Posts tagged "Michael Frolik"

Production, scoring and Bickell

How much should a third and fourth line produce?  That was a topic of conversation during last night’s postgame show, following the Blackhawks loss in Pittsburgh. All four lines need to be productive, but in the National Hockey League, only two lines are counted on to score, consistently.  The Blackhawks have gotten that; thus the... Read more »

Bowman may not be done signing players this season

After inking Brent Seabrook for the next five seasons, Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman will focus on his six restricted free agents.   The six RFAs include: Corey Crawford; Troy Brouwer; Michael Frolik; Chris Campoli; Viktor Stalberg; and Jake Dowell.  There’s a chance Bowman may try to get some of the RFAs signed before the... Read more »

A move to get Hossa the puck

Marian Hossa will have a true centerman on Wednesday against the Wild. Head Coach Joel Quenneville will put Dave Bolland in the middle with Hossa and Michael Frolik on the wings.  Hossa is the type of winger, similar to Kane, that needs a center who can get him the puck to have an impact.  ... Read more »
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Thoughts about the Frolik deal

A few things to keep in mind about the Michael Frolik deal (in no particular order). Frolik gives the Blackhawks, potentially, a second line center.  Frolik has been playing almost exclusively on the wing with the Panthers.  He can play all three positions and Joel Quenneville loves versatility.   This team desperately needs someone who... Read more »