The Chicago Blackhawks are off until Saturday, but we still have some stories to share with you in this Friday edition of Hawks Headlines.
-We start out with an interesting post by Nina Falcone, who discussed the way that Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is trying to emulate Patrick Kane. [CSN Chicago]
-We have a couple of posts about Andrew Shaw to share, including one about how he’s working on improving his performance in front of the net as he tries to re-direct shots. [Daily Herald]
-Shaw is also working hard on his face-off ability, as he looks to become an all-around better player as the team’s second line center. [Chicago Sun-Times]
-The Blackhawks had 50 shots on goal in Wednesday’s loss to the Calgary Flames, but they simply couldn’t finish the job. Scott Powers has more. [ESPN Chicago]
-If there has been one big surprise so far this season for the Blackhawks, it has been the play of defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. [Chicago Tribune]
-Wrestlers CM Punk and AJ Lee were at the Blackhawks game on Wednesday, and a fan claims that the duo was rude to him when he asked for a picture. [WrestleZone]
-Finally, if you’ve ever wondered what goal songs other NHL teams use, this website has you covered. They have the goal horns for all 30 teams, as well as the famous Brass Bonanza song from the Hartford Whalers. [We Just Scored]