Andrew Shaw and Jonathan Toews had two goals apiece, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-1 on Thursday night.
St. Louis is a 5/1 favorite to win it all, while Chicago has 13/2 odds.
Sports analytic supporters aren’t sapping fun from our games. They’re bringing more passion.
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.
CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports from the outdoor sports venue on the lakefront.
Just last week, Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby were teammates donning gold medals as the Men’s Ice Hockey Champions of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. On Saturday, they face off against each other in the final game of the 2014 NHL Stadium Series.
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.
Some NHL owners aren’t happy that their multimillion-dollar investments are risking injury.
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.
A huge semi-trailer filled with compressors has parked at Soldier Field to start making ice for the Hawks Penguins NHL game March 1.
Team USA and Canada remain on a path to clash in the semifinals.
Olczyk stil has that “burning desire” to teach the game, he says.
A family on a couch, watching the US hockey team against the Russians.
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 United States and Russia have a good shot to outperform Canada in Sochi.