Category:  Blackhawks

By gibbs, April 23, 2012 1 Blackhawks

Whether this series ends tonight or ends in a Game 7 on Wednesday it is already a historic series. No series in NHL history has seen the first three games go into overtime. The Blackhawks and Coyotes have played into… Read More »

By gibbs, April 20, 2012 1 Blackhawks

After Game 4′s overtime loss to the Phoenix Coyotes, I turned to my buddy and said, “I bet Ray Emery is in net on Saturday.” His response was no way. When asked on Friday about making a change in net… Read More »

By gibbs, April 19, 2012 1 Blackhawks

If you haven’t seen or heard about the hit Raffi Torres had on Marian Hossa on Tuesday, you must be living under a rock. Hossa left the ice on a stretcher and was brought to Northwestern Hospital. He left a… Read More »

By gibbs, April 17, 2012 1 Blackhawks

Nearly 72 hours after the hit happened and about six hours before the puck drops in Game 3 finally a punishment has been handed down. Brendan Shanahan has decided to suspend rookie Andrew Shaw for three games for his hit on… Read More »

By gibbs, April 17, 2012 1 Blackhawks

I am in shock over this. Most people said he would only be suspended if Smith was hurt. Some said the game misconduct was enough. Barry Melrose of ESPN said two games. Well he got three games. Nearly 72 hours… Read More »

By gibbs, April 17, 2012 1 Blackhawks

After splitting the first two games of the series, the Blackhawks and Coyotes series shifts to Chicago for Game 3 on Tuesday. However there is still some unfinished business from Game 2 that remains unsettled. After having a hearing on… Read More »

By gibbs, April 15, 2012 1 Blackhawks

If you do not have home ice in a playoff series your goal is to steal one while on the road. Ideally you want to steal one of those first two games and while it took a little extra time… Read More »

By gibbs, April 15, 2012 1 Blackhawks

At the 7:11 mark in the second period on Saturday, Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw delivered a hit to goalie Mike Smith. Nothing about the play was strange or out of the ordinary. Smith was playing a puck right behind the… Read More »

By gibbs, April 7, 2012 1 Blackhawks

Normally when a team decides to re-sign their back up goalie it doesn’t mean a whole lot. However what the Chicago Blackhawks did on Saturday does mean quite a bit. The Blackhawks announced on Saturday that they have re-signed goaltender Ray… Read More »

By gibbs, April 7, 2012 1 Blackhawks

With their win in the shootout on Saturday the Blackhawks clinched the sixth seed in the Western Conference. If they had won the game in regulation they would have clinched fifth. If they had clinched fiftth they would have played… Read More »