Posts in category "cam barker"

Emery deserves shot as Hawks' starter

Emery deserves shot as Hawks' starter
In last night’s 8-4 loss to the “mighty” Edmonton Oilers, a lot of things went wrong for the Blackhawks.  Once again, the defense was standing around watching Oilers parked in front of the Hawks’ net.  When they did actually try do disrupt a play, it was with a weak poke check.  The forwards stopped backchecking... Read more »

Blackhawks trade Barker to Wild for Johnsson and Leddy

Right before the Olympic trade freeze, which began at 2pm today, the Blackhawks traded Cam Barker to the Minnesota Wild for defensemen Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy.  In my opinion, this is a steal of a trade.  The Blackhawks needed to dump salary before next season, and Barker was the likely victim anyway.  In return,... Read more »