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Rinne, Predators Shutout Blackhawks 1-0, to take Game 1

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Rinne, Predators Shutout Blackhawks 1-0, to take Game 1

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Game One between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Nashville Predators was a defensive battle as the Predators stole home ice advantage from the Blackhawks with a 1-0 victory. Nashville goalie, Pekka Rinne stated he looked forward to getting the chance to play the Blackhawks again, who had bounced he and the […]

Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

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Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

It is officially that time of the year. Aside from wedding season (according to WeddingCrashers), playoff hockey season is unequivocally the best time of the year. These playoffs are going to be a little different from the last four, however. As nature goes, leaves start to sprout in the spring and it holds true in […]

Keys For Blackhawks To Beat Predators

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Keys For Blackhawks To Beat Predators

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The Chicago Blackhawks and the Nashville Predators face off for the third time in the last eight years as their playoff series start tomorrow night in Chicago. The Blackhawks won the regular season series, three games to one.  Due to the NHL scheduling this year, all four games were played by […]

Respect For Blackhawks As Panarin Gets Paid

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Respect For Blackhawks As Panarin Gets Paid

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Artemi Panarin cashed in for the second year in a row as he finished in the top ten of all forwards in the scoring title, earning him a hefty $1.725 million bonus. The last goal, in the last game of the season, secured Panarin to receive his bonus which will put […]

Patience Paying Off For Julius Honka

Patience Paying Off For Julius Honka

  From the moment he was drafted by the Stars with the 14th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, Julius Honka has been patiently waiting for his opportunity. In a rare case for any player, Honka in the summer following the draft immediately went to play in the American Hockey League with the Texas […]

NHL’s President’s Trophy – Does It Really Reveal The Best Team?

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NHL’s President’s Trophy – Does It Really Reveal The Best Team?

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Trophies are great, fun, allows bragging rights.  In the NHL, there is the Holy Grail, a.k.a. the Stanley Cup.  The NHL presents many other trophies as well.  One of which, is the President’s Trophy.  It came into existence during the 1985-86 season.  Decided by the NHL Board of Governors, they wanted […]

Blackhawks Pick Up 50th Win In 3-1 Win Over Blue Jackets

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Blackhawks Pick Up 50th Win In 3-1 Win Over Blue Jackets

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Artemi Panarin scored twice (26, 27) and Patrick Kane had three assists as the Chicago Blackhawks earned their 50th win of the season with a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.  The win puts the Blackhawks nine points ahead of the idled Minnesota Wild for the top spot in the […]

The Canadiens Win the Battle of the Benn’s

The Canadiens Win the Battle of the Benn’s

It is the dream of practically any pair of young siblings playing for fun to one day play professionally together. Most never make it. It was however a dream realized for British Columbian brothers Jamie and Jordie Benn who spent 6 years playing together with the Dallas Stars. Less than a month ago, the wonderful […]

LG gains E-Sports status

LG gains E-Sports status

A few months ago, I had done an interview with @Tris10, founder of the www.leaguegaming.com website, and I had brought up the idea of bringing LG to the professional status and players actually getting compensated for playing video game hockey. Well guess what? LG has just formed a new partnership with E-Sports, which brings us […]

2017 NCAA Division I Northeast Regional Final Live Blog

2017 NCAA Division I Northeast Regional Final Live Blog

By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Hey everybody. I’m here in Manchester, NH for the NCAA Northeast Regional Final between the UMass Lowell Riverhawks and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The winner of this game heads to Chicago for the Frozen Four, where the Harvard Crimson and Minnesota-Duluth are waiting. The winner of this game also plays […]