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Chicago Blackhawks: Getting to know Michal Kempny

For the Chicago Blackhawks, defense proved a challenge this year. Though the team had a strong offense throughout various parts of the year, it was not enough to uphold them in the end. The Blackhawks already have a strong defensive core in place, with players like Duncan Keith and Niklas Hjalmarsson taking center stage, but they need to use this off season to expand on that group...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Heading to the World Cup of Hockey

The Chicago Blackhawks are a team chock-full of talent and the rosters for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey are definitely helping to prove that fact. The World Cup will take place starting on September 17. A total of thirteen members from the Hawks will represent their respective countries, with nine of those members originally being named during the initial posting of the rosters back...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will Artemi Panarin Do For an Encore?

Russian winger Artemi Panarin first landed on the North American map with a brilliant performance in the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships, held in Buffalo. Tallying five points in seven games, Panarin helped his Russian squad capture the gold medal against a heavily favoured Canadian team with a five goal comeback in the championship game. Artemi Panarin was a rookie sensation...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

2016 World Cup: 3 Blackhawks To Represent Canada

When Canada released their roster for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, three more Blackhawks names were added to a long list of stars who will represent their countries. Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Corey Crawford will play for Canada in the World Cup this fall. Here are the rosters for: United States (Kane) Russia […] The post 2016 World Cup: 3 Blackhawks To Represent Canada...
Via Committed Indians
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thirteen Blackhawks land on finalized World Cup of Hockey rosters

A total of 13 Blackhawks will be suiting up for their countries this fall as team rosters were completed for the World Cup of Hockey on Friday.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Watch: Kid imitates Patrick Kane's post-goal celly in youth hockey game

It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that young hockey players are patterning their games off Patrick Kane.But the next generation of scorers are
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Michal Kempny Signing Helps Defensive Depth For Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks signing Michal Kempny is a move that will benefit the team’s defensive depth moving forward. Defensive depth is something the Blackhawks have notoriously been short on in the past, as evidenced by Duncan Keith’s ice time back in the 2015 playoffs. Per Brian Hedger on NHL.com who wrote about Keith’s unanimous Conn Smythe Trophy win back in 2015, Duncan...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Report: Blackhawks Sign Michal Kempny

According to reports, the Blackhawks have agreed to a deal with defenseman Michal Kempny, who played for the Czech Republic in this year’s World Championships and the KHL during the 2015-16 season. Told that defenseman Michal Kempny's deal with the Blackhawks is done. @ByScottPowers first to report it was close. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) May […] The post Report: Blackhawks...
Via Committed Indians
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Niklas Hjalmarsson is key to the Chicago Blackhawks defense

The Chicago Blackhawks are a team of multiple talents and many of their players are consistently praised. Players like Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews have become household names within the hockey community, often scoring game winning goals or completely adjusting the energy in a game. These players are not the only ones on the team however. It takes every individual on any given...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Finish Strong World Championships

The Blackhawks were well represented as the 2016 World Championship came to a close on Sunday. Entering the gold medal game against Canada, Ville Pokka had two assists in nine games with Finland. Artemi Panarin finished a stellar tournament with another strong performance in the bronze medal game against the United States. Panarin skated 14:14 […] The post Blackhawks Finish Strong...
Via Committed Indians
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Free Agents the Blackhawks Should Target this Offseason

The Chicago Blackhawks have a fascinating offseason ahead of them. Granted, nearly every offseason for the Blackhawks has some intrigue to it. The annual question of which players the Blackhawks will shed to get under the cap, and which players they sign to help fill out the roster is enough to keep some fans hooked all summer. This offseason it looks as if Bryan Bickell has finally...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Panik expected to re-sign with Blackhawks

Stan Bowman said restricted free agent Richard Panik is expected to re-sign with the Blackhawks.
Via CSN Chicago
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pivotal offseason lies ahead for the Blackhawks

It’s odd to think that at this time of the year the Chicago Blackhawks are focused on the offseason rather than contending for a Stanley Cup. The Hawks tend to deal with there mortal enemy the salary cap only after they are champions. The Hawks went all in this year. It’s peculiar to see them out so early as many pegged them as the favorites to claim their 4th Stanley Cup in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks agree to 3-year deal with D Gustav Forsling

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks and 19-year-old defenseman Gustav Forsling have agreed to a three-year contract. The Blackhawks announced the contract Wednesday. Forsling had six goals and 15 assists in 48 games last season for Linkoping HC in the Swedish Hockey League. He was selected by Vancouver in the fifth round of the 2014 draft, and traded to Chicago in January 2015...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks C Anisimov recovering from right wrist surgery

CHICAGO (AP) Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov is on the mend after undergoing right wrist surgery. Team physician Dr. Michael Terry says Anisimov should be able to return to ''full hockey activities'' in six to eight weeks. He had the operation on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Anisimov, who was acquired in a trade with Columbus on June 30, had 20 goals and 22 assists in 77 games in...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Artemi Panarin named a finalist for Calder Trophy

Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin was named a finalist for the Calder Trophy.
Via CSN Chicago
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks hit both pipes during Game 7 loss, get meme treatment

The hockey gods just were not with the Chicago Blackhawks this postseason. With four minutes left in Game 7 against the St. Louis Blues on Monday, a Brent Seabrook shot hit both pipes and then bounced out instead of going into the net for what would have been a goal to tie the game at 3: The @NHLBlackhawks were this close to a game-tying goal. #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/60d8SeE9S7...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ken Hitchcock gets earful from Vladimir Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko is one of the best forwards in the NHL and he makes it known almost every time he steps on the ice. With the Blues preparing to choke up another big series lead, you’d think Tarasenko would receive plenty of ice time. That hasn’t been the case and he appears to be pretty fed up with head coach Ken Hitchcock. At end of 2nd period looks like Blues' Vladimir...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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