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Up-to-date news and info about the Chicago Blackhawks, including news from regarding player movement to/from the minors, the draft, and trades

Blackhawks Acquire Antoine Vermette

The long-rumored end of Antoine Vermette’s days in Arizona has finally arrived, and he’s headed to Chicago. On Saturday night, the Blackhawks reportedly acquired the 32-year-old center from Arizona for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first round pick in the … Continue reading

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LA Kings Acquire Andrej Sekera

On Wednesday afternoon, the Los Angeles Kings reportedly acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes for a conditional first round pick and a defenseman Roland McKeown (according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie). McKeown, 19, was the Kings second round pick … Continue reading

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Jets Acquire Tlusty, Pens Land Winnik

On Wednesday afternoon, the Winnipeg Jets acquired forward Jiri Tlusty from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a third round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Draft. The … Continue reading

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Minnesota Wild Acquire Sean Bergenheim

Sean Bergenheim was a healthy scratch on the lineup sheet for Tuesday night’s game in Chicago, but this time there was finally a good reason. The Florida Panthers have granted Bergenheim’s wish to be traded, sending the disgruntled forward and … Continue reading

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Johnny Oduya Out “A Couple Weeks”

After practice Monday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that defenseman Johnny Oduya will miss “a couple weeks” because of an upper-body injury. Oduya, 33, skated only one shift before leaving Sunday’s loss to the Bruins. He is averaging 20:06 on … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Scott Darling To 2-Year Extension

Late Sunday night, the Blackhawks announced that they have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with goaltender Scott Darling, running through the 2016-17 season. UPDATE: According to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, Darling will be paid $575,000 next season and $600,000 in the … Continue reading

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NHL, SAP Partner To Bring Advanced Stats To Fans

On Friday, the NHL and SAP announced a fantastic new partnership to make more advanced stats both available and regulated through the league. Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo’s Puck Daddy had a strong breakdown of the partnership earlier today. Tweet

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RIP Steve Montador

Just before puck drop on Sunday morning, news broke that former Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador had been found dead at his residence. He was 35. Tweet

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Nashville Blockbuster: Preds Add Franson, Santorelli

The Nashville Predators have acquired defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nashville’s first-round selection in the 2015 Draft, and forwards Brendan Leipsic and Olli Jokinen. Tweet

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Evander Kane Gone: Jets-Sabres Blockbuster Trade

According to reports, the Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jets have agreed in principal on a trade that will have a major impact on the Western Conference playoff picture this season – and Buffalo’s future. Tweet

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