Found July 27, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus recently had surgery on his wrist and knee but expects to be ready for the start of training camp in September, reports. After the team's Stanley Cup win, it was revealed that Handzus played through a broken wrist and torn MCL during the finals. "I had two surgeries, but I'm healing and it's coming along," Handzus told "Right now, wrist, I still can't do anything. It's in a cast for one more week. After four weeks, I'm going to start to do something. It's a little bit slower. My knee, it's pretty much I'm rehabbing right now. [The doctors] are saying [I'll be ready for training camp.]" Handzus, 36, was acquired from the San Jose Sharks prior to the trade deadline last season and re-signed with the Blackhawks in early July. He had three goals and eight assists in 23 postseason games after having just two goals and six assists in 39 regular season ga...

Blackhawks' forward Handzus recovering from surgeries

Chicago Blackhawks forward Michal Handzus needed surgeries to repair injuries to his wrist and knee but said Friday he expects to be ready for training camp. "I had two surgeries but I'm healing and it's coming along" Handzus told"Right now wrist I still can't do anything. It's in a cast for one more week. After four weeks I'm...

Hawks’ Bickell, Handzus healing from surgeries

The Chicago Blackhawks' convention included two players recovering from surgeries in Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus, who provided updates on their respective statuses to the Chicago Tribune's Chris Kuc. Bickell's recovering from wrist surgery... Bryan Bickell showed off the matching scars near each hand. "The hand specialist likes the Zeds," the Blackhawks...

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews have a dance-off

Winning the Stanley Cup might make you feel like dancing. In the case of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, the duo celebrated their accomplishment by busting out some interesting moves. Specifically, Toews moonwalked on the ice following Chicago's Cup clinching victory and Kane performed the "Kaner Shuffle" at a Jimmy Buffet concert.  When the Blackhawks held their...

Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw Could Really Use A Twerk Lesson

At a Blackhawks fan convention on Friday night, Andrew Shaw showed us once again why he’s one of Chicago’s most beloved athletes. A fan captured video of Shaw twerkin’ for the audience, and while we appreciate the effort, we hope he’ll practice his moves for next time….and then take them to the ice. [SportingNews] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Report: Quenneville to get extension

The Chicago Blackhawks will announce a contract extension for coach Joel Quenneville on Friday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The length and value of the deal aren't known, but Quenneville's current contract was set to expire after the 2013-14 season. Quenneville, who has coached the team since the 2008-09 season, just led the Blackhawks to their second Stanley Cup title...

Blackhawks coach Quenneville gets 3-year extension

Stan Bowman wanted to keep Joel Quenneville in Chicago, and the coach had no desire to leave. After two Stanley Cup titles in four seasons, this was a no-brainer. The Blackhawks announced a three-year contract extension for Quenneville on Friday, kicking off their annual fan convention with a crowd-pleasing move that keeps the coach in Chicago through the 2016-17 season. The 54...

Blackhawks fans get another chance to celebrate

While general manager Stan Bowman and coach Joel Quenneville are already looking ahead to next season, Chicago Blackhawks fans got another chance to celebrate the team's Stanley Cup title. During the second day of the annual Blackhawks Fans Convention on Saturday, one of the most popular sessions was a recap of last season's record-breaking start that had close to 1,000...

Blackhawks sign coach Joel Quenneville to three-year extension

The Chicago Blackhawks have been busy this summer keeping the gang together while staying under the salary cap. Luckily for them coaches don't count on the cap so re-signing coach Joel Quenneville was an easier proposition one that was completed on Friday. The Blackhawks said on Thursday they had a "major announcement" to make and it was just as many expected: an announcement...

Chicago Blackhawks Convention Day 2 Recap

The Chicago Blackhawks Convention continued Saturday with a 10-hour day that included autograph sessions, panels, and entertainment for fans. I unwisely spent five hours of my day acquiring a wristband and signature of Tony Esposito. The extremely wasteful time has meaning because my dad grew up a “Tony O” fan, so getting his autograph on my dad’s Blackhawks sweater was important...

Back To School: Blackhawks Prospects In NCAA For 2013-14 Season

When the 2013-14 season starts, the Blackhawks will defend their Stanley Cup championship at the NHL level. Meanwhile, the Rockford IceHogs will have a talented group coming back to battle for an AHL playoff berth. A handful of the organization’s … Continue reading →The post Back To School: Blackhawks Prospects In NCAA For 2013-14 Season appeared first on Committed Indians.

Blackhawks claim they won’t suffer from a ‘Stanley Cup hangover’

The one and only one comfort I took in "my team" losing to the eventual Stanley Cup champions involved the fact that "my team's" season ended on April 27th, and the Chicago Blackhawks' season ended on June 24th. Training camps for the 2013-2014 regular season will start on the weekend of September 13th, and thanks to the shortened season and its incredibly...

Blackhawks Give Quenneville A Three-Year Contract Extension

Coach Q gets an additional three years, added to the one year left on his existing deal, per VP/GM Stan Bowman. #Blackhawks #BHC2013 — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) July 26, 2013

Chicago Blackhawks Convention Day 1 Recap

The Chicago Blackhawks embarked on their sixth annual fan convention July 26, and more than a few fans showed up. I did what any self-respecting person would do and pay more than their fair share of money to attend the convention. I showed up with a couple of friends, went through the painfully long check-in line, and cringed at the length of the line for opening ceremonies at 12...
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