Tag: Stan Bowman

Canucks game shows what Blackhawks need at the deadline

There’s no question the Blackhawks did lots of good things in Tuesday’s 3-2 overtime loss in Vancouver. Ultimately, puck management and play without the puck determined the outcome. That’s been a theme for the Blackhawks throughout the season and underscored during a 5-5-3 January. While the issue doesn’t rest solely with the group on the... Read more »

Blackhawks skid goes beyond goaltending

When I talked with Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman on Sunday (I’ll run the interview Tuesday night before and after the game), he made the point that the recent bulge in goals-against is a team issue. Corey Crawford gets the bulk of the criticism, which is understandable because he’s the last line of defense. 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 »
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