September 28th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

In more ways than one, Chicago's defensive unit is moving in the opposite direction of its forward group. While salary cap issues pushed out several talented players up front this offseason, Stan Bowman saved enough room to add Brian Campbell and Michal Kempny to shore up the blueline. And while the previously previewed forward unit is now...

September 28th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, News, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

As the 2016-17 season gets underway, many teams are starting to address their biggest names that are set to hit unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2017. Teams will not want players like Brent Burns to make it to the summer without a new contract in place. Talking on TSN's Insider Trading, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun says that Burns and the San...

September 27th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The Chicago Blackhawks don't get to start their season until Oct. 12 against the St. Louis Blues, but speculation about the team's opening day roster is already running rampant. With this in mind, this article will be the first in a series of three that provides an outline of the current Blackhawks roster and the players most likely to be...

September 6th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, Player Profiles, Top Stories 0 comments

Not many were expecting Artemi Panarin to be a point-per-game player right away at the NHL level, but if there is a person who always believed in him, that is his grandfather. Panarin was born in Korkino, a small town in the Chelyabinsk Region, in the Ural mountains region of Russia, and Vladimir, his grandfather on his mother's side, played an...

September 2nd, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks 0 comments

Blackhawks fans have October 12 circled on their calendars and are counting down the days until the next season begins. With every new season, especially a season after an early playoff elimination and significant trades made over the off-season, there are plenty of questions running through the mind of every fan. Here are five of the many...

August 28th, 2016 In Blackhawks Management, Chicago Blackhawks, Top Stories 0 comments

While Jimmy Vesey's highly-anticipated decision to sign with the Rangers has taken up most of the free agency news in the NHL over the past two weeks, two other notable deals occurred this week that could end up paying huge dividends for the teams that pulled them off. And while the free agent pursuits of Jiri Hudler and Brandon Pirri didn't...

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....

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