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Blackhawks trade for Antoine Vermette

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Blackhawks announced Saturday that they have acquired forward Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first-round selection in the 2015 National Hockey League Draft. Vermette, 32, has 35 points (13G, 22A) in 63 games played lead all Arizona forwards this season. Vermette has 194 goals...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL analyst calls out media over Blackhawks report

There have been some pretty wild trade rumors circulating around the Chicago Blackhawks and Patrick Sharp. Though trade rumors are surrounding just about every NHL team as the deadline nears, the ones involving Sharp and the Blackhawks were a bit more personal. Numerous outlets reported that there was some serious tension in the locker room and some rumors went a step further...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers give Kimmo Timonen chance to win Stanley Cup

The Philadelphia Flyers have given defenseman Kimmo Timonen a chance to with the Stanley Cup. The Flyers dealt Timonen to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a second-round choice in the 2015 draft and a conditional fourth-round choice in the 2016 draft. Timonen, who will turn 40 on March 18, has not played this season after he was diagnosed with blood clots in his leg and...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Patrick Sharp Have Sex With Teammate’s Wife?

The Chicago Blackhawks have had their share of “off-the-ice” issues this season, including the suicide of assistant equipment manager Clint Reif and an incident with Corey Crawford “falling” at a concert while allegedly drunk. The latest controversy has centered around an alleged fistfight that took place in the locker room as a result of some questionable actions by fan...
Via Sports Mockery
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blackhawks, Caps discussed Patrick Sharp trade

  The Chicago Blackhawks could be on the verges of some big changes.   The Blackhawks recently discussed a possible trade with the Washington Capitals that would send forward Patrick Sharp to D.C., according to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune. It’s unclear at this point where those talks went or if they’re even still alive, as Kuc offered no more information. ...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks trade deadline possibility

We are just under a week away from the NHL trade deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks have just lost their best offensive player and the NHL’s leading scorer, Patrick Kane, due to injury. Many of the rumors thus far have mentioned fellow offensive players that the Blackhawks may be looking at in order to fill the void left by the injured Kane. With the Blackhawks placing Kane on...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp Rumored to be at Center of Blackhawks “Off-Ice Issues”

There is nothing more detrimental to a person’s reputation than the circulation of rumors which bring into question the integrity of his or her character. Patrick Sharp currently sits at the center of one such situation. Or should I say, one such situation which involves thousands of branching rumors. All of which pertain to the winger’s off-ice affairs with, well, depending...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Dangling A Fan Favorite Goalie In Trade Talks

The writing was on the wall and we finally have gotten some confirmation, the Blackhawks are including fan favorite goalie, Antti Raanta in trade discussions in hopes of trading him by the March 2nd NHL trade deadline. Remember Antti Raanta, the best goalie not in the NHL from 2013? He can be had from CHI now. They like Scott Darling more. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) February...
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Is The Schedule The Blackhawks Best Friend?

When Patrick Kane went down, things looked bleak for the Blackhawks. But the schedule makers were good friends to the Hawks when they put together the 2014-15 calendar, and the push for the playoffs could provide Chicago with opportunities to … Continue reading → The post Is The Schedule The Blackhawks Best Friend? appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Teuvo Teravainen Doesn’t Even Need To Use His Eyes To Score A Goal On You

The Blackhawks are looking to replace some of the offensive firepower that they’ve lost with Patrick Kane injured and, although they’ve been rumored to be active in the market, they’re currently calling upon Teuvo Teravainen to step up to the plate. The 20-year old Finnish forward was recalled from the AHL after Kane broke his Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Teuvo Teravainen, Blackhawks Top Panthers

Teuvo Teravainen got the party started in his return to the NHL lineup, and the Blackhawks handled their business in regulation against the Panthers on Thursday night. Teravainen scored his third goal in the NHL on his first shift in … Continue reading → The post Teuvo Teravainen, Blackhawks Top Panthers appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane out 12 weeks after surgery

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane will be out approximately 12 weeks after he had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left clavicle. “Patrick underwent successful surgery today to repair his left clavicle fracture,” Head Team Physician Dr. Michael Terry said. “The procedure went very well and we anticipate a full...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Out 12 Weeks

