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Blackhawks Trade Rumors

The NHL Trade Deadline is now less than a month away, and the Blackhawks are wandering around the usual trade rumors. So will they do anything? And, if so, for what? Well, let’s first look at what has been said … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Trade Buzz: Would You Make This Deal?

As the Hawks head to the All Star Break, the trade deadline comes close with each passing day. The team’s inconsistent play and apparent lack of killer instinct has led to rumors that GM Stan Bowman is looking to make … Continue reading

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Brent Seabrook’s Future In Chicago: What Will the Blackhawks Do?

The list of top defensemen heading towards restricted free agency is an impressive one, but was cut by one recently when the Los Angeles Kings locked up Jack Johnson with a seven-year extension. While Johnson’s cap number wasn’t outrageous ($4.36M), … Continue reading

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Should the Blackhawks Bring Back Ben Eager?

Yahoo! Sports is indicating that Ben Eager, currently serving a four-game suspension for sucker punching Toronto’s Colby Armstrong, could be on the way out of Atlanta. In 34 games this season, Eager has 10 points (three goals, seven assists), 48 hits and … Continue reading

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A Trade Between Finalists? The Blackhawks Should Call the Flyers

It might be time for Stan Bowman to start making calls. The number of underwhelming veterans on the Blackhawks roster has led to a lot of hair pulling and alcohol consumption early in the year for fans in Chicago, and … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Evan Brophey

Late Thursday the Blackhawks agreed to terms with center Evan Brophey on a two-way contract. The deal has a base salary of $500k, and is only one year in length, according to CapGeek.com. Brophey was selected in the third round (68th … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Cap Situation: Should Hawks Call Rocky… Mountains?

With news on Monday that the Blackhawks have answered the offer sheet from San Jose to keep Niklas Hjalmarsson in the fold, at the price of $14M over four years ($3.5M per), the fine print told Blackhawks fans that another … Continue reading

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Mike Modano: A Perfect Fit in Chicago?

There are a number of rumors flying right now surrounding veteran center Mike Modano, who turned 40 in early June. The Detroit Red Wings are recruiting him hard, but there are allegedly three or four teams with interest in him, … Continue reading

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Antti Niemi Files For Arbitration: Possible Issues

The deadline for restricted free agents to file for arbitration was over the weekend, and 31 players filed. The biggest name on the list was Blackhawks’ goalie Antti Niemi. By filing for arbitration, Niemi indicates that he wants an independent … Continue reading

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A Possible Trade Partner For Cristobal Huet?

The Blackhawks have moved a number of players since winning the Stanley Cup, and the one elephant that remains in the room is now-backup netminder Cristobal Huet. With a $5.625M cap number and after losing the starting gig in Chicago … Continue reading

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