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  • Vancouver an embarrassment on and off ice

     
    The Vancouver Canucks’ pathetic performance throughout most of the Stanley Cup Final was trumped only by the pitiful display area residents exhibited after the Boston Bruins hoisted the Cup. It was sad enough to see the Sedin twins bullied into........
  • Bill Plaschke: Raffi Torres in blackface is a disgrace to the NHL

     
     This year’s award for the scariest Halloween costume goes to the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes, who dressed in racial insensitivity then masked it as fun. Did you hear about Monday night’s team Halloween party? Forward Raffi Torres...
  • Is Supt. McCarthy being frank with us? Quite.

     
    From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
  • Hawks making Canucks scream 'Mommy, make it stop!'

    Hawks making Canucks scream 'Mommy, make it stop!'
    The Blackhawks will not practice today. The Vancouver Canucks, I believe, were being tended to by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men. Or should we be calling them the Vanquitter Canucks after the way they’ve rolled over easily...
  • Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again

    Hawks fans know the act: Cheap, gutless Canucks at it again
    In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital. You could say the NHL is...
  • Luongo gives Vancouver the win it needed as Canucks offence in a slump

    Luongo gives Vancouver the win it needed as Canucks offence in a slump
    The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Boston Bruins 1-0 Friday night to takes a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup final. Here's a report card on the two teams (performances rated 1-to-10): Goaltenders Boston: Tim Thomas took the loss, but allowed only one goal...
  • Seabrook says ...

    Seabrook says ...
    It's never too early to start thinking about hockey. Especially in Chicago, considering the way our baseball teams have played and the ongoing NFL and NBA lockouts. And luckily for Blackhawks nation, this weekend is the team's fourth annual convention,...
  • Here's hoping Hawks' Bowman can count to 6

    Here's hoping Hawks' Bowman can count to 6
    I hope Stan Bowman is lying about this. I hope he’s just doing what smart, truth-challenged general managers do. Because I really don’t want to think that the Blackhawks GM actually believes that “for the most part we know what our...
  • NHL reduces Torres' suspension and its own credibility

    NHL reduces Torres' suspension and its own credibility
    Remember how bad the officiating and supplemental discipline were during the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs? Commissioner Gary Bettman apparently loved it so much that he decided to continue the stupidity Monday. Bettman reduced Raffi Torres&...
  • Waiting for Bowman to make the Hawks better

    Waiting for Bowman to make the Hawks better
    OK, so the Wild gets both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, but remember, the Blackhawks beat them to Sheldon Brookbank. So there, Minnesota. Take that. No Sheldon Brookbank Bobblehead Night for you. Not only did Parise and Suter sign elsewhere, but the...
  • Canucks Storm Back to Take Game 1 from Sharks

    Canucks Storm Back to Take Game 1 from Sharks
    The San Jose Sharks have a third period problem, and it cost them Game 1 against the Vancouver Canucks. They've given up 15 final frame goals, most in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, while scoring 11. If coffee is for closers, they've gone thirsty in 2011....