Posts tagged "steve montador"

Chicago Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?

Chicago Blackhawks Roster: What to Make of the Blue Line?
The Blackhawks Convention ended on Sunday with the usual fanfare and excitement from fans who met their favorite player(s), spent a lot of money, and had great experiences. But the post-Convention reality now sets in: the Hawks have some work to do before the season (theoretically) begins in September. This hasn’t been an active summer... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Blue Line Becoming Offensively Dominant

When the Blackhawks traded away Brian Campbell this summer and brought in Steve Montador, Sean O'Donnell and Sami Lepisto, the initial assumption was that Chicago would feel a drop-off on the offensive end of the ice. That couldn't be further from the truth. Indeed, the Blackhawks blue line is among the best offensive groups in the NHL to date. ...

Blackhawks Sign Sami Lepisto: What's the Roster Impact?

Blackhawks Sign Sami Lepisto: What's the Roster Impact?
It was announced hours before the Blackhawks Convention opens that the team had reached an agreement with free agent defenseman Sami Lepisto on a one-year deal. What does this mean to the blue line for the Hawks this year? Let’s take a look. First, the Hawks now have seven defensemen on their NHL roster without... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Roster Changes: Is the Blue Line Better?

Chicago Blackhawks Roster Changes: Is the Blue Line Better?
As the dust settles from a wild weekend of free agent movement and trades around the NHL, the Chicago Blackhawks have been quietly active. While they haven’t spent millions of dollars, or (more importantly) committed multiple years to many players, they have made some moves in hopes of improving the roster for the 2011-12 season.... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Very Active in Free Agency

Chicago Blackhawks Very Active in Free Agency
The Chicago Blackhawks were one of the most active teams in the NHL when free agency began on Friday, signing four veteran players. Headlining the group is forward Andrew Brunette. Brunette, 37, scored 18 goals and added 28 assists for the Minnesota Wild last season. He could fit into the Hawks’ top six this season,... Read more »