Blackhawks Add Teplý, Lindholm to Taxi Squad

On Friday morning, the Blackhawks recalled forward Michal Teplý and defenseman Anton Lindholm and added them to the taxi squad.

Teplý, 19, was originally drafted by the Blackhawks in the fourth round (#109) in the 2019 NHL Draft. Listed at 6-3 and 187 pounds, he’s a right-handed shot. Last season with the Winnipeg Ice (WHL), Teplý scored 29 goals with 34 assists in 53 games.

Lindolm, 26, was originally drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round (#144) in the 2014 NHL Draft. Chicago acquired the defenseman from the Avs in the trade sending Brandon Saad to Colorado. He has five assists in 66 career regular season NHL games.

Madison Bowey cleared waivers and has been assigned to the IceHogs.

6 thoughts on “Blackhawks Add Teplý, Lindholm to Taxi Squad

  • January 29, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Wow…Teply …maybe Hawks will play many kids after all …
    Still young but what a nice opportunity for him to stat one two games in NHL …dream of a lifetime
    Love Hagel so far

  • January 29, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Teply will be interesting. Haven’t seen him much. My readings on him say – he will have hard time keeping pace w How JC wants the Hawks to play. (of course that hasn’t stopped Soderburg from playing)

    On the positive side- size, patience, excellent playmaker, good scoring touch.
    I have a hard time seeing him doing well on bottom 2 lines/fore check , puck pursuit.
    So- to utilize his skills needs to play w 88/24, 88/Janmark? or a 19/8 type line- if 19 ever returns.

  • January 29, 2021 at 11:55 am

    Why not insert Teply in for a game to see how he handles himself – the Hawks could use the size and it seems Teply played well in camp – give him some experience for hopefully one day being a regular in the line up

    A recent survey showed CHI to be the lightest team in the league and one of the shortest

  • January 29, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Wrap,Amen.I thought I was one of a very few that noticed how small and light on their skates that this team is.Other teams coaches and analysts always speak about being hard on the puck.Not so much with the Hawks.It is truly eye opening when you watch the NHL package and take in a few games.The Hawks are light years away from being competitive.The next 4 games will paint a clear picture.2 with the Jackets and 2 with the Canes.Watched the Stars last night.They also look like a handful and their 2 top guys are out.

  • January 29, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Teply might get a game or 2. Wouldn’t be at all suprised he ends up back in Whl when it starts. Could be part of reason he is on taxi squad vs Rfd. camp too. Likely be alot of taxi squad moves in next little while.

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