Chicago Blackhawks Schedule in 2014 - 2015
The Black Hawks start the regular season off vs. the Stars on October 9th then on the 11th they return to the windy season for their home opener against the Buffalo Sabers, the puck drops in that match starting at 7:30 PM Central time. Other games on the docket to see is the return of an all out brawl vs. the LA Kings, many think that you might see them again facing each other in Western conference finals. They will face them three more times this year. First will be out west on November 29th then again in LA on the 28th of January. They will see them at home on March 30th. Other big games include St. Louis Blues on December 3rd. The Colorado Avalanche match on Dec. 27 should be a good one. They will be skating out doors on New Years Day when they face the Capitals for the Winter Classic. An Old school fight is sure to erupt on February 22 when Boston comes to the windy city. The final regular season match in April will be Vs. Colorado on the
Chicago Blackhawks Roster
The Black Hawks for the most part are off to a healthy start. The only player hurt right now is Hartman with lower back issues but we will only be out for a week or so. Other recent news includes the announcement that Matt Carey and Phillip Danault plus Stephen Johns have all been movedto the minors. There is talk that Corey Crawford may see the starting spot at goalie. Antti Raanta, Scott Darling and Michael Leighton are also viable candidates though for the top roster spot. On offence Danault and Rasmussen have shown they work well on the Danault assited Rasmussen for the teams only goal in a pre season match the other night. Also look for some early season shifting along the blue line from the coaching staff this season. Closing out this report, look for some much needed pressure to come from Robbin Press (no pun intended).
Chicago Blackhawks Fan Experience
Though most known for the Bulls the United Center located on the West side of town no too far from where Oprah used to have her show. For NHL play the building seats 19,717. Though it opened in 1994 it is pretty modern but the best beer prices and not so bad food can be found about 2 blocks away at place called bout a block past the Billy Goat Tavern. The fans are loud buy you will find that they have the mid western charm that everyone talks about when speaking about the mid west. The prices are good to for pro sports.
Chicago Blackhawks Trivia
You would think the â€œwindy cityâ€ might come into play with the name of the team but the name of Black Hawks as true American meaning According NHL history The teams namesake is from the 86th infantry division from back in the first World war called the "Blackhawk division" from the Native American warrior from the Sauk tribe.
Chicago Blackhawks History
You know the name history but other important historical notes about this team are that they were founded in 1926 and for the most part they have kept the same colors of red, black and white along. The Hawks have been only ok up until the last 5 years there first cup win was back in 1934 then they captured the title it in 1938 ,61 and recently they beet the flyers in 2010 and then won again in 2013. They came close last season but lost in the conference finals to the Kings. They have also had President cup winners in 91, and in 2013. 2007 saw the powe line up of players like Tony Esposito, Stan Mikita and Bobby Hull, as the franchise's "hockey ambassadors. They had Goal protection from Cristobal Huet . A proud tradition going back to the 1960â€™s has been to sing the teams fight song called Here come the Hawks.
Chicago Blackhawks Fan Info
The fans have been more robust in recent year since they have had a lot of post season action in recent years. You have a lot of Bears fans who after football season convert over to hockey people so that keeps things loud and active. Its not the most popular thing in the world outside of the stadium but they have pretty packed crowds but it is more of business crowed on a normal say Tuesday night in February. It is also reported that they have a strong social media following compared to others in the league especially on Twitter so the fan base is going younger.
Chicago Blackhawks Rumors
There may be a legal match this season for the Hawks a woman who was there for play off match in 2013 apparently got hit in the head with the puck and is asking for 50,000 in damages. There is talk this isnâ€™t the first time something of this nature has happened but she may go after the United Center and the NHL organization. Legal sports scholars donâ€™t think the team will try to fight it. Sadly though there hasnâ€™t been any talk as of yet about making the arena any safer. It would also be bad Public relations to try to fight such a thing.