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Early in the second period, Corey Crawford skated off the ice and Ray Emery replaced him between the pipes for the Hawks. It felt like a week before, when the lifeless Hawks failed to show up and got hammered by … Continue reading
The Chicago Blackhawks, coming off one of their now all-too-familiar emotionally vacant losses, made some lineup changes before Friday night’s game. The hope was that they would spark the team to a better performance. And then the game started…
The Blackhawks might sit near the top of the NHL still, but their two ugly losses on Friday and Saturday nights had the appearance of the team taking a step backwards. When the season began, one young player the organization … Continue reading
Rostislav Olesz cleared waivers on Thursday morning and was sent to Rockford. In his place, the Blackhawks will reportedly recall Ben Smith from Rockford. Smith had 10 points (six goals, four assists) in nine games with the IceHogs this year. … Continue reading
In October, we looked at a few of the Blackhawks prospects that had performed well to begin the season. Now that we’re in mid-November, here is an updated look at some of the stars-of-tomorrow and how they’re playing this year.
After watching the Blackhawks performance in St. Louis, the summary is pretty simple.
Rostislav Olesz was acquired in a salary-dumping trade with the Panthers this summer. Brian Campbell took his enormous cap hit to Florida, leaving the Hawks with a player making $3.125M - less than half the cap hit for fewer years. But … Continue reading
The Canucks made a fairly significant trade over the weekend, acquiring David Booth from Florida. Other teams are said to be getting into the market as injuries pile up all over the NHL. Could the Blackhawks enter the market soon?
On Monday morning, the Blackhawks sent forward Ben Smith to Rockford. Smith has been out because of a concussion he suffered as result of a cheap shot during a preseason game against Detroit. He has now been medically cleared to … Continue reading