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Seabrook returns to hockey

After spending the 2013-14 season away from the game, defenseman Keith Seabrook is returning to hockey signing a one-year, two-way (AHL/ECHL) contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Friday. He is the younger brother of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, and two-time Stanley Cup champion, Brent Seabrook. Keith Seabrook, 26, has not played since the fall of 2012 when he signed a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Blackhawks Need an Enforcer? Here are the Facts, You Decide.

With the recent departure of Brandon Bollig in the offseason, Blackhawks fans might be asking themselves if there is a need to get another enforcer on the roster. It’s no secret that over the past five years the Hawks have been struggling when it comes to the physical aspect of the game, but they would always make up for it by using their speed and precision passing in order to...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler Narrows It Down To Two Teams

Posted to Gorilla Salad's Play LandAccording to a report from the Ottawa Sun and CSN Chicago Vancouver center Ryan Kesler has told the team he only wants to be traded to Chicago or Pittsburgh. Kesler would instantly fix the Blackhawks 2nd line center problem and already has played with Patrick Kane for team USA. The only way this deal would happen would be if the Blackhawks...
Via Sports Mockery
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Could Lose Dominant Player

Posted to Gorilla Salad's Play LandAccording to Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom the Chicago Blackhawks could be moving a “big name” player this off-season in order to fill some team needs as well as free up cap space to resign 88 and 19. Rosenbloom suggests that Patrick Sharp (signed through the 2016-17 season at $5.9 million per year) and Brent Seabrook...
Via Sports Mockery
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks stay alive, beat Kings in 2OT

The Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination with a 5-4 double overtime victory against the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday night at the United Center. Patrick Kane had four assists, including one on Michal Handzus’ winner in OT that enabled the Blackhawks to stay alive in the Western Conference finals. “He’s a special player,” Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said of Kane, per...
Via Sports-Glory
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Seabrook and Backes bury the hatchet

After the St. Louis Blues were eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6, all eyes turned to the handshake line to see the encounter between David Backes and Brent Seabrook. Would the two exchange words? Would one player snub the other? It turns out that Backes and Seabrook both wanted to bury the hatchet.
Via Bloguin Best
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Looks like Brent Seabrook apologized to David Backes in handshake line

The Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues wrapped up their series with the Blackhawks winning four games to two. The series wasn’t with out controversy though, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended three games for a violent hit on Blues center David Backes. One of the great traditions in hockey is the post series handshake line, a show of respect from both teams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Appeared To Apologize To David Backes In Handshake Line

The Chicago Blackhawks blew out the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Sunday afternoon, wrapping up their tight quarterfinals series after six games and advancing to face either the Colorado Avalanche or Minnesota wild in the conference semi-finals. Arguably the most talked about moment of the Blackhawks-Blues first round battle was the illegal hit that Brent Seabrook laid on David Backes in...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook and David Backes shake hands (GIF)

Nothing to see here folks, David Backes and Brent Seabrook shake hands at the end of the series.
Via Goon's World
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews OT goal gives Blackhawks 3-2 series lead over Blues

Jonathan Toews gave the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 series lead over the St. Luois Blues Friday night with his breakaway goal 7:36 into overtime. Toews has two game-winners in five games this year.  Toews said he went into overtime believing he would score the goal that lifted Chicago to a 3-2 victory over the Blues. “I think that’s the only way you can find a way to score a goal...
Via Sports-Glory
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues look to steal back momentum from 'Hawks in Game 5

ST. LOUIS -- One more game, and the Chicago Blackhawks will have linchpin defenseman Brent Seabrook back in the lineup. The St. Louis Blues aren't certain when captain David Backes, the player on the receiving end of the head-jarring hit that landed Seabrook a three-game suspension, will be ready. Coach Ken Hitchcock said from a selfish standpoint it would be unfair if Seabrook...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Seabrook Should Be Out As Long As Backes

