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Chicago Blackhawks re-sign Andrew Desjardins

The Chicago Blackhawks will be keeping forward Andrew Desjardins in the Windy City as they have re-signed him to a new two-year contract worth about $800,000 per season. Four other teams offered Desjardins more money, but he ultimately took less to stay in Chicago because of how much he and his family loved the city. The Blackhawks acquired Desjardins from the San Jose Sharks last...
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Blackhawks Bring Back Andrew Desjardins

On Friday morning, the Blackhawks signed veteran forward Andrew Desjardins to a two-year deal with a reported cap hit of $800k per. Chicago acquired Desjardins from the San Jose Sharks for Ben Smith during the 2014-15 season and he had an outstanding playoff run for the Hawks. His ability to kill penalties will make him […] The post Blackhawks Bring Back Andrew Desjardins appeared...
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Blackhawks Sign D Cameron Schilling

On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks reportedly signed defenseman Cameron Schilling to a two-year deal. Cameron Schilling signed a two year deal with the #blackhawks at $575 000 AAV. One way contract the 2nd season. #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) July 2, 2015 Schilling, who will be 27 on Oct. 7, is listed at 6-2 and 200 […] The post Blackhawks Sign D Cameron Schilling...
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Blue Jackets acquire Saad in seven-player trade with Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. Right up until Tuesday afternoon. The Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets on the eve of NHL free agency, wary of a big offer sheet for the rugged forward that the Blackhawks would be unable to match with their salary cap situation...
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Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad to the Blue Jackets

Here’s a blockbuster. Per TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad and two prospects to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a package that includes Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, Artem Anisimov and a fourth-round draft choice. Morin, Tropp, Anisimov and Dano and 4th in 2016 for Saad, Paliotta and Alex Broadhurst. CBJ-CHI deal. — Bob...
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Blackhawks RFA Update: Rasmussen Received Offer, Carey Does Not

According to ESPN Chicago’s Scott Powers, the Blackhawks submitted a qualifying offer to restricted free-agent forward Dennis Rasmussen, but did not submit one for forward Matt Carey, according to sources. The post Blackhawks RFA Update: Rasmussen Received Offer, Carey Does Not appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Chicago Blackhawks re-sign David Rundblad

The Chicago Blackhawks and David Rundblad agreed to a two-year contract extension Monday. The move shores up the Hawks blue line for a good price, which is extremely crucial because the Hawks have yet to re-sign Saad and Kruger. The deal is estimated to be worth about $1 million dollars per year so it isn’t that big of a hit to the Blackhawks salary cap. Rundblad, 24, had three...
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Patrick Kane spotted wasting away again (again) in Margaritaville (video)

Patrick Kane must be a huge Jimmy Buffett fan or the events of the weekend were an example of one heckuva coincidence, as the Chicago Blackhawks superstar again ended up at a concert of the good-time-having crooner with Lord Stanley’s Cup in tow. The celebratory atmosphere played out during a show on Saturday at Chicago’s...Read More The post Patrick Kane spotted wasting away...
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5 Free Agents the Chicago Blackhawks Should Target

After winning the Stanley Cup this season the Chicago Blackhawks are now in a difficult yet familiar situation, navigating around the salary cap. Chicago will owe Kane and Toews a combined 21$ million this season along with other current contracts to key players. Chicago will be forced to make some difficult trades in order to clear up cap space to remain under the cap ceiling....
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Chicago Blackhawks latest trade rumors

Usually after the NHL draft finishes up, a bunch of deals and signing will be done, giving some insight into next season. For the Chicago Blackhawks, it was the exact opposite. Even though they did re-stock their farm system with some skill and size, the immediate future of this team for next season still remains a question. The only things that were certain after the draft concluded...
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Draft day rumor round up: Sharp, Kessel, St.Louis?

