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Blackhawks GM: Cap issue will play itself out soon

Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman reiterated Thursday he’s confident the Blackhawks will get under the salary cap before the start of the regular season. The Blackhawks are around $1.3 million over the $69 million cap and would have to shed more cap payroll if they wanted to include Teuvo Teravainen or any of their other prospects on the NHL roster. Bowman believed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Captains Ready to Shake Game 7, Lines Revealed

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Duncan Keith fielded a number of questions from Norte Dame today signaling the start of training camp. After having an entire offseason to let the pain of losing Game 7 to the LA Kings, the Hawks captains answered questions on a number of issues: rule changes, new season and Game 7 motivations. Mostly it seems that the Hawks are excited to be back...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quenneville plans to start Richards between Saad and Kane in Chicago

Joel Quenneville confirmed Thursday that he intends to play Brad Richards between Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad to start the season. Richards of course joins the Blackhawks after being bought out by the New York Rangers on June 20. The 34-year-old signed a one-year, $2 million dollar deal with Chicago on July 1. “He’ll be playing with Saader and Kaner. The three of them have...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres

On Oct. 11, the Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2014-15 home schedule by hosting the Buffalo Sabres. As we continue our season previews, let’s take a look at what the Sabres bring to the table heading into the new campaign. … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres appeared first on Committed Indians.
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks open training camp at Notre Dame with eyes on Cup run

  The Chicago Blackhawks want to get back to the Stanley Cup final. The Game 7 Western Conference finals loss in overtime to the eventual Cup champion Los Angeles Kings still weighs on their minds. The 2013 Cup champions are focused on bettering last season's finish. ''It's motivation knowing our potential and how close we came,'' Chicago captain Jonathan...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks open training camp at Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks want to get back to the Stanley Cup final. The Game 7 Western Conference finals loss in overtime to the eventual Cup champion Los Angeles Kings still weighs on their minds. The 2013 Cup champions are focused on bettering last season's finish. ''It's motivation knowing our potential and how close we came,'' Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stan Bowman Will Play The Waiting Game Before Making A Trade

from Scott Powers of ESPN, The Blackhawks are around $1.3 million over the $69 million cap and would have to shed more cap payroll if they wanted to include Teuvo Teravainen or any of their other prospects on the NHL roster. Bowman believed the Blackhawks would be able to locate a trade partner in the coming weeks. “I think leading into training camp most guys want...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Training Camp Roster Released

As referenced in an earlier article, the season is upon us! Well, at least the players are reporting to camp that is… With this news, the Chicago Blackhawks have released their 52-man training camp roster. With a team as talented and skilled as the Hawks are, we rarely see many crazy shake-ups and this year is no different. We do see a couple of names that we should pay some attention...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vote For Toews!!

“That’s Hockey” and TSN are holding a interactive debate where they are inviting people to vote on which player they would start a NHL franchise around. Surprise surprise it has come down to Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby. Earlier this week we brought you a comparison of the two players. Here is how the bracket looks: Kane lost to Stamkos (can’t say I’d argue) but Toews...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks 2014-15 Regular Season Broadcast Schedule

It’s here it’s here IT’S FINALLY HERE!!!!! The 2014-15 NHL season has finally started with teams reporting to training camp today. Blackhawks fans should be extremely optimistic heading into this season with the core of superstars returning and Mr. Richards now dawning the Indian Head as the (hopefully) 2nd line center. So while the Blackhawks are kicking ass and taking names...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Invite a Familiar Face to Training Camp

The Chicago Blackhawks released their training camp roster on Thursday morning with one interesting surprise on their roster, Cam Barker. Yes, seriously. Barker was the first round pick for the Hawks’ in the 2004 entry draft, and the third pick overall behind two guys you might have heard of…Ovi and Malkin.  He spent parts of five seasons with the team, and never really panned...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks roster preview: Forwards

With camp starting in just a couple of days, the big question everyone wants answered relates to who will actually make the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks roster. With the Blackhawks returning most of the same lineup as last year, most positions are already taken up leaving little opportunity for a young player within the organization to make a run at a roster spot. However, with the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Announce Training Camp Rosters

On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks announced the players who will be on the ice when the NHL training camp begins. Obviously, the veterans who were the core of last year’s team will be back. But a collection of youngsters will … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Announce Training Camp Rosters appeared first on Committed Indians.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Blackhawks About to Deal One of their Stars?

