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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

2013-14 Central Division Preview: Nashville Predators

2013-14 Central Division Preview: Nashville Predators
With training camp approaching, our tour of the new Central Division continues today. Yesterday, we looked ahead at one new addition, the Winnipeg Jets, and an old rival, the St. Louis Blues. Now, let’s look at the Nashville Predators. To say the last 14 months have been disappointing in Nashville is an understatement. They finished... 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 »
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Shea Weber Signs Enormous Offer Sheet

Shea Weber Signs Enormous Offer Sheet
Restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers. Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet is reporting the deal is $110M over 14 years ($7.86M cap hit), with a $68M signing bonus to be paid out over the first six years. The deal includes $28M over the next calendar year... Read more »

NHL Free Agency: The Central Division Cap Situations

NHL Free Agency: The Central Division Cap Situations
With the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom in Detroit becoming official, there should be two immediate responses from Blackhawks fans: Respect. He was the best of his era. Fear. The Wings now have an enormous amount of cap space. Looking around the Central Division, this will be an interesting summer. And teams will have some money... Read more »

Drew Doughty Signs Monster Deal: How It Impacts the Chicago Blackhawks

Drew Doughty Signs Monster Deal: How It Impacts the Chicago Blackhawks
King indeed! Drew Doughty, 21, reportedly agreed to an eight-year, $56M contract with the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Obviously this not only makes Doughty the highest-paid player on the Kings roster, with a cap number of $7M, but it also frames the long-term futures of a few NHL teams. The annual cost of... Read more »
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Red Wings Injuries Make Blackhawks Weekend Series vs Nashville Enormous

There were six games in the NHL on Friday night. And yet it was the players that left the game in Columbus that mean more to the Blackhawks than the final score. The Blue Jackets defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout, but that was far from the story. Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard left... Read more »

Blackhawks Getting Help From Central Division Moves

Six days remain until the beginning of the NHL Draft, but the trading has started with a flurry. On Thursday, the St. Louis Blues dealt forward prospects Lars Eller and Ian Schultz to the Montreal Canadiens for postseason hero, goalie Jaroslav Halak. Then, on Saturday morning, the Philadelphia Flyers dealt defenseman Ryan Parent to the... Read more »

Blackhawks Game One Recap: You're Welcome, Nashville!

I’m writing this late Saturday morning because I needed at least 12 hours to cool down and get some of Friday night out of my system. However, after waiting 12 hours to (in theory) settle down and be more objective, I can’t. First of all, I refuse to blame Antti Niemi for the loss. He... Read more »
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Video: Blackhawks-Predators Preview

For those trying to remember how the games looked from back in 2009, here’s a reminder.
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