Posts in category "andrew ladd"

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 »

Dudley joins Bergevin in Montreal

Dudley joins Bergevin in Montreal
Former Blackhawks Assistant GM Rick Dudley has agreed to join the Montreal Canadiens as their Assistant GM. Most recently, Dudley was the Director of Player Personnel for the Toronto Maple Leafs.  In joining the Canadiens, he will work along side current Habs GM Marc Bergevin, who served as the Hawks Assistant GM last season. Dudley left... Read more »

At halfway point, Hawks in need of a shakeup

Things were looking up for the Blackhawks two weeks ago.  Four consecutive, convincing wins over the Red Wings, Kings, Predators and Blue Jackets had fans feeling better.  Those feelings have been destroyed after the Hawks’ suffered their third straight loss last night, this time to the Anaheim Ducks. If you’ve been living in a cave... Read more »
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Coaching the difference in Hawks, Canucks rivalry

Let’s face it, the Hawks have dominated the Vancouver Canucks like no other opponent.  In addition to two consecutive Western Conference Semi-Final series wins, the Hawks have taken it to the Canucks in the regular season, often in embarrassing fashion.  Roberto Luongo has been pulled repeatedly, and he’s broken his stick in anger.  Ryan Kesler... Read more »

Hawks defensive struggles continue in victory over Kings

Eleven games into the season is long enough to show a trend, and the Hawks team defense is trending in the wrong direction.  If not for Marty Turco standing on his head last night, the Hawks 3-1 win could easily have been a 6-3 loss.  The truth is in the numbers.  Last season, the Hawks... Read more »

Tough offseason could finally be over for Hawk fans

Monday, the Blackhawks officially announced the one year re-signing of defenseman Nick Boynton, likely putting an end to the roller coaster ride that was the 2010 offseason.  The second the Blackhawks lifted the Stanley Cup, everyone knew there would be changes, but no one could have expected this. The combination of salary cap restrictions and... Read more »
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Blackhawks trade Ladd to Thrashers for Vishnevskiy and a 2nd rounder

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Andrew Ladd to the Atlanta Thrashers for defenseman Ivan Vishnevsky and a 2nd round pick for Ladd.  Vishnevskiy is the 2nd rated prospect in the Thrasher’s system.