Posts tagged "NHL Draft"

Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks

Drafting A Winner: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round Picks
We took a somewhat painful look back at the last ten years of Cubs and White Sox first round draft picks before the MLB Draft earlier this week. Now, as the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning get set to play a best-of-three scenario to decide the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion, let’s take a walk... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner
With Kevin Hayes moving on, some have said the Blackhawks draft in 2010 is a bust – even before Stephen Johns (above) plays his first full season as a professional. Some look back at the Hawks’ drafts of the last few years and wonder where all the NHL talent is hiding. Since 2009, only three... Read more »

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Drafting A Winner

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Drafting A Winner
The NHL Draft is the door most of today’s NHL superstars walk through to begin their careers, and since 2005 the Draft has introduced some of the biggest names in the game to fans in every market of the league. But now, more than perhaps ever before, the importance of using draft picks well shows... Read more »
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2003 NHL Draft: Impacting The Blackhawks' Cup Run A Decade Later

2003 NHL Draft: Impacting The Blackhawks' Cup Run A Decade Later
The 2003 NHL Draft is regarded by most analysts to be the best in league history. All-Stars, Olympic medalists, Stanley Cup champions and future Hall of Famers were all over that summer’s Draft, and the Blackhawks Cup victory on Monday night was impacted by the team’s top two picks. Chicago’s first selection in the 2003... Read more »

Brian Campbell, Troy Brouwer Traded Out of Chicago

Brian Campbell, Troy Brouwer Traded Out of Chicago
TSN’s Bob McKenzie has indicated Brian Campbell will be traded to Florida, and has agreed to waive his no-trade clause. The Blackhawks will receive winger Rostislav Olesz. Olesz has three more with a $3.125M cap number, and wasn’t much of a factor last year (17 points in 44 NHL games). Campbell has five more years with a... Read more »

NHL Draft: How the Chicago Blackhawks Future is Being Shaped By the 2009 Draft

NHL Draft: How the Chicago Blackhawks Future is Being Shaped By the 2009 Draft
While most scouts are looking forward to the 2011 NHL Draft, Blackhawks fans can look back just two short years to a draft class that will play a major role in the future of the franchise. In that draft, the Blackhawks made some strong choices: Round One (28): D Dylan Olsen Round Two (59): C... Read more »
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