It is that special time again. The night we hear a bunch of rumors – then we are let down as nothing happens. But is there hope? Maybe someone will spot Jim Rutherford roaming Ft. Lauderdale streets with a putter headed towards PF changs – because you know he loves that. But really – we know what is going to happen. Nothing. At the end of the day Jim Rutherford is going to...
Via The Pensblog
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Toews, Kane share cover of 'NHL 16' video game

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane won the Stanley Cup and now the “NHL 16″ cover.   EA Sports, creators of the popular video game series, made the announcement Wednesday night as the NHL awards were revealed in Las Vegas. Play Together. Win Together. The cover athletes for #NHL16! — EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) June 25, 2015 Chicago Blackhawks haters...
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Teravainen: Female Blackhawks fans are ‘quite horny’

Teuvo Teravainen has learned a lot about Chicago Blackhawks fans since the team won the Stanley Cup earlier this month. Most notably, he has gotten very familiar with Chicago’s female fan population. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old told reporters in his home country of Finland that female Blackhawks fans are a bit intrusive. Only, Teravainen phrased...Read More
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Report: Blackhawks will trade Patrick Sharp next week

Patrick Sharp’s time in Chicago may be coming to an end. Fans have heard this rumor for quite some time, but a new report suggests the Blackhawks will deal Sharp next week. Heard from a good source who says Sharp will be traded next week. It's been expected, but that's still a big name to lose. #Blackhawks — Brian Hedger (@BrianHedger) June 19, 2015 No indication as to where...
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2015 Stanley Cup Final delivered big ratings for NBC

The 2014-15 Stanley Cup Final is officially in the books and the Chicago Blackhawks have been crowned the champion. While the hockey world continues to marvel and despise the Blackhawks for their third title in six seasons, NBC has released their final ratings for the Stanley Cup Final. In short, NBC saw some big numbers for the Final between the Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Chicago Blackhawks a dynasty?

By James McKinnie / @MrESPN For the first time in 77 years, the Chicago Blackhawks were able to win the Stanley Cup in their home arena. For the first time..... The post Are The Chicago Blackhawks A Dynasty? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Lightning delayed Blackhawks' Stanley Cup parade

Too little, too late, Lightning. The Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup parade Thursday morning got off to a late start when some nasty weather — that also goes by the same name of the team they just beat in six games in the Final — delayed the festivities. Lightning is delaying the @NHLBlackhawks' Stanley Cup parade. This is not a joke. — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) June...
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Report: Stanley Cup escort to arena reached 100 MPH

It’s never good when you’re late to your own party. The Stanley Cup was nowhere to be seen after the Chicago Blackhawks topped the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 to claim their third title in the last six seasons on Monday night. The silver chalice was noticeably absent from the festivities on the ice immediately following the final horn, as severe weather and road closures postponed...
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Blackhawks fans honor tradition, TP Joel Quenneville’s house (pics)

For the third time in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup champions after dispatching the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games courtesy of a 2-0 victory at United Center on Monday night. And the team’s fans respected what has become a time-honored tradition to commemorate championship glory during this dynastic run: TP’ing head...Read More The post Blackhawks fans...
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Jonathan Toews girlfriend Lindsey Vecchione gets big kiss (Video)

Jonathan Toews has now captained the Chicago Blackhawks to three Stanley Cups, which puts him in an elite category and makes him a lifetime hero in the Windy City. One of the nice parts about Toews’ celebration of winning the cup on Monday night was being able to celebrate with girlfriend Lindsey Vecchione. Toews gave...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Stanley Cup trophy was late to Game 6

When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 on Monday, there was only one thing missing: the actual trophy. Seriously. The actual Stanley Cup did not arrive at the United Center until after the end of the game, reportedly because of traffic and weather issues....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

United Center roof leaks during Game 6 of Cup Finals

The Chicago area has been drenched with rain and storms on Monday and it appears that there was too much water for the United Center to handle. Prior to Game 6, plastic was placed on a few seats in the United Center as rain leaked in. Appears the roof is leaking at the United Center. Some seats in Sec. 107 are covered in plastic. #Blackhawks — Chris...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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