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.
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.
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.