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Blackhawks Summer Fixes: A Deal Chicago Should Explore

It has become clear that the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks ultimately failed because they lacked a number of key ingredients. We’ve already looked at one potential free agent addition they should make. Now, let’s consider one player who might be on … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Summer Fixes: Blue Line Help Possible

Now that we’ve looked back at the free agents Stan Bowman signed last summer, let’s look at a guy they should spend some of the Brian Campbell-created cap space on this summer. There were some obvious issues with the group … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Stan Bowman’s Media Availability

Stan Bowman met the media on Wednesday morning and answered questions on a number of topics. Here are a few highlights: Tweet

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Grading Stan Bowman’s Moves: Free Agents

Before we can look ahead to potential summer shopping, it’s a worthy exercise to look back at the past performance of Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. Bowman made a number of moves before and during the 2011-12 season that … Continue reading

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Blackhawks: Roster Decisions Needed Saturday

While meeting the media on Friday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that the coaching staff will have a conversation about whether they turn to Ray Emery in net for Game Five in Phoenix. That’s just one of a number of decisions … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Rookie Concerns: Brandon Saad Enters The Mix

All indications are that rookie Brandon Saad will play in his third NHL game on Thursday night, replacing injured Marian Hossa. What should Hawks fans expect? Tweet

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Brandon Saad, Saginaw Spirit Eliminated From OHL Playoffs

On Saturday night, the London Knights ended the postseason for the Saginaw Spirit and Blackhawks prospect Brandon Saad. Saad, a second round pick by Chicago in the 2011 NHL Draft, finished his personal postseason with eight goals and nine assists … Continue reading

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OHL Honors Brandon Saad

On Thursday, the Ontario Hockey League announced that Blackhawks prospect Brandon Saad of the Saginaw Spirit is the 2011-12 winner of the William Hanley Trophy, which is awarded to the OHL’s Most Sportsmanlike Player. Tweet

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Blackhawks Sign Ray Emery To One-Year Extension

During the first period of Saturday’s game in Detroit, the Blackhawks announced a one-year contract extension for backup goalie Ray Emery. Various sources have reported the dollar amount on the contract to be $1.15M. In 34 appearances in 2011-12, Emery … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Rookies Continue Making Enormous Impact

In spite of so many fans claiming the Blackhawks’ front office has failed because of disappointing statistical production from some of the veteran free agents that have been brought in with short-term deals, the playoff-bound Hawks wouldn’t be leaving their … Continue reading

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