went to Hollywood for an epic all-st...

Chicago Blackhawks 2016-2017 season preview

Chicago Blackhawks 2016-2017 season preview

October 11, 2016

This offseason wasn’t much different than previous years for the Blackhawks. Again, they were forced to trad...

Quest for Cup #3

Andrew Pappas

October 7, 2014

Filed under NHL

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are now locked up on long-term contracts and it’s time for them to get down to business. It’s very rare in modern sports for a dynamic duo like 19 and 88 to come up together and continue their careers with the same team; the Blackhawks have made that happen. With two Stanley Cups already on...

NHL Postseason Preview

NHL Postseason Preview

April 15, 2014

  Clear your calendars and subscribe to NBC sports network. The NHL push for the cup is forthcoming,...

NHL Playoff Predictions

Katie Kelly, Staff writer

April 24, 2013

Filed under NHL

Once again, it’s that time of year where the push to win the Stanley Cup is in sight. The hope is that the Chicago Blackhawks will take the cup again, just like in 2010. As they started the season with record-breaking wins, it now comes down to the end when each win from now on matters most. Once a team is in the playoffs,...

Blackhawks: Commander and Chief Must Be Proud

Blackhawks: Commander and Chief Must Be Proud

March 6, 2013

  Although President Obama is from Chicago and is a self-proclaimed White Sox fan, the title-noted Commander and Chief does not refer to our President, but rather the...