“What he did was criminal.” Joel Quenneville on Razor’s performance vs. Calgary
By Rich Lindbloom
If you spend any time watching the NHL Network, you’re probably quite familiar with the man sitting in the boat with the screen door bottom. “Hawker” extraordinaire, Phil Swift, exuberantly promotes this new miracle product, finishing his pitch with the classic, “Buy one can, and we’ll send you another one for free –“but you must order now!” Uncle Rico and his sailing-ship-in-a-bottle offer got nothing on this guy. Just how good at sealing leaks is this supernatural product? Well, you get a little idea when you see Phil with a can standing on the Hoover Dam. I’m pretty sure even Blues fans could put 2 + 2 together on that image. Read more
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Tagged Alexandre Burrows, Blackhawks, Brandon Saad, Calgary, Canucks, Carlos May, Chet Lemon, Dave Bolland, Flames, Flex Seal, Haray Caray, Marian Hossa, Ray Emery, Vancouver, Walt Williams, Zack Kassian
By Jon Fromi
The Chicago Blackhawks broke a four-game losing streak at the HP Pavilion, rallying from an early two-goal deficit to defeat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 Tuesday night. The ‘Hawks remained unbeaten in regulation this season in a game that saw rookie Brandon Saad log his first NHL goal in a wild first period.
The Sharks were physical right from the start of the contest and it paid off in the form of a pair of early goals. San Jose laid some hard hits on Andrew Shaw along the boards and Duncan Keith behind the ‘Hawks net. Keith avoided big contact, but landed hard on his back.
With Keith temporarily on the bench, Joe Pavelski knocked in a bouncing puck created by Marc Edouard Vlasic’s shot from the point at the 2:53 mark of the first.
Minutes later, Tommy Wingles got the puck entering the Chicago zone and fired a lazer over the glove of Corey Crawford to make it 2-0 San Jose just 5:18 into the game. At this point, coach Joel Quenneville used his time out in an attempt to settle his team. It did just that as Chicago struck twine three times in the span of 89 seconds. Read more
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Tagged Andrew Desjardins, Andrew Shaw, Antti Niemi, Blackhawks, Brandon Saad, Brent Seabrook, Bryan Bickell, Corey Crawford, Dave Bolland, Duncan Keith, Game recap, Jamal Mayers, Joe Pavelski, Marcus Kruger, Michal Handzus, Patrick Kane, San Jose, Sharks, Tommy Wingels