Archive for July 2012

The Chicago Blackhawks after the Convention 2012.

The Chicago Blackhawks after the Convention 2012.
It is a hard time to write about the Blackhawks, especially as the winds of change blow towards other directions of the NHL. Still, things are brewing and there might even be a little bit to say about the current Hawks roster following the weekend of publicity at this year’s convention. Publicity that encouraged us to... Read more »

What does the Kompon Hiring say about Quenneville and his future?

What does the Kompon Hiring say about Quenneville and his future?
If you have read this blog before, then you know my stance on Q. I have fears around his level of coaching competence. Lets see, he uses players so very wrongly, over plays certain ones while never giving others the shot they deserve, the lack of team cohesion is overwhelmingly obvious, the defensive positioning a... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks: Just a little bit about a lot of stuff that means little.

The Chicago Blackhawks: Just a little bit about a lot of stuff that means little.
My life has been busy lately. I feel like I am being pulled in a hundred different directions at the same time, but nothing is really that significant. Just a lot of busy work making life seem crazier than it really is. My guess is that Stan Bowman feels much of the same way. The... Read more »
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The Talent (and heat) is Too Damn High!

The Talent (and heat) is Too Damn High!
And I’m bored. Sooo whatta we got? Well, at the party of free agency, the Hawks noodled with some big names who ultimately went home with other partners. It happens. Then, in an effort to make his home team jealous and to ensure he got a cut of what Parise left behind, Broduer apparently flirted... Read more »

Parise and Suter ink contracts in Minnesota. Where will the Blackhawks look next?

Parise and Suter ink contracts in Minnesota. Where will the Blackhawks look next?
Word on the street is that free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter have signed in Minnesota for an ungodly amount of money and for an awfully long time. And just like that, the Wild have become feared competitors for next years season, and have one of the highest payrolls in the league. Given that... Read more »

The first day of UFA signings reveals nothing too exciting.

The first day of UFA signings reveals nothing too exciting.
The Chicago Blackhawks have signed Sheldon Brookbank to a 2 year deal. The dollar amount has yet to be clearly announced, but it sounds to be in the ballpark of 1.5 – 2 mil a year. Leaving many to have seen exactly what they expected, not much happened in SB’s corner, or did it? The... Read more »
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