Posts tagged "nhl trade deadline"

Blackhawks waive Nick Boynton

The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Nick Boynton on waivers.  This likely indicates the Hawks are close to making a deal, likely for a defenseman.  Once Boynton clears, he will likely be sent down to Rockford, eliminating his $500,000 salary from the cap.   It’s no secret the Hawks have been seeking a penalty killing defenseman. ... Read more »

Late collapses becoming a trend for tired Hawks defense

In their last 4 games, the Hawks have a 1-3 record, and have blown leads in 3 of them.  Last Sunday, the Hawks had a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Red Wings, until the 2nd period where they allowed five (5!) goals in 15:45. Yesterday, the Hawks had a 2-1 lead over the Philadelphia Flyers... Read more »

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman joins the Danny Mac Show

In real life, I’m the Executive Producer of the Danny Mac Show on WSCR 670 the Score.  This morning, Hawks GM Stan Bowman joined the show.  He lent some insight on his trade deadline negotiations…or lack thereof.  You can listen to it here.  There is also an interview with your’s truly right below the Bowman... Read more »
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NHL Trade Deadline Recap

It looks like all of the trades are done for the day.  Here’s a recap of the live blog I had going all day today.  The Hawks stood pat.  More on that to come.  I need to rest on it before I react. TRADE UPDATE 3:07om – Edmonton trades Steve Staios to Calgary for Aaron... Read more »

Hawks acquire Boynton as Niemi and Huet struggle again

Simply not good enough.  The Blackhawks dropped a 5-3 decision to the New York Islanders tonight.  Antti Niemi was pulled after surrendering three goals.  Huet wasn’t much better.  They have both failed their auditions to be the starting goalie for the Hawks, so what happens next? If tonight’s game wasn’t enough of a indicator that... Read more »

Hawks acquire Toivonen and Richmond for AHL squad

Here’s the official Hawks release: The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired goaltender Hannu Toivonen (HA-noo, TOI-voh-nuhn) and defenseman Danny Richmond from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for goaltender Joe Fallon and have assigned both players to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs. “Hannu and Danny will add great depth to our Rockford team and will... Read more »
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As deadline approaches, Blackhawks can't hesitate

The NHL trade deadline comes this Wednesday, and the Hawks are expected to be active.  They have one of the top teams in the league, but are staring down salary cap issues this summer, and a weak link that is weighing heavy on everyone’s mind.  The Hawks, as currently constructed, are good enough to win... Read more »