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Chicago Blackhawks’ Confidence Relies On Quick Start To Season

September 30th, 2010
After an extensive offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks are looking for that ray of light that was generated a couple seasons ago on their trek to Western Conference Finals.  While losing to their rivals, Detroit Red Wings, the Blackhawks found the playoff experience they needed for the past seasons march to ...

Chicago Blackhawks Raise the Banner: Home Openers To Watch

September 22nd, 2010
With the anxiousness of a new season drawing ever so close, the Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to close the storybook of a never-ending celebration of a Stanley Cup Championship.  On Oct. 9, the Blackhawks will face-off against their long-time rivals, the Detroit Red Wings. In a showdown that will be ...

Chicago Blackhawks: Five Bold Insights Forecasting a Winning Season

September 13th, 2010
As training camp approaches and fan frenzy reaches another high, the Chicago Blackhawks enter this season with more to prove than they did a season ago. It was the fall of 2009 and the voices were pretty clear about the disgust towards the goaltending options.  The offseason acquisition of Marian ...

Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Lose Opener in Toronto

September 12th, 2010
While the 2010 Rookie Tournament is underway, the Chicago Blackhawks may consider the game forgettable.  Clearly the tournament can’t be taken too seriously, but players would argue the fact when this qualifies as their first impact on a very competitive roster. Kyle Beach, former first round draft pick, continued to prove ...

Ilya Kovalchuk & Zach Parise: The Top Ten 1-2 Punches In The NHL

September 9th, 2010
Duo... Counterpart... Linemate... All have the same generalization, but nothing makes anything more clear-cut than a classic "1-2 combo."  While mentioning a "combo," many proceed to mention cross sport equivalents.  Unfortunately, this is not one of those articles.  Hockey is unique and unlike any other sport, it can rarely be ...

Chicago Blackhawks: A Bold Insight On a Critic’s Failure To Spark Doubt

September 6th, 2010
Recently sparking doubt in many Chicago Blackhawks fans, were comments made by ESPN Chicago blogger, Jesse Rogers.  In an article titled "Niemi's Moves Makes Things Interesting", Rogers made statements regarding fans undervaluing the loss of Antti Niemi, the former Chicago Blackhawks goalie.  "Finally, anyone not giving Niemi credit for the playoffs is ...

San Jose Sharks Play Perfect Hand, Get Antti Niemi As Chicago Blackhawks Move On

September 1st, 2010
Recently reported by multiple sources has been the free agent signing of former Chicago Blackhawks net-minder, Antti Niemi. San Jose has ended a near month of waiting, in which Niemi was left gasping for reasoning into why a Stanley Cup winning goaltender was without a job. The Sharks have unofficially signed ...

Chelsea Dagger and Other Great Goal Songs

August 27th, 2010
Imagine... Decibels of volume cranked into your ears.They are the sounds of screaming, chanting, and singing fans.Beer, pop, and popcorn flying over your shoulder.Where are you?Well...you pick the stadium. Whether it may be cheering from the 300 level of the United Center or sitting front row at Joe Louis Arena, ...

NHL Western Conference: Coaches’ Power Rankings

August 19th, 2010
At certain points throughout every game decisions will be made.  While some believe it is the talent on the ice that wins games, clearly the credit falls on the shoulders of those who refined many of the fine athletic talents many posses.An NHL season is a war, throughout the season ...

Chicago Blackhawks’ Quiet Key to Success: The Face-Off

August 16th, 2010
During the 2009-10 campaign, the oft-mentioned offense is what continued to excite the Chicago Blackhawks fanbase. Known to be one of the most exciting shows on ice this past season, there may not be one aspect that the Blackhawks can hide or consider "underrated" come the drop of the puck on ...