1. Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Rankings

    After watching a fun weekend of hockey during the Chicago Blackhawks ’ prospect camp, it’s easier to look at the talent the Hawks have in the pipeline and qualify them against others in the organization...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,735 reads 6 comments

  2. LeBron James Miami Heat: 5 Individuals Most Impacted By LBJ's Choice

    Reports on Thursday morning, starting with Stephen A. Smith, are that LeBron James is leaning towards signing with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh (also known as the Miami Heat, since they might be the only players on the roster when he gets there)...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 5,682 reads 42 comments

  3. LeBron James Rumors: Top 10 Things LeBron James Could Tweet on Thursday

    In case you hadn't heard, LeBron James joined the Twitter universe this week using the original handle @KingJames. While this would usually imply that there will be a lot of "thee" and "thou" action in his tweets, we're not talking biblical translation...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,576 reads 2 comments

  4. Mike Modano a Perfect Fit in Chicago?

    There are a number of rumors flying right now surrounding veteran center Mike Modano , who turned 40 in early June...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,128 reads 27 comments

  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Where Will the Scoring Come From Next Year?

    In the wake of a flurry of departures in the last couple weeks, there are a lot of Chicago Blackhawks fans that are soiling themselves about replacing the players that have left or will be leaving shortly...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,862 reads 46 comments

  6. Chicago Blackhawks Trade Kris Versteeg To Toronto Maple Leafs

    Late Wednesday night, within hours of free agency beginning, the Chicago Blackhawks made their second trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs within a week. This deal involved a prominent NHL player, though...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,793 reads 34 comments

  7. Carlos Zambrano Must Be Released By Chicago Cubs

    On Monday afternoon, Chicago Cubs GM Jim Hendry announced that starting/relief/not-really pitcher Carlos Zambrano would enter some form of treatment program and would be placed on baseball's "restricted list" until after the All-Star break...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,297 reads 33 comments

  8. Blackhawks Blockbuster: Byfuglien Dealt To Atlanta

    Reports on Wednesday afternoon are that the Chicago Blackhawks and Atlanta Thrashers have agreed to a blockbuster trade that will send forwards Dustin Byfuglien and Ben Eager and defenseman ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,237 reads 116 comments

  9. Chicago-Philadelphia-Florida: Let's Make a Deal, Three-Way Edition

    We're now just a couple days away from the NHL Draft, and the trades continue to surprise. On Tuesday, new Florida GM Dale Tallon continued to grow his stockpile of draft picks, sending ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 2,917 reads 39 comments

  10. Why the Chicago Blackhawks Should Trade Dustin Byfuglien—Now

    Everyone knows the Chicago Blackhawks will face some tough decisions with their roster in the coming days/weeks, and while the departure of free agents is easily justified (the Hawks ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 3,478 reads 55 comments

  11. Chicago Blackhawks-Pittsburgh Penguins: Let's Make a Deal

    As the 2010 NHL Draft approaches, the trading appears to be picking up. As Jaroslav Halak, Dan Hamhuis and Jason Arnott have already been dealt, the fun appears to be only beginning...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 23 reads 79 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks Getting Help From Central Division Moves?

    Six days remain until the beginning of the NHL Draft, but the trading has started with a flurry. On Thursday, the St. Louis Blues dealt forward prospects Lars Eller and Ian Schultz to the Montreal Canadiens for postseason hero, goalie Jaroslav Halak...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,258 reads 12 comments

  13. 2010 NHL Draft: Toronto-Chicago Blockbuster Trade Idea

    The NHL Draft is just a little over a week away, and there are 29 teams trying to figure out how they can be the next to lift the Stanley Cup above their heads next June...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 4,677 reads 147 comments

  14. LeBron James Saga: Cleveland Dealt Blow When Tom Izzo Says No

    The Detroit Free Press is reporting that a press conference will happen either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, at which Michigan State's Tom Izzo will announce that he has turned down the Cleveland Cavaliers' offer to make him their head coach...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 996 reads 14 comments

  15. 2010 NHL Draft: How Chicago Blackhawks Could Shape the First Few Rounds

    When the upcoming NHL Draft arrives, there will be a lot of hungry teenagers hoping to hear their names called. There will also be a lot of general managers hoping to find a jewel late in the draft...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,974 reads 18 comments

  16. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: How To Keep the Blackhawks Together Next Year

    The Chicago Blackhawks are the champions of the NHL. But will money force them to be a one-and-done team? The short answer: No. But there will be some casualties...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 5,744 reads 90 comments

  17. Stanley Cup 2010: Chicago Blackhawks Complete Incredible Resurrection

    When Patrick Kane sprinted down the ice shaking his fists in the air, before even the television cameras had found the game-winning goal sliding into the side of the net, the most spectacular ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,240 reads 22 comments

  18. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Winning Puts Toews in the Hall of Fame

    Chicago Blackhawks' fans know they have an incredible young captain in Jonathan Toews. Having watched him from their seats or through their televisions, they can see that Toews is a special hockey player...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 2,795 reads 74 comments

  19. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Handicapping the Conn Smythe After Five Games

    In the middle of the Stanley Cup Finals, I looked at a few front-runners for the Conn Smythe Trophy. At that time (after three games), I listed Antti Niemi as the top choice, followed ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,176 reads 24 comments

  20. 2010 NBA Free Agency: How LeBron James Could Impact Big Ten Expansion

    There are a number of great barstool arguments going on in the world of sports right now, and perhaps the two biggest could be tied together. The first hot topic in sports is NBA free agency in the coming summer...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,140 reads 3 comments

  21. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Blackhawks Just One Win Away

    Three Dog Night once told us that one is the loneliest number. For the Chicago Blackhawks, it is now the most daunting...

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  22. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Blackhawks Still Confident Heading Into Game 5

    Confidence. After dropping two games in Philadelphia and having a number of critical mental errors cost the team goals in both games, it’s easy to imagine that the youngest team in the league might be lacking for a little mojo...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 647 reads 12 comments

  23. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Series Now Best-of-Three

    The Stanley Cup Finals have just begun. Before Game Four, we identified the third period as a key for the Chicago Blackhawks. Unfortunately, the first period buried the Hawks too deep on Friday night...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 403 reads 20 comments

  24. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Five Ways the Blackhawks Win Game Four

    On Friday night, the Philadelphia Flyers get their shot to counter the Blackhawks and hold serve at home, sending the series back to Chicago with it either tied at two games apiece or with the Blackhawks leading 3-1...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 478 reads 11 comments

  25. 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Ranking the Conn Smythe Candidates

    The Stanley Cup Finals now stands at 2-1 in favor of the Chicago Blackhawks, and some players have emerged as leaders to be named the postseason Most Valuable Player...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,269 reads 37 comments