Posts tagged "nick leddy"

Hawks drop preseason opener in Saskatoon

Hawks drop preseason opener in Saskatoon
Last night’s 4-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers will surely have a lot of Hawk fans panicked and confused this morning.  “How can a Cup contender lose to doze bums?”  “I don’t tink dis Jimmy Toews guy is any good.”  “I can’t believe they let that soup guy leave!” Relax. The Hawks iced a lineup... Read more »

Blackhawks look strong in NHL 12 ratings

Blackhawks look strong in NHL 12 ratings
A video of NHL 12 player ratings has been posted to OperationSports.com, and the Chicago Blackhawks have a lot of players in the top of the NHL.  Jonathan Toews, the highest rated Blackhawk, comes in at 91 overall, tied with the Sedin Brothers, Steven Stamkos, Zdeno Chara and Henrik Zetterberg.  That puts Toews tied for 3rd in the... Read more »

Just when you start to respect the Canucks, they open their mouths

Last night’s Game 7 in Vancouver may have been the best hockey game I’ve ever watched in terms of drama, excitement and stress.  As much as it pains me to admit, the better team won.  The Canucks took it to the Hawks for much of the series, and probably deserved to win.   Over the... Read more »
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Hawks send their Skille to South Beach

Pacan was recently dismissed from the University of Vermont hockey program for violating the student-athlete code of conduct
It was only a matter of time.  Jack Skille just wasn’t working out.  It could have been a lack of a real chance, he could just be a bust.  Either way, he’s the Florida Panther’s enigma now.  Right before Wednesday’s puck drop in Edmonton, the Blackhawks traded Skille, along with Rockford wingers Hugh Jessiman and... Read more »

Someone wake up Stan Bowman...panic time is now

Lifeless, listless, sackless.  These are common themes of the Blachawks 2010-11 season.  Last night’s game in Calgary, which was as close to a “must win” as you can get, was another example of the Hawks infection of suckitude.  Something needs to change.  It’s become clear that the Blackhawks, as currently constructed, aren’t a playoff team,... Read more »

Hawks return Nick Leddy to Rockford, for now

The Blackhawks have sent defenseman Nick Leddy to the Rockford Ice Hogs.  In his 5 games since being called up, Leddy has zero points, and has been even in his plus minus rating.    With the Hawks off until Saturday’s game in Detroit, Leddy has been sent down for salary cap reasons.  It’s very likely... Read more »
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Leddy on his way back to Blackhawks

According to Tab Bamford of the Commited Indians Blog, reports that Nick Leddy will be recalled by the Blackhawks, and will play Friday versus Ottawa. This would explain the Blackhawks decision earlier today to send Jassen Cullimore to the Rockford Ice Hogs.    While Leddy may not be completely NHL ready at this point, he’s... Read more »

Recent moves have Hawk fans scratching their heads

Jassen Cullimore and Nick Leddy celebrate with Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp First, it was the call up of Jassen Cullimore.  Then it was the scratching of Jack Skille so John Scott could play forward.  Now, it’s the demotion of Nick Leddy and the scratching of Viktor Stalberg. Jassen Cullimore and Nick Leddy celebrate with... Read more »

Recent moves have Hawk fans scratching their heads

First, it was the call up of Jassen Cullimore.  Then it was the scratching of Jack Skille so John Scott could play forward.  Now, it’s the demotion of Nick Leddy and the scratching of Viktor Stalberg. Jassen Cullimore and Nick Leddy celebrate with Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp What are the Blackhawks thinking?  I mean,... Read more »
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Blackhawks Set Opening Night Roster

Skille will finally get his shot to play in the NHL every night
The Blackhawks have finalized their opening night roster.  After waiving forward Ryan Potulny and defenseman Jassen Cullimore today, the 22 man roster is set.    Roster and Figures courtesy of capgeek.com CAPGEEK.COM CAP CALCULATOR   FORWARDSPatrick Kane ($6.300m) / Jonathan Toews ($6.300m) / Marian Hossa ($5.275m)Patrick Sharp ($3.900m) / Dave Bolland ($3.375m) / Tomas Kopecky... Read more »