Author Archives: Tab Bamford

Frozen Four: Blackhawks Prospects To Watch

The Frozen Four begins this afternoon, and the Chicago Blackhawks will have five prospects in the middle of the action. Tweet

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Jeremy Morin, Blackhawks Stay Hot, Beat Habs

For 40 minutes, the Blackhawks and Canadiens did all they could to put the United Center to sleep. But a flurry of action in the final 20 minutes – and 43 seconds into overtime – sent fans home happy from … Continue reading

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Mark Osiecki To Coach USA At 2015 WJC

Rockford IceHogs assistant coach Mark Osiecki has been named the head coach for USA Hockey’s team at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Montreal and Toronto. Osiecki was the head coach at Ohio State from 2010-13 before joining the IceHogs, and has … Continue reading

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Canucks Fire Mike Gillis

Less than three years after being named the GM of the Year, Mike Gillis was fired by the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Gillis replaced Dave Nonis as the GM of the Canucks in April of 2008. Tweet

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Blackhawks Crawford Ready For Playoffs

After another win on Sunday against the Blues, Corey Crawford continued a stretch of strong play since the Olympics. And yet, even in spite of his performance in the 2013 playoffs, some still question the Blackhawks netminder. Tweet

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Blackhawks Handle Business Against Blues

The Blackhawks were without Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Johnny Oduya and Brandon Saad on Sunday morning when they welcomed the division leading St. Louis Blues to the United Center. But another strong effort from all four lines extended the Hawks’ … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Steal Win In Columbus

Traffic in front of the net paid enormous dividends as the Blackhawks won a critical road game in Columbus on Friday night. Tweet

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Bryan Bickell Returns, Blackhawks Bounce Back

For the first time since they joined the NHL roster, the Chicago Blackhawks played a game without Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews because of injury. The Hawks were also without Michal Rozsival and Johnny Oduya (lower-body) was scratched after warm-ups. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Stephen Johns

On Wednesday, the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to a two-year deal with Notre Dame defenseman Stephen Johns. Johns then signed a professional tryout contract with the Rockford IceHogs. Tweet

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Blackhawks: Toews Regular Season Over

Coach Q: Toews will sit out for the remaining regular-season games but is expected to be “100 percent” for the playoffs. #Blackhawks — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) April 2, 2014 Comfortable with the three seed in the Central Division? Ready for … Continue reading

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