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  • Why it's hard to like the Hawks in this series

    One of the big problems with the “loser’’ point that the NHL awards to a team that gets beaten in overtime or a shootout is that you can get fooled by some stats. For starters, this 100-point season isn’t like other Blackhawks...
  • 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...
  • Stanley Cup finals, Game 1: Raffi Torres lifts Canucks to 1-0 victory over Bruins

     
    Stanley Cup finals, Game 1: Raffi Torres lifts Canucks to 1-0 victory over Bruins...
  • Stanley Cup finals: Boston 2, Vancouver 1 after two periods in Game 2

     
    The Bruins, who were shut out by the Canucks in Game 1, finally solved Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo in the second period. After being stymied on 36 shots in Game 1 and their first 20 on Saturday in Game 2,......
  • Stanley Cup finals Game 4: Boston 1, Vancouver 0 after one period

     
    To start Game No. 4 the Bruins brought in iconic No. 4, Hall of Fame defenseman Bobby Orr, to start their ritual pregame passing of a Bruins banner around the lower level. Orr, the greatest defenseman to ever lace up......
  • Vancouver's Lapierre finds success to the max after leaving Ducks

     
    If you blinked, you might have missed Maxim Lapierre’s Ducks career. Lapierre, known as an agitator and trash-talker but valued as a third- or fourth-line player, was acquired by the Ducks from Montreal last New Year’s Eve for defenseman...
  • 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...