Accoridng to Montreal Canadiens fan, he and Chicago Blackhawks’ goalie Marty Turco had a friendly $5 bet riding on Tuesday night’s game.
Coming into the season, goaltending wasn’t supposed to be a concern for the Chicago Blackhawks, and it hasn’t been. However, it wasn’t supposed to be Marty Turco, not Corey Crawford, in net for the Blackhawks.
Last time the Chicago Blackhawks and the Dallas Stars met, things in the Western Conference standings looked much differently.
Despite two goals in the second period and an onslaught of shots in the third, the Chicago Blackhawks were unable to come back from a three goal deficit.
Former Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi helped the team win the Stanley Cup Championship last season before moving on to the San Jose Sharks as a free agent, on Tuesday he signed a four-year extension.
Marty Turco was brought to the Chicago Blackhawks to be the team’s primary starter and lead them during their Stanley Cup defense. But now, the former All-Star is the number two goalie in a two-goalie system.
The Chicago Blackhawks had a three goal lead facing the Dallas Stars Friday. Dallas took the game to a shootout and exploited a weakness discovered in Turco for a win.
The Chicago Blackhawks are under pressure to win games and acquire standings points. To try and do that against the third place Dallas Stars, the Blackhawks will turn to their veteran goalie.
The Chicago Blackhawks lost to the Vancouver Canucks after a late game meltdown yielded two goals. They continue their road trip Monday night against the Calgary Flames.
There might not be a better way for the Chicago Blackhawks to really jump start their push for the playoffs than traveling to Vancouver to take on one of their most bitter rivals.
In previous seasons the Chicago Blackhawks have split playing time between two goalies. This was supposed to be a season with one solidified goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks, and it has been for the most part.
Both the Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild have been playing good hockey as of late and are trying to rack up as many standing points as possible.
The Chicago Blackhawks fell to the Predators Saturday, but didn’t let that happen again Sunday. Chicago scored four times in the third period to shut Nashville down.
The Blackhawks have their full roster available to them for one of the few times all season, last time it happened Jonathan Toews suffered a shoulder injury.
For each goal scored, the opposing team scored another. The Blackhawks scored twice in the second period within the final 23 seconds to keep the game tied, but were unable to break through San Jose’s defenses during the third period. After facing each other three times this season, the Blackhawks have lost each time.
Ty Conklin shut down a team that burned him for seven goals last month, stopping 25 shots in the St. Louis Blues’ 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks have been playing some of their best hockey of the season and are riding a one of their longest winning streaks of the season.
The return of Hossa to the Blackhawks’ lineup welcomed by fans as the Blue Jackets struggled to earn their only goal. Chicago scored early and kept Columbus scoreless until the third period.
It seems as if the Blackhawks have figured everything out this season. The team is showing flashes of last year’s brilliance, and they’re going for their third straight victory.
Over parts of the last three seasons, the Blackhawks have lined up Nikolai Khabibulin, Cristobal Huet, Antti Niemi, Marty Turco and Corey Crawford in net.