Alex DeBrincat is a Noted Goon (and Always Has Been)

Alex DeBrincat is a Noted Goon (and Always Has Been)

Alex DeBrincat and Sam Girard dropped gloves during the Chicago Blackhawks blowout loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, November 30, 2019. At 5’7” and 5’10” respectively, both guys are better known around the league for their hockey skills and pretty plays, definitely not for fighting. That is, generally speaking. But Alex DeBrincat has quietly […]

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 Alex DeBrincat and the Future Of the Blackhawks

Alex DeBrincat and the Future Of the Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks signed Alex DeBrincat to a $6.4M AAV for 3 years on a bridge deal. It activates next season and locks the winger down through the 2022-2023 season. The Blackhawks drafted DeBrincat with their first pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, choosing him 39th overall in the second round. Since his NHL debut […]

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 The Best, Short NHL Players – Tiny Treasures

The Best, Short NHL Players – Tiny Treasures

All this talk about the Torey Krug hit, and Brad Marchand’s elite style of play got me thinking about the oldest underdog story in history: short athletes. We seem them in every sport, conquering their lack of height and exceeding expectations. It’s tiresome to act like being short is a death sentence in pro sports, […]

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 Bad Hawks – Chicago Blackhawks Weekly Review

Bad Hawks – Chicago Blackhawks Weekly Review

Ouch. Basically the only way to describe the last week for the Blackhawks and their fans. Chicago is currently riding a 5-game losing streak, the wheels are about to come off. What was considered a hot start, everything to be hopeful for as gone by the wayside.  Chicago Fire The Blackhawks have been outscored 22-9 […]

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