The Chicago Steel sealed their fate with an overtime goal last Saturday night, defeating the Muskegon Lumberjacks in four games to claim the Eastern Conference Championship title and secure a spot in the Clark Cup Final. Tomorrow night they will take on the Sioux Falls Stampede, who earned their Western Conference Championship title with a … Continue reading Three Wins From the Clark Cup: Chicago Steel Advance to Finals
Seated second seed of the Eastern Conference with a record-breaking regular season in the books, the Chicago Steel are gearing up to face their first offseason opponent this weekend on home ice. The team set multiple team and individual records throughout the 62-game regular season stretch, including a franchise record for successive postseason appearances, clinching … Continue reading Chicago Steel to Begin Their 2019 Clark Cup Quest
Team Kane and Team Hinostroza faced off once again for the second annual Chicago Hockey Charity Classic. The event benefitting Special Olympics Chicago took place yesterday at MB Ice Arena, with Team Hinostroza coming out with the fun-filled victory. Here's a closer look at the day's events!
The NWHL Final was this weekend with the Buffalo Beauts playing the Metropolitan Riveters in Newark, New Jersey. The Riveters won the Isobel Cup 1-0, making this not only the first Cup appearance, but also the first Cup win for the franchise. The lone goal was scored by Alexa Gruschow, while goaltender and MVP Katie Fitzgerald … Continue reading Riveters Shutout the Beauts to Win the 2018 Isobel Cup
It goes without saying that any team who loses their starting goalie is prone to ultimate devastation. It's not uncommon to see a subtle, yet noticeable decline in a team's overall performance when the one they rely on most in the blue paint is not where they should be. But there are few teams whose … Continue reading Why the Corey Crawford-less Blackhawks are not playoff contenders
Week 14: January 1 - 7, 2018 Trading blockThe Montreal Canadiens turned heads this week as they make both literal and theoretical moves, trading back-up goalie Al Montoya to the Oilers in exchange for a conditional fourth-round 2018 draft pick, and allowing rumors of a Max Pacioretty trade to spread ravenous around the league. Their … Continue reading Weekend Update: New Year, New Team?
Winter is flu season for us normal folk, but injury is spreading like a nasty virus through the National Hockey League. In this weekend's update, we take a look at the various injuries that have plagued the league, and the impact on their respective teams. Jaden Schwartz (STL) - Following a brutal ankle injury, the … Continue reading Weekend Update: Catching the Injury Blues