Blackhawks Blue Line Balance Ahead Of The Curve

The subtle science of the Blackhawks draft and trade maneuvers over the last few years is becoming more evident with each passing article involving analytics and position strategy.

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Blackhawks Send Darling To Rockford

After Tuesday night’s victory, the Blackhawks reassigned goaltender Scott Darling to Rockford.

Darling, 25, has been fantastic while Corey Crawford has been out of the lineup, posting a a 5-2-0 record, .937 save percentage and 1.97 goals-against average over two call-ups to Chicago this season.

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Blackhawks Tame Wild

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Just as they did in the spring, Minnesota gave the Blackhawks all they could handle on Tuesday night at the United Center. But the Hawks had enough offense to escape with a win over a division rival.

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The Rise of Saad

Brandon Saad

As the 2014-15 season progresses, Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad continues to assert himself as a force to be reckoned with on Chicago’s top line.

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Blackhawks Recall Joakim Nordstrom

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks recalled forward Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford.

Nordstrom, 22, had 17 points (eight goals, nine assists) in 17 games as the IceHogs captain, including a hat trick over the weekend after being reassigned. He had two assists in 10 games with the Blackhawks earlier this season.

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Blackhawks Extinguish Flames

The Blackhawks returned home after a mediocre effort against the Islanders on Saturday night and faced a well rested Flames team. But a strong possession game, especially in the second and third periods, got the Hawks back on the winning side of the ledger.

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Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin to Columbus

On Sunday morning, Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon in a swap of former top prospects.

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Islanders End Hawks Streak

The New York Islanders scored two quick third period goals to and hung on to beat the Blackhawks, ending Chicago’s winning streak.

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Jonathan Toews Will Play Saturday

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Blackhawks Win Game, Lose Jonathan Toews

The Blackhawks went into Boston and took away two points, but the win may have been their most costly of the season. In the second period, Dennis Seidenberg sent Chicago Captain Jonathan Toews into the boards head first. Toews returned for only one shift before leaving the game for “precautionary reasons.”

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