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Should the Blackhawks Trade Patrick Sharp?

  BEST – The Blackhawks are undoubtedly one of the best teams in the league and have arguably two of the best lines in all of hockey. But with the Salary cap being at $69 million, and the Blackhawks having $65 million already tied up in 15 players next season, is it time to part ways with Patrick Sharp? The Blackhawks Cap Issues Come into Play Not included in that $65 million...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Second Line Deserves A Badass Nickname

The Chicago Blackhawks are rolling. The Blackhawks went 5-1 on their annual “circus trip” and followed that up with a impressive 4-1 home victory over their rival the St. Louis Blues. A big part of the Blackhawks current hot streak is the great play of their second line made up of Patrick Kane, Brad Richards and Kris Versteeg. A Great Line Needs A Great Name Patrick Kane currently...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The far-reaching impact of Derek Stepan’s return

It was just over four weeks ago that Chris Mueller was the third-line center for the New York Rangers. Feels like a lot longer than that, right? New York’s problems down the middle began when the team failed to bring in a replacement for Brad Richards and were exacerbated when Derek Stepan broke his fibula during training camp. […] The post The far-reaching impact of Derek...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Canadian Dollar can Hurt the Blackhawks

  VIRAL- The NHL as a whole counts on the salary cap to rise every year, especially the General Managers. But what if next year, as some predict, the salary cap remained the same? The Blackhawks would be in a very tough situation with their current salary status. The Blackhawks Future In the following charts, courtesy of capgeek.com, you will see that next year the Blackhawks...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Brad Richards’ Promotion Is Paying Dividends

It happened on November 16th. That is the day which the Chicago Blackhawks season turned around. I suggested the turnaround in a pair of articles, and although it seems that I nailed the turnaround I missed the reasoning. Plain and simple, it was Brad Richards’ promotion to the team’s second line that caused the team’s turnaround. Brand Richards’ Promotion Early in the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Los Angeles Kings mascot elbow drops CM Punk

Bailey, the beloved mascot of your current defending Stanley Cup Champions the Los Angeles Kings, has been entrenched in a feud with former 434-day WWE champion CM Punk for quite some time now. Bets have been made and verbal jabs have been exchanged on twitter, but things had yet to get physical between the 6’2″ wrestler and 6’4″ lion. That all changed last night when the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Richards' 2 goals lead Blackhawks over Kings

Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining. Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip. Jordan Nolan scored,...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Richards leads Blackhawks past Kings in conference finals rematch

LOS ANGELES -- Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining. Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip. Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Dominate Kings, Finish Circus Trip 5-1

Brad Richards and Kris Versteeg continued their strong play and concluded a successful Circus Trip leading a dominant victory in Los Angeles. Richards scored twice and Versteeg picked up assists on both of his linemate’s goals as the Hawks ran … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Dominate Kings, Finish Circus Trip 5-1 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Richards' 2 goals lead Blackhawks over Kings

Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining. Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip. Jordan Nolan scored,...
Via Fox Sports West
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Richards' 2 goals lead Blackhawks over Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining. Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip. Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Continue Rolling, Down Ducks In Anaheim

The line of Patrick Kane, Kris Versteeg and Brad Richards stayed hot and the Blackhawks overcame another superb performance by a young Anaheim netminder to beat the Ducks on their ice. Richards started the offense, taking a long outlet pass … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Continue Rolling, Down Ducks In Anaheim appeared first on Committed Indians.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers haven’t been able to replace Brad Richards

We’ve spent a lot of time bemoaning the loss of Anton Stralman, whose departure has coincided with a drastic drop in possession numbers. We’ve also talked about the impact losing Brian Boyle has had on the penalty kill and on faceoffs. Heck, we’ve even reminisced about Raphael Diaz. But one key veteran has been quickly forgotten […] The post The Rangers haven’t been able...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Hammer Stars

The Blackhawks celebrated Brad Richards’ 1,000th career game with a third period offensive explosion, blowing the Dallas Stars out 6-2 in their final home game of November. The Hawks jumped out to an early lead as Patrick Kane set up … Continue reading → The post Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Hammer Stars appeared first on Committed Indians.
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Issues the Blackhawks Face Early on

