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Blackhawks Sign 3, Dump Salak

On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced three roster moves. The organization agreed to two-year deals with forwards Ben Smith and Brandon Bollig. Both contracts are two-way in the first season, and one-way contracts in the second. Chicago also agreed to … Continue reading

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Central Division Roster Moves Begin

What will be one of the most active summers in recent¬†memory¬†around the Central Division started with a couple moves involving goalies on Friday. In the morning, the Chicago Blackhawks put goaltender Alexander Salak on waivers. Salak, who was acquired from … Continue reading

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Examining The Blackhawks Organizational Depth Between The Pipes

A great deal has been said about the performance of the two guys that played the goaltender position for the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2011-12 season. But they have made a number of moves to improve the organization’s depth at … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Ray Emery To One-Year Extension

During the first period of Saturday’s game in Detroit, the Blackhawks announced a one-year contract extension for backup goalie Ray Emery. Various sources have reported the dollar amount on the contract to be $1.15M. In 34 appearances in 2011-12, Emery … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Trade Speculation: It’s Time To Move Ray Emery

With all due respect to Jay-Z, the Blackhawks have 99 problems and, considering the streak they’re on, the b**** might be one of them. But with all of the issues plaguing the team right now, should they consider putting one … Continue reading

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Blackhawks-Jets: Ray Emery Starts in Net

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Thursday morning that veteran Ray Emery, who missed practice on Wednesday with the flu, will start against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Alexander Salak was re-assigned to Rockford, and Corey Crawford will back-up Emery. Tweet

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Blackhawks Recall Alexander Salak

On Wednesday morning, the Blackhawks recalled goalie Alexander Salak from Rockford. Starting goalie Corey Crawford has missed a couple practices this week because of an allegedly minor groin injury. This news, however, would seem to indicate that the injury is … Continue reading

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Ray Emery Signs with Blackhawks

Matt Nichol, Ray Emery’s trainer, tweeted at approximately 2 PM CT that Emery has signed with the Blackhawks. Just over an hour later, the Blackhawks officially announced a one-year deal with Emery, and assigned Alexander Salak to Rockford. Emery’s deal … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Goalie Question: Is A Veteran Necessary?

There are a lot of people in Chicago that are ready to buy the gas that send rookie netminder Alexander Salak to Rockford. In the eyes of the masses, the Hawks must have a veteran to back up Corey Crawford … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Lineup for Fifth Preseason Game

Here’s the Blackhawks lineup vs. Detroit on Wednesday night: Forwards: First line: Brandon Saad — Jonathan Toews — Viktor Stalberg Second line: Andrew Brunette — Patrick Kane — Marian Hossa Third line: Bryan Bickell — Dave Bolland — Michael Frolik … Continue reading

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