Blackhawks

WHERE DO HAWKS GO FROM HERE?

By RYAN DELAHANTY After the 4-1 loss in Nashville on April 20th the Chicago Blackhawks disappointing postseason came to an abrupt end after a fantastic regular season where they finished first in the west with 109 points. The question now is where do the Blackhawks go from here? Is it time to completely hit the

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HAWKS SWEPT; REBUILD TIME?

Friday, 21 April: It was an epic deconstruction of myth. The Chicago Blackhawks, the most successful franchise in professional sports over the last 10 years, was eliminated in humiliating fashion by the Nashville Predators. They got beat in every phase of the game. They played well and lost. They played poorly and lost. They were

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MUSINGS ON CHICAGO SPORTS

20 March: As the 2017 baseball season enters the picture just a few comments on the current Chicago sport scene come to mind. First and foremost is the simple fact that the Blackhawks are the best organization in professional sports. Saddled with the ‘equalizer’ of a salary cap they continue to move, improve and make

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NEW YEAR WISHES

2 January: Here’s hoping our country thrives under it’s new administration and that everyone prospers. That should be the wish of all Americans. 2016 was a challenging year in many respects; the entertainment industry had an awful year with many notable celebrities passing on. The climax of course being the one-two of Carrie Fisher and

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HAWKS EARLY PLAYOFF EXIT “DOESN’T FEEL RIGHT”

TREVOR BLOCK on the HAWKS Chicago, IL – A first round exit from the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs wasn’t something the Chicago Blackhawks fans planned for. It certainly wasn’t something the players planned for. “It just doesn’t feel right,” said Patrick Kane after his team’s Game 7 loss to the St. Louis Blues. Three Stanley

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HAWKS LOSE HEARTBREAKER IN ST. LOUIS

Blues end string of 1-and-dones by beating Blackhawks in 7 St. Louis Blues’ Jori Lehtera, left, of Finland, celebrates along side teammate Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, after scoring bast Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, during the first period in Game 7 of an NHL hockey first-round Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 25,

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KANE CARRIES HAWKS TO FIGHT ANOTHER DAY

TREVOR BLOCK on the HAWKS Thank you, Patrick Kane. A resounding message from a Chicago fan base sitting on pins and needles. Kane’s game-winning goal in Game 5 of the first round series against the St. Louis Blues came just three minutes into the second overtime and in spectacular fashion. Kane corralled the puck in

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HAWKS PLAYOFF OUTLOOK

TREVOR STORY on the Hawks Chicago, IL – Most matchup previews take place before a game has already been played, I realize this. But think of Game 1 as a preview in and of itself. I mean, honestly, did Game 1 tell us anything we already didn’t know? St. Louis came out on top in

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BLACKHAWKS GUTTING IT OUT IN FINAL STRETCH

TREVOR BLOCK on the Blackhawks Chicago, IL – For the better part of the NHL regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks looked primed to secure the top spot in the Western Conference. Dallas had begun to slide a bit and St. Louis remained inconsistent while Chicago kept their foot on the gas. Unfortunately for the Blackhawks,

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DIARY OF A CHICAGO SPORTS FAN

    Diary of a Chicago Sports Fan 2/22/16 By Larry Lambert  It took some doing in an outside arena, but the Blackhawks stunk the place up.  The Hawks lost to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 6-1.  The Blackhawks defense was awful.  It looked like the Blackhawks alumni were on the ice at times.

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