Jay Zawaski is the Executive Producer of The McNeil and Spiegel 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.
Minnesota has an elite first line of defense, but it’s weaker behind that.
In the regular season, Chicago won the statistical battle but not the majority of games against each club.
Jay Zawaski breaks down the storylines of a Blackhawks-Blues series tied 2-2.
Jay Zawaski vows to never abandon his hockey fans again.
The Blackhawks are in deep trouble, and have no one to blame but themselves.
For Blackhawk fans, Thursday night’s 4-3 triple overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues hurt like hell.
The playoffs are finally upon us, and while many are writing off the St. Louis Blues, it’s important to remember that they were the best team in the NHL for about 90 percent of the season.
Jay Zawaski breaks down the critical individual matchups and St. Louis’ physicality.
Morin’s speed would benefit the Blackhawks against the Avalanche in the playoffs.
Teuvo Teravainen hasn’t wowed with his early play, but he’s only 19.
Hockey’s a contact sport, so we shouldn’t have an uproar when a star gets a hard check.
The Blackhawks dodged a bullet when Jonathan Toews avoided serious injury on a nasty hit.
While Teravainen’s debut was impressive in many aspects, his teammates were the stars.
It’s “TAY-voh tair-uh-VIGH-nehn.” Get to know the name.
What’s the point of saving a good player for later when the goal is to win the Stanley Cup now?
The numbers show Chicago has outperformed Colorado in many aspects, but not what matters most.
Stan Bowman kept the bigger plan in mind while still believing his team can win it all this year.
Chicago gets a 2014 third-round pick and a 2016 fifth-round pick.
People who cover sports often try to find larger meanings in 60 minutes, nine innings, or two halves. “Was that a statement game?” they ask. Grand conclusions are reached based on a single outcome. Over the last 12 hours or so, we’ve heard and read many opinions stating that the Blackhawks 5-1 win over the Penguins was some grand announcement to the NHL that the Blackhawks are the best team in hockey. Others proclaim that Jonathan Toews’ three point performance means that the Blackhawks’ captain is a better player than Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, who was held without a point in the Stadium Series finale.
St. Louis got a quality upgrade at goalie in Ryan Miller.