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Blackhawks F Vermette active for Game 3 against Predators

CHICAGO (AP) Blackhawks forward Antoine Vermette is in the lineup for Game 3 of their first-round series against the Nashville Predators. Chicago acquired Vermette in a trade with Arizona on Feb. 28, but he was a healthy scratch for the first two games of the playoffs in Nashville. He had no goals and three assists in 19 games with the Blackhawks during the regular season. Coach...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Reasons the Antoine Vermette Acquisition is Brilliant

Restlessness was beginning to set in Saturday afternoon as I impatiently resorted to the constant refreshing of my Twitter timeline in hopes that a blockbuster deal involving the Blackhawks would suddenly manifest at the conclusion of each click. There was no such luck as all remained silent on the social media front. Hours later I found myself sitting in a local movie theater finally...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Acquire Antoine Vermette From Coyotes For Draft Pick, Prospect

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night for a first-round pick this year and defensive prospect Klas Dahlbeck. The 32-year-old Vermette will help replace star Chicago forward Patrick Kane, who broke his left collarbone Tuesday night and will be out at least until late May. Vermette is in position to become an...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Finally Make the Trade That Everyone’s Been Waiting for

Well, it’s finally happened. Antoine Vermette is going to be a Chicago Blackhawk according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. Vermette traded to Chicago pending NHL trade call — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 1, 2015 Klas Dahlbeck and 1st round pick for Vermette. That is ARI-CHI trade, pending call. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 1, 2015 Dahlbeck has been called...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Acquire Antoine Vermette

The long-rumored end of Antoine Vermette’s days in Arizona has finally arrived, and he’s headed to Chicago. On Saturday night, the Blackhawks reportedly acquired the 32-year-old center from Arizona for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first round pick. Vermette was … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Acquire Antoine Vermette appeared first on Committed Indians.
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Antoine Vermette: Position Before NHL Trade Deadline ‘Not A Fun One’

BOSTON — Arizona Coyotes forward Antoine Vermette has been one of the most talked about players ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline. As a top-six caliber forward who could provide scoring, penalty killing, good faceoff skill and versatility (plays as a center or winger) to a contending team, Vermette is among the best rentals for teams to pursue. Vermette was emotional after...
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

McKenzie: Rangers may have interest in Antoine Vermette

Per Bob McKenzie on NHLN’s NHL Live yesterday (via Nichols on Hockey), the New York Rangers may have interest in Phoenix Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette. Vermette is one of the few offensive bright spots on the ‘Yotes, but the 32 year old center is also a pending UFA primed to get a decent pay raise Read more → The post McKenzie: Rangers may have interest in Antoine...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: It’s a “virtual lock” the Coyotes trade Antoine Vermette

The Arizona Coyotes are slipping further and further out of the playoff picture and that has fans and analysts wondering what the club will do when it comes to rebuilding for the future. One of the names you’ve probably seen discussed is Antoine Vermette and it’s appearing more likely that he’ll be dealt in the near future. Elliotte Friedman visited Calgary’s Sportsnet 960...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vermette speaks suavely, carries big stick

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Antoine Vermette had half the Coyotes fan base at hello; the female half. "It's the French thing," Coyotes vice president of communications Rich Nairn said. "It's the accent." The other half of the fan base? They're on board, too. What's not to like about a guy who touches the game in so many positive ways? Vermette logs more ice time each game than any forward...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermette lifts Coyotes past Senators in OT

Antoine Vermette made himself right at home - at the Ottawa Senators' expense. The former Ottawa player completed a hat trick at 2:23 of overtime to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 victory over the Senators on Saturday. ''It's special. It's always going to be special here,'' Vermette said. ''I started my career here and there have been good memories. A little part of me will always...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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