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Corey Crawford inks six year extensionThe Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday that they have agreed to terms on a six-year extension for goaltender Corey Crawford. Reportedly, the contract is worth $36 million. In his sophomore campaign and first year as Chicago's starter, Crawford struggled; a large group of hockey insiders questioned whether he should be a starting goalie that the NHL level.Last season, in the lockout shortened campaign, the Chicago Blackhawks were the talk of NHL and Crawford played a huge role in that going 19-5-5 with a sensational 1.94 GAA and a .926 save percentage. if this is the Corey Crawford the Chicago Blackhawks get for the length of the extension the $6 million salary - cap hit will be well worth it. Honestly, Corey Crawford showed great resiliency last season by putting up such great numbers after such an awful sophomore campaign. Players with this kind of ability are rare to find.What you guys think of the contract?
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On Labor Day, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a six-year contract extension with should-have-been Conn Smythe winner Corey Crawford. The deal will keep Crawford in Chicago thru the 2019-20 season. Crawford, 28, was selected in the second round (52nd overall) of … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks, Corey Crawford Agree to 6-Year Extension appeared first on Committed Indians.
On Labor Day, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a six-year contract extension with goaltender Corey Crawford through the 2019-20 season. In 2013-14, Crawford will finish off the remainder of his three-year, $8 million contract making $2.5 million. Afterwards, the twenty-eight-year-old will make $6 million per season.
Many will say this is a solid contract for both...
CHICAGO — The Blackhawks and goalie Corey Crawford have agreed to a six-year contract extension.
Crawford started every playoff game for Chicago last season, helping the Blackhawks win their second Stanley Cup title in three years. He went 16-7 with an NHL-best 1.84 goals against average in the postseason.
The Blackhawks announced the deal on Monday. The contract runs through the...
The Blackhawks and goalie Corey Crawford have agreed to a six-year contract extension.
Crawford started every playoff game for Chicago last season, helping the Blackhawks win their second Stanley Cup title in three years. He went 16-7 with an NHL-best 1.84 goals-against average in the postseason.
The Blackhawks announced the deal on Monday. The contract runs through the 2019-20...
The Chicago Blackhawks have given goalie Corey Crawford a six-year extension. Crawford will be paid $36 million over the course of the contract.
The 28-year-old Crawford was selected by Chicago in the second round of the 2003 draft.
Crawford was 19-5-5 in the net for the Blackhawks last year with a 1.94 GAA. He played in all 23 of the teams playoff games notching 16 wins and a .184...
Corey Crawford was already planning to spend today showing off that Stanley Cup. Now he gets to celebrate for another reason.
Crawford who won his first Stanley Cup in June has signed a six-year extension with the Blackhawks. Philip Pritchard the Hockey Hall of Fame’s keeper of the Cup was first to announce the news this morning when he tweeted a picture of Crawford signing his...
On Wednesday morning, the money kept flowing at the United Center. The Blackhawks officially announced a five-year extension with defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, which will keep him in Chicago through the 2018-19 season.The post Blackhawks, Niklas Hjalmarsson Agree to Extension appeared first on Committed Indians.
The Blackhawks and Corey Crawford agreed on a long-term extension Monday. (AP Photo)
The Chicago Blackhawks have built many successful teams that have pulled in two Stanley Cup titles despite continual turnover at the goaltender position. Between Nikolai Khabibulin, Cristobal Huet, and Cup winner Antti Niemi, the Blackhawks haven’t put a large emphasis on long-term investment in...
It's official: The #Blackhawks have agreed to terms with Corey Crawford on a six-year extension! #CrawYeah! http://t.co/QjJx9PJC3L
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) September 2, 2013
Chicago Blackhawks GM Stab Bowman added some juice to an otherwise quiet Labor Day holiday when he announced that he and his Corey Crawford had reached an agreement on a brand new 6 year, $36 million contract extension. Frankly, I was shocked when I heard the news. Crawford's a $6 million per season goalie? Seriously? The same Crawford who's glove hand looked like Swiss cheese...
The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a five-year contract extension with defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson.
The deal announced Wednesday runs through the 2018-19 season. It comes after the team agreed to a six-year extension with goalie Corey Crawford through 2019-20 on Monday.
Hjalmarsson helped the Blackhawks win their second Stanley Cup in four years last season, recording five...
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(Taking a break from the Central Division Breakdowns for a little "Wake Of The News" on the Corey Crawford extension.)
For the first time really since Chicago won the Stanley Cup a couple of months ago, the Blackhawks internet message boards were abuzz yesterday.
The Hawks announced not just a 6-year contract extension for #1 goalie...
Chicago Blackhawks Press Release The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with goaltender Corey Crawford on a six-year contract extension, through the end of the 2019-20 National Hockey League season. Crawford, 28, posted a 16-7 record with one shutout, a league-best 1.84 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage in 23 post-season games while...
It's official: Niklas Hjalmarsson and the #Blackhawks have agreed to a five-year contract extension! http://t.co/SPDZOMK1QF #HjammerTime
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) September 4, 2013
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The hits just keep on coming for the Blackhawks front office, with the announcement this morning of a 5 year extension for impending UFA defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson worth $20.5 million.
Where some have argued, and fairly so, that the Hawks may have overextended giving Corey Crawford $6 million a year, this deal is a relative bargain, as many (myself...