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Schmaltz, McNeill Ranked Among Hawks Top Prospects

With the Blackhawks still looking for a first round pick in this week’s NHL Draft, let’s look at what some other outlets have said about Chicago’s prospect pool. The Hockey News‘ Ryan Kennedy named Nick Schmaltz the Blackhawks prospect of the year. He added: “Edging out Ville Pokka for the Hawks award, Schmaltz was one […] The post Schmaltz, McNeill Ranked Among Hawks...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Recall Four IceHogs

On Monday afternoon, the Blackhawks announced the team has recalled forwards Phillip Danault and Ryan Hartman and defensemen Ville Pokka and Viktor Svedberg from the Rockford. Stephen Johns, who reportedly suffered a broken arm this weekend, was not recalled. The post Blackhawks Recall Four IceHogs appeared first on Committed Indians.
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ville Pokka Earns AHL All-Rookie Honors

On Wednesday, Rockford IceHogs defenseman Ville Pokka was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team for the 2014-15 season. Pokka, 21, has eight goals and 22 assists in 64 games with Rockford this season. Pokka was acquired from the New York … Continue reading → The post Ville Pokka Earns AHL All-Rookie Honors appeared first on Committed Indians.
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 44

It’s only fitting that we hit the double fours on our countdown after the Islanders put up a four-spot in the third period in last night’s win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Wait a sec….they’re the what Coyotes, now? Forty four days until the final regular season game at the Nassau Coliseum as we look at one of the newest Islanders defensemen fighting to stay on a team with plenty...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet the New Chicago Blackhawks

Earlier today, the Blackhawks finally made a move to get under the salary cap, and it required trading away defenseman Nick Leddy and Goaltender Kent Simpson in which they received three players from the New York Islanders in return. Who are the players the Blackhawks received? Anders Nilsson – Goalie   Assets: Massive guy that fills up most of the net when he is in his butterfly...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders acquire D Leddy in trade with Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) -- The New York Islanders have acquired defenseman Nick Leddy in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. Leddy had seven goals and 24 assists in 82 games for Chicago last season. Leddy, who turns 24 in March, has played in 258 regular-season games and made 54 postseason appearances. The Blackhawks also sent goaltender Kent Simpson to New York on Saturday for defensemen...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Trade Nick Leddy

Nick Leddy has been traded to the New York Islanders for defensemen Ville Pokka and TJ Brennan and goaltender Anders Nilsson. Leddy, 23, leaves the Blackhawks organization with 93 points (20 goals, 73 assists) in 258 regular season games. He … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Trade Nick Leddy appeared first on Committed Indians.
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Make Move To Get Under Salary Cap

Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks knew it was coming. The Blackhawks needed to get under the salary cap before the start of the 2014-15 season and it looks like Nick Leddy was the one that had to go. This tweet from Chris Kuc started all the speculation that a trade was coming very soon; #Blackhawks have recalled defenseman Klas Dahlbeck from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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