1. Ilya Kovalchuk Chaos: Reported Numbers, NHL Decision Coming Wednesday

    The New Jersey Devils sent an amended contract to the NHL for review last week, with reports saying the 17-year, $102 million contract had been "edited" to a 15-year, $100 million deal...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 318 reads 0 comments

  2. Chris Chelios To Retire: One of the Best Chicago Blackhawks Ever

    On Tuesday, Chris Chelios will formally announce the end of his great NHL career. Acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks on June 29th, 1990 from the Montreal Canadiens, Chelios was a second-round ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,085 reads 11 comments

  3. NHL 2010-11: Ranking the Top 100 Players in the Game Today

    As we get closer to the beginning of the 2010-11 NHL season, the barstool discussions over who is the best player in the game will begin again...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 715 reads 388 comments

  4. Manny Ramirez Dealt To Chicago White Sox

    According to a number of media outlets, including ESPN, MLB Network and SI, the Los Angeles Dodgers will send Manny Ramirez to the Chicago White Sox on Monday as a straight waiver claim, receiving zero compensation for the outfielder...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 387 reads 5 comments

  5. 2012 Olympic Basketball Team: What The Roster Should Be

    Soon, the brains that make the important decisions will be selecting the next generation of men to represent the United States in basketball at the summer Olympics. There are some names that are no-brainers, and some that are head-scratchers...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 9,342 reads 59 comments

  6. Bill Guerin Headed to Free Agency: Where Could He Go?

    On Thursday morning, a number of media outlets reported that the Pittsburgh Penguins surprised veteran forward Bill Guerin by informing the 38-year-old that he would not be invited back for 2010-11...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 2,250 reads 31 comments

  7. Cristobal Huet to Swiss League: Why It's an Intriguing Move

    News is floating around that Chicago Blackhawks goalie Cristobal Huet will sign with a Swiss League team in the near future, and will leave North America. The immediate impact on the Blackhawks will be enormous, but it's an assumed transaction...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,745 reads 19 comments

  8. Jonathan Toews Honored By NHL

    On Friday, the NHL made two under-the-radar announcements, one of which made a strong statement of faith in Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,448 reads 9 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Chicago's Hottest Tickets

    As expected, regular season tickets to see the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks sold out quickly on Monday morning...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 794 reads 8 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks Sign Fernando Pisani

    According to reports on Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Blackhawks have added another veteran forward. Fernando Pisani, who will turn 34 in December, reportedly signed a one-year, one-way deal with the Hawks for $500k...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 755 reads 9 comments

  11. Ilya Kovalchuk Contract Void: Now What For the NHL?

    Monday afternoon the NHL finally received a formal decision regarding the 17-year, $105 million contract offer from the New Jersey Devils to Ilya Kovalchuk. The arbitrator has ruled in favor of the NHL, voiding the contract...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 164 reads 27 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks' Summer Exodus Review

    After all the player movement this summer it’s hard to remember who went where and for what, so here is a consolidated recap of the Blackhawks summer transactions...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,419 reads 4 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks: Choice of Hjalmarsson Over Niemi Correct Move

    For at least the next few months there will be parts of the Blackhawks' fanbase that argue about whether or not the Hawks made the right decision when they countered San Jose’s ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 2,232 reads 31 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks, Marty Turco Reach One-Year Deal

    With the news that the Blackhawks have signed Marty Turco to replace Antti Niemi, it's time to formally look forward at what the Blackhawks have between the pipes next year...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 908 reads 9 comments

  15. Antti Niemi Arbitration Award Unveiled

    On Saturday, the Chicago Blackhawks and their Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi learned that the third party arbitrator decided that Niemi was worth $2.75M in 2010-11...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,056 reads 17 comments

  16. Marty Turco Headed to Chicago?

    Rumors on Friday evening are that the Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a contingency plan if/when they are forced to part ways with Antti Niemi. Marty Turco, who won 22 games in Dallas last year, has allegedly agreed in principle to a one-year, $1...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 746 reads 8 comments

  17. Antti up: How the Chicago Blackhawks Keep Niemi Next Year

    Thanks to a flurry of fantastic under the radar moves over the past couple weeks, the Blackhawks might now be able to afford having Antti Niemi back on their roster for the 2010-11 season...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 970 reads 16 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks Sign Top Prospect Nick Leddy

    According to sources in Minnesota, the Blackhawks will soon announce that they have agreed to an entry-level deal with defenseman Nick Leddy...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,310 reads 4 comments

  19. NHL Free Agency 2010: The Top 10 Remaining Free Agents

    As July winds to a close, there is still a lot of good talent waiting for a phone call on the free agent market. And there's a superstar wondering if he'll be allowed to play into his "Chelios Years...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 4,950 reads 32 comments

  20. Jeremy Roenick Elected To US Hockey Hall Of Fame

    On Thursday, the US Hockey Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2010, and front and center is former Chicago Blackhawks superstar Jeremy Roenick . The thought of celebrating Roenick's career got the wheels turning...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 348 reads 3 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks Cut Payroll, Trade Marty Reasoner to Florida

    The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Thursday afternoon that they had dealt veteran forward Marty Reasoner, acquired from Atlanta in the deal that sent Brent Sopel, Ben Eager and Dustin ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,001 reads 15 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks Goalie Issue: A Reality Check

    This article is a response to stupidity . There has been a great deal of discussion all over the Internet about the salary cap issues facing the Chicago Blackhawks in the wake of their Stanley Cup victory...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,425 reads 72 comments

  23. Ilya Kovalchuk Chaos: Did the Devils Do the NHL a Favor... On Purpose?

    On Tuesday, within hours of the press conference introducing their new $102 Million Dollar Man, the New Jersey Devils received word that the league had rejected the contract on grounds that the deal was trying to circumvent the salary cap...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 749 reads 4 comments

  24. Patrick Sharp Staying In Chicago Not a Question

    Until Monday night, the speculation surrounding the summer exodus at the United Center centered on Antti Niemi's shadow resting on the locker of Patrick Sharp ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,338 reads 32 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks Fans Need a Reality Check

    Since the Chicago Blackhawks added the (bigger than expected) salary of Niklas Hjalmarsson to their bottom line on Monday, trade rumors have started to circle the organization once again...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,619 reads 41 comments