Chicago Blackhawks: Playing Goal in Chicago Is a Tough Job

November 12th, 2010 by Jon Fromi Leave a reply »
Whether the Chicago Blackhawks are sailing on the wave of a winning streak or struggling as they have been of late, fans have many facets of the game with which to banter around the water cooler or bar.  The conversation can weave around new faces, injuries, leadership, scoring, defense, heart, complacency, or even the schedule. 

In the Windy City, the talk is eventually going to focus between the pipes.

Regardless of how you feel about the past, present, or future faces behind the mask, the time will come when we select the man to mind the net.  The guy who can anchor the position year after year, become a fan favorite, and grow into a Chicago icon. 

I've got some advice for that guy.

Bring your lunch.  This is a tough place to work.

Lots Of Room At The Top

The Blackhawks have some storied names hanging from the rafters, but when you look for guys who've come into town and carried the load in net for extended periods, they're not growing on trees.

We all know the names at the top.  But if you look for guys who have been the primary goalie for the Blackhawks f ...

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