Posts in category "nhl draft"

Blackhawks Free Agency Shopping List

Blackhawks Free Agency Shopping List
Truth be told, I’ve been trying to write this blog for some time.  The opening of free agency in the NHL is Christmas in July for me.  I get extremely excited, and spend all of July 1st online, watching NHL Network, or on Twitter. So why the delay?  Easy.  The impending trade of Niklas Hjalmarsson... Read more »

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 »

Blackhawks sign Clendening

Blackhawks sign Clendening
Friday, the Blackhawks announced they have signed 2011 2nd round draft pick Adam Clendening to a 3 year deal. Clendening, 19, led Hockey East in scoring for defensemen with 4 goals and 29 assists, including 15 points on the power play. In 2012′s World Junior Championships, he led Team USA defensemen in scoring with 5... Read more »
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Blackhawks Trade Brian Campbell to Panthers

Brian Campbell has waived his no trade contact to accept a trade to the Florida Panthers.  In return, the Blackhawks will receive Rotislav Olesz.  More importantly, the Hawks have roughly $14 million to spend on July 1. Earlier Friday, rumors had flown that Campbell had been traded to Columbus, but it fell through. This trade... Read more »

Blackhawks Draft Mark McNeill

The Blackhawks used their 18th overall pick in Friday’s NHL Draft to pick Mark McNeill from the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. The 6’1 210 center projects to a 3rd line center, with a 2nd line ceiling.  In 70 games with Prince Albert last season, McNeill recorded 32 goals and 81 points... Read more »

Blackhawks Trade Brouwer to Caps for 1st Round Pick

Friday night, the Blackhawks traded winger Troy Brouwer to the Washington Capitals for the 26th overall pick.  Brouwer is a restricted free agent, and is due a raise.  His name has been in trade rumors most of the offseason.  Earlier in the day, rumors swirled that Brian Campbell had been traded to Columbus.  The deal,... Read more »
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