Posts in category "blackhawks trade"

Hawks stand pat as trade deadline passes

Hawks stand pat as trade deadline passes
Despite all the speculation, rumors and wild dreams of the fan base, Stan Bowman and the Blackhawks decided to keep their roster intact, and not make a trade deadline deal. While most of the hockey world thought the Blackhawks needed a second line center, the options at that position were extremely limited. Of the players... Read more »

REPORTS : Blackhawks acquire center Michal Handzus from San Jose

REPORTS : Blackhawks acquire center Michal Handzus from San Jose
According to various media reports, including TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Chicago Blackhawks have acquired San Jose Sharks’ center Michal Handzus for a 4th round pick.  If that name sounds familiar, it should.  Handzus had a brief stint with the Blackhawks during the 2006-07 campaign, but his season was cut short when he suffered a season... Read more »

All roads lead to trading Stalberg

All roads lead to trading Stalberg
With the NHL’s April 3rd trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Blackhawks are rumored to be in on a number of players. A second line center is the number one need.  Also, when Jarome Iginla lists you as one of the teams he’s be willing to accept a trade to, you have to kick the tires.... Read more »
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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 »

Bowman must make a deal sooner than later

Bowman must make a deal sooner than later
Even with the Blackhawks’ nine game losing streak over, thanks to a 4-2 win in Madison Square Garden over the Rangers Thursday and a 6-1 win in Columbus Saturday, General Manager Stan Bowman would be wise to make a deal sooner than later. The NHL’s trade deadline is Monday, February 27th, but Friday, some of... Read more »

Crawford to start Friday in San Jose

Crawford to start Friday in San Jose
Thursday, Blackhawks’ head coach Joel Quenneville announced Corey Crawford will get the start in goal Friday in San Jose. This will be Crawford’s first start since his abysmal start in Edmonton last Thursdsy. Crawford surrendered 5 of Edmonton’s 8 (!) goals that night, and has been watching Ray Emery in the two games since. I... Read more »
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Blackhawks acquire center Morrison from Calgary

Blackhawks acquire center Morrison from Calgary
Friday night, Stan Bowman made his first of many expected moved leading up to the NHL’s trade deadine on February 27th.  He acquired veteran center Brendan Morrison from the Calgary Flames in exchange for prospect and AHL All Star Brian Connelly. Morrison, 36, has 4 goals and 7 assists in 28 games this season.  His... Read more »

Time might be right for Blackhawks to make a move

Time might be right for Blackhawks to make a move
Stan Bowman isn’t the kind of GM that panics.  He’s never made a hasty trade “just to make one” like his predecessor made so many times.  All of his moves, be it a trade or a free agent signing, have been calculated and measured, but it’s starting to look like the Hawks need a shakeup. The Hawks... Read more »

Blackhawks Offseason Mailbag Vol. 1

Blackhawks Offseason Mailbag Vol. 1
With things a little slow in Blackhawks land right now, I thought I’d take some time and answer a few email / facebook questions.  I’ll try to do a few of these before the season begins, and one every month during the season.  If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition, send... Read more »
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New Hawk Chris Campoli HAD a hot girlfriend

When the Blackhawks traded for Ottawa’s Chris Campoli Monday, they ALMOST acquired some new eye candy for the United Center.  His ex-girlfriend, Gia Allemand, is attractive.  Apparently, they broke up last year.  Oh well.  It doesn’t really matter.  I’ll stop talking and get to the pics.  You’re welcome.   Not that it matters, but she was... Read more »