August 16th, 2016 In Blackhawks Prospects, Chicago Blackhawks, Top Stories 0 comments

After stealing Artemi Panarin away from the KHL to play alongside Patrick Kane, Stan Bowman is aggressively pursuing a player that could play next to Jonathan Toews for the foreseeable future. That player, of course, is the heavily-recruited former Harvard standout, Jimmy Vesey. Enough has been written about the hotly-contested sweepstakes to...

August 14th, 2016 In Blackhawks Transactions, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Right now, there are a lot of conflicting reports surrounding college free agent Jimmy Vesey. The Boston Herald reports Vesey has narrowed his list to the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers. Jimmy Murphy of VICE Sports says that its down to the Hawks and New Jersey Devils, while other reports cite that the Leafs and Blackhawks...

August 10th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, News, St Louis Blues, Winter Classic 0 comments

An annual NHL attraction, the Winter Classic will be rocking the city of St. Louis this coming season on January 2, 2017. While the event itself will electrify Busch Stadium - home of Major League Baseball’s Cardinals - fans of both clubs involved will be eyeing a piece of Winter Classic apparel. The new - or rather older - team logos will be...

July 29th, 2016 In Blackhawks Prospects, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Players with college roots are infiltrating the NHL. Want some proof? Here it is. In 2006's Stanley Cup Final between the Edmonton Oilers and the Carolina Hurricanes there were 19 goals scored by the champion Hurricanes. While they had 13 players on the roster who came from college hockey roots, just five of those goals came from NCAA alumni....

July 29th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

As the calendar creeps toward Aug. 15, Jimmy Vesey gives the hockey world one more possible playing destination: Chicago. According to his agent Peter Donatelli, the Blackhawks are on the short list of teams with mutual interest in the left winger. The 2016 Hobey Baker Award winner made some noise last March when he announced that instead of...

July 24th, 2016 In Blackhawks Transactions, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

The Blackhawks' signing of Brian Campbell to a one-year, $1.5 million contract this offseason has been widely regarded as one of the best free agent signings this offseason. The veteran defender is coming off five solid seasons with the Florida Panthers where he appeared in every regular season game and helped Aaron Ekblad develop into the...

July 22nd, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, News 0 comments

The Chicago Blackhawks are a team that needs young, effective players on entry level contracts. The newest target to fill that need, as well as their need for a top-six left winger, is Jimmy Vesey. Arguably the most notable name not yet in the NHL, Vesey will become an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 15. That date is fast approaching, and while...

July 20th, 2016 In Blackhawks Prospects, Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Nick Schmaltz and Tyler Motte are two of the most intriguing young players the Chicago Blackhawks have entering this season. The two rising forwards were drafted into the Hawks organization one year apart from each other, but both signed professional deals this past season in order to have a shot at making the NHL roster for 2016-17. Now, the...

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