NCAA Tournament Features Blackhawks Prospects

2015 Frozen Four

The road to the Frozen Four was announced on Sunday, and there will be several Blackhawks prospects playing for a chance to win an NCAA championship. There will be Blackhawks prospects in all four regions of the playoff brackets.
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Stars Blast Boring Blackhawks

The Hawks did nothing to engage the Stars on Saturday night, and Dallas took advantage with a strong 4-0 shutout win.

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Blackhawks Sign Vince Hinostroza

On Saturday, the Blackhawks announced they have agreed to terms with Notre Dame sophomore forward Vince Hinostroza on a three-year entry-level deal.

Hinostroza, 20, was a sixth round pick (169th overall) by the Blackhawks in 2012. He was named to the All-Hockey East Conference first-team on Thursday and finished the season (on March 15) tied for fourth in the nation with 33 assists.

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Blackhawks College Prospects Earn Individual Honors

Three Blackhawks prospects recently received postseason honors from their respective conferences.

In Hockey East, Notre Dame forward Vince Hinostroza was named a first team all-star, and Vermont defenseman Mike Paliotta was named a second team all-star. Paliotta and Vermont are still alive in the Hockey East playoffs, which continue with semi-final action in Boston on Friday night.

Denver defenseman Nick Mattson was named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the NCHC. Mattson led North Dakota defensemen in scoring with 15 points (three goals, 12 assists) in 19 conference games. He is a management major with a GPA above of 3.9.

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Scott Darling, Blackhawks Blank Blue Shirts

Against the top team in the league at Madison Square Garden, Scott Darling collected his first career shut out in spectacular fashion as Brad Richards scored the game’s only goal.

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Blackhawks Prospects Headed To Traverse City

The Blackhawks top prospects will be competing in a rookie tournament closer to home this fall.

The Red Wings will host their 17th annual eight-team NHL Prospect Tournament from Sept. 11-15, 2015, at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich. The Chicago Blackhawks will join the Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Red Wings.

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VIDEO: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane Featured In GoPro Series

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Blackhawks Stay Hot, Sink Islanders

Jonathan Toews got the party started with a two-goal first period and the Blackhawks received another stunning performance between the pipes from Corey Crawford in a 4-1 home victory.

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Andrew Shaw Ejected For Head Butting (Video)

After being on the receiving end of a series of cross-checks from Brock Nelson, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw headbutted the Islanders’ forward at 5:30 into the second period. He was given a five minute major penalty and a game misconduct, and will likely receive some supplemental discipline from the league.

The Blackhawks were leading 2-0 when Shaw took the stupid penalty. Thankfully, his teammates did a masterful job killing the penalty, allowing only one shot on net during the five minute advantage.

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Sharks Can’t Swim With Blackhawks

It took 40 minutes for the Blackhawks to wake up in San Jose, but the offense finally showed up with an explosion in the third period.

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