Posts tagged "brandon pirri"

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts
Over the last few years, we’ve taken a few days to look back five years at the drafts of Chicago’s major pro sports teams. The first two years of the series felt pretty good; in 2006 the Hawks selected Jonathan Toews, and in 2007 they chose Patrick Kane. Unfortunately, last year’s look back saw Kyle... Read more »

NHL: Western Conference Trade Deadline Breakdown

NHL: Western Conference Trade Deadline Breakdown
The 2014 NHL trade deadline has come and gone, and the Western Conference was incredibly busy. In total, nine different picks in the 2014 NHL Draft were traded away by the top ten teams in the Western Conference, while the Blackhawks, Kings, Ducks and Coyotes added picks in this summer’s draft. Here’s how teams in... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Busy Making (Minor) Moves

Chicago Blackhawks Busy Making (Minor) Moves
Since the end of the Olympics, the Blackhawks have made a series of minor moves. After losing defenseman Mike Kostka to Tampa Bay via waivers, the organization also lost AHL defenseman Viktor Svedberg to season-ending shoulder surgery. With Svedberg out, the Hawks traded forward Brad Winchester to Minnesota for AHL defenseman Brian Connelly. Connelly had been an... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Acquire Regin, Bouchard

Chicago Blackhawks Acquire Regin, Bouchard
On Thursday night the Chicago Blackhawks acquired forwards Peter Regin and Pierre-Marc Bouchard from the New York Islanders in exchange for a 4th round pick in the 2014 Draft. The Islanders have reportedly retained half of the salaries of both players. Regin, 27, is playing out a one-year contract with a $750,000 cap hit. He has two goals and... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Bears Game Appearance, Rookie Tournament, Training Camp Roster Set

Chicago Blackhawks: Bears Game Appearance, Rookie Tournament, Training Camp Roster Set
While many of us were watching and/or thinking about college/pro/fantasy football this weekend, there was a lot going on with the Chicago Blackhawks. And, for what it’s worth, the Hawks were thinking football, too. Click here to see a gallery of photos from Sunday’s Bears home opener. A number of Blackhawks, including Jonathan Toews, Patrick... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Ranked By Hockey Prospectus

Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Ranked By Hockey Prospectus
On Wednesday, Hockey Prospectus published their top 100 rankings. The Blackhawks were fairly well represented on the list. Here’s a look at where the Hawks top prospects landed on the list: 11. Teuvo Teravainen, LW 30. Brandon Saad, LW 50. Brandon Pirri, C 63. Mark McNeill, C 90. Jeremy Morin, LW
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Chicago Blackhawks: Roster Decisions Needed Saturday

Chicago Blackhawks: Roster Decisions Needed Saturday
While meeting the media on Friday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that the coaching staff will have a conversation about whether they turn to Ray Emery in net for Game Five in Phoenix. That’s just one of a number of decisions the team needs to make to improve their chances of winning on Saturday, and... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Rookies Making A Huge Impact

Chicago Blackhawks Rookies Making A Huge Impact
As the Blackhawks push for a secure spot in the postseason, Chicago has received an incredible contribution from rookies. In fact, looking deeper into the numbers indicates the Hawks have relied on their rookies more than almost any other team in the postseason hunt. Consider that through Wednesday night’s action, only 22 rookies in the... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Updates

Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Updates
On a somewhat regular basis throughout the season, we’ve looked around at some of the Hawks’ top prospects and how the future might look at the United Center. As we reach the middle of February, and need something (anything) positive to pick up our spirits as Hawks fans, here’s a look around at the prospects... Read more »
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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 »