Posts tagged "Minnesota Wild"

NHL Central Division Additions

NHL Central Division Additions
With the Chicago Blackhawks adding Brad Richards, the Central Division remains the best in hockey. Here’s a quick look at the moves made so far this summer around the rest of the division. St. Louis Dallas Nashville Colorado Minnesota Winnipeg

Blackhawks-Wild: Round 2 Preview

Blackhawks-Wild: Round 2 Preview
With their dramatic overtime win in Game Seven, the Minnesota Wild will face the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second consecutive season. Schedule.CHI.MIN...

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 »
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2013-14 Central Division Preview: Minnesota Wild

2013-14 Central Division Preview: Minnesota Wild
We’ve been looking ahead at the Blackhawks’ opponents in the new Central Division this week. We’ve already discussed the Winnipeg Jets, St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators. Now, let’s turn our attention to the team that made the most noise in the summer of 2012, the Minnesota Wild. Only 13 months ago, before half of... Read more »

NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division

NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division
Here’s a breakdown of the player movement in the Blackhawks’ new division for the 2013-14 season so far in free agency: Staying In Out Michal Handzus Nikolai Khabibulin David Bolland Michal Rozsival Viktor Stalberg Nick Leddy Michael Frolik Ray Emery Rostislav Olesz   Staying In Out Patrick Bordeleau Cory Sarich David Jones Alex Tanguay Shane... Read more »

Blackhawks Tame Wild Again, Take 2-0 Lead

Blackhawks Tame Wild Again, Take 2-0 Lead
With a more complete, dominant performance than Game One, the Chicago Blackhawks handled their business at home and will take a 2-0 series lead to Minnesota. In this victory, the Hawks continued to answer many of the questions doubters had coming into the postseason. Many fans have continued to question Corey Crawford throughout the regular... Read more »
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Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Skaters

Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Skaters
The 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs begin tonight at the United Center. In our look ahead at the Blackhawks’ first round series against the Minnesota Wild, we’ve already examined the goaltenders and discussed the impact of two of the league’s top rookies. Now, let’s look at the rest of the rosters. Forwards Chicago has a clear... Read more »

Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Goaltenders

Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Goaltenders
On Sunday, we took a look ahead to the upcoming first round series between the Blackhawks and Wild by focusing on two of the outstanding rookies in the NHL this year, Jonas Brodin and Brandon Saad. Certainly those two will have an impact, but the focus of eyes all over the continent will be on... Read more »

Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Rookies

Blackhawks vs Wild Playoff Preview: The Rookies
The Blackhawks, winners of the Presidents’ Trophy, will take on a team from Minnesota in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the Hawks lost to the North Stars in 1991, the last time they claimed the top record in the NHL. A lot has happened since 1991,... Read more »
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NHL Free Agency: Chicago Blackhawks On To Plan...?

NHL Free Agency: Chicago Blackhawks On To Plan...?
In a stunning turn of events, the Minnesota Wild pulled of a major upset on the Fourth of July when they signed the two biggest superstars on the market, defenseman Ryan Suter and forward Zach Parise, to blockbuster deals. Suter and Parise received matching 13-year, $98M deals. Parise reportedly has a full no move clause.... Read more »