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Dissecting the Brandon Saad Trade

View image | gettyimages.com Before we get to the main subject, indulge me if you will. Let’s go back 15 days to Monday June 15th. Why? That night my beloved Blackhawks would be lifting the stanley cup(I still love watching the youtube video of all the goals from the playoffs ). Those last two things are interesting for a couple different reasons. First of all, Blackhawks...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Meet New Blackhawks Forward Marko Dano

While most Blackhawks fans are writing off Tuesday’s Brandon Saad trade as an epic disaster, GM Stan Bowman picked up a really good young prospect in Marko Dano. Dano, who won’t turn 21 until the end of November, was the top prospect in the Blue Jackets organization. Injuries forced him into the NHL last season […] The post Meet New Blackhawks Forward Marko Dano appeared first...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad

When I saw the news that the Chicago Blackhawks had traded Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets, I wanted to cry. I honestly had to do a double-take to make sure I was reading the headline correctly. All season long, Stan Bowman said there was no way they were going to let restricted free-agent Brandon Saad get away and that their number one priority was to re-sign him. Well...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Bruins Have Had ‘A Lot Of Conversations’ With Teams Leading Up To Draft

The 2015 NHL Draft is a busy time for trade rumors and speculation, and Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said he’s had a lot of discussions with teams about potential moves leading up to the draft later this month. “It has been busy,” Sweeney said during a pre-draft conference call Friday. “A lot of conversations with all the teams, everybody sort of trying to get...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks bask in latest Stanley Cup victory

  General manager Stan Bowman recalled the Chicago Blackhawks' championship rally and parade falling on his birthday two years ago. The Stanley Cup celebration comes a little earlier this year. The scene figures to be just as wild. ''This is why we get together back in September,'' Bowman said Wednesday. ''We always point toward the moment when you get to win the Cup and have that...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks bask in latest Stanley Cup win

CHICAGO (AP) General manager Stan Bowman recalled the Chicago Blackhawks' championship rally and parade falling on his birthday two years ago. The Stanley Cup celebration comes a little earlier this year. The scene figures to be just as wild. Bowman says this is ''why we get together back in September'' and that these are ''days you never forget.'' The Blackhawks clinched their...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New deal for Saad key part of Blackhawks' offseason

  Moments after Chicago won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons, Stan Bowman went back to work. The general manager of the Blackhawks found forward Brandon Saad on the ice at the United Center and made plans for more big parties in June. Saad is eligible for restricted free agency this summer, and his contract situation is a key part of the shortened offseason for...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup, Cement Dynasty Status

Nothing was stopping the Chicago Blackhawks from their date with destiny Monday night. Not a tornado warning, not a 77-year drought and not the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Blackhawks dispatched Tampa Bay 2-0 in Game 6 to clinch the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938. But moreover, they cemented their status as the NHL’s latest dynasty. With the win, Chicago became...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Center Depth Making The Difference

When the 2013-14 playoffs ended 13 months ago, the Blackhawks’ glaring issue against the Los Angeles Kings was their depth at the center position. In the wake of that crushing defeat, Chicago GM Stan Bowman made a point of addressing the weakness when he added veteran center Brad Richards early in free agency. And the […] The post Blackhawks Center Depth Making The Difference...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saad's going to make a lot of money

Okay, so Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman obviously gets way, way, way excited when Brandon Saad scores a goal in the Stanley Cup Final. Why wouldn't he? The young forward is doing everything he can to make sure Chicago gets another Stanley Cup in its beloved city.But there's also no denying that with each goal he scores, the dollar signs in Saad's own eyes, and other team's eyes...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Stan Bowman making a name for himself with Blackhawks

GM Stan Bowman making a name for himself with Blackhawks
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Time For Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman To Get His Due

As they forge ahead towards a possible third Stanley Cup championship in six seasons, the time has come for the city of Chicago and indeed the rest of the NHL to give Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman the credit he’s long overdue.  Together with team president John McDonough, they have embarked on one of the most remarkable team building exercises in hockey history. Despite so many obstacles...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Stan Bowman’s Skill On Display in Blackhawks’ Game One Win

CHICAGO, IL- JUNE 11: Chicago Blackhawks’ General Manager Stan Bowman and Head Coach Joel Quenneville speak to the media during the 2013 Stanley Cup Final Media Day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images)   Just when it seemed the Tampa Bay Lightning would come out on top with a decisive Game One victory, the Chicago...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman's response to Kane injury helped Blackhawks reach Cup

