Category Archives: Rumors

Trivia and other random Blackhawks stuff

Alexander Ovechkin’s Nomination Mocks Values of the Messier Leadership Award

  On Monday, the NHL announced the three finalists for the Mark Messier Leadership Award: Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo, Los Angeles forward Dustin Brown and Washington forward Alexander Ovechkin. Luongo and Brown are both deserving nominees; Ovechkin makes a mockery of … Continue reading

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Brian Campbell’s Season Over

NHL league sources are reporting that Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell has broken a collarbone and rib and will likely miss the rest of the season, including playoffs, after a cheap shot from Alexander Ovechkin in Sunday’s 4-3 loss to the … Continue reading

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The Great Debate: Salary Dump vs. Consistency

Elliott Friedman of CBC has an intriguing couple bullet points in his latest blog. He says: “… Strongly believe there was one, possibly two teams who were willing to take Cristobal Huet from Chicago. (Should clarify: I’m more certain about … Continue reading

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Scotty Bowman Speaks

On Wednesday morning, Scotty Bowman appeared on 590Fanand talked about the trade deadline. He shared a few things about the Blackhawks that were fairly surprising, and contradict the popular rumors of the past few weeks. First, Bowman indicated that the … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Stockpiling Defensemen

In the last three weeks, the Blackhawks have made a couple very subtle moves that certainly look like the team is loading up the blueline in Rockford for a bigger move. Nick Boynton was acquired from Anaheim on Tuesday afternoon … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Trade Rumors: Who is Jeff Finger?

The hottest trade rumor surrounding the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday morning is that there are discussions taking place a trade between the Hawks and Toronto Maple Leafs that would send goalie Cristobal Huet and some other pieces, likely prospects or … Continue reading

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2010 NHL Trade Deadline Updates

On this post we’ll keep you updated on all the latest player movement around the NHL as the trade deadline approaches. With only two-plus days to make deals before the mid-afternoon deadline on Wednesday, March 3, teams could be burning … Continue reading

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Are the Blackhawks Scouting a Norwegian Forward?

A report out of Norway is that the Blackhawks are among a number of teams interested in forward Mats Zuccarello Aasen, who was part of the Norwegian team eliminated from the Olympic tournament by Marian Hossa, Tomas Kopecky and Slovakia … Continue reading

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Dallas Stars Place Alex Auld on Waivers, Turco Rumors Dead?

When the Dallas Stars traded for Kari Lehtonen, the rumor mill began swirling around their net. With aging Marty Turco unhappy with his playing time, he instantly became the center of most of the whispers coming from Texas. On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Possible Impact on Blackhawks Trade Talks Coming from Nashville

The Nashville Predators will reportedly announce late Wednesday afternoon that they have agreed to an extension with goalie Pekka Rinne. Terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. UPDATE: TSN is reporting Rinne’s extension is for two years and … Continue reading

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