On Wednesday evening, the Blackhawks posted the following release: The Chicago Blackhawks announced today forward Patrick Kane underwent successful surgery to repair a left clavicle fracture. The procedure was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital by Blackhawks Head Team Physician Dr. … Continue reading → The post Patrick Kane Out 12 Weeks appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Kane injured after check into boards

Patrick Kane could be out several weeks with a significant injury after being checked into the boards during the first period of the Blackhawks’ 3-2 shootout win over the Panthers Tuesday. Kane was checked by Alex Petrovic and the entire left side of his body crashed straight into the boards. The league’s leading points scorer...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Chicago Blackhawks the Best Team in the NHL Right Now?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Jonathan...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago D-man Oduya out couple of weeks with upper-body injury

CHICAGO -- Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya will be sidelined for a couple weeks with an upper-body injury, and coach Joel Quenneville says Scott Darling will start in goal on Tuesday night against Florida. Oduya was injured in the first period of Sunday's 6-2 loss to Boston. He played in each of Chicago's first 60 games. The absence of Oduya, along with the uneven play by some...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks should cut ties with Corey Crawford

The Chicago Blackhawks are among the elite teams in the NHL; however, recent struggles have kept them from being among the elite in the standings. Currently, the Blackhawks sit in third place in the Central Division, trailing the St. Louis Blues by 5 points and the Nashville Predators by 10 points. The Blackhawks have lost two in row, most recently to the Boston Bruins earlier today...
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff preparation can’t begin soon enough for the Blackhawks

Each year, around this time, NHL teams assess their respective situations to determine which course of action to take as the trade deadline approaches. In Chicago’s case, general manager Stan Bowman is likely on the look-out for depth in the back end – namely a veteran presence who can be acquired for a reasonable price. […] The post Playoff preparation can’t begin soon enough...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews buys Girl Scout cookies from 5-year-old (Video)

Jonathan Toews displayed his sensitive side recently when he bought Girl Scout cookies from a 5-year-old who made it her goal to sell them to the Chicago Blackhawks star, who happens to be her favorite player.When the mother of young Alexis posted her video responding to the Blackhawks #WhatsYourGoal campaign, the team made the arrangements for center Andrew Shaw to escort her to...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Invisible Man: Brad Richards slumping through February

The Blackhawks are a team full of superstars: players like Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Corey Crawford, and the recently red-hot Marian Hossa, to name a few. But one overlooked player on the Hawks’ roster has been struggling with a scoring slump lately: Brad Richards. Richards, the Hawks’ designated second-line center, is pointless in […] The post The Invisible...
Via Along the Boards
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jonathan Toews’ serious PSA on getting up during hockey games

Imagine you’re enjoying a hockey game and the guy in the row in front of you gets up to go to the bathroom during an important play. It’s one of the most infuriating things a hockey fan can do outside of yelling “shoot” repeatedly. Instead of waiting for a whistle, this guy just has to get up and he’s going to block your view in the process. Jonathan Toews is here with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL reporter retracts Steve Montador suicide report

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his home on Sunday, and the cause of death is not yet known. While tributes poured in from around the hockey world, Globe and Mail hockey reporter James Mirtle made an assumption he would instantly regret. [via @RedMileDJ] Mirtle immediately faced backlash on Twitter, and after deleting the original tweet, he issued an apology...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Kane scores awesome shootout goal

Excuse us if you’ve heard this one before, but Patrick Kane is really, really good at hockey. The Chicago Blackhawks star showed that Sunday afternoon with an incredible shootout goal on Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. Kane deked his way to the back of the net as if it were nothing. Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp would go on to net his attempt, as Chicago...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Former NHL player Steve Montador found dead

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador has died, according to multiple reports. He was 35 years old. Mississauga News reported Sunday that Montador was found dead inside his Mississauga home Sunday morning. Peel Regional Police told the paper Montador was found by a female friend early Sunday morning. She called the police and Montador was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. There’s...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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