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BLACKHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Beware of Brad Richards

As a pessimist by the very definition I must admit that on July 1st I let my inner-optimist get the best of me upon discovering the Blackhawks had signed veteran center Brad Richards. Nearly half a day had passed since free agency officially opened and just about every name transcribed on my free agent wish list had been scratched off by this point in time. To make matters even worse...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 #BanTheStripper Tweets

The Chicago Blackhawks will no longer play “The Stripper” during their Shoot the Puck contests. They made this decision in response to public outcry from Blackhawks fans who find the song sexist and demeaning to women. The #BanTheStripper hashtag which launched the Twitter movement, as well as the petition for the Blackhawks to treat their female fans the same as their male fans...
Via Beyond The Benches
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Jeremy Roenick Talks Blackhawks and Long Term Deals

Former Chicago Blackhawks center and current NHL on NBC analysts Jeremy Roenick has never had issues finding the words to express how he feels no matter if it’s praise or criticism. In a recent interview with ESPN Roenick talked about how much he liked the fact that the Blackhawks have now locked up Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews until 2023… “When I signed my contract, the...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks sign goalie Michael Leighton to 1-year deal

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract. The 33-year-old Leighton provides some organizational depth behind starter Corey Crawford and backup Antti Raanta. Barring injury, he could spend much of the year with Chicago's AHL affiliate in Rockford. Leighton was drafted by Chicago in the sixth round of the 1999 draft and made...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane adds to trophy case

Patrick Kane just keeps on winning and it’s starting to get a little unfair. The 25-year-old already has a display case full of hardware: a Calder Memorial Trophy for being rookie of the year, a silver medal from the 2010 Olympic Games, a Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP and, oh yeah, a pair of Stanley Cup rings. Most players would kill to have one of those things, let alone all...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton

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.
Via Committed Indians
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Leddy Needs to Step Up for Blackhawks

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...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Kevin Hayes sweepstakes update

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman Issues Statement Regarding Kevin Hayes Release

According to Katie Flynn from “The Score”, Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman has officially announced that they could not reach an agreement with the 24th overall pick in the 2010 entry draft, prospect Kevin Hayes. The Hawks will be compensated with the 54th overall pick in 2015. General Manager Stan Bowman released a statement saying the following:   ” We offered Kevin what...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Announce Kevin Hayes Will Become Unrestricted Free Agent

Kevin Hayes will become an unrestricted free agent at midnight on Saturday after not signing an entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks, the team that drafted him with the 24th overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft. “We offered Kevin what we believed was a generous and fair contract,” Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said in a statement. “Unfortunately, he felt...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Official: Blackhawks Say Good Bye To Kevin Hayes

The Blackhawks released the following statement regarding forward Kevin Hayes on Friday afternoon: “We offered Kevin what we believed was a generous and fair contract. Unfortunately, he felt it was in his best interests to become a free agent. We … Continue reading →The post Official: Blackhawks Say Good Bye To Kevin Hayes appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Wins Fattey Hockey League Championship Game MVP (Photos)

Patrick Kane always seems to come through when it matters most in the postseason. That rings true even when he’s not playing games in the NHL. The Chicago Blackhawks star, and 2013 Conn Smythe Trophy winner, has been competing with Milli Vanilli in the high-level men’s Fattey Hockey League in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. this summer. After his valiant performance in the league’s...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Chicago Blackhawks

from Brian Hedger at NHL.com, "Whenever you see someone [else] lift the Stanley Cup, once you've done it once yourself, it kind of fuels the fire a little bit," left wing Patrick Sharp said. "It's definitely difficult to win it back-to-back, I think that's been proven over the years. Not only myself but the group of players we have, we're all excited...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane censors fan's T-shirt in picture

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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