I Can’t Put My Finger On It – Flyers vs Hawks Preview, Pregame Thread, Tire Rotation

AF-Bfx-T_400x400 vs oldschool

Game Time: 7:30PM Central
TV/Radio: NBCSN, CSN, WGN-AM 720
Kings Of Prussia: Broad St. Hockey

Pennsylvania is a an underratedly terrible place, in the team photo with the worst that the contiguous 48 has to offer. The roads are stupid, the accents are all nauseating, its institutional support of a Child Abuse Colony in State College reaches all the way to the highest offices in the state, the food is terrible, and the crown jewel of the state, Philadelphia, boasts some of the most intentionally asinine people on the sporting fandom spectrum, as would any place where college football, province of losers and toothless townies, is king. These are people who proudly throw batteries at athletes, boo Santa, beat up opposing fans after a Winter Classic, and need their T&A fix so badly at a hockey game that they boo a male ice crew. Or if you’re Travis Hughes, SB Nation’s hockey editor and one-time chief of Broad Street hockey, go four and a half years without making good on a bet, even if cheesesteaks are far inferior to italian beefs. Seriously, fucking cheese whiz?

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NHL: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks

My Happiness Depends on You: Blackhawks 2, Predators 1 (OT)

Box Score

Event Summary

War on Ice

With long time nemesis Koopa Troopa gone from behind the Nashville Predator bench freeing them from a strict defensive style and Peter Laviolette still trying to figure out who can play his more offensive inclined system, it’s no surprise that for two periods, the Hawks fired almost 30 shots at Carter Hutton while the Preds couldn’t manage more than 10.

Unfortunately for the Hawks, it was still 1-1 and it took a very strong period from Corey Crawford to ensure overtime.

Then Jonathan Toews happened.

On to it.

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With Teeth: Predators v. Blackhawks Preview, Pregame Thread, Dog Grooming

Leary vs. oldschool

FACEOFF: 7:30pm

TV/RADIO: WGN for both

NOT STUCK IN MEMPHIS: On The Forecheck

For the second straight game, the Hawks will get to host a team that played on the road the night before. Perhaps it’s a bid by the NHL to make it up to the Hawks for making them play 31 back-to-backs per year or whatever it was in previous years. Perhaps it’s just luck of the draw. Either way, the Hawks get their first look at a Nashville team that actually could be… dare I say it… entertaining? Nah, couldn’t be, could it?

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