Category Archives: Injury & Roster Updates

News and bios about the Chicago Blackhawks roster

Blackhawks Blue Line News: Campbell Done, Boynton Clears, LaLonde… Promoted?

The picture on the blue line for the Blackhawks might be getting clearer on Tuesday, but the future might be coming sooner than expected. First, Brian Campbell was officially diagnosed with a broken clavical and fractured ribs by the Blackhawks on … Continue reading

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Why Alexander Ovechkin’s Hit Was Cheap

What follows is a clear sequence of photos showing how Alexander Ovechkin’s hit on Brian Campbell on Sunday was cheap. Tweet

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NHL GM Meetings Works to Protect Players’ Heads

The General Managers of every NHL team met for the past three days in Boca Raton, FL to discuss the state of the game. Central to their annual discussions was the recent run of shots to the head, most notably … Continue reading

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Adam Burish Activated, To Return Wednesday

On Saturday, the Chicago Blackhawks activated forward Adam Burish off the injured reserve.  He is now available to return to game action. Burish had speculated before the Olympics that Sunday’s game against Detroit might be when he appears in a … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning News: John Madden to IR, Jake Dowell Recalled

Before Sunday’s game against Columbus, the Blackhawks made two roster moves. After Marian Hossa went down on Saturday night, the Hawks needed to add a body to the roster. To accomplish this, Jake Dowell was recalled from Rockford, officially, on … Continue reading

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Kim Johnsson vs. Cam Barker: Inside the Numbers

In the wake of the Blackhawks trade with the Wild, let’s look at how newcomer Kim Johnsson stacks up against Cam Barker this year. Age Barker: 23 (24 on April 4) Johnsson: 33 (34 on March 16) Height/Weight Barker: 6’3  … Continue reading

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Adam Burish Returning Sooner Than Expected?

According to a story on ESPNChicago on Thursday evening, Blackhawks forward Adam Burish could return to the lineup immediately after the Olympics. Burish is quoted by Jesse Rogers, saying, “From talking to the trainers, I think [it’s] some time in … Continue reading

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No Move the Right Move for the Blackhawks, Kovalchuk

If only Stan Bowman had advised Adam and Eve. The Hawks had a great opportunity in the last week to acquire an elite scorer in a trade, but ended up not pulling the trigger. The Atlanta Thrashers instead dealt Ilya … Continue reading

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Dave Bolland Back Wednesday? Then What?

Rumors are swirling that Dave Bolland will return to the ice for the Blackhawks on Wednesday night at the United Center when the Blackhawks host the St. Louis Blues. Bolland has been out since Nov. 5 because of a back … Continue reading

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Remember Me? Dave Bolland Nearing Return

What a busy day for the Blackhawks! First Ryan Kesler whines like a baby about Andrew Ladd smacking him around like Gary Coleman’s girlfriend, then Cristobal Huet gets his gig back as the Hawks Number One netminder, now there’s positive … Continue reading

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