Post Tagged with: "Stan Bowman"

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Blackhawks Cross Talk: Weaknesses, Leddy, Saad and the Winter Classic Sweater

Throughout the 2014-2015 season The Hockey Writers scribes Steve Sobel and Michael Szwaja will debate all things Chicago Blackhawks in what we are calling Blackhawks Cross Talk. In the first installment, […]

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Blackhawks Salary Cap Moves Raise More Questions than Answers

(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)   In my previous article, I suggested that Chicago Blackhawks Nick Leddy and Kris Versteeg were the most likely candidates to be shipped out of town. That turned […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Prospects
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Stan Bowman Needs to Play Salary Cap Limbo

It’s no secret that Stan Bowman and the Chicago Blackhawks are in a bit of a pickle. Less than 8 weeks remain until the NHL opens up its 2014-15 season, […]

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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
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Salary Cap Crunch May Force Bowman to Get Bold

General managers are often defined by the boldest of decisions made during their tenures. Bold decisions, both with personnel and coaching, can either lead to a championship or go so […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Stan Bowman, Chicago’s Mad Genius

Where would the Chicago Blackhawks be without GM Stan Bowman? That’s a fair question with a dim answer. In his fifth year in the driver’s seat in the Windy City, […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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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 […]

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With No Second-Line Center, Do the Blackhawks Stand-Pat?

  The Blackhawks have spent close to a year trying to find a second line center and it’s unlikely they will find one with just hours left to go in […]

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Ryan Kesler – Perfect Fit For Blackhawks?

The St. Louis Blues served loud notice to the Blackhawks with their acquiring of Goalie Ryan Miller from the Sabres last Friday.  The Blues are all in this year, and […]

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The Ironclad Intangibles of Andrew Shaw

In terms of intangibles, is there anyone in the NHL more underrated than Andrew Shaw? Although the Blackhawks boast 10 players who were selected to represent their countries in Sochi, […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Stan Bowman Injures His Pinky: The “What If” Chamber

Enter the “what if” chamber, where legendary stories are crafted out of nonsensical hypotheticals. In this edition, we take a look at the overwhelming consequences of a pinky injury to […]

by · December 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks Look Poised to Repeat; Acquire Versteeg

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the season as favorites to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and it’s easy to see why. Jonathan Towes is […]