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Blackhawks Salary Cap in 2011-12: Perspective 3.0

  Now that Marcus Krüger has arrived in Chicago, it’s worth taking a look at the perceived “trainwreck” of a salary cap situation facing the Chicago Blackhawks next year. Back in mid-January, we looked at some potential numbers for the … Continue reading

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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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Blackhawks Prospect Cap Numbers

While the Blackhawks continued struggles to find consistency is making everyone an armchair general manager, there are a lot of in-house options that could be considered. However, most of these kids are more likely to make an impact in the … 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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Blackhawks Continued Success is Dale Tallon’s Lasting Legacy

Since the beginning of the 2009-10 season, the Blackhawks have enjoyed one of the most successful stretches of hockey in the history of the franchise. While he is no longer part of the organization, the fingerprints of Dale Tallon continue … 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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If Patrick Kane Is Out, Blackhawks Should Roll the Dice

Reports from Blackhawks practice on Thursday morning are that Patrick Kane, who has scored in two straight games, was absent because of illness and will not travel with the team to Columbus. The schedule isn’t helping matters for the 1-2-1 … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Have Big Blue Line Questions

Another night, another tough home loss. But there is reason for concern now. Last year’s Blackhawks were successful when the team got into rhythm, but because of injuries and suspensions the roster hasn’t been together yet. Unfortunately, coach Joel Quenneville … Continue reading

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Boston Bruins Give Stan Bowman a Headache

On a day when the Blackhawks organization and its fans look back at history, the future entered the conversation yet again. Hours before their season opening game overseas, the Boston Bruins announced a seven-year, $45.5 million contract extension for defenseman … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Observations After Three Preseason Games

The two preseason games against Detroit are hard to put into any competitive context because the Blackhawks skated their “B Team” on Friday night against most of the Red Wings regulars, and then brought back their “A Team” at home … Continue reading

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