In attending the Hawks’ Training Camp Festival it was surprising how many fans still have strong interest in the club despite them missing the playoffs the previous two seasons.
The emotion Rose provoked in the city, in Bulls fans was illuminating — so much could be learned by the observance of what fueled that emotion and what dividing lines were exposed as disappointment and frustration became twin pillars of his career.
A lot of work needs to be done before the Hawks are back in the NHL’s upper echelon, but at this season’s end there is hope that something good lies at the other end of the rainbow.
The Bulls have gone 5-3 since February 13, their best record in any eight-game stretch this season..does this really mean they have some hope for the future?
Entering the home stretch of the regular season we haven’t seen the Chicago Blackhawks get a second wind, its been more like the Hawks have been gasping for air.
An 8-2 record in their last 10 games, along with a recent seven-game win streak, suggests that the Hawks are suddenly primed for a playoff run.
Are you tired, Chicago Bulls fans? Are you exhausted? Are you drained? Are you not entertained? Well, too damn bad.
Whether the playoffs are in the cards or not for the Hawks, there are certainly reasons now to watch the final two-plus months of the season.
A few musings as the Chicago Bulls move dizzily through another week of foundering in the NBA ocean…
“Champagne and Cam Payne” was fun while it lasted, and while Payne himself didn’t give us too many highlights, he symbolized the Bulls this season: struggling hard against a tide of foibles and deficiencies.