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Blackhawks Sign Joe Lavin, Raise Questions About Blue Line’s Future

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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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 Summer Trade Analysis: Part Four

On Monday morning in Part One of our Summer Trade Analysis series, we examined the statistical differences between three players: former Blackhawks Kris Versteeg and Andrew Ladd, and current Hawks forward Viktor Stalberg. Monday afternoon, in Part Two, we looked at the differences … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Announce Second Round of Roster Cuts

Before Saturday night’s game against Detroit, the Blackhawks made a number of roster cuts. Forwards Evan Brophey and Jeff Taffe and veteran goalie Cristobal Huet were place on waivers on Saturday. Forwards Rob Klinkhammer, Brandon Bollig and Brandon Pirri, and defensemen Jonathan Carlsson, Simon … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Season Preview: Defense

This is the third part of our preseason series looking at the Blackhawks’ roster heading into training camp in 2010. In the first part, we focused on the centers on the roster. Next, we looked at the wings. In this installment, … 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 Bench: Depth Could Create More Movement

All summer, Blackhawks fans and followers have been talking about all of the bodies leaving Chicago’s roster. Now, as the end of August approaches, the roster is starting to look crowded, and there might actually be too many bodies for … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Blue Line: Answers Creating Questions?

Now that Jordan Hendry and Nick Boynton are signed, the Blackhawks will be able to dress six defenseman on Opening Night that played in the Stanley Cup Finals. So even with all the movement on the roster this summer, the … Continue reading

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Ivan Vishnevskiy: A Forgotten Addition to the Blackhawks Blue Line?

Amidst all the summer moves the Blackhawks made this year, one deal that may have disappeared off the radar could play a role in the coming season. When the Hawks traded restricted free agent Andrew Ladd to the Atlanta Thrashers, … Continue reading

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Andrew Ladd Dealt to Atlanta

  On Thursday afternoon, the Chicago Blackhawks dealt restricted free agent forward Andrew Ladd to the Atlanta Thrashers for top prospects Ivan Vishnevskiy and a 2nd round draft pick. This is the second trade between former Hawks’ front office employee … Continue reading

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