Defenseman Mike Kostka had three points in nine games with the Blackhawks this year. Even with little production in a small number of games, the Tampa Bay Lightning claimed Kostka off waivers from Chicago. In doing so, the Bolts did the Hawks a huge favor. Why does that matter? According to Capgeek, the Blackhawks had 49... Read more »
With the Blackhawks off to the hottest start in the organization's history, having a couple days off will leave fans begging for the team to be back on the ice by the time Wednesday night's match-up in Minnesota takes place.
In the meantime, let's catch up with the top prospects in the organization (not currently playing in Rockford)...
The Blackhawks summer prospect camp begins on Monday, and many of the organization’s top prospects will be in attendance. In this first part of a three-part series, we’ll look at some of the forwards that will be participating in the prospect camp this week. Brandon Saad, LW 6-1, 208 10/27/1992 Drafted: 2nd round (43rd overall)... Read more »
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 »
More league-wide sites are releasing their late-summer organizational rankings, and the Chicago Blackhawks are impressing a lot of people. Here’s a look at what some major sites have said about the Hawks’ organizational depth. What you’ll see below is three different rankings from major websites, as well as the draft grade from ESPN. While the... Read more »
On Monday morning in Part One of our Summer Trade Analysis series, we examined the statistical differences between three players: former Blackhawks Kris Versteeg and Andrew Ladd, and current Hawks forward Viktor Stalberg. On Tuesday morning, in Part Two, we looked at the differences between departed champions John Madden and Colin Fraser versus their replacements, Fernando Pisani and... Read more »