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Rockford… Blackhawks? And Blackhawks Blackhawks.

Rockford… Blackhawks? And Blackhawks Blackhawks.

First off, the Blackhawks took to the sunny South to play the Panthers and Lightning. The Panthers gave the Hawks a scare but they prevailed in a shootout. Tampa Bay capitalized on a sloppy Hawks play but it was a back and forth affair which ended up in the in a showdown shootout which ended [...]

Blackhawks Roll Past Buffalo as Rookies Continue to Shine

Blackhawks Roll Past Buffalo as Rookies Continue to Shine

 In what could be described as a measured effort, the Blackhawks defeated a struggling crew from Buffalo 6-2. The Sabres took advantage of some Hawks miscues to score two goals, but this contest never seemed in doubt. Rookies Andrew Shaw and Jimmy Hayes entertained a crowd of 21,114 and were a big part of another [...]

Blackhawks Defeat Wild With ‘New’ Look

Blackhawks Defeat Wild With ‘New’ Look

 The Blackhawks played their best game of 2012 and came away with a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild Thursday night. The Hawks started out a little sluggish and fell asleep for a bit in the final frame, but in between they were very good. For the first time in quite a while, the Blackhawks [...]

Blackhawks Stumble Past Halfway Mark as Mistakes Should Be Fixed

Blackhawks Stumble Past Halfway Mark as Mistakes Should Be Fixed

After falling to Detroit Sunday, the Blackhawks have now lost five of the last six games. Sunday night’s contest could have gone either way. Losing to the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime isn’t anything to be embarrassed about, but it was another disappointing outcome. The Hawks should have been the fresher team, but they still [...]

Blackhawks Rookies Shine, but Flyers Come Out On Top

Blackhawks Rookies Shine, but Flyers Come Out On Top

The beauty of professional sports is you can always expect the unexpected. Against the Flyers, three young Rockford Ice Hogs were pressed into action due to injuries, and they played well. Two of three were among the best players for the Hawks, which was a pleasant surprise. Thursday night, the problem was the performance from [...]