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Blackhawks Future: Reflections from Rockford

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

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Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Update: 2010 Final Edition

As we begin 2011, let’s look at how the top prospects in the Blackhawks organization have done so far this calendar year. 1. Nick Leddy, D Rockford (AHL): 22 gms, 2 goals, 8 assists, 10 pts, 2 PIM Chicago (NHL): … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Update

As December begins, here is a statistical update for the Top 20 Prospects in the Blackhawks organization (per our rankings). Prospects We’ve Seen in Chicago Jeremy Morin: Rockford – 17 GP, 6 G, 3 A, 9 pts, 32 PIM Chicago … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospects: Reflections from Rockford

On Wednesday night, I drove to Rockford to see some good, live hockey while the Blackhawks are out of town for two weeks. It also gave me a chance to see the future of the Hawks in action. The IceHogs … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Roster Cuts Make Statement

The Blackhawks have made more roster cuts on Friday, and they’re bold. Igor Makarov, who started training camp on fire, and Kyle Beach, who entered the summer as the Hawks’ top forward prospect, are both headed to Rockford. The two … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Roster Coming Into Focus

After a number of players were sent to Rockford this weekend, the limited roster spots available for prospects in the NHL are starting to become a bit more clear. Up front, the Blackhawks have most of their spots locked up … Continue reading

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Jack Skille No Longer A Lock to Make Blackhawks Roster

When he signed a one-year contract to stay in Chicago this year, most observers assumed that former first round pick Jack Skille was a lock to make the NHL roster. Skille, 23, has good size (6’1, 215) but has never … Continue reading

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Igor Makarov Making Noise at Blackhawks Training Camp

The Chicago Blackhawks are trying to figure out who will be part of their title defense at a number of key roster spots. There’s room for a forward or two, and defensive depth has some question marks, and there are … Continue reading

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Who’s Next: Blackhawks Prospects Who Could Contribute in 2010-11

As the Blackhawks prepare for the beginning of training camp (yes, it’s September finally), it appears the roster movement can be considered finished. The Hawks have signed a number of young prospects to pro contracts, added some young free agents, … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Igor Makarov

According to CapGeek.com, the Blackhawks have agreed in principle to a two-year, entry-level deal with 2006 second round pick Igor Makarov. The deal reportedly comes with a $552,500 cap number. Makarov, 23, is listed at 6’1 and 185 pounds and possesses a great … Continue reading

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