Chicago Blackhawk's defenceman Brent Seabrook's attempt to take off the head of St. Louis Blues captain David Backes at the end of Game 2 is an event that continues to reverberate, even though we are through Game 3 and the Blues are up 2-1 in the series.  Much has been made of the loss to the Blackhawks of a key defenceman for three games, however not much about how the...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Seabrook's absence should be more costly to Chicago than Backes' to St. Louis

The Blues and Blackhawks enter Game 3 of their first-round playoff series each minus a key player. And while Blues captain David Backes certainly is the worse for wear, the absence of the guy who hit him figures to be the more consequential. The NHL suspended Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook for three games after his violent collision with Backes late in the third period of Game...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook: 3-Game Suspension For Vicious Hit

The Chicago Blackhawks are trying to win their second straight Stanley Cup–but they’ll have to see if the…
Via COED
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Is The Brent Seabrook Suspension Fair?

Chicago Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended by the National Hockey League for three games for his hit on St. Louis Blues Captain David Backes. Here is the video for those who have not seen yet. The Blues are up 2-0 in their Stanley Cup (best of seven games) playoff series against the Blackhawks. There is no doubt that by removing Seabrook from the Hawks’ defense...
Via Total Sports Blog
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues head to finale in Chicago with 'Hawks in 2-0 hole

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks felt the repercussions of Brent Seabrook's hit on David Backes again on Sunday. How it affects the rest of their playoff series against the St. Louis Blues remains to be seen. Seabrook was suspended for three games by the NHL on his 29th birthday for his elbow to Backes' head late in the third period of St. Louis' 4-3 overtime win in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Suspended 3 Games

The post Brent Seabrook Suspended 3 Games appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games For Hit On David Backes (Video)

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for his high hit that knocked St. Louis Blues captain David Backes out of the game on Saturday. Seabrook was ejected during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series after lining up and hitting Backes in the head late in the third period. Seabrook’s elbow...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook suspended three games

The NHL has suspended Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook for three games for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series. Seabrook was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for charging in the third period on Saturday. After the game, Seabrook apologized for the hit. “I was just trying to make...
Via Sports-Glory
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Seabrook three games for charging into Backes

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook high and late hit on David Backes has cost his team dearly. Chicago had a 3-2 lead at 15:09 of the third period when Seabrook was assessed a five-minute major. St. Louis forward Vladimir Tarasenko tied the game on the resulting power play en route to a 4-3 overtime win that put the Blues up 2-0 in the series. Now Chicago will have to...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Backes' availability not yet known after Seabrook hit

The status of Blues forward David Backes remains uncertain a day after he was knocked out of Game 2 on an illegal hit by Chicago's Brent Seabrook. The club held an optional practice Sunday, of which Backes obviously did not take part, and afterwards head coach Ken Hitchcock was asked about the captain's condition. "All I know is he's upright...that's about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook given three game suspension for hit on Backes

getty images Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been given a three game suspension for his hit on David Backes during the third period of Saturday’s Game 2 loss to the St. Louis Blues. Seabrook hit Backes, who did not have the punch, in the head. He was given a five minute penalty and a game misconduct. “As Backes continues on his path toward the corner, well away...
Via Tireball.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Seabrook three games for charging into Backes

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook high and late hit on David Backes has cost his team dearly. Chicago had a 3-2 lead at 15:09 of the third period when Seabrook was assessed a five-minute major. St. Louis forward Vladimir Tarasenko tied the game on the resulting power play en route to a 4-3 overtime win that put the Blues up 2-0 in the series. Now Chicago will have to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seabrook banned for three games

None of us should be surprised that Brent Seabrook suspended three games by the National Hockey League. NEW YORK -- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended for three games for interference and charging against St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of the teams' First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in St. Louis on Saturday, April 19, the...
Via Goon's World
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games For This Massive Hit On David Backes

David Backes took this massive hit from Brent Seabrook towards the end of Game 2 in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The Blues forward was extremely shaken up by the hit, which earned Seabrook a game misconduct, and didn’t return to the game. The hit could have huge implications for both teams, as it will be interesting to see how seriously injured Backes is and whether Seabrook...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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