Post Tagged with: "Bryan Bickell"

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Is Matt Beleskey Going to be Overpaid in Free Agency?

Matt Beleskey had a breakout season in 2014-15. He scored 22 goals, and 32 points, both NHL career highs for him. So far in this year’s playoffs he’s got seven […]

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Blackhawks Players Who Must Step Up Against Minnesota

  The Chicago Blackhawks open up their second round Western Conference playoff series with the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. They managed to get through a difficult six game first […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

The Return of Playoff Bickell?

Over the past few years, there have been a few things that every Chicago Blackhawk fan has grown accustomed to around this time of year: their team in the playoffs, […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Three Keys for the Chicago Blackhawks in Tonight’s Game One

With the NHL playoffs action set to begin tonight, the Chicago Blackhawks are among the eight teams who will play their first game of the 2015 postseason this evening. They’ll […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Brad Richards Heads Blackhawks “Under Pressure” List

Coming off another successful season and an interesting offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks appear set for another deep playoff run. Here are the top five Blackhawks under pressure coming into this […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Bryan Bickell of the Chicago Blackhawks (picture by Cheryl Adams/HockeyBroad)

Bryan Bickell: Unnecessary Hero

Bryan Bickell, playoff hero. Bryan Bickell, dead weight. Those are the two sides of the ambiguous 28-year-old from Canada. After outplaying his three-year contract worth $1.625 million during Chicago’s 2012-13 […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 5 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Stan Bowman Faces Familiar Challenge

Columbia, MO (July 6, 2014) – Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman always seems to have cap troubles on his mind during the offseason. After capturing the Stanley Cup in 2010, […]

by · July 6, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

The Blackhawks’ Postseason Pony: Bryan Bickell

Eyebrows may have raised when the Blackhawks’ brass signed Bryan Bickell to a four-year $16 million dollar contract extension last summer. Those very same may have scoffed at Bickell’s regular […]

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Do the Blackhawks Possess This Key Trait of Past Championship Teams?

Quality beyond merely the top two forward lines has been a stable trait of every Stanley Cup champion since the 2004-05 NHL lockout. The Pittsburgh Penguins in 2008-09 are the […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

The Bickell Contract: Albatross or Blessing In Disguise?

One of the surest ways for a professional athlete to secure a big payday is a great postseason run.  Over-zealous GMs with money to burn often mistake a few weeks […]

Bryan Bickell was recently paired with Brad Richards and Patrick Kanes on the Hawks' second line, and could potentially see a boost in short-term offensive production. (Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr)

Give Bryan Bickell a Break

It appears that the oft-maligned Bryan Bickell will be out of the lineup once again in San Jose. He is presently mired in one of the most trying stretches of […]

by · February 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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January Gloom: Blackhawks Floundering

The month of January has been relatively terrible for the Blackhawks in comparison to their typical level of play. The team has sputtered its way through the month to the […]

by · January 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks