Posts tagged "Rockford IceHogs"

Ranking the Prospects: Chicago’s Best Forwards

Ranking the Prospects: Chicago’s Best Forwards
Earlier, we looked at the top ten blue line prospects in the Blackhawks organization. It’s a good, deep group who could impact the Hawks’ NHL roster soon. The same can be said for the group of talented forwards the Hawks have accumulated over the last few years. You’ll notice how many of the team’s top... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Busy Making (Minor) Moves

Chicago Blackhawks Busy Making (Minor) Moves
Since the end of the Olympics, the Blackhawks have made a series of minor moves. After losing defenseman Mike Kostka to Tampa Bay via waivers, the organization also lost AHL defenseman Viktor Svedberg to season-ending shoulder surgery. With Svedberg out, the Hawks traded forward Brad Winchester to Minnesota for AHL defenseman Brian Connelly. Connelly had been an... 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: What Is The Future Of Kyle Beach?

Chicago Blackhawks: What Is The Future Of Kyle Beach?
As the regular season finishes for both the NHL and the AHL, at least 14 teams will begin evaluating their potential roster for next season next week. Others, including the Blackhawks, will have to wait until their playoffs end at some point between now and mid-June. Every team, however, has already started looking ahead to... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Kyle Beach Injured, Future With Organization In Question

Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Kyle Beach Injured, Future With Organization In Question
On Friday night, prospect Kyle Beach suffered an injury that could jeopardize his future with the Chicago Blackhawks organization. Beach, the 11th overall selection in the 2008 Draft by Chicago, had just started his second professional season in Rockford. In his final season in juniors, Beach put up numbers that gave many fans hope for... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Future: Reflections from Rockford

Chicago Blackhawks Future: Reflections from Rockford
On Wednesday night, the Rockford Ice Hogs battled for a big victory over Peoria. I attended the game to get a look at the future of the Blackhawks, and came away with some strong impressions. This wasn’t the first time I had seen most of the prospects skate. Indeed, I have been to Rockford on a... Read more »
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Blackhawks Recall Jeremy Morin & Rob Klinkhammer, Place Marian Hossa on IR

On Wednesday morning the Blackhawks made a few roster moves. Two of the moves were expected, the other was fairly surprising. Forward Marian Hossa was placed on IR, and Jeremy Morin was recalled from Rockford. Neither of these deals were a shock; Hossa is expected to be out still until next week, and Morin is emerging as... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Summer Trade Analysis: Part Four

Chicago Blackhawks Summer Trade Analysis: Part Four
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 »