By Brad Gardner
It had been nearly a month since Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks were able to put one in the win column, but they did just that against one of the league’s top teams with 4-2 victory over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. A scorched-earth policy from the big guns of the Blackhawks propelled the team to its first win since January 20th and first road victory since December 14th.
All four goals for Chicago came during the first 10 minutes of the game. The visitors were out to a 3-0 lead just four minutes into the game and then able to extend it about five minutes later. The penalty kill and a solid defensive effort at the other end of the ice was enough to stave off the relentless Rangers. Read more
Posted in Blackhawks, Game recap
Tagged Brandon Dubinsky, Brent Seabrook, Carl Hagelin, Corey Crawford, John Scott, Jonathan Toews, Marc Staal, Marian Hossa, Martin Biron, Nick Leddy, NY Rangers, Patrick Sharp, Rangers
You’re Lazy, You Just Stay in Bed
“When you’re drowning, you don’t clutch no straw,
When you’re drowning, you don’t clutch no straw.
You don’t want to live,
Don’t want to cry no more.” – Deep Purple
Back in 1972, my late friend Jack Carlson and I went to a concert at the International Amphitheatre in South Chicago. It was right after Deep Purple had released a great album called “Machine Head.” Deep Purple, at the time, had the reputation of being the loudest rock band in the business. Paradoxically, John Sebastian opened up for British rockers. Let’s just say the type of crowds the two bands might draw were divergent. This memory seems to come to the forefront of my thoughts every time we play the Mustard Men from Nashville. Read more
Posted in Rich Lindbloom
Tagged Bono, Bryan Bickell, Deep Purple, Duncan Keith, Dylan Olsen, Hot Tuna, John Sebastien, Lin Brehmer, Marian Hossa, Nashville Cats, Ray Emery, Ryan Ellis, Sami Lepisto, U2, Westminster