Earlier today, the Blackhawks finally made a move to get under the salary cap, and it required trading away defenseman Nick Leddy and Goaltender Kent Simpson in which they received three players from the New York Islanders in return.
Who are the players the Blackhawks received?
Anders Nilsson – Goalie
Assets: Massive guy that fills up most of the net when he is in his butterfly...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders acquired defenseman Nick Leddy and Johnny Boychuk and goalie prospect Kent Simpson in trades Saturday.
The Islanders got Leddy and Simpson from Chicago for defensemen T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka and the rights to restricted free-agent goalie Anders Nilsson. New York acquired Boychuk from Boston for 2015 and 2016 second-round draft picks...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014
The Chicago Blackhawks will kick off their 2014 pre-season tonight as they host former rivals the Detroit Red Wings.
Before they (finally) drop the puck the Blackhawks had to trim the roster down to 46. So let the housecleaning begin. The first players to go were;
Goalies Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson were assigned back to Rockford. No real surprise here most fans knew it would be...
On Tuesday morning, the Blackhawks announced a few roster moves before the preseason opener against the Red Wings. The team assigned goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson to Rockford. Also, the Hawks released defensemen Justin Holl, Kirill Gotovets and Zach Miskovic and … Continue reading →
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We’ve already looked ahead at the defensemen and forwards headed to the Blackhawks’ prospect camp this week. Now, let’s take a look at who will be between the pipes. Kent Simpson Draft: 2nd round (58) – 2010 2013-14 Team: Rockford … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Prospect Camp Preview: Goaltenders appeared first on Committed Indians.
Chicago Blackhawks' netminder Corey Crawford will not be between the pipes on Tuesday night in Dallas, nor anytime in the next three weeks due to a groin injury.Crawford was forced from Chicago's 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers in the opening frame, going down to the ice to make a routine save, but could not rise back to his skates without help - moving very gingerly and...