1. 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Antti Niemi, Blackhawks Take Game One

    For some reason, the talking heads outside Chicago continued to doubt the playoff readiness of Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi ...

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  2. 2010 NHL Playoffs: 25 Bold Predictions Accuracy Review Post-Round Two

    Before the 2010 NHL Playoffs began, I produced my 25 Predictions for the Postseason. You can see the original here: http://bleacherreport...

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  3. Chicago Blackhawks Roadwatch Party Hosted By Tab & Versus

    For Game Five of the Western Conference Finals, Versus, the television home for the Western Conference Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks, is teaming up with CommittedIndians...

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  4. 2010 Western Conference Finals: Toews, Thornton Centers of Attention

    When the San Jose Sharks and Chicago Blackhawks take the ice this weekend to begin the Western Conference Finals, two players will take center stage for different reasons...

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  5. 2010 NHL Playoffs: The Definitive Chicago Blackhawks-San Jose Sharks Preview

    On Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks punched their ticket to the Western Conference Finals where, despite all the parity in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, the top two teams in the West will faceoff...

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  6. 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks Move On

    On Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Vancouver Canucks with a dominant 5-1 victory. The Blackhawks won all three games played in Vancouver in the series, with Dustin Byfuglien scoring four goals in the three games...

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  7. 2010 NBA Mock Draft

    Every year there are "can't miss" guys that enter the draft, and there are guys that nobody has heard of except the executive that wrote his name on a notecard who turn into heroes...

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  8. Troy Brouwer Critical for Chicago Blackhawks Future Playoff Success

    Troy Brouwer is going through a tough stretch right now, but the Chicago Blackhawks need him to be active and on the ice in Tuesday night's Game Six against the Vancouver Canucks...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks-Vancouver Canucks: Blackhawks Fail To Close the Deal

    It took Pat Foley two periods too long to mention something on the air on Sunday night. The play-by-play man for Chicago Blackhawks television waited until the middle of the third period ...

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  10. Chicago-Vancouver: Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks Blast Canucks Again

    On Wednesday night, it was Dustin Byfuglien making Roberto Luongo’s life hell. On Friday, it was the Chicago Blackhawks ’ captain Jonathan Toews ...

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  11. NEWS: Starlin Castro Called Up By Chicago Cubs

    The "stuff" has hit the fan for the Chicago Cubs. In breaking news late Friday morning, the Cubs have recalled their top prospect, 20-year-old Starlin Castro...

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  12. Chicago-Vancouver: Dustin Byfuglien, Blackhawks Destroy Canucks

    Apparently this is Dustin Byfuglien 's world and we're all just living in it. The Chicago Blackhawks celebrated Cinco De Mayo north of the border by dropping a five-spot on Roberto ...

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  13. Chicago-Vancouver: Blackhawks Rebound, Earn Huge Victory To Tie Series

    This series didn’t figure to be easy, and after a bad first game the Chicago Blackhawks had lots of questions. Fans wanted better play, and answers, after a blow out loss to begin the Western Conference Semifinals...

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  14. 2010 NHL Playoffs: The Definitive Chicago Blackhawks-Vancouver Canucks Preview

    Four games. One team scored 10 goals, the other 11. One team took 105 shots, the other 112. One team was whistled for 62 penalty minutes, the other 68. One team had a .902 save percentage, the other ...

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  15. 2010 NHL Playoffs: 25 Bold Predictions Accuracy Review Post-Round One

    On April 13, I posted "2010 NHL Playoffs: 25 Bold Predictions for the Playoffs" to look into my crystal ball and see how the 2010 NHL playoffs might progress. I'm not above being held accountable for my predictions, as bold or wild as they might be...

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  16. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Why Jake Locker Tops Ryan Mallett at No. 1

    Yes, I know... the 2010 NFL Draft is barely over and we're already talking about the 2011 selections. But this is the NFL, and teams still have plenty of needs they have not yet addressed...

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  17. Marian Hossa Should Not Be Suspended: Here's Why

    A great deal is being made about Marian Hossa's hit on Nashville's Dan Hamhuis from late in the third period of Sunday's epic Game 5 victory for the Blackhawks...

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  18. Blackhawks-Predators: Chicago Thrills Fans, Devastates Nashville in Huge Win

    On Saturday afternoon, 22,144 hockey fans were privileged to witness history. The Chicago Blackhawks skated fairly well in the first period, despite allowing the first tally of the game...

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  19. Chicago Blackhawks Duncan Keith Is a Norris Trophy Finalist

    On Friday the NHL named the three finalists for the 2010 Norris Trophy: Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Mike Green of the Washington Capitals and Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks...

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  20. Bipolar Blackhawks Shut Out Predators, Even Series

    At what point do Chicago Blackhawks fans start humming Katy Perry when they think of their hockey team? We're four games into the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, and the best way to describe the Blackhawks is hot and cold...

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  21. Will Ben Roethlisberger Be Traded to the Oakland Raiders?

    According to reports out of Pittsburgh just hours before the start of the NFL Draft, the Steelers and Raiders may have agreed on an epic trade that would send suspended quarterback ...

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  22. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Five Guys Who Must Step Up To See Round Two

    We're at the mid-point of most of the NHL's first round playoff series, and there are very few things determined in the Western Conference...

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  23. Carlos Zambrano Moving To Bullpen for Chicago Cubs

    "Because of his stuff," Chicago Cubs manager says Opening Day starter Carlos Zambrano is moving to the bullpen beginning Friday. So now the Cubs have Alfonso Soriano making $18 million to play seven innings in left, and Zambrano making $17...

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  24. Jonathan Toews Somehow Missing from Selke Award Finalists

    On Tuesday morning, the NHL announced the finalists for the Selke Award: Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk, Pittsburgh’s Jordan Staal, and Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler. The Frank J...

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  25. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Draft Week Jailbait Special Edition

    It's the week of the NFL Draft, which means Mel Kiper's hairspray is now stopping as much air traffic as that stupid volcano in Iceland and Todd McShay is apologizing for being short and pasty...

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