The Blackhawks are banking on Connor Murphy getting better. Should they?

There are good signs in Murphy’s underlying statistics, but the Blackhawks are gambling he’ll improve in a new environment. If he doesn’t, it’s a problem. The Connor Murphy that we saw with the Arizona Coyotes over the past three-plus years is not good enough to replace Niklas Hjalmarsson. That much I feel confident saying right off the bat after Hjalmarsson established himself...
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Stan Bowman discusses Blackhawks' draft picks

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman talks about his team's draft picks this weekend.
Via CSN Chicago
19 hours ago

Blackhawks notebook: A busy draft, free agency and RFAs

Eight draft picks in about 3 hours. It was a busy Saturday for the Blackhawks, and when general manager Stan Bowman talked that afternoon
Via CSN Chicago
20 hours ago

Niklas Hjalmarsson reflects on time with Blackhawks: 'I had the best time in Chicago'

Niklas Hjalmarsson heard some of the rumors, but not to a large degree. The former Blackhawks defenseman wasnt spending a lot of time on the
Via CSN Chicago
22 hours ago

Former Blackhawks Pavel Vorobyev on Playing in UK

After spending a good part of his career at home in Russia, former Chicago Blackhawks forward Pavel Vorobyev decided to try to breathe some fresh air and last year moved to the UK top league, the EIHL, to sign a contract with the Edinburgh Capitals. One year later, after a very good season, the forward renewed his deal with the Scotland-based franchise for a further season. The Capitals have...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 hours ago

2017 NHL Draft: Blackhawks Picks From Rounds 2-7

Chicago had a busy Saturday morning. The post 2017 NHL Draft: Blackhawks Picks From Rounds 2-7 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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1 day ago

2017 NHL draft results: Blackhawks select Andrei Altybarmakyan with No. 70 pick

A bit off the board with this one. The Chicago Blackhawks selected forward Andrei Altybarmakyan from Serebryanye Lvy St. Petersburg of the MHL with the No. 70 overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. This was their third pick overall, and second pick of Day 2. Altybarmakyan is a bit of an off-the-board pick by the Blackhawks. He wasn’t considered a top-100 prospect in the draft...
Via Second City Hockey
1 day ago

2017 NHL Draft: Blackhawks Select Defenseman Henri Jokiharju

Chicago adds another defenseman The post 2017 NHL Draft: Blackhawks Select Defenseman Henri Jokiharju appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
1 day ago

Chicago Blackhawks’ Draft Day Trades Build Toward Team’s Future

The Chicago Blackhawks made two blockbuster deals hour before the 2017 NHL Entry Draft while keeping an eye toward the future Leave it to the Chicago Blackhawks, hosts of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, to blow everything up at 11 a.m. the morning of the draft. Leave it to the Chicago Blackhawks to steal the […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Draft Day Trades Build Toward Team’s Future - Blackhawk...
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Blackhawks, Blue Jackets swap Artemi Panarin, Brandon Saad

With draft day just hours away, the Chicago Blackhawks have made a huge splash trading star left winger Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a Brandon’s Pierre LeBrun reports pieces in the deal include depth center Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick in the upcoming draft going to Columbus. Meanwhile, goalie Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

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Chicago Blackhawks In Contract Talks With Ville Pokka

Scott Powers of the Athletic has reported that the Blackhawks are in contract talks with so to be Restricted Free Agent Ville Pokka. Pokka was acquired by the Blackhawks in the Nick Leddy trade back in 2014. Since joining the Blackhawks, Pokka has been languishing away in Rockford. Despite being the top defensive prospect for […] Chicago Blackhawks In Contract Talks With Ville...
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Chicago Blackhawks Reaction: Marian Hossa Will Not Play in 2017

The story broke late last night that Marian Hossa might be forced to retire due to a complication from a skin medication. This morning the Blackhawks have made it official. Hossa and the Hawks make it official. Hossa will not play the 2017-18 season. — Jay Zawaski (@JayZawaski670) June 21, 2017 My reaction is […] Chicago Blackhawks Reaction: Marian...
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Marian Hossa might have to retire due to an allergy to his equipment

This might be one of the most bizarre hockey stories you’ll ever read. Marian Hossa may have to retire prematurely from the NHL due to an allergy he is suffering from the equipment he wears.According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Hossa has a “serious allergic reaction” to his equipment and it’s serious enough to require medication. That very medication used to combat...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Making room for new coaches

As the offseason creeps on, the Chicago Blackhawks have continued making moves throughout their organization. Though letting go of players and signing new ones is always a big part of the summer months, the Hawks are also making changes within their coaching staff. A big part of any game is the leadership that the coaching staff can give to their players and the Hawks are hoping...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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