Posts tagged "Alexander Salak"

Ray Emery Signs with Blackhawks

Ray Emery Signs with Blackhawks
Matt Nichol, Ray Emery’s trainer, tweeted at approximately 2 PM CT that Emery has signed with the Blackhawks. Just over an hour later, the Blackhawks officially announced a one-year deal with Emery, and assigned Alexander Salak to Rockford. Emery’s deal has a $600k cap number. With Emery signed, and assuming Brandon Saad’s entry level contract... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Preseason Over: What Did We Learn?

Chicago Blackhawks Preseason Over: What Did We Learn?
With the dull thud of a 4-1 loss in Washington, the preseason of the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks came to a close. So what were these exhibitions worth? Let’s take a look at how the roster could fill out. Brandon Saad still doesn’t have an entry-level contract (ELC), but he does apparently have a roster spot... Read more »

Blackhawks Goalie Question: Is A Veteran Necessary?

Blackhawks Goalie Question: Is A Veteran Necessary?
There are a lot of people in Chicago that are ready to buy the gas that send rookie netminder Alexander Salak to Rockford. In the eyes of the masses, the Hawks must have a veteran to back up Corey Crawford this season, or they’re taking a huge, avoidable risk. The perception that the Blackhawks will... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks: Is Alexander Salak The Backup Goalie?

Chicago Blackhawks: Is Alexander Salak The Backup Goalie?
With a strong performance against many of Detroit’s regulars, Alexander Salak may have officially stamped his name on the depth chart.   In Chicago’s shootout loss at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, Salak stopped 30 of 33 shots in 65 minutes of action. He was facing names like Zetterberg, Franzen, Miller, Filppula, Bertuzzi, Abdelkader, and... Read more »

Alexander Salak, Chicago Blackhawks Agree on Two-Year Deal

Alexander Salak, Chicago Blackhawks Agree on Two-Year Deal
According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, the Chicago Blackhawks have signed restricted free agent goalie Alexander Salak to a two-year, one-way contract with a $600k annual cap number. This news comes one day after the Blackhawks announced a three-year extension with starter Corey Crawford; the Hawks now have $3.27M in cap space committed to two young... Read more »