1. Winnipeg Jets: Dustin Byfuglien Arrested, Reportedly Overweight

    According to a Hennepin County police report, Dustin Byfuglien was arrested around 11 p.m. He was later released at 2:23 Thursday morning. Official charges are still pending...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 3 years ago 2,457 reads 34 comments

  2. Top 10 Urban Legends in NHL History

    The term "urban legend" refers to folklore and myth that has been passed along through time. Some urban legends are stories that have come to be considered truth after time, while others are stories that seem so far-fetched they cannot possibly be true...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 3 years ago 497 reads 19 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Ranking the Top 10 Players in Their Minor-League System

    As September closes in on us, teams will begin inviting their top prospects to training camp. Whether or not those prospects earn a roster spot, if there's even a spot to win, is another ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 3 years ago 1,286 reads 6 comments

  4. James Van Riemsdyk, Philadelphia Flyers Agree to Extension

    The Philadelphia Flyers have announced a six-year, $25.5 million (annual cap hit of $4.25 million) extension with forward James Van Riemsdyk. JVR was set to be a restricted free agent at the end of the 2011-12 season...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 3 years ago 575 reads 5 comments

  5. The Top 20 Classiest Players in the NHL Today

    Hockey is a violent, physical game played by some of the finest gentlemen athletes in North America. While headlines are grabbed by ugly injury-causing hits, there is a lot of action off the ice that fans in every market can be proud of...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 3 years ago 1,978 reads 42 comments

  6. NHL Free Agent Rumors: 1 Contract Each Team Will Be Looking to Shed

    We're now less than three weeks away from training camps all over the NHL opening up. New faces will be in new places, and some players will be unexpectedly putting on a new sweater...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 3 years ago 4,897 reads 6 comments

  7. NHL Playoffs: The Real Key To the Blackhawks-Canucks Series

    When the Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks drop the puck on Wednesday night, one of the critical storylines will be who is—and isn’t—at the dot when the puck hits the ice...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 3 years ago 959 reads 32 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks Reality Check: What Marcus Krüger Is Doing in Chicago

    On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks officially recalled 20-year-old Marcus Krüger from the Swedish Elite League. He will wear No. 16 and will play on Wednesday night when the Hawks host the Florida Panthers at the United Center...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 3 years ago 1,831 reads 26 comments

  9. NHL Power Rankings: Jonathan Toews and the Top 10 MVP Candidates

    As we get past the trade deadline and the sprint to the finish begins in the NHL, some players begin to separate from the pack as the best in the game...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 3 years ago 3,457 reads 134 comments

  10. Brent Seabrook on Verge of Extension with Chicago Blackhawks

    TSN’s Bob McKenzie is reporting early Saturday morning that the Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Brent Seabrook are on the verge of agreeing to an extension. McKenzie says the new deal will be five years and approximately $29M (a $5...

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

  11. Montreal Canadiens: Brent Sopel Makes Them a Legit Stanley Cup Contender

    The Montreal Canadiens acquired defenseman Brent Sopel in a deal that also brought Nigel Dawes into the Habs organization in exchange for prospect forward Ben Maxwell and Montreal 's 2011 fourth-round pick...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 689 reads 18 comments

  12. Carmelo Anthony Trade: 6 NHL Superstars Who Should Force a Move

    On Monday night, Carmelo Anthony got his wish as the Denver Nuggets dealt their superstar forward to the New York Knicks in an epic, three-team trade...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 889 reads 13 comments

  13. NHL Trade Rumors: One Deal Each Team Would Love To Make

    This has certainly been a fascinating few days leading up to the NHL's trade deadline. In years past, the overwhelming majority of late-February deals have been teams doing one of ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 6,019 reads 22 comments

  14. St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche Pull Off Epic Trade

    Friday was an incredible day in St. Louis, as the Blues made a trade which could impact the future of the Central Division for years to come...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,781 reads 8 comments

  15. Nashville Predators Acquire Mike Fisher

    The Nashville Predators acquired center Mike Fisher from the Ottawa Senators for a 2011 first-round pick and a 2012 conditional draft pick...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 289 reads 2 comments

  16. Chicago Blackhawks: Second Half Off With A Bang

    Consider all the hyperbole that has been thrown around about the Chicago Blackhawks push for a playoff spot. Marian Hossa needs to score. Dave Bolland needs to score...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 409 reads 27 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks' Barometer for Success

    It appears the formula for the Chicago Blackhawks to win games is fairly simple. Watch the plus-minus of Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 455 reads 3 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford Earning Calder Trophy Consideration

    At some point, Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford is going to sneak into the discussion for the top rookie honor in the NHL. After consecutive shutouts, Crawford is clearly establishing himself as the top rookie netminder in the league...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 475 reads 15 comments

  19. Chris Chelios Night in Chicago: How Blackhawks Fans Should Remember Him

    On Friday night, the Chicago Blackhawks will celebrate the contributions of Chris Chelios to the organization. At the preseason game against Detroit when this night was announced, the news was greeted with a mixed reaction...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 1,188 reads 18 comments

  20. Marian Hossa Out 2-3 Weeks; Chicago Blackhawks Recall Jeremy Morin

    Chicago Blackhawks star forward Marian Hossa went down in practice on Monday, and coach Joel Quenneville confirmed to the media that Hossa will be out two to three weeks, missing ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 4 years ago 421 reads 18 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Evaluating the First Half of Their Circus Trip

    Where’s Bon Jovi when you want to scream “We’re half way there?” And, more appropriately, where is the sanity from these Chicago Blackhawks ? If, three ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 561 reads 3 comments

  22. Tomas Kopecky: A Barometer For The Chicago Blackhawks Success

    After beginning the season with one of the best hot streaks of his career, Tomas Kopecky has completely disappeared. In his first seven games, Kopecky scored eight points and factored into the scoring in six of the seven contests...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 243 reads 2 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks Should Lock Up Viktor Stalberg Now

    The biggest contract concern for the Chicago Blackhawks at the moment is defenseman Brent Seabrook, who can become a restricted free agent after the 2010-11 season. However, they should also consider locking up one of their young forwards...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 1,325 reads 47 comments

  24. NHL: What's Wrong With the Chicago Blackhawks?

    Everyone wants to find a scapegoat to blame for the Chicago Blackhawks ’ early season struggles this year...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 46 reads 41 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Placing the First Month in Proper Context

    The Chicago Blackhawks ended the first month of their title defense in an intriguing scenario. They’ve played the most games in the NHL (13), winning seven of them and have dealt with a number of injuries already...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 4 years ago 630 reads 24 comments