4:06 AM EST, Wed December 19, 2018
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Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks victory over the Nashville Predators

With the season becoming cloudier with the loss of Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks looked to find some rays of hope against the Nashville Predators. The Chicago Blackhawks‘ season went from bad to worse when Corey Crawford went down with another concussion in their previous game against the San Jose Sharks. The ‘Hawks found their inner […] Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks victory over the Nashville Predators - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
11 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks: Analyzing Henri Jokiharju’s Loan for World Juniors

The Chicago Blackhawks announced this morning that Henri Jokiharju would be loaned to the Finnish national world junior team. It’s an interesting decision, and I’ll unpack it best I can. The Chicago Blackhawks are in second-to-last place in the National Hockey League, only one point ahead of the last-place Los Angeles Kings. Their hopes of […] Chicago Blackhawks: Analyzing Henri Jokiharju’s Loan for World Juniors - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 17, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford’s Health Needs to be Priority

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford left last night’s contest after a bad collision with Dylan Strome. Moving forward, his short and long-term health needs to be the top priority. Last night, San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane was skating hard to the net as most hockey players do. Kane and Chicago Blackhawks skater Dylan Strome […] Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford’s Health Needs to be Priority - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 16, 2018

Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks’ loss to the San Jose Sharks

After playing two consecutive games with a full 60-minute effort, the Chicago Blackhawks looked to continue this trend against the visiting San Jose Sharks.  That didn’t happen in a 7-3 loss.  Here are my Five Thoughts on the game. 1 – Corey Crawford, we’re praying for you Crawford left the game in the first period […] Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks’ loss to the San Jose Sharks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 15, 2018

The Chicago Blackhawks are at the point of no return

The Chicago Blackhawks suffered through a recent eight-game losing streak.  They have plunged to the bottom of the Central Division and 2nd from last in the NHL.  They have reached the point of no return. We’ve examined the Chicago Blackhawks’ dramatic fall from grace this season in recent articles.  Our Sam Boland discussed the possible […] The Chicago Blackhawks are at the point of no return - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 14, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Win Demonstrates Potential, How Far They Have to Go

The Chicago Blackhawks’ win over the Pittsburgh Penguins was a much needed one for fans and players alike. More than being good for morale, this game demonstrated how much potential the Blackhawks have, as well as how far they need to go. As Chicago Blackhawks fans, we have been spoiled into seeing some of the […] Chicago Blackhawks Win Demonstrates Potential, How Far They Have to Go - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 14, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks: First Look at Corey Crawford’s Incredible Winter Classic Mask

The Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford’s mask for the Winter Classic has surfaced today and, well, it’s awesome. The Chicago Blackhawks haven’t been very good at playing hockey, but that doesn’t mean they can’t look good while playing poorly, right? After all, there isn’t an overwhelming amount to be excited about when your team sits […] Chicago Blackhawks: First Look at Corey Crawford’s Incredible Winter Classic Mask - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks finish 9th overall in 2018 NHL Fandom 250 rankings

The Chicago Blackhawks’ fan base is top 10 in the NHL in FanSided’s Fandom 250 rankings once again. How did they fare overall and compared to other teams? Earlier this month, FanSided released their annual Fandom 250 rankings. The Chicago Blackhawks’ fan base has been ranked 9th in the NHL and 116th overall, dropping 39 […] Chicago Blackhawks finish 9th overall in 2018 NHL Fandom 250 rankings - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins

The struggling Chicago Blackhawks entered into Wednesday night’s tilt with the Pittsburgh Penguins with a stressful eight-game losing streak.  They decided to take matters into their own hands to finally win a game. The despair of a losing season has generated a lot of thoughts about this struggling team.  Here are just five thoughts about […] Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 12, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks recall Dylan Sikura and Carl Dahlstrom

In the throes of an eight game losing streak, the Chicago Blackhawks are not in hockey Utopia. Looking for something, anything, they’ve recalled forward Dylan Sikura and defenseman Carl Dahlstrom from Rockford. The Chicago Blackhawks find themselves going from bad to worse as they struggle to score and defend against goals. Fans and pundits have […] Chicago Blackhawks recall Dylan Sikura and Carl Dahlstrom - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 11, 2018

Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks’ Eighth Straight Loss

The Chicago Blackhawks headed into cold Winnipeg with a losing streak of seven games.  Their cold play pushed that streak to eight with a 6-3 loss.  Here are Five Thoughts on their effort. 1 – Another slow start. Even with some new look lines and defensive pairs, the Chicago Blackhawks continued to meander aimlessly in […] Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks’ Eighth Straight Loss - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 10, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks One Goal: Dissolve

The Chicago Blackhawks have now gone 3-11-2 after firing former head coach Joel Quenneville, and have ultimately took a swan dive into the last position in the league. With no momentum swinging their way, they only have one goal at this point: dissolve. This is a disaster piece. After a summer of saying this team […] Chicago Blackhawks One Goal: Dissolve - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 9, 2018

Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks loss to the Montreal Canadiens

Reeling after a 6-game losing streak, the Chicago Blackhawks looked to break the streak against the Montreal Canadiens.  They did not achieve this one goal. As this season devolves into a miasma of despair for the Chicago Blackhawks, there are many thoughts to dwell on.  Here are five thoughts on this game. 1 – Yet […] Five Thoughts on Chicago Blackhawks loss to the Montreal Canadiens - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 9, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks: Where To Go From Last Place in the NHL?

The Chicago Blackhawks have reached territory unfamiliar to them in the last decade: last place in the NHL. This begs the question, where do we go from here? It’s true: the mighty Chicago Blackhawks are in last place in the National Hockey League. It was an inevitable decline, one created by knee-jerk reaction decisions and the […] Chicago Blackhawks: Where To Go From Last Place in the NHL? - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 8, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks: What to Make of Brandon Manning, Jan Rutta Trade Rumors

Chicago Blackhawks defensemen Brandon Manning and Jan Rutta have both come up in trade discussions. Though nothing has been finalized, here’s what to make of this most recent news. The Athletic’s Scott Powers broke the news earlier today that, per his source, the Chicago Blackhawks are actively shopping defensemen Brandon Manning and Jan Rutta. Myself, […] Chicago Blackhawks: What to Make of Brandon Manning, Jan Rutta Trade Rumors - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More