1. Chicago Blackhawks and the 2011-2012 Roster

    A lot has happened to the Chicago Blackhawks in the last year: They won Lord Stanley's Cup, were forced to decimate a fantastic and scarily deep team due to salary issues, struggled ...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about 3 years ago 449 reads 63 comments

  2. Mario Lemieux: Time To Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    Five days ago, ESPN did an article citing Mario Lemieux's plan for penalizing the team for a player's indiscretions and fining that team based upon the length of the suspension, including multipliers for a repeat offender...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about over 3 years ago 910 reads 77 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: How They Beat Detroit and Can Keep On Winnin'

    The Chicago Blackhawks of 2010-2011 have looked nothing like the Blackhawks of 2009-2010, and I'm not talking about the rosters...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about over 3 years ago 488 reads 5 comments

  4. Marty Turco: Did the Blackhawks Get What They Paid for?

    The date is August 2nd. The Blackhawks have just announced that they have signed former Dallas goaltending star Marty Turco to a one year, $1.3 million deal, salvaging the loss of Antti Niemi to arbitration and the Great Chicago Fire Sale of 2010...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about over 3 years ago 720 reads 7 comments

  5. Detroit Red Wings: Hurting From Age and Only Getting Worse

    Before I start, a couple of disclaimers for the Red Wings fans about to say that they are still great even though they are getting up there in age and that all of their veterans still have enough to get them deep in the playoffs...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about over 3 years ago 174 reads 17 comments

  6. Why Alexander Ovechkin Is One of the Dirtiest Players in the NHL

    There are a couple of major fanbases with the NHL: those that like Sidney Crosby and hate Alexander Ovechkin, those that hate Crosby and like Ovechkin, and those (myself included) that just can't stand either of them...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about over 3 years ago 1,507 reads 42 comments

  7. Hjalmarsson's Hit on Pominville: Physical, or Dirty?

    The NHL recently released the punishment for Niklas Hjalmarsson 's hit on Jason Pominville of the Sabres in last night's 4-3 victory for the Blackhawks...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about almost 4 years ago 540 reads 12 comments

  8. Patrick Sharp's Injury: What It Means to the Blackhawk Offense

    Brandon Pirri has been called up to replace Patrick Sharp for tonight's home opener against the Detroit Red Wings. This sharp turn of events could be very bad for the Blackhawks as they try to gain the season's first win...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about almost 4 years ago 1,709 reads 2 comments

  9. What Is The NHL Thinking in Putting Ads on Jerseys?

    As some of you may have read, the Blackhawks are going to start putting a Giordano's label on their practice jerseys. I hope this set off a siren in your head, "DANGER, DANGER!" because that's what this should be...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about almost 4 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  10. Postseason, Stanley Cup, and Final Standing Predictions

    Every year, I do a prediction of the final standings at the end of the season, how the postseason will play out, and who will get to drink from Lord Stanley's famous Cup come summer...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about almost 4 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  11. Brian Campbell Out For At Least One Month: What's Next for Chicago Blackhawks?

    With the loss of Brian Campbell for the next four-to-five weeks due to a right knee sprain, many doubters questioned the Blackhawks ' defensive depth, as well as their power play ability...

    John Gallo Written by John Gallo about almost 4 years ago 494 reads 3 comments