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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 20, 2012 1 Bears

Chicago Bears’ general manager Phil Emery has done a pretty good job since replacing Jerry Angelo. He traded for Brandon Marshall, giving Jay Cutler a true No. 1 target. He also has signed key back ups in Michael Bush and… Read More »

By gibbs, April 19, 2012 1 Bulls

I grew up in the 80s and loved my Saturday morning cartoons. The Thundercats ran from 1985 until 1989 and, besides the Sword of Power from He-Man, the Sword of Omens was probably the coolest weapon of all. Last year… 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 3 Books

Calico Joe is the latest from author John Grisham and once again he proves he knows more than just the law. Before you go running to Google I will inform you that this is a work of fiction. Joe Castle is… 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 17, 2012 1 Bulls

Los Angles has two NBA franchises. With the move of the Nets, New York is about to get their second NBA franchise. Could Chicago support a second NBA team? Before New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson swooped in to buy the… 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 »