Tag Archives: Central Division

Nick Leddy: It’s Time For The Blackhawks To Lock Him Up

Fans have varying opinions on the play of young defenseman Nick Leddy, but now is the time for GM Stan Bowman to get together with him and get a deal done that keeps him in Chicago for the next few … Continue reading

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NHL Central Division Player Movement Update II

In the wake of Nashville matching Shea Weber’s offer sheet and Columbus trading their captain, Rick Nash, to the Rangers, it’s worth looking at the landscape surrounding the Blackhawks in the Central Division as the summer continues. Here’s an updated … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?

The Blackhawks Convention ended on Sunday with the usual fanfare and excitement from fans who met their favorite player(s), spent a lot of money, and had great experiences. But the post-Convention reality now sets in: the Hawks have some work … Continue reading

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Shea Weber Signs Enormous Offer Sheet

Restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers. Indications are that the sheet is for $100M over 14 years ($7.15M cap hit). UPDATE: Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet is reporting the deal is … Continue reading

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NHL Free Agency: Central Division Player Movement Update

Here’s a look around the free agent movement around the Central Division. Detroit Red Wings ADDITIONS G Jonas Gustavsson – 2 years, $3.0M ($1.5M cap) F Mikael Samuelsson – 2 years, $6.0M ($3.0M cap) F Jordin Tootoo – 3 years, … 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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Central Division Cap Situations

With the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom in Detroit becoming official, there should be two immediate responses from Blackhawks fans: Respect. He was the best of his era. Fear. The Wings now have an enormous amount of cap space. Looking around … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Free Agency: What Jamal Mayers Means This Summer

With reports that the Blackhawks signed forward Jamal Mayers for another year, the Hawks have a pretty full roster already looking ahead to the 2012-13 season. So what does the Mayers signing mean to this summer’s free agent agenda for … Continue reading

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Dale Hunter Resigns In Washington: Blackhawks Should Call Him

On Monday morning, Dale Hunter stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals. He needs to now become the top candidate to replace Mike Haviland on the Chicago Blackhawks bench. Tweet

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NHL Free Agency: 10 Unrestricted Targets For The Blackhawks

On Sunday, the third team from the Central Division was bounced out of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs when the LA Kings swept the division-winning St. Louis Blues. What we’ve seen is the Kings, who were the eight seed, hammer the … Continue reading

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