It’s been a very successful season thus far for the Chicago Blackhawks. They currently lead the NHL in goal differential with a +39. One of the main factors in this success is their penalty killing ability. As a whole, the penalty kill unit currently ranks 1st in the NHL, killing off 90.5% of the power plays that they face. To put this in perspective, the next best NHL team in...
Ben Smith assisted on the Blackhawks' first goal and scored their second to lead Chicago to its eighth consecutive victory, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
The Blackhawks lost captain and No. 2 scorer Jonathan Toews in the second period when Dennis Seidenberg hit him from behind and sent him face-first into the boards. No further information about the injury was...
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December 11, 2014
While working on contract extensions for their stars Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, the Chicago Blackhawks handled business with three other players on their roster. The team announced early Friday morning that they have re-signed forward Ben Smith and goalie Anti Raanta,both on two-year contract extensions through the 2015-16 season. Raanta’s extension will make him […]
Before the NHL Draft starts on Friday, the Blackhawks have been busy. The Hawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Ben Smith and goaltender Antti Raanta on two-year contract extensions, which run through the end of the 2015-16 season. Of … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Sign Ben Smith, Antti Raanta To 2 Year Deals appeared first on Committed Indians.
Posted to Gorilla Salad's Play LandUnfortunately this year the end of the year press conferences didn’t include a cup parade. Everyone was sober and (for the most part) clean shaven.
A few highlights:
Ben Smith made it clear that Chicago is “The place you want to be.”
Handzus said he plans on playing next year. He is a UFA.
For the most part everyone said the same thing. They’ll...
Laughable. Lethargic. Horrendous. Those are a few ways to describe the performance the Chicago Blackhawks put on in the third period of tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith had an early goal in game 2, but it couldn’t carry the Hawks over the Kings
The Hawks played the first 40 minutes like it would be their last. They shot, they...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ben Smith tapped in a rebound with 3.7 seconds left on a wild scrum to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
With time running out, Duncan Keith threw the puck on net and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky blocked it with his arm but it popped out of his reach. While he and two teammates scrambled to get to the loose...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ben Smith tapped in a rebound with 3.7 seconds left on a wild scrum to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
Chicago Blackhawks Hockey – Every hockey fan has heard of the “great eight” out in Washington, but we have one right here in Chicago. Not the “great eight”, the great 28. He goes by the name of Ben Smith and throughout his Hawks career he has been a steady and reliable presence and it’s about time we notice him. He’s had huge moments, clutch goals and filled in to...