Tab Bamford


Tab Bamford has spent more than a decade covering the Chicago Blackhawks. Along with his first book, 100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, Bamford’s work has been featured in The Fourth Period Magazine and on websites all over North America including Bleacher Report and He cheers during the anthem and enjoys sharing the game with his three sons from the 300 level. You can follow Tab’s hockey coverage at The Fourth Period, on Twitter at @the1tab and at


We’re into crunch time for holiday gift shopping. If you have a hockey fan in your life (I’m guessing you do), this might be a tough year to buy something. With the Blackhawks rebuilding, it’s impossible to know if anyone

Three Blackhawks authors, Evan F Moore, Tab Bamford, and the Madhouse Podcast's Jay Zawaski met at Bookie's in Chicago for a panel discussion on their Blackhawks books. Listen as the three discuss the Blackhawks, hockey, and the writing process.