Author Archives: Tab Bamford

Impact Player: What Brad Richards Means In Chicago

What does it mean for the Blackhawks to have a legit center for their second line in Brad Richards? And what does it mean for Richards to skate with the talented Blackhawks forwards? Tweet

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Good Bye, Kevin Hayes

On Tuesday evening, ESPN Chicago’s Scott Powers confirmed what most of us have been assuming for some time: Kevin Hayes isn’t signing with the Blackhawks. Tweet

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Ranking the Prospects: Chicago’s Best Forwards

Earlier, we looked at the top ten blue line prospects in the Blackhawks organization. It’s a good, deep group who could impact the Hawks’ NHL roster soon. The same can be said for the group of talented forwards the Hawks … Continue reading

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Ranking the Prospects: Chicago’s Best Defensemen

With the prospect camp behind us, it’s a good time to evaluate Chicago’s organizational depth. There is a lot to like about the Blackhawks collection of prospects right now, and there are a few question marks as well. Today, let’s … Continue reading

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NHL, NBC Announce 2014-15 Broadcast Schedule

On Tuesday, the NHL and NBC Sports Group announced the broadcast plans for the 2014-15 season. And, as expected, the Chicago Blackhawks will be prominently featured. Tweet

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Will The Blackhawks #FreeHayes?

Now that the Blackhawks annual prospect camp and fan convention are both in the rear view mirror, the next date on the calendar for Hawks fans is in less than four weeks. Kevin Hayes, the team’s first round draft pick … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Duncan Keith

Wednesday is Duncan Keith’s 31st birthday. Less than one month removed from receiving his second Norris Trophy, the future Hall of Famer continues to be a rock on the Hawks’ blue line. Tweet

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Nashville Predators Sign Ribeiro, Roy

Tuesday morning the Nashville Predators announced the signings of two veteran centers. Mike Ribeiro signed a one-year deal reportedly worth $1.05M, and Derek Roy signed a one-year deal reportedly worth $1.0M. The Preds needed to add depth at the position when … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Hire Kevin Dineen

The Blackhawks announced Monday that they have hired Kevin Dineen to replace Jamie Kompon as an assistant coach. Tweet

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Blachawks Prospect Camp: What To Watch

The Blackhawks prospect camp is under way, and there will be a lot said about how some of the new faces mix in with names some fans have become more familiar with over the past few years. Not many of … Continue reading

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