Blackhawks Bring 6 Prospects To Chicago

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks Blackhawks have recalled their “black aces” for the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: forwards Jeremy Morin and Brandon Pirri, defensemen  Joe Lavin and Ryan Stanton, and goaltender Carter Hutton from Rockford and forward Brandon Saad from Saginaw of the OHL.

7 thoughts on “Blackhawks Bring 6 Prospects To Chicago

  • April 16, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    Reading other earlier posts of many wanting Saad in the line-up…hey, I’m all for the kid but not unless it’s an emergency. I just can’t see dropping him onto the ice at this point. Let’s wait for 2013 to see what he can do. I could be wrong and he could turn into this year’s Ben Smith but I’d rather see Q stay with playoff-tested skaters.

  • April 16, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    If there is a need, use Saad. Bollig, Shaw…why not? Again, only if there is a need.

  • April 16, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    I would rather play Morin instead of Saad, doesn’t burn a contract year and I’ve always loved Morin. They are on the same field IMO

  • April 17, 2012 at 9:00 am

    Good call JC- I did not realize that would burn a contract year on Saad? are you sure on that?

  • April 17, 2012 at 11:38 am

    JC is right… if Saad plays 8 games, the first year of the contact is used. So could be play in a dire situation… yes. Would Q want to explore other options first… most likely. We have Morin, Hayes, Pirri, Frolik… guys with more NHL time under their belt to play if needed.

  • April 17, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    In calling these guys up, who’s being sent down?

  • April 18, 2012 at 6:46 am

    No one Tre. After a certain date (not sure if its the regular season or game 1 of the playoffs or something) Teams can play anyone under their 50 contracts as long as they arent playing in the AHL or Juniors Playoffs. But Juniors players have eligability deals where if they play more than so many games in a year, they are no longer able to play in juniors.

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