Jay Zawaski is the executive producer of The Spiegel and Mannelly 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.
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.
By Jay Zawaski- (CBS) As exciting as the Olympic tournament was, I think I speak for most of the hockey community when I say, “Welcome back, NHL.” As the playoffs approach, everything the Blackhawks do [...]
Jonathan Toews doesn’t have the top offensive game, but his defensive commitment and leadership is unmatched.
Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.
When it was all said and done, Teemu Selanne and the Finns destroyed the Americans 5-0, capturing their second consecutive Olympic bronze medal.
So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?
Team USA will have to be close to perfect to beat Canada in an Olympic hockey semifinal.
It is impossible to argue that Team USA’s 3-2 shootout win over Russia wasn’t a fantastic sporting event, let alone hockey game.
Jay Zawaski answers your questions on Brandon Pirri and weighs what the Blackhawks need moving forward.
The Blackhawks have acquired two forwards from the New York Islanders in exchange for a draft pick in 2014. 670 The Score’s Jay Zawaski looks at the deal.
Corey Crawford is playing the best he has all season, justifying his big contract.
With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.
By Jay Zawaski- (CBS) Fresh off their first three-game losing streak, the Blackhawks have recalled center Brandon Pirri from Rockford. It’s a move that the Hawks likely would have liked to make sooner, but Pirri [...]
With the Blackhawks embarking on a five-game road trip ahead of the Olympic break, they find themselves in unfamiliar territory.
Remember the Detroit Red Wings?
Saturday night, the hockey world was abuzz in the wake of an all-out, slapshot style line-brawl between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks.
Jay Zawaski answers your Blackhawks questions in his debut mailbag.
Bryan Bickell can’t get better if he’s not on the ice.
The Blackhawks’ explosive offense is no secret to those who watch them play on a regular basis. Chicago fills the net more than any team in the NHL.