It is no secret, the Blackhawks are $2.2 million over the NHL’s salary cap, meaning the team will be forced to deal one or more of their players to get under the $71.1 million cap. Since the end of last season we have heard names like, Nick Leddy, Brent Seabrook, and even Patrick Sharp’s name get floated around in discussions; however, it looks like the Hawks are set to part...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Compairison: Jonathan Toews or Sidney Crosby

For as long as Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby are in the NHL we will be asking this question, who would you take, Tazer or Sid the Kid? Sidney Crosby Scores Sid came into the league billed as the next “Great One” expected to follow in the footsteps of Gretzky and Lemieux, and boy he didn’t disappoint. Finishing his rookie campaign with an astounding 102 points, netting 39...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks Will Have To Make A Move Soon

from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times, With 23 men on the roster (that includes Joakim Nordstrom or Teuvo Teravainen), the Hawks are about $2.2 million above the salary cap of $69 million. Even if they broke camp with 22 players, they still would be above the cap. So between the time the puck drops for the first practice Friday in South Bend and the time the puck drops...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back on One of Stan Bowman’s Biggest GM Decisions

After the 2009-2010 season, Blackhawks fans everywhere were nearly heartbroken by the amount of moves the front office had to make in order to get under the salary cap for the following year. One of those moves was letting go of the now, fan favorite goaltender, Antti Niemi. Niemi Says No Niemi played great in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs going 16-6, with a 2.63 GAA and .910 SV...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

0-3 Finish Doesn’t Mean It Was All Bad For Blackhawks Rookies

The Chicago Blackhawks rookies didn’t win a game in the NHL Rookie Tournament but that doesn’t mean it was all bad. With loses to Pittsburgh, Toronto and Ottawa one would think that it was just a waste of time, but that would be incorrect. There were a couple of bright spots during the tournament that showcased some of the Blackhawks great young talent. First off there are many...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Prospects Finish Rookie Tournament 0-3

The Blackhawks finished their three-game rookie tournament with losses to the Penguins, Maple Leafs and Senators. There were some highlights, however. The ridiculous feed from Teuvo Teravainen to Mark McNeill in the video above came in last night’s loss to … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Prospects Finish Rookie Tournament 0-3 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Blackhawks Score in Last Minute of Rookie Tournament

The 2014 Rookie Tourney is underway in Canada and although it isn’t the real show the kids still can provide some excitement. You can see who is there for the Blackhawks HERE. In a game vs. the rookies from Pittsburgh, Matt Carey scores with 1.5 seconds left to tie the game. The Blackhawks rookies ended up losing in a shoot out. Hockey season is just around the corner and this...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Capitals 24/7 Renewed, Moves to Epix

Epix has reached a deal with the NHL to produce what will be similar to the 24/7 documentary following the teams involved in the Winter Classic. This season will feature the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals. The Blackhawks Capitals TV show will remain four episodes, and more details will be announced at a press conference on September 23rd in Washington, D.C. This is...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kane 'brings another level' to Blackhawks each year

After signing his new eight-year deal with the Blackhawks, Patrick Kane was asked a question at the team's annual convention about how his role as a leader has developed throughout his time in Chicago. Kane took that question as an opportunity to talk about how he feels he's matured both on and off the ice over the last few years and how that'll benefit himself personally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Blackhawks’ Jim Cornelison sings national anthem on Colbert Report

Jim Cornelison, the full time national anthem singer for the Chicago Blackhawks, has performed the Star Spangled Banner at numerous venues in addition to the United Center. Cornelison has performed the Star Spangled banner before NFL and college football games; as well as NASCAR races. Last night, on the eve of the Star Spangled banner’s 200th birthday, he flexed his vocal muscles...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Makes Commercial With Chicago’s Enemy

Crain’s Chicago reports that a spokeswoman from McDonald’s confirmed that Patrick Kane recently shot a commercial with the rapidly balding 29 year old that Chicago loves to hate, Lebron James. In a recent promotion for the Monopoly game, McDonald’s featured high-profile athletes as a way to draw more attention to the game. In addition to Kane and James, the commercial also...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fans Robbed of Once in a Lifetime Experience.

Well, this sucks. The immediate thought that popped in my head after June’s NHL Winter Classic announcement was how cool it would be seeing the Blackhawks featured on HBO’s 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic series. The HBO series that has aired every December and January for the past three (full) NHL seasons has grown into sort of a tradition at the Foran household. 24/7 was...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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