Blackhawks Acquire Joseph Cramarossa

On Wednesday evening the Blackhawks announced they have acquired forward Joseph Cramarossa from Pittsburgh in exchange for forward Graham Knott.

Cramarossa, 27, was originally a third round pick (#65 overall) by Anaheim in the 2011 NHL Draft. He has two goals and one assist in nine games in the AHL this season.

He is listed at 6-0 and 195 pounds and shoots lefthanded.

Cramarossa’s two-way contract (AAV of $700,000) runs through the 2019-20 season. He will report to Rockford.

Knott, 22, was a second round pick (#54 overall) by Chicago in the 2015 NHL Draft. He was skating with Indy in the ECHL this season.

10 thoughts on “Blackhawks Acquire Joseph Cramarossa

  • November 20, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Veteran in Rockford replaces Versteeg. Nothing more, nothing less, for Graham
    (Not A) Prospect.

  • November 20, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    Order the cup rings now

  • November 20, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    Knott, Beach, Runsveldt, McNeill. Power forwards/big centers not easy to draft. Hoping we finally got a stud in KD (wow, KD has a bit of a ring – could be a nickname in that).

  • November 20, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Already used in the NBA. Besides soccer players biggest flop artist out there. Maybe the old NBA. How about Dachtor K!

  • November 20, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    Maybe Doc Hawk.

  • November 20, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    @Jr – nice one!

  • November 21, 2019 at 7:31 am

    Here’s hoping Entwistle pans out. His early stats are OK but not sure of his role in Rockford?
    Other than hopefully Dach, a 3rd pick, the line of bigger players (Knott, Hayden, Bondra, Starrett) not panning out is long. Hayes didn’t sign.

  • November 21, 2019 at 7:42 am

    With the lack of creativity in NHL rooms on nicknames… You know it’s going to be lame and stupid where they just and an er… Dockers.

  • November 21, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    From You Tube footage it looks at least like Cramarossa can fight well. There is old footage of him beating up Tom Wilson back in Juniors.

  • November 22, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Lot of good footage on Seems to be able to handle the rough stuff.

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