Category Archives: Rumors

Trivia and other random Blackhawks stuff

Jonathan Toews Somehow Missing From Selke Award Finalists

On Tuesday morning, the NHL announced the finalists for the Selke Award: Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk, Pittsburgh’s Jordan Staal and Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler. The Frank J. Selke Trophy that is presented annually “to the forward who best excels in the defensive … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Stars: Blackhawks Lock Up (At Least) 2nd Seed

Antti Niemi was solid again, the Blackhawks received scoring from all over the roster as they rolled the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Tuesday night. The win was the team’s 50th of the season, setting a franchise record. Colin Fraser scored … Continue reading

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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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