KRIS VERSTEEG NEWS

Blackhawks Winger Set to Return Against Philadelphia

After missing the first four games of the new campaign, it appears that Blackhawks winger, Kris Versteeg will make his season debut Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers. Since returning to the Blackhawks in a trade last season, Versteeg’s health has been something of a concern. Knee surgeries have sapped the former Panther of his speed, disappointing some Blackhawks fans, hoping...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Versteeg out, Blackhawks still won't call up Teravainen

Kris Versteeg had high hopes for the 2014-15 season. The forward was coming off a forgettable 2013-14, especially the end which he considered “brutal.” He had a summer to fully train and wanted to show he was back up to speed. Unfortunately, he’ll have to wait longer to see what the season may bring. Versteeg will miss about three weeks with a lower-body injury he sustained...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks F Versteeg out about 3 weeks with lower-body injury

  Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg will be sidelined for about three weeks after he left practice on Tuesday with a lower-body injury. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville says Versteeg's injury ''is not a surgical case,'' and he doesn't think the winger will be placed on long-term injured reserve. Versteeg had 10 goals and 19 assists in 63 games for Chicago after...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks F Versteeg out with lower-body injury

CHICAGO (AP) Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg will be sidelined for about three weeks after he left practice on Tuesday with a lower-body injury. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville says Versteeg's injury ''is not a surgical case,'' and he doesn't think the winger will be placed on long-term injured reserve. Versteeg had 10 goals and 19 assists in 63 games for...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Injury Update: Kris Versteeg to miss three weeks with lower-body injury

The Chicago Blackhawks were informed today that they will be without forward Kris Versteeg for the next three weeks due to what coach Joel Quenneville called, "a lower-body injury". According to ESPNChicago's Scott Powers, Versteeg suffered the injury in practice yesterday and will be put on the Blackhawks long-term injured reserve.#487318333 / gettyimages.comVersteeg...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg to miss 3 weeks

Coach Joel Quenneville told the media on Wednesday that forward Kris Versteeg will miss around three weeks with a lower body injury. Michal Rozsival will be re-evaluated on Friday. Also, Capgeek reported on Wednesday morning that the Coyotes retained 27 percent … Continue reading → The post Kris Versteeg To Miss 3 Weeks appeared first on Committed Indians.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks

Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg will miss about three weeks with a lower-body injury, coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday. Versteeg hobbled off the ice during Tuesday's practice with an injury that Quenneville said would not require surgery. It is a difficult blow to the Hawks' lineup and to Versteeg as the veteran had a terrific training camp and appeared completely...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Winger to Miss 3 Weeks

Just when you thought it was safe to gamble Kris Versteeg into your fantasy lineups… Coach Q: Kris Versteeg (lower body) will miss about 3 weeks. #Blackhawks — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) October 8, 2014 The key word in the tweet above is “about”. Versteeg was hampered by a lingering knee injury in 2013-2014, which attributed to his poor performance after the Blackhawks...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Injury Update: Kris Versteeg suffers lower-body injury, questionable for season opener

Chicago Blackahwks forward Kris Versteeg left practice early after suffering a lower-body injury, as reported by Scott Powers of ESPN. He's questionable for the season opener.#456612584 / gettyimages.com"It wasn't very good when we first saw him," head coach Joel Quenneville said after practice on Tuesday. "We'll see. We'll know more [Wednesday]....
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg is Here to Stay?

Chicago Blackhawks Left Winger Kris Versteeg has looked extremely good during training camp and his first preseason game against the Oilers where he tallied a goal and an assist. While playing with speed, intensity, focus and motivation, he’s looked fresh and ready to get back to finding his game. Versteeg suffered a knee injury in March 2013 and then had surgery. He never quite...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Takeaways From Blackhawks 5-0 Win Over Oilers

While most of Chicago was upset about the Bears getting spanked yesterday the Blackhawks headed up to Edmonton and handed out an ass whipping of their own. The Blackhawks spanked the Oilers 5-0 and yes it is still only pre-season (10 days away from regular season puck drop) but there were 3 goals out of the 5 that should have some significance to Blackhawks fans. We should note Bryan...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Darling, Blackhawks Shutout Oilers

The Blackhawks blew out the Oilers in a late afternoon affair in Saskatoon on Sunday. The Blackhawks got goals from Bryan Bickell in the first, Garret Ross and Teuvo Teravainen in the second, Andrew Shaw and Kris Versteeg in the … Continue reading → The post Scott Darling, Blackhawks Shutout Oilers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Move Is Still Needed By The Blackhawks