Even with the Blackhawks 4-1-1 record so far this season, there are still a few things that need to be worked on in order for them to dominate the Western Conference. They are doing a lot of great things to win hockey games, but if they could solve these three issues, it could make them almost unbeatable. 1. The Second Period “Long Change” While the Blackhawks have been doing...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Burning Questions Heading into the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks Season

Rejoice Blackhawks fans! The regular seasons begins in a few days as the Chicago Blackhawks take on the revamped Dallas Stars. There are a few questions entering this season that every fan wants answered. 1. Will Brad Richards make an impact as the 2nd line center? Stan Bowman is not known for making big moves during free agency, but instead stockpiling draft picks and developing...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the Chicago Blackhawks Will Win The West

As all eyes turn to the Chicago Blackhawks before their Thursday night premiere , many are wondering if the Blackhawks can return to their 2013 luster. After a heartbreaking loss at home ended their season last year, the Blackhawks are hungry and ready to return to the Stanley Cup Final. The Chicago Blackhawks are too talented a team not to return to at least the Western Conference...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Shake Up Lines; Set D Depth

The Blackhawks season (finally) starts on Thursday and with that right around the corner fans are starting to get a peek into coach Q’s train of thought with regards to the lines and the defensemen depth. New Look Lines Multiple reports from the Blackhawks practice on Sunday said that Brad Richards is now centering the third line between Bickell and Versteeg. With Richards going...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Blackhawks powerplay be any different?

Over the summer, the Blackhawks certainly had needs that needed addressing: finding a bonafide 2nd line center,  adding defensive depth, and shedding salary cap. And, in those regards, the Blackhawks have certainly succeeded. Brad Richards could be a fine signing for the time being, as the Blackhawks try to buy time for prospect, Teuvo Teravainen. In terms of defensive depth, the...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Blackhawks Still Have Work To Do

This is still the preseason, but the Blackhawks special teams unit continues to fail on the power play and is currently sitting at 0-17. Is there cause for concern? Or is it too early to tell? What’s Going On? During the first week of training camp the Blackhawks didn’t go through a single special teams drill, which would of course reflect in the poor or sloppy play on either...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks Preview: Loaded Roster Ready For Stanley Cup Run

The Chicago Blackhawks defended the Stanley Cup valiantly last season, but ultimately lost to the eventual champion Los Angeles Kings in overtime of Game 7 in the Western Conference final. After a summer that saw Brad Richards join the group and no important players departing, Chicago is poised for another playoff run into mid-June. The forward group is incredible. Jonathan Toews...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks hoping Richards can anchor 2nd line

CHICAGO (AP) Brad Richards in Chicago, learning to play with Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad. Jarome Iginla, playing on a Colorado line with Ryan O'Reilly and Matt Duchene. Ryan Kesler in Anaheim. Brian Gionta in Buffalo. It goes on and on. The race is on for the new kids in class. With the NHL right in the heart of its small preseason slate, a long list of accomplished forwards in...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Chicago Blackhawks

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Chicago Blackhawks. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Chicago Blackhawks 2013-14 Season: 46-21-15  107 points – (3rd Central Division; 5th Western Conference) Chicago’s signing of Brad Richards for $2 million was one...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Depth Just Fine

The primary reason most pundits predict a season less grand than the one resulting in last year’s run to the Stanley Cup Final is the offseason loss of key depth players. Leaving New York over the summer as free agents were forwards Brian Boyle, Brad Richards and Benoit Pouliot along with blue liner Anton Stralman. […]
Via Ranger Nation
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Center depth could be a concern for the Rangers

While the baby Rangers are playing in Traverse City, the big club is preparing to defend their Eastern Conference crown. They do so after buying out Brad Richards, their second line center, and letting Brian Boyle, their fourth line center/wing, walk via free agency. There were no free agents signed to replace these departed players, […] The post Center depth could be a concern...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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