On Friday night, the Blackhawks acquired center Brendan Morrison from the Calgary Flames in exchange for two-time AHL All-Star defenseman Brian Connelly. Morrison, 36, has 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and is minus-one in 28 games. He has won … Continue reading
On Tuesday morning, the Blackhawks made the expected roster move of placing captain Jonathan Toews on IR to make a roster spot for another center. Brandon Pirri, who will represent the organization as a member of the Rockford IceHogs in … Continue reading
In October, we looked at a few of the Blackhawks prospects that had performed well to begin the season. In mid-November, looked again at some of the stars-of-tomorrow. Now that we’ve moved into December, let’s look around the Blackhawks organization at how some … Continue reading
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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.
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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?
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Since the start of the regular season, the focus of Blackhawks fans has appropriately moved to the action at the NHL level. But there are some prospects playing well to begin the season. Here’s a look around the organization.
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Fans are already ready for the Chicago Blackhawks to take to the ice at the United Center, there is good reason to look west this year for some exciting hockey. Just about 90 miles from the United Center, the future … Continue reading
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The Blackhawks have reportedly agreed on a one-year, two-way contract with defenseman Brian Connelly. The deal has a $525k cap number. Connelly, 25, was an AHL All-Star with Rockford last year, scoring 11 goals and posting 41 assists in 80 … Continue reading
On Monday the Chicago Blackhawks announced that they had signed defenseman Joe Lavin to a two-year contract, beginning in the 2011-12 season. He had been the captain at Notre Dame, who just lost to eventual NCAA champion Minnesota-Duluth at the … Continue reading
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On Wednesday night, the Rockford Ice Hogs battled for a big victory over Peoria. I attended the game to get a look at the future of the Blackhawks, and came away with some strong impressions. This wasn’t the first time I … Continue reading