1. Hawk Shots: Chicago Blackhawks Claim Joakim Lindstrom and Lose Doug Janik

    Michael Wagner's Hawk Shots (News and Notes): Chicago Blackhawks Claim Joakim Lindstrom The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have claimed Joakim Lindstrom off of waivers from the Anaheim Ducks...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 363 reads 4 comments

  2. Michael Wagner's Chicago Blackhawks Q&A Series: Tim Sassone

    This is the second edition of my Chicago Blackhawks Q&A series in which I interview Tim Sassone of the Daily Herald. Hope everyone enjoys...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 603 reads 3 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs Playoff Preview: The Starting Rotation

    The Cubs true strength of the Chicago Cubs coming into the post-season is the depth of their starting rotation with Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano, Rich Harden and Ted Lilly...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 123 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs Playoff Preview: The Bullpen

    The Chicago Cubs are headed to the playoffs for the second straight year and unlike last year the Cubs have a stronger lineup, better starting pitching and an improved bullpen...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 378 reads 0 comments

  5. Goalie Nikolai Khabibulin Placed on Waivers

    TSN is reporting that the Chicago Blackhawks have placed goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin on waivers, so let the trade speculation begin.I am all for ridding ourselves of the "'Bulin Wall." His $6...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 434 reads 9 comments

  6. More Than an Pre-Season Game: Chicago Blackhawks Vs Minnesota Wild Preview

    For the Chicago Blackhawks their second pre-season game versus the Minnesota Wild is more important than many may think. Coach Denis Savard has a some key experiments going on during this their second pre-season games...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 140 reads 1 comments

  7. Micah Hoffpauir Makes Case to Join Playoff Roster

    Tonight Micah Hoffpauir had what many would call a statement game versus the New York Mets. Hoffpauir went 5-5 with two home runs and five RBI. He was also 3-3 with a homer and two RBI against future Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  8. Michael Wagner's Chicago Blackhawks Q&A Series: Len Ziehm

    After the initial success of my Chicago Blackhawks Q&A with John Buccigross, I decided to reach out to Chicago Blackhawks writers from the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, and Daily Herald...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 514 reads 8 comments

  9. Blackhawks- Blue Jackets: Chicago Defeats Columbus in Preseason Opener

    The Blackhawks came into tonight's exhibition game versus the Columbus Blue Jackets with questions about their lineup—and they might have gotten a few answers...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  10. Michael Nylander Headed Back to Chicago? Doubtful...

    As I trolled all the NHL rumor sites, TSN, ESPN, and CBC this morning, I came across Bob McKenzie's blog on TSN. In the blog McKenzie talks about where Mathieu Schneider will land, but at the ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  11. Dustin Byfuglien and Igor Makarov Shine on First Two Days of Blackhawks Camp

    The Chicago Blackhawks' first day of camp got off to a bang with the first annual Chicago Blackhawks Fan Festival, in which fans got a chance to watch scrimmages, 3-3 hockey tournament, and a ton of fun...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 591 reads 4 comments

  12. Kosuke Fukudome: The 48 Million Dollar Bench Player

    Kosuke Fukudome was supposed to be a cross between Hideki Matsui and Ichiro Suzuki but now he is looking like a cross between Tysuyoshi Shinjo and So Taguchi...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 243 reads 4 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks Q&A with John Buccigross

    Over the last few days I have been having an email Q&A with ESPN hockey writer John Buccigross about the Chicago Blackhawks. I asked questions varying from his thoughts on the Robert Lang trade to Kyle Beach and Akim Aliu...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 1,190 reads 11 comments

  14. Whose On Second: Dave Bolland Or Petri Kontiola?

    The Chicago Blackhawks have quite an interesting situation on their hands, with the departure of Robert Lang the Blackhawks find themselves thin at the center position...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 499 reads 0 comments

  15. Blackhawks Trade Robert Lang to Montreal Canadiens

    According to the Chicago Blackhawks' website, the Blackhawks have traded second-line center Robert Lang to Montreal for a second round pick in 2010...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 1,238 reads 4 comments

  16. EA Sports' NHL '09 Review

    EA Sports' NHL '09 was released today Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 —I woke up at 9:00 a.m. and ran to GameStop to purchase it...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 634 reads 2 comments

  17. Kevyn Adams Invited to Chicago Blackhawks' Training Camp

    The Chicago Blackhawks released their official training camp rosters today and there was one pleasant surprise on the list of invitees: Keyvn Adams.Adams was aquired by the Blackhawks last offseason for Radim Vrbata to help mentor the young forwards...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 490 reads 1 comments

  18. Will Jack Skille Get a Chance to Prove Himself?

    As we edge closer and closer to Chicago Blackhawk training camp there is constant speculation about who will be on the Chicago Blackhawks' third line...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 562 reads 0 comments

  19. Ben Gordon Headed to CSKA Moscow?

    The Daily Herald is reporting that Ben Gordon has been in contract talks with CSKA Moscow about a one-year deal worth about $5.5 million...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 53 reads 15 comments

  20. Remembering the Roar: Jeremy Roenick

    Since the Chicago Blackhawks' training camp is still three weeks away, I figured this would be a good time to look at the Chicago Blackhawks' past...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 784 reads 2 comments

  21. Northwestern Struggles Early But Eases Past Syracuse

    Tyrell Sutton was in freshman form today versus Syracuse and carried the team to a 30-10 victory. C.J Bacher and the Northwestern offense was shaky in the first quarter after ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  22. Hawk Talk: The Chicago Blackhawks' Strengths and Weaknesses

    This is the second edition of the Chicago Blackhawks round table "Hawk Talk" in which Brandon Rudics and Michael Wager discuss the Chicago Blackhawks...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 802 reads 0 comments

  23. Ben Gordon to the Jazz: An Unlikely Trade That Might Make Sense

    Steve Luhm of the Salt Lake Tribune writes a series called "Ask the Expert." In his latest edition he answers the question of the Jazz making a deal for Ben Gordon...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 6 years ago 1,093 reads 4 comments

  24. Northwestern Wildcats Football Season Preview

    Entering the third year of the Pat Fitzgerald era, the Northwestern Wildcats are coming off a disappointing 6-6 season. They did improve their win total from the previous year of 4-8, but that was the season after the passing of the beloved Randy Walker.

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about over 6 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  25. Chris Chelios Possibly Returning to Chicago?

    Many Blackhawks fans remember Chris Chelios as the captain and face of the franchise during the 1990s. Other Blackhawks fans view Chelios as a "Traitor of the Indian" due to his departure from Chicago to the rival Detroit Red Wings...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about over 6 years ago 510 reads 1 comments