Posts tagged "marcus kruger"

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 »

2014 Sochi: Olympic Schedule for Chicago Blackhawks

2014 Sochi: Olympic Schedule for Chicago Blackhawks
The Blackhawks are sending 10 players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi this weekend. Here are the schedule for the countries – Canada, Sweden, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and the United States – they will represent. Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith & Patrick Sharp – Canada (Group B) Thursday, Feb. 13 – vs. Norway Friday,... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Marcus Kruger New 2nd Line Center

Chicago Blackhawks: Marcus Kruger New 2nd Line Center
As Marcus Kruger moves to the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks, fears about his production may be deceiving. Through the season’s first 46 games, Kruger is tied with Niklas Hjalmarsson for 10th on the Blackhawks with 18 points. One of his four goals was a game-winner, and 12 of his 14 assists have come... Read more »
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Blackhawks Circus Trip Recap: Chicago Owns The Road

Blackhawks Circus Trip Recap: Chicago Owns The Road
The Hawks annual Circus Trip came to a close with a strong victory against Phoenix on Saturday night, and the results of the seven games show that the Hawks are playing as well as any team in the NHL. Chicago lost the first game of the trip 5-1 in Denver. After that, they rolled. In... Read more »

Blackhawks Blank Red Wings, Win Preseason Opener 2-0

Blackhawks Blank Red Wings, Win Preseason Opener 2-0
Patrick Sharp and Ben Smith scored second period goals 69 seconds apart and Corey Crawford stopped all 19 shots he faced as the Blackhawks started their 2013 preseason with a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The Hawks started the game with Teuvo Teräväinen between Patrick Kane and Bryan Bickell, but the lines changed frequently.... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Olympics Invites Piling Up

Chicago Blackhawks Olympics Invites Piling Up
With a couple big announcements on Monday, at least 12 defending champion Chicago Blackhawks will have a busy August. Monday was the day Canada and the United States announced the rosters for their respective training camps for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Hockey Canada announced the list of players invited to their training camp in late... Read more »
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Could The Blackhawks Answer At 2C Be On The Roster Already?

Could The Blackhawks Answer At 2C Be On The Roster Already?
As the NHL trade deadline approaches, Blackhawks fans are squarely focused on the team acquiring a second-line center. But could the Hawks have an answer on the roster already? Dave Bolland simply isn’t getting it done, offensively or in faceoffs. This season, Bolland is winning only 44.1 percent of his even-strength faceoffs, and his faceoff... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact
The Chicago Blackhawks stayed on top of the NHL with a strong victory on Friday night. Chicago showed San Jose and the rest of the league why they have yet to lose a game in regulation through 14 games once again, as the team’s depth was on display. Antti Niemi has allowed more than three... Read more »

2012-13 Rockford IceHogs: Where Did They Come From?

2012-13 Rockford IceHogs: Where Did They Come From?
As the NHL and the NHLPA continue leaving fans at home, the AHL season is about to begin. The Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate in Rockford has an impressive roster with a handful of young players with NHL experience. Now two full seasons removed from the Stanley Cup victory (and subsequent break-up), it’s worth looking at this... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency: How 2013 Could Impact This Summer

Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency: How 2013 Could Impact This Summer
This summer’s crop of free agents in Chicago is loaded with veterans, most of whom aren’t expected back next year. But looking at the summer of 2013, the Blackhawks are looking at a number of intriguing decisions that could impact the roster in the coming season. Since taking over at the general manager of the... Read more »