Posts tagged "Dallas Stars"

Hawks would draw Anaheim with a win today (Playoff seed scenarios)

The dust has settled in the Western Conference playoff race and the Hawks can solidify the seedings with a win this afternoon at the United Center.  A win on Sunday means the Hawks travel to Anaheim to face Hart Trophy candidate Corey Perry and the Ducks in the first round of the playoffs. Unrealistic 24... Read more »

Final Blackhawks Playoff Scenarios

For those wondering, here is the final “what if” postseason situation for the Hawks heading into their regular season finale on Sunday.  Let it be known first that the Hawks could technically finish anywhere between 5th and 9th place. That is remarkable with only one game to go. Missing the playoffs with 97 points would... Read more »

Thursday morning trade rumors

While the Blackhawks were skating to their 3rd straight victory on Wednesday evening, the United Center press box was packed with scouts from various NHL clubs. According to Tim Sassone, there were 12 scouts in attendance including 4 from Atlanta, 3 from Dallas and 2 from the New York Islanders.  There has been speculation that... Read more »

Marty Turco: Already committed to the Indian

There are plenty of reasons to feel good about the Hawks’ addition of veteran goalie Marty Turco. He provides stability, a low cap-hit, and leadership for the young Blackhawks. But above all, there is one reason why Hawks fans should welcome this guy aboard: He genuinely wants to be here. Players say it all the... Read more »

Hawks say goodbye to Niemi, hello to Turco

It has been speculated for weeks, and now it’s official. The Blackhawks have decided to walk away from Antti Niemi’s $2.75 million dollar salary and sign veteran goalie Marty Turco to a 1-year deal. Turco’s cap hit is reportedly very low in the $1.3 million dollar range. The Marty Turco era is underway in Chicago... Read more »

Blackhawks sign Turco? *Update: "Reports are false...for now"

*Most up to date news at bottom of this article* According to WGN’s Dan Roan, the Blackhawks have agreed to a 1-year, $1.75 million dollar deal with free agent goaltender Marty Turco. The signing has not yet been reported by any other sources. Marty Turco is the best stick-handling goaltender in the NHL If true,... Read more »

Hawks earn franchise-record 50th win

The Hawks are back. I think most of us knew it before tonight, but this game solidified it.  The Hawks dominated the action from the start, as Marian Hossa scored 36 seconds into the game. The Hawks never looked back, winning 5-2. Colin Fraser scored twice for the Hawks against Dallas. This team looks worthy... Read more »