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The Chicago Blackhawks went for change. They pursued Martin Brodeur, the best goalie available in free agency. They made an "impressive offer," according to general manager Stan Bowman, to wing Zach Parise, by far the best forward out there. They also sent a lucrative offer to defenseman Ryan Suter, the best blue-liner available. But the Hawks came up empty-handed. Their only free agent addition is depth defenseman Sheldon Brookbank. But despite their efforts to add notable pieces to their team, the Hawks say they still believe in what they have. "I've got a lot of confidence and trust in our team with what we have," coach Joel Quenneville said. "We've got some great pieces. We have an extensive core and top guys." According to Quenneville and general manager Stan Bowman, it would have been foolish not to talk to Brodeur, Parise or Suter, although if they would have added one or more of them, it could have led to more change. With the ...
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The Chicago Blackhawks’ free agency period has included a lot of talk but no real action so far.
In fact, the little action the ‘Hawks have taken has been so subtle I almost didn’t even notice.
I have a sense, though, that my somewhat negative feelings over the ‘Hawks’ free agency inactivity is, at times, because I’ve been sucked into the rumor nonsense that almost always...
The Chicago Blackhawks were in the mood to entertain fans of the interwebs during their prospects development camp. They hooked up 2012 fifth round draft pick Garret Ross and had him troll other players looking for a fight. Free agent Chris Martin decided he was game and the sounds of their fistacuffs can be heard here.
I love the clarification before the gloves were dropped...
Garret Ross picks a fight with Chris Martin at the Chicago Blackhawks Development Camp. It’s interesting to hear how nonchalantly a brawl develops.
You definitely gotta go “buckets off.”
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I was taken a little by surprise that the Blackhawks might trade Nick Leddyâfor the right returnâwhen a source told me it was a possibility in the wake of Johnny Oduya's contract extension a number of weeks back.
Then, scuttlebutt creeped out that the Hawks were "infuriated" that Leddy's agent, Neil Sheehyâwho is also Ryan...
A lot of the talk surrounding this summer’s free agent activity has centered on the loyalty, or lack thereof, shown by players to their long-time employers.
Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils renewed their wedding vows with a 2-year contract that will see Brodeur in a Devils’ sweater through his 42nd birthday. Meanwhile, career Phoenix Coyote (dating back to the franchise’s...