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Bowman: Blackhawks Will Buy Out Montador, Olesz

When Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman met with the media on Thursday morning, he confirmed what many had assumed for some time: the Hawks will use their compliance buyouts on defenseman Steve Montador and forward Rostislav Olesz. Tweet

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Steve Montador On Waivers

On Monday, the Blackhawks placed defenseman Steve Montador on waivers. Tweet

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Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?

The Blackhawks Convention ended on Sunday with the usual fanfare and excitement from fans who met their favorite player(s), spent a lot of money, and had great experiences. But the post-Convention reality now sets in: the Hawks have some work … Continue reading

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Grading Stan Bowman’s Moves: Trades

Earlier this week we looked back at and evaluated the free agent moves Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman made between the end of the 2010-11 season and the final horn sounding against Phoenix. Now, let’s consider the trades Bowman … Continue reading

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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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Do The Blackhawks Miss Niklas Hjalmarsson?

On Feb. 15, we looked at the impact Niklas Hjalmarsson makes on the Chicago Blackhawks lineup. At that point, he had missed three games (all road losses), and the Hawks had been outscored 11-5 in those three games. There was … Continue reading

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Niklas Hjalmarsson Returns, Steve Montador’s Season Over?

There were a number of interesting developments on Thursday morning before the Blackhawks host the Dallas Stars. Niklas Hjalmarsson will return to the lineup. He has been out since Feb. 7 with concussion symptoms. Coach Joel Quenneville made in an … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Defensemen Decisions Determining Success

When trying to figure out how the Blackhawks need to be better to be legitimate Cup contenders, there is one statistic that desperately needs to be addressed. While the team’s goals against average is the obvious area of weakness, another … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Recall Dylan Olsen, Place Steve Montador On IR

Before Friday night’s game in San Jose, the Blackhawks made a change to their roster. Dylan Olsen, the top blue line prospect in the organization, was recalled from Rockford and Steve Montador was placed on IR with an upper-body injury. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks: Defensemen & Goalie Grades At The All-Star Break

Yesterday we graded the performances of the Blackhawks’ rookies through the first 50 games of the regular season. Today, in the second part of the series, we’ll evaluate the defensemen and goalies. Tweet

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