Born and raised in Chicago.
Grew up idolizing Jaromír Jágr.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  • Ben Millikan posted 1121 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    No problem, Nicole. Good luck on the title defense this year!

  • Rex Metzger posted 1156 days ago

    Rex Metzger

    Why did you write an article about Dimitri Jaskin while being a hawks fan?

  • Ben Millikan posted 1186 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    You are most welcome, Nicole.

  • Tiffany Brennan posted 1198 days ago

    Tiffany Brennan

    You're welcome, Nicole!

  • Dylan Gonzalez posted 1206 days ago

    Dylan Gonzalez

    No problem. Thanks for the thanks!

  • Allyson Daniels posted 1208 days ago

    Allyson Daniels

    No problem, Nicole, glad to help!

  • Tiffany Brennan posted 1219 days ago

    Tiffany Brennan

    You're welcome, Nicole!

  • Michael Merritt posted 1295 days ago

    Michael Merritt

    Good Day Ms. Blum,

    As a lifelong Blackhawks fan, it is great to see the Blackhawks inspiring young writers to write about them. I just read your article on the "Three Reasons why the Blackhawks have the best penalty kill in the NHL". I believe your analysis was spot on, especially regarding Frolik and Kruger. Very nice job! I hope to read more of your Blackhawk's analysis in the future. Go Blackhawks!!

  • Tiffany Brennan posted 1296 days ago

    Tiffany Brennan

    You're welcome, Nicole! Keep up the good work.

  • Will Leivenberg posted 1313 days ago

    Will Leivenberg

    Thanks for becoming a fan, Nicole! How are you enjoying B/R so far? I really enjoyed your first article. Do you plan on primarily covering hockey or are there other sports you're interested in too? If you ever have any questions about the site or have ideas for way to improve it, please feel free to contact me! Thanks again.