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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...

Bowman Goes All In Again

Bowman Goes All In Again

March 15, 2016

Stan “The Man” Bowman has once again gone all in for the Stanley Cup, and there's a good chance that...

All-Star Game Voting is Pointless and Stupid

All-Star Game Voting is Pointless and Stupid

January 19, 2016

Out of the big four sports in the U.S., the NHL is hurting the most in fan support while still tryin...

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,...