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The NHL trade deadline was just days away when everything changed for the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane broke his left collarbone in a win over Florida, and general manager Stan Bowman had to make some difficult choices in a hurry. While paying a steep price for help, Bowman bet on his team. The Blackhawks acquired center Antoine Vermette, defenseman Kimmo Timonen...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowman's response to Kane injury helped Blackhawks reach Cup (The Associated Press)

The NHL trade deadline was just days away when everything changed for the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane broke his left collarbone in a win over Florida, and general manager Stan Bowman had to make some difficult choices in a hurry. The Blackhawks ...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan Bickell Is Making Himself Untradable

After single-handedly pauperizing last night’s unforgettable comeback, I didn’t think it was possible for anyone to feel more resentment towards the culpable Bryan Bickell than heroic Blackhawks captain, Jonathan Toews. Then I placed myself in the shoes of General Manager Stan Bowman and tried to imagine the cold, helpless feeling that likely overtook him the moment Bickell’s...
Via Sports Mockery
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Big News As Blackhawks Sign Star Collegiate Prospect

The memory of losing prized collegiate prospect Kevin Hayes to the New York Rangers is something that has likely weighed heavy on the mindset of Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman all season long. One could only assume that these hauntings have intensified as of late as Hayes continues to improve seemingly by the day as his Rangers continue to increase their lead atop the Eastern...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Blackhawks

Blackhawk fans are getting more than a bit edgy about the team’s play these days. Despite the calm demeanor that is generally portrayed by the likes of GM Stan Bowman and head coach Joel Quenneville, there must be concern throughout the organization about the team’s performance. Let’s take a look at the state of the […] The post The good, the bad and the ugly of the Blackhawks...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Oddsmakers think new-look Blackhawks will flip the switch

The 2015 trade deadline frenzy has come and gone – with under 20 games remaining in the regular season, the true stretch run has begun. After losing offensive leader Patrick Kane to injury the previous week, Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman ventured from his usual conservative mode and went all-in to try and solidify the […] The post Oddsmakers think new-look Blackhawks will...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks going all in at trade deadline

As I wrote earlier in the week, the Patrick Kane injury changes everything for Chicago Blackhawks. With the superstar winger now on long term injury reserve, Stan Bowman has reacted swiftly to take full advantage of the cap relief that ensued. Late Friday, the Blackhawks acquired veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia Flyers. They followed up […] The post Blackhawks...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Blackhawks Make Their First Trade Deadline Deal

Most Chicago Blackhawks fans are really hoping that Stan Bowman makes enough moves at the upcoming March 2nd trade deadline to get the Hawks back to the Stanley Cup Finals. Bowman made his first move on Thursday. The Blackhawks have acquired forward Spencer Abbott from the Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman T.J. Brennan. — Scott Powers (@ESPNChiPowers) February 26, 2015 Spencer...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Roster moves spark controversy for Blackhawks’ goaltending

Yesterday, the Blackhawks were thumped 6-2 by the Boston Bruins at home, a brutal loss that prompted Stan Bowman to enter the dressing room after the game to talk to the players. Shortly after the conclusion of the game, there were several roster moves that were made that raised more than a couple of eyebrows. […] The post Roster moves spark controversy for Blackhawks’ goaltending...
Via Along the Boards
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Get Embarrassed, Make Interesting Roster Moves

After what was one of the most embarrassing losses the Chicago Blackhawks have suffered in recent memories the front office made a couple of interesting moves. Horrible Loss Sunday was “Hockey Day In America” and there were supposed to be three really good games on national TV. The first game between Philly and Washington was good but then Boston just trounced the Blackhawks...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Source Confirms Blackhawks Interested in Flames’ Forward and Canes’ D-Man

During their home-stand filled with ups and downs, the Blackhawks seem to be missing something lately. A spark, a change, or a new player might be in the mix for Stan Bowman and the front office as new rumors are swirling about a possible change in the Blackhawks roster. Rumor Has It According to Chicago Tribune beat writer Chris Kuc, the Blackhawks have been showing some interest...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoff preparation can’t begin soon enough for the Blackhawks

Each year, around this time, NHL teams assess their respective situations to determine which course of action to take as the trade deadline approaches. In Chicago’s case, general manager Stan Bowman is likely on the look-out for depth in the back end – namely a veteran presence who can be acquired for a reasonable price. […] The post Playoff preparation can’t begin soon enough...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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