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David Rook announced as new goaltending consultant

The Nashville Predators have announced that David Rook has been hired as the team’s goaltending consultant, focusing on goalies assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals and Cincinnati Cyclones. Rook will seemingly be replacing Ben Vanderklok, the recently promoted goaltending coach for the Predators, in terms of goaltending development in Nashville’s system. In his latest stint...
Via The Predatorial
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Chicago Blackhawks C 1. Jonathan Toews  2. Brad Richards  3. Andrew Shaw  4. Marcus Kruger  5. Joakim Nordstrom  L 1. Patrick Sharp  2. Brandon Saad  3. Bryan Bickell  4. Peter Regin  R 1. Patrick Kane  2. Marian Hossa  3...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Salary Cap Issues. Who’s Heading Out?

According to CapGeek.com, the Blackhawks are still over the salary cap by $2,216,795 for the upcoming season. This means, that General Manager Stan Bowman needs to trade at least one player before the games begin on October ninth. A few Hawks players have been rumored to be on the trading block over the past couple months, including Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya, and Bryan Bickell...
Via Sports Mockery
August 11, 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.
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Blackhawks and Panthers Agree to Deal

Getty Images John Miceli Founder The Florida Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a deal.  This will be the second deal these two teams agree to so far this season after the Panthers traded Kris Versteeg earlier this season. Brandon Pirri is the young man that will be headed to Florida.  Pirri has appeared in 28 games this season and has 11 points.  He is only 22...
Via TopSportsReport
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Players Break Out of Slump

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - It was a big weekend for the Chicago Blackhawks, but picking up the two wins wasn’t the only important thing that happened. A couple of players broke out of some pretty long slumps making this weekend a fairly significant one. Kris Versteeg Goal Slump The first of four slumps that were broken this weekend that we would like to talk about is winger...
Via Sports Mockery
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg Injury News: Upper Body

CHICAGO — Number 23, Kris Versteeg, left Friday night’s game in the second period and did not return against the Anaheim Ducks. Today, the Chicago Blackhawks received very good news following the dreaded ‘upper-body injury’ diagnosis last night. #Blackhawks‘ Kris Versteeg passed concussion protocols this morning and said he’s ready to play vs. Bruins tomorrow. — Chris...
Via Sports Mockery
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks cool off Ducks with 4-2 win

Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also tallied to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past Anaheim 4-2 on Friday night to end the Ducks' eight-game winning streak and hand them only their second loss in the past 20 games. Corey Crawford made 19 saves to help the Blackhawks end a five-game losing streak against Anaheim -- including three straight in Chicago...
Via Fox Sports West
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks cool off Ducks with 4-2 win

The Chicago Blackhawks knew their Friday night game with the Anaheim Ducks was a marquee matchup, and they came out ready. Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also tallied to lead Chicago past Anaheim 4-2 to end the Ducks' eight-game winning streak and hand them only their second loss in the past 20 games. Despite scuffling along at 1-1-3 in its...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks back atop NHL rankings

Winger Kris Versteeg loves playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He has didn’t make a mark in Toronto and Philadelphia and he played his way out of Florida this season.But Versteeg scored a goal and added an assist in his second game back with the Blackhawks after the Panthers shipped him to Chicago. “It was cool,” teammate Patrick Sharp told reporters. “The crowd gave him...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

GM meetings spur moves by Blackhawks, Maple Leafs

Predictably, when NHL general managers gathered in Toronto last week for their semi-annual meeting to discuss rule changes, there was the usual amount of face-to-face trade talk as well. It resulted in a couple of minor deals – the Toronto Maple Leafs getting additional depth at forward by acquiring Peter Holland from the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks fleshing out the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Kris Versteeg, Blackhawks Hammer Sharks

Less than 24 hours after tanking in Nashville, the Blackhawks returned home to face a hot San Jose team that spent Saturday night. The homecoming was more significant for Kris Versteeg, playing his first game in Chicago since the 2010 … Continue reading →The post Kris Versteeg, Blackhawks Hammer Sharks appeared first on Committed Indians.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Versteeg thrilled to get back to work with Blackhawks

Kris Versteeg walked into the scrum at Johnny’s Ice House with a smile on his face. He was back in a Chicago Blackhawks sweatshirt, back in a familiar locker room, back with the franchise he never wanted to be traded from in the first place. “When (Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman) called me about getting traded to Toronto, I said if there's ever a chance, I would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Predators Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks are the reigning Stanley Cup champions, and the return of a familiar face may only fortify their status as one of the best teams in the league. With Kris Versteeg back, the Blackhawks look to keep rolling by beating the sputtering Nashville Predators for the seventh straight meeting Saturday night. Chicago (13-2-4) is already the highest-scoring team in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tallon vows to stay aggressive after Versteeg trade: ‘I’m not happy where the team is’

On Thursday night, Panthers GM Dale Tallon made waves by sending Kris Versteeg back to Chicago in exchange for prospects Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen. Apparently, there are more waves to come. “I’m not happy where the team is,” Tallon said, as per the Miami Herald. “We’re going to continue to be aggressive, help the franchise move forward.” In this instance, being aggressive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida trades Kris Versteeg back to Chicago

The Florida Panthers made it clear that they wanted to shake things up and turn over a new leaf. They've already replaced the coaching staff and they announced that just about any veteran on the roster was on the trading block. Chicago is the first team to take Florida up on its offer. The Panthers have traded Kris Versteeg to the Chicago Blackhawks, as reported by Chris Kuc...
Via Bloguin Best
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida trades Kris Versteeg back to Chicago

The Florida Panthers made it clear that they wanted to shake things up and turn over a new leaf. They've already replaced the coaching staff and they announced that just about any veteran on the roster was on the trading block. Chicago is the first team to take Florida up on its offer. The Panthers have traded Kris Versteeg to the Chicago Blackhawks, as reported by Chris...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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