Posts tagged "Troy Brouwer"

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 »

Chicago Blackhawks Road Trip Recap

Depression is setting in. After starting their six-game road trip with a blowout win in Columbus, the Hawks dropped their next two and earned a bag skate from coach Joel Quenneville. The Hawks followed the bag skate with a blowout win in Edmonton, before two devastating losses in shootouts to Dallas and Phoenix. What is... Read more »

Blackhawks Alternate Sweaters: Do They Impact The Team's Play?

Fans are torn on the aesthetics of the Blackhawks alternate sweaters, and the emotional like/dislike of the uniform often boils over into an assumption that play is improved or hurt when the team wears them. But now that the Blackhawks have played six games in the alternate sweaters this year, is there a noticeable difference?... Read more »

Blackhawks Free Agency: The Case to Keep Troy Brouwer

The focus of most Blackhawks fans and observers heading into the coming summer is on Brent Seabrook’s restricted free agent status. I discussed that situation at length a few days ago, but there is another free agent that should be near the top of GM Stan Bowman’s “To Re-Sign” List. Troy Brouwer is also a... Read more »

Blackhawks Trade Market: The Player The Hawks Should Bring Back, And How

Everyone wants their favorite member of the championship Blackhawks back, but there is one deal the Hawks could, and should, make to bring back one of the players they lost this past summer.   Right now the Blackhawks sit in the middle of the NHL winning exactly 50 percent of their faceoffs. However, that number... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks: A Definitive Western Conference Finals Preview

On Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks punched their ticket to the Western Conference Finals where, despite all the parity in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, the top two teams in the West will faceoff. The regular season series between the San Jose Sharks and Blackhawks was everything you would expect a series of games between... Read more »

The Blackhawks Must Play Troy Brouwer In Game Six

Troy Brouwer is going through a tough stretch right now, but the Chicago Blackhawks need him to be active and on the ice in Tuesday night’s Game Six against the Vancouver Canucks. Brouwer had a fantastic break-out season in 2009-10 for the Blackhawks, establishing career highs in every statistical category. He jumped to 22 goals... Read more »

Troy Brouwer In The Dog House: Time For A Change?

It might be time for Troy Brouwer to take a seat. After Marian Hossa joined the team in late-November, Brouwer found himself eventually settling on the top line with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. He excelled while skating with the two young superstars, and finished with the best season of his NHL career. His 22 goals and... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Name That Difference Maker!

Ready? Here’s a quick Blackhawks pop quiz. Question one: Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks in goals this year, and Jonathan Toews is second. Who’s third? Question two: Who is tied with Toews for the team lead in power play goals with seven already this year? Question three: Who has the highest percentage of his shots... Read more »