Pat Brisson, the agent for both Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, told The Fourth Period on Tuesday that the Hawks are still negotiating with the two faces of the franchise. Reports surfaced on Monday evening that there were deals in place with cap hits around $10.8M each for the two Conn Smythe winners.
The NHL Draft is the door most of today’s NHL superstars walk through to begin their careers, and since 2005 the Draft has introduced some of the biggest names in the game to fans in every market of the league. But now, more than perhaps ever before, the importance of using draft picks well shows... Read more »
Early Friday morning, the Blackhawks made three roster moves. Patrick Kane was placed on LTIR, effectively ending his regular season. He will miss 10 games and 24 days at minimum with the designation. To take his place, the Blackhawks officially recalled forwards Jeremy Morin and Teuvo Teräväinen. Teräväinen will wear number 86.
With news that Patrick Kane’s ankle injury could end his regular season, the concern becomes how well Kane will bounce back from the injury. Kane has dealt with an ankle issue before, suffering a similar injury on Dec. 30, 2008 in Detroit. Of course, Kane came back and skated 17:51 against the Wings at Wrigley... Read more »
The Blackhawks are sending 10 players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi this weekend. Here are the schedule for the countries – Canada, Sweden, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and the United States – they will represent. Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith & Patrick Sharp – Canada (Group B) Thursday, Feb. 13 – vs. Norway Friday,... Read more »
As Marcus Kruger moves to the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks, fears about his production may be deceiving. Through the season’s first 46 games, Kruger is tied with Niklas Hjalmarsson for 10th on the Blackhawks with 18 points. One of his four goals was a game-winner, and 12 of his 14 assists have come... Read more »
The Hawks annual Circus Trip came to a close with a strong victory against Phoenix on Saturday night, and the results of the seven games show that the Hawks are playing as well as any team in the NHL. Chicago lost the first game of the trip 5-1 in Denver. After that, they rolled. In... Read more »
Patrick Sharp and Ben Smith scored second period goals 69 seconds apart and Corey Crawford stopped all 19 shots he faced as the Blackhawks started their 2013 preseason with a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The Hawks started the game with Teuvo Teräväinen between Patrick Kane and Bryan Bickell, but the lines changed frequently.... Read more »
While many of us were watching and/or thinking about college/pro/fantasy football this weekend, there was a lot going on with the Chicago Blackhawks. And, for what it’s worth, the Hawks were thinking football, too. Click here to see a gallery of photos from Sunday’s Bears home opener. A number of Blackhawks, including Jonathan Toews, Patrick... Read more »
With a couple big announcements on Monday, at least 12 defending champion Chicago Blackhawks will have a busy August. Monday was the day Canada and the United States announced the rosters for their respective training camps for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Hockey Canada announced the list of players invited to their training camp in late... Read more »