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 […]
The Chicago Blackhawks 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 National Hockey League season.
Smith, 25, recorded career highs in nearly every statistical category this past season, posting 26 points (14G, 12A) in 75 regular-season games with the Blackhawks...
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...
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...
Ben Smith will reportedly make his NHL debut on Saturday night when the Blackhawks host the Tampa Bay Lightning. Smith has spent much of the last few practice days on the third line, indicating that Jimmy Hayes is likely either … Continue reading →The post Ben Smith In Against Bolts appeared first on Committed Indians.
Ben Smith got his day with Lord Stanley on Tuesday and he brought it back to where it all began for the right winger.
A member of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, Smith spent most of the season playing with the Hawks’ AHL affiliate, the Rockford Ice Hogs, but the BC graduate got the opportunity to play in Game 3 of the Finals.
“I found out 15 minutes before the...
From a Blackhawks release late Thursday afternoon: “Ben Smith has suffered a right hip labral tear and a hernia. He will undergo endoscopic surgery next Thursday (March 15) to repair both issues. We anticipate a full recovery in approximately 16 … Continue reading →
Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith will undergo season-ending surgery next week to repair a right hip tear and hernia.
Team physician Dr. Michael Terry said the recovery for Smith would take approximately four months. The surgery is scheduled for March 15.
The 23-year-old Smith has two goals in 13 games for the Blackhawks and has spent most of the season with Rockford of the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2012
On Monday morning, the Blackhawks sent forward Ben Smith back to Rockford. Smith had one goal in seven games with Chicago this season, but skated a team-low 5:48 on Sunday night.