August 12th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, News, Top Stories 0 comments

As the investigation into the rape allegations against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane continues by police in Hamburg, NY, one of the biggest partners of Kane has cut ties with the former Conn Smythe Trophy winner. In a statement released on Wednesday, EA Sports has announced that Kane will be removed from the cover of NHL 16 which is set...

August 8th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Commentary, Top Stories 0 comments

He’s a three-time Stanley Cup winner, a Conn Smythe winner, an Olympic silver medalist and a Calder Trophy winner along with many other accomplishments. When his game his on, he’s one of the purist goal scorers in the NHL. Now, his day with the Cup right around the corner and due for a big raise in 2015-16, the news surrounding Patrick Kane...

August 6th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, News, Top Stories 0 comments

UPDATE 2: The chief of the Hamburg Police Department, Gregory Wickett spoke to the media on Friday morning regarding the allegations of sexual assault against Patrick Kane. During the extremely brief conference, if you want to even call it that, Wickett confirmed that the department was investigating Kane for an alleged incident that took place...

August 5th, 2015 In Blackhawks History, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, News, Wild History 0 comments

At a press conference for the Stadium Series on Wednesday, the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks announced part of the lineup for their February 20, 2016 alumni game that will take place at TCF Bank Stadium. The Minnesota Wild alumni squad will include many former members of the Minnesota North Stars, creating a "State of Hockey" All-Star...

August 5th, 2015 In Blackhawks Prospects, Blackhawks Transactions, Chicago Blackhawks, News 0 comments

The Chicago Blackhawks announced a one-year contract extension for defenseman Viktor Svedberg on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The team originally signed Svedberg as a free agent out of Sweden in 2013. The 24-year-old defender has yet to make his NHL debut, though you may have noticed him as the 6-foot-9 giant on the ice...

August 5th, 2015 In Blackhawks Prospects, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Not only are the Chicago Blackhawks the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, but they also have a rather deep prospect pool. Most successful teams pick late in the draft on a yearly basis, and the Blackhawks are no exception. However, savvy picks from General Manager Stan Bowman where he has them, combined with shrewd international signings and sneaky...

July 31st, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Every player in the NHL dreams of making their mark in the league by becoming a superstar scoring machine. They want to be the one who is counted on to score that huge goal that vaults their team to new and greater heights. In every NHL season there are skaters who breakout and floor us by having an incredible campaign. Tyler Johnson of the...

July 30th, 2015 In Blackhawks History, Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History 0 comments

On Monday evening, July 27, Mike Wilson presented another of his "In the Room" events at his Toronto Maple Leaf museum in his home in Toronto.  The featured guest on this evening was Bill White, former NHL defenseman who also played a key role in Team Canada's victory over the USSR in the 1972 Summit Series.  Soft-spoken but eloquent, Bill...

July 30th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

There is no doubt that the NHL's Eastern Conference is catching up to the talent level in the West. However, the West remains the significantly deeper conference. Going into 2015-16 there is really only one Western Conference team without playoff expectations, that of course being the Arizona Coyotes. Now in fairness to the East, the West has...

July 29th, 2015 In Blackhawks History, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Since the turn of the century the Blackhawks, like many teams, have had some home run draft picks and some draft picks that didn't quite pan out, or as we like to call them, busts.  We couldn't possibly go through every pick the Blackhawks have had in those fifteen years of drafting, so I am just examining the first round selections of those 16...

July 28th, 2015 In Blackhawks Management, Bruins Management, News, The Business of Hockey 0 comments

Dougie Hamilton was traded to Calgary back in June, but remnants of his presence will remain on the Boston Bruins' salary cap ledger next year. The Bruins lead a list of nine teams expected to incur penalties for exceeding the salary cap last season. Hamilton earned a maximum $850,000 in performance bonuses on his entry-level contract last...

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