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Chicago Tribune Jan 2, 2018

Rookie goalie Jeff Glass earns nod for third straight start for Blackhawks

The 32-year-old rookie goalie will start his third straight game Wednesday when the Blackhawks face the Rangers. In so many words Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said as much after the team practiced Tuesday. When asked whether he and his coaching staff knew who would start in the net, Quenneville...
Chicago Tribune Jan 2, 2018

Brandon Saad knows Blackhawks' top line must start performing better

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman wasn’t wrong when he said Brandon Saad was “going to be a big part of our future for many years to come.” Bowman spoke those words June 17, 2015. Thirteen days later, Saad was traded to the Blue Jackets, a salary-cap casualty claimed in the wake of the Hawks’...
Chicago Tribune Jan 2, 2018

Blackhawks uniforms voted best in NHL history

The Blackhawks are the best-dressed team of all-time, according to a poll conducted by NHL.com. The team’s uniform — the one from 1959-present — came out on top after more than 6 million votes were cast in a poll conducted by the league’s website from Nov. 28-Dec. 31. The choices included uniforms...
Rip City Project Jan 1, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers win in OT against the Chicago Bulls

For the fifth straight game, the Blazers were without Damian Lillard. And for the second game in a row, Portland faced a lottery-bound opponent in the 13-23 Chicago Bulls. First Quarter The Blazers jumped out to an early 10-4 lead as Evan Turner got hungry and feasted on a subpar Bulls defense, shooting 5/7 in the […] Portland Trail Blazers win in OT against the Chicago Bulls - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune Jan 1, 2018

Despite some big losses, Blackhawks hanging around in playoff picture

The trip that will have kept the Blackhawks off their home ice at the United Center for 18 days hasn’t resulted in a complete fall. The Blackhawks have lost four games, a starting goalie and a second-line center during their season-long six-game suitcase swing that concludes Wednesday night against...
Chicago Tribune Dec 31, 2017

Jeff Glass to start again in goal for Blackhawks

Jeff Glass went the first 32 years, 39 days of his life without playing in an NHL game. Now the Blackhawks’ rookie goalie will start his second in three days – and he’ll do it in his hometown of Calgary, where the Hawks are taking on the Flames in familiar building to Glass. “It’s really cool....
Chicago Tribune Dec 30, 2017

Sunday’s matchup: Blackhawks at Flames

TV/radio: 8 p.m. Sunday; WGN-9, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: Jeff Glass, who made his NHL debut with a victory Friday night, will make his second start Sunday in his hometown. The streaky Blackhawks — who lost five in a row, then won five in a row, then lost three in a row — will try to win their second...
Chicago Tribune Dec 29, 2017

Blackhawks give Jeff Glass a chance in goal against Oilers

The Blackhawks will try out a new goalie – Jeff Glass – and an old top line Friday when they try to end their losing streak at three against the Oilers in Edmonton. Glass, who was called up from Rockford Wednesday when starting goalie Corey Crawford was put on injured reserve, is making his NHL...
Chicago Tribune Dec 29, 2017

Blackhawks put Artem Anisimov on IR, activate Cody Franson

The Blackhawks placed center Artem Anisimov on injured reserve Friday afternoon and activated defenseman Cody Franson before the team faced the Oilers in Edmonton. Anisimov left Thursday's 5-2 road loss to the Canucks during the first period and did not return. He is second on the team with 13...
Chicago Tribune Dec 28, 2017

Blackhawks look to end losing streak, extend Canucks’

The Blackhawks have lost two in a row, and now have lost their starting goalie, Corey Crawford, indefinitely. They will try to end that losing streak Thursday night against the Canucks, who have fall in four straight, in Vancouver. Anton Forsberg will start in goal in place of Crawford, who has...
Chicago Tribune Dec 28, 2017

Friday's matchup: Blackhawks at Oilers

TV/radio: 8 p.m. Friday; NBCSCH, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: The Blackhawks desperately need points, especially with Corey Crawford out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. And they will have to make up ground on the road, where they will be playing the fourth of a six-game stretch before returning...
Chicago Tribune Dec 28, 2017

Blackhawks backup goalie Jeff Glass hoping third time is a charm

Jeff Glass has the “been here” part down. But the Blackhawks’ backup goalie hasn’t done that. Yet. Glass, who was recalled from Rockford on Wednesday after it was announced that Corey Crawford was put on injured reserve, was called up by the Blackhawks for the third time this calendar year but...

Taking Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman back to the place that helped shape him — Notre Dame

One day in his dorm in 1991, then-Notre Dame defensive lineman Bryant Young saw a kid with “big calves” skating down the hallways. Skating wasn’t typical at Notre Dame, and it was certainly forbidden in the dorms. “I thought, who is this kid with these Rollerblades?” Young said. “He was pretty...
Chicago Tribune Dec 28, 2017

With Corey Crawford out, Blackhawks will rely on backups moving forward

Corey Crawford is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury, meaning Anton Forsberg is in indefinitely, meaning Jeff Glass is up indefinitely. But one thing is definite, the Blackhawks need their backup goalie and his backup to perform well if they want to stay in playoff contention as the team...
Chicago Tribune Dec 27, 2017

Blackhawks place Corey Crawford on injured reserve again

For the second time this month, the Blackhawks placed goalie Corey Crawford on injured reserve. The team announced the move Wednesday morning and said it had recalled goalie Jeff Glass from Rockford, along with forward David Kampf. Crawford missed three games at the beginning of December and will...

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