September has nearly come and gone as preseason hockey gets underway. Before we know it the NHL regular season will begin and everyone can brag about their favorite team and what not. This past offseason, although it moved quickly, provided hockey fans with great excitement as plenty of moves were made. However, there still is one roster move that has to be made before the regular...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Possibly Shopping Leddy As Package Deal

  It seems that the Chicago Blackhawks are certainly shopping Nick Leddy to teams in an effort to get under the $69.0 million NHL Salary cap (checkout capgeek.com for exact figures). Now however, TSN’s Bob McKenzie is reporting the Hawks might be telling teams they must also take Kris Versteeg in any deal involving Leddy, as mentioned here: Per @TSNBobMcKenzie, the #Blackhawks...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Versteeg looks to rebound from ‘brutal’ finish to 2013-14

Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg isn’t happy with how the 2013-14 campaign went. After recording at least 20 goals in four straight seasons prior to the lockout, Versteeg suffered a knee injury in March 2013 that required surgery. That prevented him from doing his normal training in the summer of 2013 and likely contributed to his less than flattering campaign. “I was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor Has It: Bowman Actively Trying to Move Young Defenseman

With the Chicago Blackhawks’ training camp underway, new rumors are developing involving the the possibility of trading Nick Leddy and/or Kris Versteeg. According to TSN analyst Bob Mckenzie, an extremely trustworthy source, the Hawks were apparently shopping Leddy all summer long. McKenzie "I know [Stan] Bowman was trying all summer to trade Leddy." — Hope_Smoke ...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Trade Candidates For Blackhawks

The 2014 season is just a couple months away and the Blackhawks have yet to resolve their cap issue. They are over by a little more than 2.2 million and there has been much speculation as to whom Chicago is going to trade away. Is this the year that they lose a huge piece to their Stanley Cup winning formula, or do they manage with moving smaller depth players? Kris Versteeg #484439329...
Via TopSportsReport
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A Second Look At Kris Versteeg

Once again, Kris Versteeg finds himself the discussion of trade possibilities for the Blackhawks, in order to relieve cap space. At 2.2 million, it won’t clear enough space for Chicago to be under the cap. However, fans may be willing to let him go after a poor showing in the 2014 playoffs. He scored only three points in the 15 games he played, and ended up having box seats for...
Via TopSportsReport
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

I Found Kris Versteeg’s Replacement

Posted to Dirk Graham's StacheNone other than a young Bart Simpson. Anything would be better than Steeger at this point. No views yet The post I Found Kris Versteeg’s Replacement appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Regin, Versteeg draw in for Blackhawks in Game 5

The Chicago Blackhawks will have a few changes to the lineup for Game 5 against the Minnesota Wild. CSNChicago.com’s Tracey Myers says forwards Peter Regin and Kris Versteeg joined line rushes at the morning skate. Versteeg skated with Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell and Regin centered the fourth line with Joakim Nordstrom and Ben Smith. The Blackhawks were forced to make at...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaw out for Game 2, Versteeg will return

After sustaining a lower-body injury in Game 1 on Friday, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw is questionable when Chicago resumes its series against the Minnesota Wild this afternoon (3:00 p.m. ET, NBC), according to NHL.com. The Blackhawks would miss mix the blend of skill and grit 22-year-old Shaw brings to the third line if he’s not available, but they do have other options. Kris...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg Stars in ‘How to Lose a Roster Spot in 10 Games’

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - Kris Versteeg hasn’t exactly been “tearing it up” since the Chicago Blackhawks brought him back and now with players like Jeremy Morin stepping up at the right time it might be time for Kris to get familiar with the view from the press box. Kris Versteeg’s Spot Once Playoffs Start Before I dive into this….I am a fan of Versteeg, actually a big...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks GM describes Patrick Kane’s injury as ‘nothing too serious’

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane was put on long-term injured reserve Friday and will miss the rest of the regular season due to a lower body injury.  But the team expects Kane to be back for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. “If there’s a guy who can turn it on and off, it’s definitely [Kane],” forward Kris Versteeg said. “Out of nowhere, you can see it...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg’s Two Accomplishments from the Stadium Series

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey -- Kris Versteeg hit quiet the milestone during the Stadium Series game this Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He finally hit the 100th goal plateau. Kris Versteeg’s 100th Goal He has been waiting and waiting for this goal to happen, a few weeks in fact. He scored his 99th goal on January 17th. “That was something maybe I’ve been pressing for...
Via Sports Mockery
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Black Hawks Rumors: Hawks will be spectators at the trade deadline

The Chicago Black Hawks will remain spectators at the trade deadline, after making their moves before the Olympic break, and general manager Chris Bowman has said that he is happy with his club as now constituted.Bowman does not have any need to tweak his roster at the deadline, his acquisitions of Kris Versteeg from Florida, and Jason LaBarbera from Edmonton, early in the season...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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