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Evaluating All of Bowman’s Trades

The Chicago Blackhawks were a team to be reckoned with for the better part of a decade. Only four players remain from the team that won the first modern era Stanley Cup in 2010. This core and the team that won the Cup were put together by Dale Tallon who served as the general manager … Continue reading Evaluating All of Bowman’s Trades

Oh, Brother!: The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part Two: Present)

Click here to read part one of this series first! One of the most enjoyable parts of watching hockey, or even sports in general, is watching relationships develop between players. Whether it's a rivalry that's all in good fun between opponents, or a close bond between long-time teammates, it really helps fans build a connection … Continue reading Oh, Brother!: The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part Two: Present)

Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

One of the most fun parts of watching hockey, or even sports in general, is watching relationships develop between players. Whether it's a rivalry that's all in good fun between opponents or a close bond between long-time teammates, it really helps fans build a connection to the game. One of the most unique connections in … Continue reading Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

Chicago Steel Weekend Round-Up: Steel Outlast Lancers

After eight straight victories, the Chicago Steel's win streak came to an end this past Friday, falling 3-1 to the Des Moines Buccaneers. The Steel are without one of their top goal scorers, Robert Mastrosimone, as he was invited to the USA Hockey World Junior A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alberta. The Steel will be without … Continue reading Chicago Steel Weekend Round-Up: Steel Outlast Lancers

Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

The Tucson Roadrunners returned home after a four game road trip to take on the San Diego Gulls and San Jose Barracuda. With goaltender Hunter Miska being recalled by the Coyotes and Adin Hill still out with injury, Merrick Madsen got the start in net Wednesday night against the Gulls. After a scoreless first, Tucson … Continue reading Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

The Blackhawks haven't been great. We all know this. Their defense is weak, the offense is inconsistent at best, and the off-season acquisitions and trades have been questionable. Who is at fault? One would argue it's Stan Bowman, but who took the fall? After 797 games, 9 playoff appearances, and 3 Stanley Cup Championships, the … Continue reading The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

12 NHL Records and Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

The NHL was formed in November of 1917, over a hundred years ago. Since that time, a lot of players and teams have come and gone, a lot of odd records set, and fascinating history made.  We've compiled a list of these "fun facts" that aren't very well known. In 1950, Stan Mikita and Bobby … Continue reading 12 NHL Records and Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know