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.
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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 […]
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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.
The Bulls leave you conflicted, given their fight and their limitations.
As you’re aware the Winter Olympics are here and the Men’s Ice Hockey competition begins at 11 AM on Wednesday. If you’re a regular listener to The McNeil and Spiegel Show, you’re well aware of how often they like to do drafts. Well, combine the two and what do you get? Fantasy Olympic Hockey.
Jay Zawaski answers your questions on Brandon Pirri and weighs what the Blackhawks need moving forward.
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Corey Crawford is playing the best he has all season, justifying his big contract.
Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs are still working on getting a deal done to avoid arbitration.
This year, we’re allowing you download and print the prop bets so you can follow along.
The guys are piling on producer Jay Zawaski, the hockey savant who they say looks like a legendary NFL punter who once booted the ball 94 yards. Take a look for yourself. Here’s a link […]
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