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Second City Hockey 36 mins ago
MBS: 11-21-18

MBS: 11-21-18

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Blackhawks return to action Wednesday when they visit the reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Rockford IceHogs dropped their fourth straight with a 3-2 loss in a shootout to the Rampage in San Antonio. Final: Rampage 3, #IceHogs 2 (SO)Fourth straight loss for RockfordD. Sikura Louis Knott Schroeder Samuelsson Carlsson Delia 35 on 37 — Stuffing City Hockey (@2ndCityHockey) November 21, 2018 #Blackhawks prospects Gravel 33 on 36...
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Hawks GM Stan Bowman: Comfort level with Jeremy Colliton a factor in decision to fire Joel Quenneville

Stan Bowman might not have fired Joel Quenneville if he didn’t have a replacement ready in Jeremy Colliton, the Blackhawks general manager said during a wide-ranging podcast interview released Tuesday. Bowman was candid in his interview with Deb Placey of the NHL’s Executive Suite podcast as he...
Chicago Tribune 18 hours ago

Tough road stretch ahead, but the Blackhawks are rested and ready for the challenge

Alex DeBrincat was happy to have a day off after a couple of weeks playing every other day and trying to navigate an all-consuming transition to a new coaching staff. But there’s a downside to a day off as well: no hockey. “It’s good to sit back and relax,” DeBrincat sayd. “But we love playing....
Second City Hockey 20 hours ago
Introducing Second City Hockey’s ‘Number Munchers’ series

Introducing Second City Hockey’s ‘Number Munchers’ series

We take a deeper dive into the Blackhawks numbers as we unveil the newest series here at SCH. (Author’s note: Welcome to the first edition of Second City Hockey’s “Number Munchers” series, our attempt to take a deeper look at the advanced statistics detailing what’s really happening with the 2018-19 Blackhawks) With 21 games completed on the 82-game schedule, the Chicago Blackhawks are just past the quarter pole of the 2018-19 season, posting an 8-8-5 record, good for 21 points that had Chicago sitting in sixth place in the Central Division after Monday’s slate of games. From a...
Chicago Tribune 21 hours ago

Blackhawks Q&A: Is Nick Schmaltz on the trading block? When will Dylan Sikura get called up?

The last time we did this the Blackhawks’ head coach was Joel Quenneville, their record was 6-2-2 and I had no cats. Now Jeremy Colliton is head coach, their record is 8-8-5 and I have two cats named Dash and Chloe. They’re adorable, thanks for asking. If you aren’t yet part of our Blackhawks Fans...
Second City Hockey Nov 20, 2018
MBS: 11-20-18

MBS: 11-20-18

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Blackhawks are off Tuesday before visiting the reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Wednesday. BLACKHAWKS Should Quenneville return to coach the Blues? (SCH) 3 Stars of the Week: Barratt nets hat trick for Penn State (SCH) Watch: Quenneville takes shots with fans at Bears game (SCH) Buy our ‘Thank Q’ mustache T-shirt (SCH) CENTRAL DIVISION Blues fire Yeo, name Berube interim head coach (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) RECAP: Stars fall to Rangers; lose Bishop to injury (Defending Big D) RECAP:...
Second City Hockey Nov 19, 2018
3 Stars of the Week: Blackhawks prospect Evan Barratt tied for NCAA scoring lead

3 Stars of the Week: Blackhawks prospect Evan Barratt tied for NCAA scoring lead

A weekly look at how Chicago prospects are performing. Every Monday throughout the season, Second City Hockey will highlight prospects who have stood out for their junior, college or professional team during the past week. Here are this week’s Three Stars: First Star Evan Barratt (NCAA Penn State) Barratt helped Penn State split a weekend series against Michigan. He scored a goal and assisted on another and went 8 of 14 on faceoffs in a 6-4 loss Friday, then tallied a hat trick and went 10 of 15 from the dot in a 7-6 overtime win. NOT 1⃣. NOT 2⃣. BUT 3⃣ GOALS.@BarrattEvan became...
Chicago Tribune Nov 19, 2018

