BLACKHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
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How much will Kesler help close the gap between Anaheim and the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks? – Kesler is adept in the faceoff circle and will help the Ducks' 22nd-ranked power play. When healthy, he is good for 10-15 power-play goals per season and is also a shorthanded threat.
Defensively, Kesler has won the Selke Trophy (and was a finalist...
1. Chicago Blackhawks National Anthem
Every team hears the national anthem performed before their game but no one does it like Jim Cornelison. Chills run down the spine of every spectator standing in the United Center. Hands down the best national anthem tradition.
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It’s true; Michael Leighton makes his return into North American hockey with the very team that drafted him, traded him, and shot down his one real chance to win the Stanley Cup, the Chicago Blackhawks. They signed the 33-year old veteran to a two-way, one-year deal worth $550,000, in an effort to bolster their goaltending, their most shallow position...
Sheldon Brookbank expressed some hope in returning to the Chicago Blackhawks next season, but it appears he’ll settle for a training camp tryout with the Calgary Flames, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Kuc.
“The Hawks said that they liked me and they’d like to have me back if it worked but obviously they’re a little strapped under the cap,” Brookbank said on...
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman/forward Sheldon Brookbank will not re-sign with the Blackhawks according to reports and will attend the Calgary Flames training camp on a try-out.
Sheldon Brookbank had hoped to re-sign with #Blackhawks but defenseman is moving on and will attend Flames’ training camp on a tryout.
— Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) August 29, 2014
Brookbank was often a healthy...
The 2014 NHL rookie tournament will be held at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario. The rookie tournament is a a great way to see how the Blackhawks top prospects match up vs. top prospects from other organizations. This year the Blackhawks prospects will be playing teams from the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sept. 13), Pittsburgh Penguins (Sept. 14) and Ottawa Senators (Sept. 15).
On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks announced their roster for the 2014 Rookie Tournament in London, Ontario. The Hawks prospects will faces rookie teams from the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sept. 13), Pittsburgh Penguins (Sept. 14) and Ottawa Senators (Sept. 15) at Budweiser Gardens. … Continue reading →
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Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15
C 1. Jonathan Toews
2. Brad Richards
3. Andrew Shaw
4. Marcus Kruger
5. Joakim Nordstrom
L 1. Patrick Sharp
2. Brandon Saad
3. Bryan Bickell
4. Peter Regin
R 1. Patrick Kane
2. Marian Hossa
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Teuvo Teravainen normally spends summers in his native Finland relaxing following the previous hockey season and preparing for the next.
These days, the Chicago Blackhawks’ top prospect has a new residence.
“The gym has been my home this summer,” Teravainen said Friday via phone from Toronto, where he is participating in the 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase. “I’m working with...
The signing of veteran goaltender Michael Leighton may have been a head-scratcher for most Chicago Blackhawk fans but there really shouldn’t be a problem or concern with adding a veteran goalie. Leighton, 33, spent last season with the KHL’s Donbass Donetsk but has spent time with the Hawks, Predators, Flyers, and Hurricanes in his first stint in the NHL. With the Blackhawks...
On Monday morning, the Blackhawks announced the team has signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract. Last season, Leighton posted a .933 save percentage in 42 games with Donbass in the KHL. He last appeared in the NHL with … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton appeared first on Committed Indians.
In his fourth year for the Blackhawks, Nick Leddy continued to be a solid source of offense from the blue line. He scored 31 points through 82 games, placing third among Chicago defensemen. Leddy also tied with Seabrook for most goals from the blue line. One of Leddy’s greatest assets, however, is his ability to start a breakout with his speed.
Leddy unquestionably has great...
If you're transfixed by the Kevin Hayes sweepstakes, the Providence Journal's Mark Divver reports that former Chicago Blackhawks first-round pick and 6'4," 216-pound power forward and Boston College graduate is going about the "wining and dining process" in the usual manner:
Office of Robert Murray, agent for Kevin Hayes, will be busy today. Meetings...
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Earlier this summer, Patrick Kane took a photo with a young hockey fan in Buffalo after a dominating ten-point performance in a beer league hockey game. The Blackhawks star made a conscious effort to cover up the young boy’s shirt, which featured the logo of a ‘Hawks division rival, the St. Louis Blues. Well, history has repeated itself. Kane recently snapped a photo with another...