1. Chicago Blackhawks 2008-2009 Training Camp Preview

    Although the NHL season is still two months away, training camp is right around the corner. So I felt this would be a good time to go over Chicago Blackhawks prospects, possible lines, and who might be surprises to make the opening day rosters...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about almost 6 years ago 1,327 reads 0 comments

  2. Kyle Orton Was Named the Chicago Bears' Starter, But Is He the Best Choice?

    Rex Grossman is not our starting quarterback. Kyle Orton is now the official starting quarterback of the Chicago Bears for their season opener versus the Indianapolis Colts. Kyle Orton started 15 games in 2005 and three last season...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 312 reads 4 comments

  3. Forward Thinking: Blackhawks Look to Add Scorer

    Still strapped for cash, the Blackhawks continue to look to add another scoring option to their second line...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 463 reads 3 comments

  4. Hawk Talk : First Edition

    This new series of articles produced by myself (Micahel Wagner) and Brandon Rudics is a round table discussion on everything Chicago Blackhawks...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 243 reads 1 comments

  5. Jussi Jokinen on the Block

    According to the St. Petersburg Times, with the Tampa Bay Lightning's 17 forwards already under contract, they have been shopping Jussi Jokinen and Michel Ouelett...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 757 reads 6 comments

  6. Bye Bye Scott Eyre, Hello Jeff Samardzija

    It is official. Scott Eyre is no longer a part of the Chicago Cubs organization. According to ESPN, He has been traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for minor leaguer pitcher, Brian Schlitter...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 350 reads 2 comments

  7. Chad Pennington Era Over, Bears Might Come Calling

    The Bears find themselves in an interesting position this season—they still have a great defense and are possibly a quarterback away from being a playoff team once again...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 26 reads 9 comments

  8. Open Mic: Chicago Blackhawks' All-Time Team

    Forwards First Line LW: Bobby Hull, C: Stan Mikita, RW: Steve Larmer Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita are no brainers for the top-line. Both are Hall of Famers, and some of the top players at their position of all time...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 897 reads 5 comments

  9. The NHL Comes To Utah

    In a state dominated by the Utah Jazz and college football, Utah will be getting a taste of the NHL on Oct. 5 when the Los Angeles King play the San Jose Shark at the E-Center in Salt Lake City, Utah...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 1,791 reads 3 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks Name New ECHL Affiliate

    The Chicago Blackhawks have announced that the Fresno Falcons will be their new ECHL affiliate, replacing the Pensacola Ice Pilots. From Chicago Blackhawks...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 427 reads 0 comments

  11. Scotty Bowman Joins Chicago Blackhawks

    At 3 pm EST, the Chicago Blackhawks will be holding a press conference to introduce Scotty Bowman, a Hall of Fame coach who has won nine Stanley Cups, as senior adviser for their front office...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  12. Blackhawks Make Big Moves: Are They Done?

    KEY ADDITIONS This has been quite a busy offseason for the Chicago Blackhawks after signing defenseman Brian Campbell (the best d-man on the market) and goaltender Cristobal Huet...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 286 reads 1 comments

  13. Luol Deng Close to Six-Year Deal with the Chicago Bulls

    According to ESPN.com the Chicago Bulls are close to a six-year, $70 million dollar deal with star forward Luol Deng...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  14. Ben Gordon Considering Going to Europe

    According to ESPN, Bulls restricted free agent guard Ben Gordon may consider going to Europe to play rather than staying in the United States. He says he would rather play in the NBA next season, but the Euro League is appealing to him...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 864 reads 0 comments

  15. Kerry Wood Looking to Return Tuesday

    Kerry Wood has been on the DL since Thursday (retroactive to June 14th) and is eyeing a return to the Cubs bullpen on Tuesday in Milwaukee according to the Chicago Sun-Times. ''It's still sensitive but definitely getting better,'' he said Saturday...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 152 reads 2 comments

  16. The Bears Need a Quarterback, Look No Further Than Chris Simms

    Chris Simms seems to be the odd man out in Tampa Bay with them already carrying five, yes five, quarterbacks on their roster...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 779 reads 8 comments

  17. Dion Phaneuf Named NHL'09 Video Game Cover Boy

    It has been announced that Calgary defenseman Dion Phaneuf will be on the cover of this year’s EA NHL ‘09 video game, according to Sportsnet.ca...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 569 reads 7 comments

  18. Jeff Samardzija: From Star Irish Receiver to Cubs' Middle Reliever

    Jeff Samardzija saw his first major league action on July 25—as a Chicago Cub pitching against the Florida Marlins. In his first outing, Samardzija gave up the game tying run in the seventh inning when Cantu launched a double...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 740 reads 6 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls: Luol Deng Wants New Deal by the Olympics

    According to The Chicago Tribune, restricted free agent Luol Deng would like to ink a long-term deal before the Olympics in August. There is also a report from Yahoo!Sports that Deng might take the $4...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 855 reads 2 comments

  20. Nikolai Khabibulin's Trade Winds Die Down

    On June 16, the Ottawa Sun reported a huge three-way trade between the Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, and the Ottawa Senators...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 1,232 reads 5 comments

  21. Hawk Shots: Jonathan Toews Too Young To Be Captain? I Think Not!

    It's official—Jonathan Toews is the Chicago Blackhawks' 34th captain, and the third youngest captain in NHL history...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs: Soriano Looks To Return Thursday

    After taking some encouraging batting practice on Friday the Chicago Cubs slugger is eyeing a return to the line-up on Thursday versus the Florida Marlins. "I think I'm looking to come back next Thursday," Soriano said...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 235 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks' Fan Convention Starts Today

    The Chicago Blackhawks celebrated the start of their first fan convention today, and for the team that has led the league in press conferences over the last year there was no shortage of drama...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 620 reads 4 comments

  24. Hawk Shots: Chicago Blackhawks' Prospect Akim Aliu

    With Chicago Blackhawks prospects camp wrapping up yesterday, I thought I would dedicate this edition of Hawk Shots to one of my favorite Chicago Blackhawks prospects, Akim Aliu...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 750 reads 5 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews to Be Named Captain

    According to the Daily Herald, coach Denis Savard has all but decided who will be the new captain of the Chicago Blackhawks. No surprise—it will be Jonathan Toews...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 886 reads 3 comments