Author Archives: Tab Bamford

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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Blackhawks Prospect Camp Preview: Goaltenders

We’ve already looked ahead at the defensemen and forwards headed to the Blackhawks’ prospect camp this week. Now, let’s take a look at who will be between the pipes. Tweet

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Blackhawks Prospect Camp Preview: Forwards

In the wake of the blockbuster deals for Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, the organization will have most of their top prospects in town to compete for roster spots in Rockford and, perhaps, Chicago. Earlier, we discussed the defensemen attending … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospect Camp Preview: Defensemen

The Blackhawks prospect camp opens this weekend, and many of the organization’s top prospects will be on the ice. As has been the trend with the Blackhawks under Stan Bowman’s guidance, there will be a strong college flavor at prospect … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Announce Prospect Camp Roster

On Thursday afternoon, the Blackhawks announced the players who will attend their annual Prospect Camp. Tweet

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The Significance of 19 & 88

When the Blackhawks announced on Wednesday that the franchise had locked up Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane for eight more seasons, it signified a commitment to the heart of the team for the next decade (at least). But it will … Continue reading

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Toews, Kane, Blackhawks Agree To Extensions

On Wednesday the Blackhawks announced eight-year contracts with forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The deals will carry matching $10.5M cap hits. Tweet

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Report: Jamie Kompon Leaving Blackhawks

According to a report, Blackhawks assistant coach Jamie Kompon will leave the organization to take over as the Head Coach and General Manager of the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks. Tweet

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Report: No Prospect Camp For Kevin Hayes

According to ESPNChicago, forward Kevin Hayes will not attend the upcoming Blackhawks’ prospect camp.┬áThe Blackhawks have until August 15 to sign him or he becomes an unrestricted free agent; Chicago would receive draft pick compensation if (when) Hayes becomes a … Continue reading

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Agent: Blackhawks Still Negotiating With Toews, Kane

Pat Brisson, the agent for both Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, told The Fourth Period on Tuesday that the Hawks are still negotiating with the two faces of the franchise. Reports surfaced on Monday evening that there were deals in … Continue reading

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