By Michael Calvert
The Hawks brief and ridiculously hot streak ended Saturday night in Toronto. And the Hawks took the loss in a ‘taste of your own medicine’ fashion.
The Maple Leafs scored fairly early and very often. Each time the Hawks struck the Leafs had an extremely quick answer.
The Hawks had a similar looking lineup to begin the game. On the second d pairing Michael Kostka goes with Hjalmarsson, and Oduya relegated to third line duties. Read more
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Tagged Antti Raanta, Blackhawks, Brandon Saad, Jerry D'Amigo, Joffrey Lupul, Jonathan Bernier, Kent Simpson, Maple Leafs, Michael Kostka, Nikolai Kulemin, Patrick Kane, Peter Holland, Phil Kessel, Toronto
“Antoine Roussel got nothing on me”
Here is the instance, here is Antoine Roussel. Here is the reason why I will call no mortal hockey player happy. – Sophocles
By Rich Lindbloom
While driving home from work Tuesday night on the tollway, it appeared I was being passed by the reincarnation of “The Intimidator,” Dale Earnhardt. I was doing 70 mph and saw this car zig-zagging through heavy traffic in my rear view mirror. As he flew by me, (in the right lane of course), he found two narrow openings. No doubt, he shaved 5 to 10 minutes of his commute home that evening. His driving was breathtaking, on the edge, and inches from death. Momentarily, I entertained the notion of ramming him, much like the Blackhawks’ attitude towards the #21 car on Dallas last Tuesday. Read more