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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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Blackhawks Announce Roster for First Preseason Game

The Blackhawks released the roster for their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Winnepeg on Wednesday night. It’s intriguing that Shawn Lalonde is missing from the roster because he’s had an exceptional training camp after an outstanding rookie camp. However, also … 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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Blackhawks Announce Roster For Maple Leafs Rookie Tournament

The Blackhawks will send a team to compete in the 2010 Toronto Maple Leafs Rookie Tournament, which begins on Saturday, Sept. 11 in London, Ontario. The selected prospects will compete in three games against teams from the Leafs, Senators and Penguins. … 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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How the Blackhawks Keep Antti Niemi

Thanks to a flurry of fantastic, under-the-radar moves over the past couple weeks, the Blackhawks might now be able to afford having Antti Niemi back on their roster for the 2010-11 season. Because of a handful of two-way contracts added … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospect Rankings: Post-Camp Edition

After watching a fun weekend of hockey during the Blackhawks’ prospect camp, it’s much easier to look at the talent the Hawks have in the pipeline and qualify it against others in the organization. Over the weekend, a number of … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospect Camp: Reactions From Day One

Friday was the first day of the Blackhawks Prospect Camp, which will run through Monday afternoon. There are over 70 players invited this year, and they have been split into four teams, with two practicing and scrimmaging in the morning … Continue reading

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