Tag Archives: Western Conference
The Blackhawks lost in Vancouver 3-1 on Monday night. Daniel Carcillo scored the only Hawks goal. Brandon Bollig and Viktor Stalberg skated on penalty kill duty. And Dave Bolland left after five shifts with a groin injury. And that’s… about … Continue reading
Now that the dust has settled from the trade deadline, how did teams in the Western Conference help (or hurt) their chances of getting to the Stanley Cup Final?
After the Blackhawks announced the acquisition of veteran center Michal Handzus, two other Western Conference teams made significant moves on Monday night. The Los Angeles Kings traded a second round pick in the 2014 and 2015 Drafts to the Buffalo … Continue reading
Previews for each team in the Central Division were posted on The Fourth Period‘s site this weekend. Here are links to each one: Chicago Blackhawks St. Louis Blues Detroit Red Wings Nashville Predators Columbus Blue Jackets
In the wake of Nashville matching Shea Weber’s offer sheet and Columbus trading their captain, Rick Nash, to the Rangers, it’s worth looking at the landscape surrounding the Blackhawks in the Central Division as the summer continues. Here’s an updated … Continue reading
Restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers. Indications are that the sheet is for $100M over 14 years ($7.15M cap hit). UPDATE: Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet is reporting the deal is … Continue reading
Whenever a team wins a championship, they become the model for teams moving forward that are chasing the ultimate prize. As CSN Chicago’s Chris Boden wrote this morning, a comparison of the Blackhawks to the Kings could lead to some … Continue reading
With the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom in Detroit becoming official, there should be two immediate responses from Blackhawks fans: Respect. He was the best of his era. Fear. The Wings now have an enormous amount of cap space. Looking around … Continue reading
Martin Hanzal may not have a history of supplemental discipline, but he has been one of many Coyotes involved in dirty play in this postseason. Hanzal was personally called for two roughing penalties and one elbowing penalty in the first … Continue reading
On Monday morning, Dale Hunter stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals. He needs to now become the top candidate to replace Mike Haviland on the Chicago Blackhawks bench.