Jay Zawaski

Jay Zawaski is the executive producer of The Spiegel and Goff Show. He’s been at 670 The Score since 2001 and has produced shows for Mike North, Mike Murphy, Doug Buffone and many others. He also hosts Bud Light Hockey Night in Chicago. Follow Jay on Twitter at @JayZawaski670.

Jay Zawaski.

Jay Zawaski

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne will be a key figure in the first-round series against the Blackhawks that begins Wednesday. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks-Predators Preview

Pekka Rinne will look to carry Nashville to victory.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

The Blackhawks celebrate after a win. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Are Predators Or Blues A Better Playoff Matchup For Blackhawks?

Nashville is tough as nails defensively, while St. Louis has more offensive firepower.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks Dominate Kings, Move Back Into Division Race

Duncan Keith and Johnny Oduya have stepped up, just when they’re needed most.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Andrew Shaw. (Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks Win, But Troubles Not Masked

If this version of the Blackhawks is going to escape the first round, they need to recommit.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks Weather The Storm In Carolina

Corey Crawford’s been remarkable lately, and he stopped 44 more shots Monday night in a win.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Blackhawks forward Antoine Vermette, left. (Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks Find Good Form Against Coyotes

Jay Zawaski is full of observations on Antoine Vermette, Teuvo Teravainen, the power play and more.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Chicago Blackhawks v Columbus Blue Jackets

Zawaski: Vermette A Top Prize For Blackhawks

Chicago has made a big push in its quest for a Stanley Cup.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes to the ice following the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center on December 12, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Canadiens 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down The Timonen Trade

Assuming (and hoping) Kimmo Timonen is healthy, the Hawks have acquired exactly what they needed to acquire, Jay Zawaski writes.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane lays on the ice after being cross-checked into the boards and getting injured. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Patrick Kane Injury Creates Trade Opportunity For Blackhawks

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman has pressure on him to make a move.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Stan Bowman

Zawaski: No More Hiding It — Blackhawks Have Real Problems

Many of the troubles start in Chicago’s defensive zone.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

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Zawaski: Rejoice! NHL.Com Finally Adds Advanced Statistics

On Friday, NHL.com re-launched its stats page with new categories and a new search method. Bravo, Jay Zawaski says.

02/20/2015

Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings fires a shot past Brent Seabrook of the Blackhawks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks, Red Wings Star In 3-Hour Celebration Of Hockey

Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings was one of the most beautiful and exciting games I’ve seen all season.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa, right, celebrates a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks’ Rally Can’t Hide Poor Effort

Chicago’s effort has been poor of late, even as some players are stepping up.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Troubling Trends Appear On Blackhawks’ Blue Line

Chicago needs to add a piece defensively.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2015

Adam Clendening. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Keep Eye On Future In Dealing Away Adam Clendening

Chicago acquired 18-year-old Gustav Forsling, who figures to be ready in two or three years.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Kane Hits Milestone As Blackhawks Dominate

Patrick Kane scored his 200th career goal Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Blackhawks Mailbag: On Trades, Crawford & The Power Play

Jay Zawaski brings perspective to fans’ mixed feelings on Corey Crawford.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Crawford Steals A Win For Hawks

Corey Crawford had 42 saves in a 4-2 win at Minnesota on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Hawks Should Flank Teravainen With By-The-Book Players

How to best use the young Teuvo Teravinen is a puzzle for Chicago to solve.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Teuvo Time is Here (Again)

At long last, the Blackhawks have recalled their top prospect, and he is expected to play Sunday when the Dallas Stars visit the United Center.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2015

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