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The Blackhawks re-signed both Michal Handzus and  Michal Rozsival. Handzus signed a one-year deal, while Rozsival received two.The post Handzus, Rozsival Coming Back appeared first on Committed Indians.

Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp This Week

When the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks host their 2013 Prospect Camp this week, some recent draft choices will be in attendance. The roster will include 51 prospects. Among those expected to attend are recently added goaltender Antti Raanta and former first-round selections Phillip Danault (2011) … Continue reading →The post Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp This...

Blackhawks lose Emery, retain Rozsival, Handzus

The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks lost backup goalie Ray Emery and re-signed defenseman Michal Rozsival and forward Michal Handzus. Emery accepted a $1.65 million, one-year offer with the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday. Rozsival got a two-deal with Chicago while Handzus agreed to a one-year contract. Emery's making the move after teaming with Corey Crawford to win...

NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division

Here’s a breakdown of the player movement in the Blackhawks’ new division for the 2013-14 season so far in free agency: Staying In Out Michal Handzus Nikolai Khabibulin David Bolland Michal Rozsival Viktor Stalberg  Nick Leddy Michael Frolik Ray Emery … Continue reading →The post NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division appeared first on Committed Indians.

TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast: Episode #4 – Draft Review with Chicago Blackhawks scout Jim McKellar

The 4th TheHockeyGuys weekly podcast takes a look back on the NHL entry draft as well as previewing the Free Agent frenzy that will ensue Friday. Cohosts Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) , James Stephan (@J_Habs) , are joined by special guest Chicago Blackhawks Amateur Scout Jim McKellar (@JimMcKellar74) Topics of Discussion – Chicago Blackhawks draft haul Brandan Saad and Andrew...

Flyers Sign Goalie Ray Emery to One-Year Contract

The Flyers picked up a Stanley Cup-winning goaltender on the first day of free agency, but his name is not Tim Thomas. Ray Emery, who reached the Cup Final with Ottawa in 2007 and won it all with Chicago this year, signed a one-year deal with Philadelphia on Friday, the franchise with whom he spent the 2009-10 season. Emery put up astounding numbers as Corey Crawford‘s backup this...

Carter Hutton will be Pekka Rinne’s back-up in 2013-14

Prev1 of 1NextAccording to Kevin Wilson of their media relations staff (and first reported by Kevin Woodley of InGoal Magazine), the Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Carter Hutton to back-up two-time Vezina Trophy finalist Pekka Rinne next season.Hutton, 27, has spent the past four seasons bouncing around AHL teams and even had a stint with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL...

Former Flyers Goalie Ray Emery Returns On One-Year Deal

Wikipedia Commons The Flyers welcomed back a familiar face  today, signing goaltender Ray Emery to a one-year contract.   Having rid themselves of the contract Ilya Bryzgalov by exercising the amnesty clause, Emery will fill the roster spot vacated by the move.   Emery will compete for the starting job with goaltender Steve Mason, acquired in April from the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Predators sign Stalberg to four-year contract

The Nashville Predators have signed free-agent forward Viktor Stalberg to a four-year, $12 million contract in an attempt to boost an anemic offense. Stalberg will make $2.5 million in 2013-14 and $3.5 million each in 2015-16 and 2016-17 under terms of the deal announced Friday in a team release. The 27-year-old Stalberg had nine goals and 14 assists in 47 games for the Stanley...

Flyers Come To Terms With Free Agent Goalie Ray Emery

Ray Emery while with the Flyers in ’09. (Via Getty Images) Four years after leaving the team with what many believed would be a career ending ailment, “Razor” Ray Emery is returning to the city of brotherly love. As free agency was just to get underway, Ren Lavoie of RDS reported the goaltender will be joining the Philadelphia Flyers. Terms of the deal are unknown, but...

Hutton, the unlikely back-up to Rinne

The Nashville Predators made a surprising move in signing goaltender Carter Hutton to a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level. Hutton is expected to back-up star goaltender Pekka Rinne next year. Hutton has played in only one NHL game so far, losing by giving up three goals with the Chicago Blackhawks last season. Most of the 2012...

Preds sign Stalberg to 4-year, $12 million deal

General Manager David Poile has made his first signing for the offseason, one guy they have apparently been targeting for the past week. According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Nashville Predators have signed Viktor Stalberg to a four-year contract worth $12 million; $3 million annually.  Adding Stalberg is a major plus for the organization after losing out on star forwards...

Nikolai Khabibulin Back In Chicago by   Randall Ritchey

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin to a one year contract this evening. Khabibulin, 40 has played the last four seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, and before that, spent four seasons with the Blackhawks. After goaltender Ray Emery signed a one year deal with Philadelphia today, the Blackhawks were without a back goaltender. They signed Antti Raanta this [...]

Report: Some WWE Officials Think CM Punk Tweeting About Stanley Cup Game Hurt RAW Ratings

Credit – Wrestling Observer 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. This...

Flyers Sign G Ray Emery

(Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Free agency kicked off today at noon, and Paul Holmgren made signing a goaltender his first order of business. Today, the Philadelphia Flyers signed goaltender Ray Emery to a 1-year deal worth $1.65M. Emery, 30, was the back-up goaltender of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. It appeared that he would [...]

Stalberg Signing With Nashville And Cullen Close

NSH agrees to 4 year, $12M deal with Viktor Stalberg. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013   Also sounds like Matt Cullen will be going to NSH but not done quite yet. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013
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