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The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed defenseman Nick Leddy to a two-year deal.
The team announced the deal on Wednesday. Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman says he believes Leddy will be essential to the team's long-term success.
Leddy played in every game this season for Chicago, helping the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup. He had six goals and 12 assists in the regular season, and then had two assists in 23 playoff games.
Leddy was selected by Minnesota in the first round of the 2009 draft. He was traded to Chicago in February 2010.
The 22-year-old Leddy, who was a restricted free agent, has 13 goals and 49 assists in 176 regular-season games over three seasons.
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On Wednesday afternoon, the agent for Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy tweeted that the organization would be making an announcement about his client’s future soon. Moments later, Josh Rimer tweeted that the Hawks had agreed to a two-year deal with the … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Re-Sign Defenseman Nick Leddy appeared first on Committed Indians.
On Tuesday, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville stopped by morning talk show “Windy City Live.” Coach Q brought along Lord Stanley’s Cup for his appearance but waiting for him was a trophy with a much “meatier” pedigree, if you will. Constructed entirely out of savory meats by the folks at ManBQue, the “Manley Cup” [...]The post A Stanley Cup replica made...
With Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik already traded out of town, the eyes of the Blackhawks organization are clearly on the future. One of the names brought up repeatedly by GM Stan Bowman after the Cup rally in Grant Park … Continue reading →The post Who’s Next: Brandon Pirri appeared first on Committed Indians.
UPDATE 7/3: The calm before the free agency storm has produced some rumblings and grumblings. The Blackhawks re-signed Bryan Bickell during the NHL Entry Draft Sunday, and are in talks to re-sign Nick Leddy, Marcus Kruger, and (surprise) Ray Emery. Following the trades of Dave Bolland, Michal Frolik, and signing Bickell, Chicago has $9.545 million in cap space heading into free agency...
Here is the latest today with alot more on the way...
Per three sources the Lecavalier sweeps looks to be down to Dallas and Philly. That is for now of course. Teams can jump in or out still and we could hear something as early as today or tomorrow...
On Ray Emery...
Many out there believe Emery is the un-sung hero of the champion Hawks and many around...
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A source close to the Hawks confirmed for me earlier this evening what is now all over Twitter, that Ray Emery will likely sign with the Flyers tomorrow.
I am not claiming to break this oneâit's kind of old newsâjust confirming with a source close to the Hawks that it appears Emery will go to UFA tomorrow and sign with the Flyers.
Next up on the UFA Preview series is Viktor Stalberg of the Chicago Blackhawks. Once July 5 rolls around, if he is not re-signed by his current team, he is open to conversing and signing with any team in the league.
Viktor Stalberg | RW
6'3" | 209lbs
1/17/86, Age: 27
Signed in 2009: 2-years, $1.5 million; $850,000 per year cap hit
On Thursday morning, the Montreal Canadiens named Stéphane Waite their new goaltending coach. Waite had spent the last 10 seasons with the Blackhawks organization, and Corey Crawford gave him a great deal of credit for his strong season.The post Blackhawks Lose Stéphane Waite To Montreal appeared first on Committed Indians.
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I wish I had more to tell you guysâaside from Happy 4thâhere on the day before unrestricted free agency opens. But I don't.
Nick Leddy and Bryan Bickell are signed, really the two biggest offseason priorities of the Hawk front office.
I am hearing this morning that although rumored close to a 3-year deal with the Hawks yesterday, Ray Emery...
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The Hawks, as reported by Eklund, are close on a 3 year, rumored to be $4.5 million deal with Ray Emeryâto remain in Chicago.
I'm told the Hawk strategy going in to unrestricted free agency is to look for Michal Rozsival-like veteran players to approach them (perhaps including Rozsival) on potentially cap friendly short-term dealsâwith the...
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Apparently people within WWE were talking that the June 24th RAW rating was hurt partially due to CM Punk tweeting about how good the Chicago Blackhawks and the NHL playoffs were.
The June 24th rating was absolutely hurt by the NHL game but the idea that it was due to Punk tweeting and turning wrestling fans into hockey fans is pretty far-fetched.
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– WWE officials were reportedly upset with CM Punk for tweeting out during the June 24th episode of RAW how good the Chicago Blackhawks game that was airing concurrently with the show was. Some within the company even suggested that he may have contributed to a drop in ratings for the show.
– WWE.com has an article examining the...
Eden Prarie is a small city in Minnesota located just south of downtown Minneapolis. The town's newspaper, the Eden Prarie News, recently ran a story on Nick Leddy and the Chicago Blackhawks winning the Stanley Cup. Leddy was born in Eden Prarie and he gave an interesting interview about what it takes to win the Cup.
There's just one incredibly distracting problem....