Tag Archives: Central Division
For his hit on Blackhawks forward Ben Smith on Wednesday night, Detroit prospect Brendan Smith has been suspended for the rest of the preseason plus five regular season games.
Other than Ben Smith getting hit on a dirty play and Viktor Stalberg hurting a knee, there was a lot to learn from the Blackhawks 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Joel Quenneville told the media after Wednesday night’s 4-3 win that forward Viktor Stalberg suffered a knee injury late in the first period. “It’s probably not good either,” said Quenneville. “But we’ll have a better idea tomorrow.” (quote from CSN … Continue reading
On Wednesday, the Chicago Blackhawks sent Mark McNeill and Phillip Danault back to their junior clubs. The two first round picks by the Hawks in the 2011 Draft, McNeill and Danault played in their first NHL action in Tuesday night’s … Continue reading
The Blackhawks have been dealt their first blow of the new season. “Patrick Sharp underwent an emergency surgical appendectomy this evening after experiencing some abnormal abdominal discomfort. The surgery was successful and I anticipate a full recovery in approximately three … Continue reading
The Columbus Blue Jackets announced a six-year, $27M contract extension with defenseman Fedor Tyutin on Wednesday morning. If the goal in Columbus was to spend money, that’s been accomplished. But nobody’s forced them to spend their money wisely, and it … Continue reading
ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers confirmed on Monday what had been rumored for months: the Chicago Blackhawks will play the 2011-12 season without an alternate sweater. After spending the last couple seasons in throwback alternates that resembled the sweaters worn in the … Continue reading
After breaking down the depth on the blue line throughout the Western Conference, and examining the wild summer of forward movement throughout the league, it’s now time that we look at the men between the pipes in West. While the … Continue reading
As we get ready for the 2011-12 season, we continue our series breaking down the Western Conference. On Sunday night we ranked the groups of defensemen around the league, and now we’ll evaluate the forwards in the conference. Some of … Continue reading
Free agents have signed, most trades have happened, and now the longest month of the summer is upon hockey fans. The preseason begins in mid-September, and the sports world has basically succumed to football. To get ready for the coming … Continue reading