Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues played in a game that mattered to more than just the two teams involved. The win by the Blackhawks ultimately eliminated the Calgary Flames from playoff contention, and puts them potentially out of reach for the Dallas Stars. The Hawks were losing 2-0 to the Blues, when a controversial goal by forward Marian Hossa brought them to within one, and eventually led to them winning in overtime. After the break, I’ll offer my analysis of both the goal and the state of the NHL’s review system in a somewhat unique way for this blog.
Former Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert was known for using his fists on the ice, but he was always good for a sound byte! Let’s throw it back to the 1992-93 Season – the Red Wings visited the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Probert appeared during the intermission segment with Hockey Night in Canada‘s Ron … Read more