Blackhawks Need Expansion Draft Flexibility

The 2017 NHL offseason will treat hockey fans and challenge front offices with an uncommon aspect of modern-day professional sports: the expansion draft. Expansion drafts in the NHL occurred more frequently two decades ago, as the league underwent six between 1991 and 2000. In total, the NHL has conducted 12 expansion drafts in its 100-year history. This year’s draft for the Vegas...
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9 hours ago

Blackhawks prospect Graham Knott helps Windsor Spitfires win 2017 Memorial Cup

The 2015 second-rounder scored the game-tying goal. The Windsor Spitfires are Memorial Cup champions for the third time in franchise history. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Graham Knott scored the game-tying goal as Windsor beat the Erie Otters 4-3 on Sunday for the Canadian Hockey League championship. Windsor also won in 2009 and 2010. The Spitfires are the 10th host team to hoist...
Via Second City Hockey
10 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks: The Return of Michal Kempny

With the Stanley Cup Final kicking off tonight, many eyes in the hockey world are focused on the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Nashville has the chance to raise their first Stanley Cup ever, while Pittsburgh has the chance of repeating after their win last year. For the Chicago Blackhawks however, that is not the case. With their hopes dashed way back in the first...
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Blackhawks agree to 1-year contract with D Michal Kempny

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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Re-Sign Michal Kempny

Kempny will be back. The post Blackhawks Re-Sign Michal Kempny appeared first on Committed Indians.
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2 days ago

Chicago Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger Celebrates His Golden Birthday

It’s May 27th, and Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger turns 27-years old today; which means he’s celebrating his golden birthday. Well, it certainly has been the week of birthdays for the Chicago Blackhawks.  On Tuesday, we wished a happy day to Brian Campbell, who is the ripe old age of 38.  Wednesday saw us bid […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger Celebrates His...
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Michal Kempny signs 1-year contract extension with Blackhawks

The defenseman was set to become a restricted free agent this offseason. The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Michal Kempny have agreed to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday morning. Financial terms of the deal are unknown at this time. Kempny was set to become a restricted free agent this summer after signing a one-year deal with the Blackhawks as an undrafted...
Via Second City Hockey
2 days ago

Report: Blackhawks In The Mix For Philip Holm

The Hawks and Canucks are reportedly in the mix for a defenseman from Sweden. The post Report: Blackhawks In The Mix For Philip Holm appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
3 days ago

Chicago Blackhawks Roundtable: Centermen And A Day With The Cup

Centers of the Chicago Blackhawks make up one half of this week’s roundtable, as does what our writers would do if they had a day with the Stanley Cup Jonathan Toews has been considered the Chicago Blackhawks’ top center for many years now. It really didn’t take long for that idea to become reality after […] Chicago Blackhawks Roundtable: Centermen And A Day With The Cup...
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Are the Chicago Blackhawks done competing for Stanley Cup titles?

The Chicago Blackhawks appear to be at a bit of a crossroads. They were swept by the Nashville Predators in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. This marked the second straight year in which they were bounced in the first round of the playoffs. For a team that won 3 Stanley Cups in a five-year span, this must be viewed as a disappointing development. Sure, the Nashville Predators...
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Chicago Blackhawks: Bringing home medals from the IIHF World Championship

Five members of the Chicago Blackhawks took part in the 2017 IIHF World Championship. The event took place from May 5th to May 21st and was held in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany. Artemi Panarin played with team Russia, while Marcus Kruger played for team Sweden. Michal Kempny helped out the Czech Republic, while Nick Schmaltz and Trevor van Riemsdyk represented the USA. Though...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane gives up first-class seat on flight to soldier

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is earning well-deserved praise this week after news surfaced that he gave up his first-class seat on a recent flight to a member of the U.S. military.Kane evidently noticed the serviceman seated in coach. According to American Airlines flight attendant Teri Truss, Kane offered up his cushier seat up front.“[Kane] said ‘There’s a soldier...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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