SLAMS DOOR SHUT
Smith stops Brendan Morrison with the left leg.
Early in the 3rd period, Yotes are up 2-0 thanks to Smith, the shots are in the area of 10 for Phoenix, 30 for Chicago early in the 3rd.
Brendan Morrison may have not been able to contribute to the Chicago Blackhawks during the regular season, but it’s the theatrics of playoffs hockey that catapults one man’s worth.
Morrison reconnected with the veteran within with a brilliant third period goal.
In 59 playoff games, he has nine goals and 21 assists. Three of his goals have been on the power play...
Brendan Morrison may be a 900+ NHL player. But, for this season, since traded to the Chicago Blackhawks, he’s living a way of life in the NHL often associated with youngsters trying to break into the league.
Morrison has been a healthy scratch for the 18th time during last night’s game against the New Jersey Devils.
The 36-year-old centre was acquired from the Calgary...
When the Chicago Blackhawks announced the acquisition of Brendan Morrision from the Calgary Flames last night, they ultimately beefed up their depth down the middle for the better.
Morrison, a veteran, who has never hoisted the Stanley Cup, will get his chance this year. Signing several one-year contracts at a time, Morrision, even more so than the Blackhawks, have the...
The Chicago Blackhawks had been seriously shopping for a veteran centre with versatility for the past couple of weeks. On Friday night, Hawks GM closed a deal to add 14 year veteran Brendan Morrison to his club. The Hawks suddenly re-position themselves in the marketplace from "competitor" for the Stanley Cup to serious contender for the Cup.
On its surface, this deal...
On Friday night, the Blackhawks acquired a veteran center. No, Brendan Morrison isn’t going to step in and become the 60-point second center that fans were craving, but the ripple effect on the rest of the roster could prove to … Continue reading →
The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired veteran center Brendan Morrison from the Calgary Flames for minor league defenseman Brian Connelly.
The 36-year-old Morrison has 200 goals and 601 points over parts of 15 NHL seasons, the past two with the Flames. He has four goals and seven assists this season.
Morrison has also skated for New Jersey, Vancouver, Anaheim, Dallas and Washington...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2012
Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today the acquisition of defenseman Brian Connelly from the Chicago Blackhawks organization in exchange for Brendan Morrison.
“As we projected our line-up going forward we felt it was going to be difficult for us to find a spot for Brendan or get him significant ice-time,” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “Given his pending...
One sabermetric issue that I am watching this season is how well is Brendan Morrison of the Calgary Flames doing. Brendan Morrison is a test case on the Corsi theory. The idea behind Corsi theory is that counting attempted shots both for and against is a very strong gage of puck possession. This is more useful that looking at goals scored based analysis because goals are strongly...
Brendan Morrison had two goals and two assists Tuesday night, leading the Calgary Flames to a 7-6 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.