5 things about the Blackhawks to watch when the Blackhawks aren't worth watching

This won’t go over well with true believers, but the Blackhawks are not making the playoffs. Their chances ended in July, when they failed to add more than a few depth players in free agency and chose to rely on largely the same roster that finished in last place. There’s some revisionist history...
Blackhawk Up Nov 19, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Corey Crawford Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford was recently named the NHL’s number two star of the week. Here’s a look into the performance which earned him such an honor. Each week, the NHL names their “three stars of the week” based on who’s performed the best in that time. In order from first to third, the […] Chicago Blackhawks Corey Crawford Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Nov 19, 2018
3 up, 3 down from Blackhawks’ win over the Wild

3 up, 3 down from Blackhawks’ win over the Wild

Blackhawks that are trending up and trending down following a 3-1 win against our central division foes, the Minnesota Wild The Chicago Blackhawks earned a big 2 points on Sunday against the Minnesota Wild. Since the OT win against the Blackhawks on October 11th, the Wild have gone 11-5-1 leapfrogging them to the top of the Western Conference and Central Division. Let’s check out the standings right before a pivotal road trip. Playoff Picture on Monday Nov 19, 2018 Yahoo Sports Central Division Standings - 11/19/18 Yahoo Sports Wild...
Second City Hockey Nov 19, 2018
Blackhawks honor Eddie Olczyk on ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ night

Blackhawks honor Eddie Olczyk on ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ night

The former Blackhawk and current TV commentator is a colon cancer survivor. Before the Blackhawks defeated the Wild 3-1 on Sunday, Eddie Olczyk was honored with “One More Shift.” The former Blackhawks forward and current TV commentator skated around the ice and received a rousing ovation from the United Center crowd while a tribute video played on the jumbotron with highlights from his NHL career. The “One More Shift” program corresponded with the NHL’s annual “Hockey Fights Cancer” night, which is an event the league uses to help raise funds and awareness to fight off cancer....
Chicago Tribune Nov 19, 2018

Was that former Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville tailgating before Bears-Vikings game?

While the Blackhawks were playing the Wild on Sunday night, former coach Joel Quenneville — or somebody who looks exactly like him right down to the iconic mustache — was tailgating before the Bears game. Quenneville, who led the Hawks to three Stanley Cup titles, was fired on Nov. 6 and hasn’t...
Second City Hockey Nov 19, 2018
MBS: 11-19-18

MBS: 11-19-18

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Chicago completed a Minnesota sweep with a 3-1 Blackhawks win over the Wild and a 25-20 Bears victory against the Vikings. Blackhawks prospect Adam Boqvist scored the game-winning goal for London in a 6-3 win over Erie in the OHL. BLACKHAWKS RECAP: Hawks tame Wild in 3-1 win (SCH) Watch: Quenneville takes shots with fans at Bears game (SCH) Buy our ‘Thank Q’ mustache T-shirt (SCH) CENTRAL DIVISION RECAP: Stars score 6 in win over Islanders (Defending Big D) RECAP: Rantanen, Avs rally past Ducks in OT (Mile...
Second City Hockey Nov 18, 2018
Hawks tame Wild in 3-1 win

Hawks tame Wild in 3-1 win

Chicago has now won two of its last three games. A strong first period followed by two dominant periods from goaltender Corey Crawford led the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-1 win victory over the Minnesota Wild at the United Center on Sunday night. The Blackhawks jumped ahead near the middle of the first period when Jonathan Toews tapped home a perfect pass from Patrick Kane for a power play goal. Feast your eyes on some #1988 content!#Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/fEIqY5pSxv— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 18, 2018 Later in the period, Brandon Saad continued his resurgence,...
Blackhawk Up Nov 18, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner, so now is the time to take care of all the Chicago Blackhawks fans in your life. And we’re here to help with this gift guide. Before you know it, you’ll be swapping presents and guzzling egg nog. It’s just that time of year. Don’t let it sneak […] Chicago Blackhawks Holiday Gift Guide - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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  • 1 Cam Ward

    Cam Ward

    Quick Whistles: Ferland is a perfect fit for the Canes

  • 1 Alex DeBrincat

    Alex DeBrincat

    Tough road stretch ahead, but the Blackhawks are rested and ready for the challenge

  • 1 Nick Schmaltz

    Nick Schmaltz

    Blackhawks Q&A: Is Nick Schmaltz on the trading block? When will Dylan Sikura get called up?

  • Patrick Kane

    Patrick Kane

    Hawks tame Wild in 3-1 win

  • Corey Crawford

    Corey Crawford

    3 up, 3 down from Blackhawks’ win over the Wild

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