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Chicago Blackhawks trade Kris Versteeg…again

  It’s tough being the king of the mountain for as long as the Chicago Blackhawks have been there. Achieving the success of three Stanley Cup championships in six seasons is certainly a worthwhile thing to strive for, but it comes at a cost. Players who contribute heavily to those championship runs expect to be paid like key players and the salary cap allows for only so many...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes acquire Versteeg from the Blackhawks

The Carolina Hurricanes announced today the club has acquired forwards Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a third-round pick (in 2017) in exchange for defensemen Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and a fifth-round pick (in 2017). Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis discussed the deal with the Carolina Hurricanes official website. Kris is a skilled forward who has won a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Deal Versteeg, Nordstrom To Carolina

On Friday, the Blackhawks finally made a cost-cutting trade. Chicago sent forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom with a third round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defense prospects Dennis Robertson and Jake Massie and a fifth round pick in the 2017 Draft. The deal clears roughly $2.4 million of cap […] The post Blackhawks Deal Versteeg...
Via Committed Indians
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Versteeg Vetoes Trade To Montreal?

Newsday’s Steve Zipay is reporting the Hawks and Habs may have had a deal in place, but forward Kris Versteeg vetoed the trade. Chicago’s Kris Versteeg has nixed a trade to Montreal, I’m told by a trusted source — Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) June 26, 2015 According to General Fanager, Versteeg does not have a no-trade […] The post Report: Versteeg Vetoes Trade To Montreal...
Via Committed Indians
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Kris Versteeg spits out his tooth, shows officials

Kris Vertseeg was caught in the mouth and he wasn’t too happy about it. After spitting out his tooth, he called the officials over and showed them his now missing tooth. Hockey, ladies and gentlemen! Via @myregularface The post GIF: Kris Versteeg spits out his tooth, shows officials appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Winger, Versteeg, Placed On LTIR

While most NHL fans were watching the All-Star Game the Chicago Blackhawks made a pretty important announcement about one of their players. Kris Versteeg has also been placed on the long-term injured reserve. — ESPN Chicago (@ESPNChiHawks) January 25, 2015 Kris Versteeg On LTIR The Blackhawks announced that winger Kris Versteeg has been placed on LTIR due to the broken hand...
Via Sports Mockery
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks face embarrassment of riches

With the NHL All-Star break quickly approaching, the Chicago Blackhawks will have some tough decisions to make sooner than expected. The Blackhawks clicked offensively in their latest 4-1 rout of the Minnesota Wild. As lethal as the offense looked, they will be getting better pretty soon with the return of Kris Versteeg quickly approaching. Despite the fact that the return of Versteeg...
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Kris Versteeg’s reemergence

Heading into the 2014-2015 season, many Chicago Blackhawks’ fans were criticizing Kris Versteeg and his play at the end of last year. The Blackhawks re-acquired Versteeg from the Florida Panthers in November of 2013, creating much excitement around Chicago hockey due to the role that Versteeg played in the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2010 Stanley Cup win.  The then 23 year old contributed...
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg is Here to Stay?

Chicago Blackhawks Left Winger Kris Versteeg has looked extremely good during training camp and his first preseason game against the Oilers where he tallied a goal and an assist. While playing with speed, intensity, focus and motivation, he’s looked fresh and ready to get back to finding his game. Versteeg suffered a knee injury in March 2013 and then had surgery. He never quite...
Via Sports Mockery
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A Second Look At Kris Versteeg

Once again, Kris Versteeg finds himself the discussion of trade possibilities for the Blackhawks, in order to relieve cap space. At 2.2 million, it won’t clear enough space for Chicago to be under the cap. However, fans may be willing to let him go after a poor showing in the 2014 playoffs. He scored only three points in the 15 games he played, and ended up having box seats for...
Via TopSportsReport
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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