Posts in category "Alexander Salak"

Blackhawks add skill, grit in 2012 draft

Blackhawks add skill, grit in 2012 draft
Friday and Saturday, the NHL held it’s annual entry draft in Pittsburgh, PA.  The Blackhawks made eight selections over the seven rounds.  Here’s a look at who they picked, and how they might project for the team in the future. 1st Round – 18th Overall Teuvo Teravainen – LW 9/11/1994 Finland – Jokerit 5-11 165... Read more »

CBC Report : Blackhawks waive Salak

CBC Report : Blackhawks waive Salak
In February of the 2010-11 season, when the Blackhawks traded Jack Skille to the Florida Panthers to Michael Frolik and Alexander Salak, the team and fans thought they might have acquired their goaltender of the future.  Now, just over a year later, it appears the Blackhawks have moved on. Multiple reports have the Blackhawks placing... Read more »

Blackhawks sign Emery to one year extension

Blackhawks sign Emery to one year extension
Saturday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they have agreed to terms on a one year extension with goaltender Ray Emery.  Emery, 29, posted a record of 15-9-4 with a 2.81 goals against average in 34 appearances for the Hawks this season.  That record includes a 10-0-3 record at the United Center. To me, this signing communicates... Read more »
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Blackhawks overcome slow start to down Jets

Blackhawks overcome slow start to down Jets
It didn’t look good early. Ray Emery was shaky, and the Winnipeg Jets got out to a quick two goal lead.  Moments later, Joel Quenneville would call time out and give it to the Hawks skaters for a minute or so.  Q’s face turned crimson, and the Hawks turned it on. From that point forward,... Read more »

Blackhawks officially sign Emery, assign Salak

Blackhawks officially sign Emery, assign Salak
The Blackhawks’ backup goaltending battle turned out as many predicted, but the road to the decision was anything but predictable. As training camp began, most Hawks fans and observers, myself included, thought the backup job was Ray Emery’s to lose…and it was.  Problem is, many thought he lost it. Both goalies played 3.5 games.  Salak’s... Read more »