1. Acknowledging the Chicago Blackhawks' Need for Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell of the Chicago Blackhawks was recently injured during a preseason game last weekend. Old news, I know, but only one game into the 2010-2011 season, I have already noticed the need for him on the blue line...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 563 reads 2 comments

  2. 2010-11 NHL Predictions: Top Hart Trophy Candidates

    Will this be a repeat for Henrik Sedin, or just another insert on to Alex Ovechkin’s belt? I am going to analyze candidates of my choice based upon their past performances and considerations for the Hart Trophy Award...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 1,151 reads 7 comments

  3. Jonathan Toews Ready To Defend Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Championship

    Jonathan Toews has had a summer to remember. After winning a gold medal in the Winter Olympics, the Conn Smythe Trophy, and the Stanley Cup all before reaching 23 years old, ...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 507 reads 0 comments

  4. Jeremy Morin Hopes To Be on the Blackhawks Starting Roster This Season

    Change has been a widespread word thrown around this past Summer. Not the type of change you would anticipate to hear on MSNBC or FOX News, but more of the change the NHL Network has been speaking of...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 809 reads 13 comments

  5. Ready or Not: Bittersweet Opportunity Arises For Kyle Beach

    Opportunity appears to be far and wide at Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp after the Stanley Cup roster diminished half the team. One name that’s admired by countless fans and media personalities is Kyle Beach...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 574 reads 7 comments

  6. The Top 2010-2011 Season Norris Trophy Candidates

    The arguments will continue on which is more important, the goalie or defencemen? This appears to be the defencemen era as a majority of teams are investing an immense amount of that little cap money into their top four defencemen these days...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 4,907 reads 45 comments

  7. Can the Chicago Blackhawks Repeat Last Season's Quest for the Cup?

    Every team wishes to be the next dynasty in sports, comparable to the 90’s Chicago Bulls or New York Yankees, or even the 80’s Edmonton Oilers. In the NHL today, it is a tad more complex to complete this goal...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 488 reads 5 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: 11 Nationally Broadcasted Games This Season

    A vacant United Center, having to wander through the AM Radio stations to find the Blackhawks games, and knowing players only by their face—those days are long gone for longtime Chicago Blackhawks fans...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 643 reads 16 comments

  9. Erik Johnson Vs. Jonathan Toews: Would The Blues Switch Their #1 Pick?

    Each circumstance requires a “what if” aspect. What if the Portland Trailblazers drafted Michael Jordan instead? What if the St...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about 7 years ago 1,805 reads 8 comments

  10. Is Dale Tallon Repeating Past Mistakes by Possibly Signing Antti Niemi?

    Oh Dale Tallon, haven’t you infuriated the hockey world enough? This is the slightest bit of all Tallon’s tragedy, but he started up again this week. ESPN NHL Rumors has declared that Tallon is interested in signing Antti Niemi...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 1,781 reads 17 comments

  11. Brian Campbell: Overrated or Just Overpaid?

    On a daily basis NHL fans protest Brian Campbell’s contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. In July of 2008 the Blackhawks signed Campbell to an eight year deal that fetches around $7...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 725 reads 8 comments

  12. The Five W’s of the Chicago White Sox

    None of the 5 W’s stands for Win as of late. The White Sox had an outstanding June and July only to collapse slowly into 2nd place by mid-August. Countless experts saw this coming, while the fans sat in denial...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 251 reads 11 comments

  13. The New Rivalry in NHL: Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks

    Nearly a year ago, the San Jose Sharks were just another NHL team on the Chicago Blackhawks schedule. Flash forward to this season: Sharks fans are in for a rude awakening, should they cross Blackhawks fans...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 2,070 reads 21 comments

  14. Where Is the Love for Antti Niemi?

    It has been approximately three weeks now since the Chicago Blackhawks announced they will not be re-signing Antti Niemi as their goaltender. Niemi was awarded a salary of $2...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 1,353 reads 20 comments

  15. Another One May Bite The Dust: NHL Investigating Marian Hossa's Contract

    The NHL has reported this morning that they will be investigating the contracts of players such as Chris Pronger, Roberto Luongo and Marian Hossa. With this considered, the Chicago Blackhawks may lose another player...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 1,229 reads 22 comments

  16. Paul Konerko's Future Should Already Be Decided

    The potential of Paul Konerko going to another MLB team in 2005 was highly likely after winning the World Series with the White Sox...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 598 reads 7 comments

  17. Grinder Rule No. 2010: Stay Consistent White Sox!

    As April and May flew by, the White Sox were sitting at nearly 10 games back and well under .500 in the American League Central Division...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 433 reads 2 comments

  18. Ben Eager Takes Same Pay for 2010-11: Was It Worth Trading Him?

    The dismantling of the 2010 Chicago Blackhawks has become quite familiar this off-season. Knowledgeable fans of the NHL know that the Blackhawks had to trade a fraction of the team to save money due to salary cap issues...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 695 reads 4 comments

  19. Boston Bruins Officially Sign Tyler Seguin

    At last, the wait is over for every Tyler Seguin and Bruins fan. Tyler received an entry-level deal this morning from the Boston Bruins...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 583 reads 0 comments

  20. Future Winter Classic: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks?

    The crowd roared in excitement after Kris Versteeg scored the opening goal of the 2009 NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 1,084 reads 4 comments

  21. To Keep Tomas Kopecky or Not To Keep Tomas Kopecky

    All types of Chicago Blackhawk fans are ready to abandon Tomas Kopecky’s salary in order to re-sign Antti Niemi. Niemi was the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup winning goalie, but hardly proven...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about over 7 years ago 901 reads 10 comments

  22. First Steroids Ruin Baseball, Now Money?

    The economy is falling to pieces daily. Unemployment lines are miles long. Still, some players are turning down arbitration offers and not signing with teams due to low offers. Manny Ramirez is expecting A-Rod money...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about almost 9 years ago 392 reads 2 comments

  23. Why I've Stopped Believin' in the 2009 Chicago White Sox

    Chills still run down my spine watching postseason clips of 2005. During 2008, the rush was overwhelming. It was instant déjà vu. The Tampa Bay Rays had to break my heart and prove they were the better team...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about almost 9 years ago 457 reads 12 comments

  24. Air Jordan . . . Deflating to Kobe?

    Lebron James, Grant Hill, Vince Carter and Dwayne Wade have all been labeled as the next Michael Jordan. None of these guys have been able to touch Jordan’s talent, though...

    Mikal Elyse Written by Mikal Elyse about almost 9 years ago 375 reads 1 comments