Blackhawks Rumors & News

  • Blackhawks win Kyle Baun sweepstakes

    Pro Hockey Talk "Chicago has landed one of this year’s prized college free agents. Colgate forward Kyle Baun — the grandson of legendary Maple Leafs defenseman Bobby Baun — has agreed to join the ‘Hawks, agent Brian Bartlett confirmed on Thursday. Baun, 22, had 14 goals and 29 points in 38 games this season,..." March 26

  • Flyers continue strange trend by cruising past Blackhawks

    CSN Philly "Strange season it’s been for the Flyers as the clock winds down to zero with seven games left now after Wednesday’s 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Another Stanley Cup favorite loses. Another team better than the Flyers is reduced to mere mortals here at Wells Fargo Center. Let the..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Corey Crawford's preparation paying off

    CSN Chicago "Corey Crawford doesn’t divulge much when you ask why he’s been playing well. He won’t go into great detail. He just says he tries to be ready. “I’m just going out there and playing hard and making sure that I feel the same way for every game at the start of every game,” Crawford said...." March 25

  • Corey Crawford steals a victory for Blackhawks in Carolina

    Chicago Sun-Times "So the Blackhawks gave up 19 shots in the second period alone. So they spent the last 40 minutes on their heels, unable to hold their own blue line and unable to gain the other one. So they relied heavily on Corey Crawford to bail them out. So what? “I really liked those two points,” a..." March 24

  • Stars, Kari Lehtonen Shut Out Blackhawks 4-0

    Defending Big D "A 2014-2015 of misery at the American Airlines Center is seeing a little bit of justice done in the season's waning days. The Dallas Stars defeated the Chicago Blackhawks and their throng of recently faithful Saturday night by the commanding score of 4-0. This on the heels of doing the same to..." March 22

  • Darling records shutout as Hawks edge Rangers

    Second City Hockey "Ten days ago, the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers played to a 0-0 regulation score, with the only goal coming off the stick of Mats Zuccarello in the overtime period. Thursday night's tilt at Madison Square Garden featured no shortage of parallels to that game. After their top line ran..." March 19

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    The issue with Shaw is the replays aren't great...ref on-ice called it game misconduct, not match. That report is the foundation.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    No further supplemental discipline for Andrew Shaw (CHI). Headbutt last night.

  • Toews, Hossa score twice each as Blackhawks down Islanders

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews talked Tuesday morning of the Blackhawks building off momentum gained from their latest road trip. “When you show up and give that effort, the little things, the details, take care of themselves,” he said. Then the Blackhawks captain went out and led by example. Toews had a..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Kimmo Timonen a 'work in progress' for Blackhawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "There wasn’t one particular “welcome back” moment for Kimmo Timonen — a time when a forward blew by him, or when his legs couldn’t keep up with his thought process, or when his timing failed him at an inopportune moment. There were lots of them. “All four games I’ve played so far,” Timonen..." March 15

  • Joakim Nordstrom suspended 2 games for boarding Oliver Ekman-Larsson

    Yahoo! Sports "As reported earlier, Chicago's Joakim Nordstrom was to be given his day in court for his hit on Arizona's Oliver Ekman-Larsson. The Department of Player Safety handed down their ruling, and it's two game ban for Nordstrom. Mr. Burke, if you'd please do the honors... Pretty cut and dry...." March 14

  • Power play comes alive in Blackhawks win vs. Coyotes

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks’ power play has been much maligned lately, and for good reason. There were times when even entries or getting set up on it was becoming difficult. But on Thursday night, the power play wasn’t the typical thorn in the Blackhawks’ side. Instead, it was the game-decider. Andrew..." March 13

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks' Joakim Nordstrom will have a hearing today for boarding Arizona defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson.

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Vermette settling into new life with Blackhawks

    CSN Chicago "Antoine Vermette didn’t have much time to say goodbye to his Arizona Coyotes teammates when he was traded. Well, he had a few hours, anyway — he found out he was traded to the Blackhawks as the Coyotes’ charter was heading back to Arizona from Boston on the night of Feb. 28. Since then it’s..." March 12

  • Talbot makes history in shutout as Rangers roll past Chicago

    New York Post "Eddie Giacomin and … Cam Talbot? That’s the company the Rangers backup goalie joined with Sunday night’s thrilling 1-0 overtime victory over the Blackhawks at United Center, becoming the first Blueshirts netminder since the legendary Giacomin to blank Chicago, going back to Jan. 25,..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Patrick Kane: 'Got to be patient'

    ESPN Chicago "Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is in a better place than he was a week and a half ago. Kane had a "rough" couple of days after fracturing his clavicle Feb. 24 and discovering his season could be over unless the Blackhawks advance a few playoff rounds without him. He used some love and care..." March 09

  • Quenneville looking for Blackhawks to raise intensity

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks were just a few minutes into their drills when coach Joel Quenneville stopped practice for a second to regroup. He didn’t like the team’s energy, or lack thereof. And his brief, loud message ended with him telling the Blackhawks to, in a manner of speaking, “get ticked..." March 08

  • Fan cut by flyng glass at Blackhawks game

    ESPN Chicago "A woman hit in the head by plexiglass dislodged by a hard check into the boards in Friday's Oilers-Blackhawks game wrapped a cloth around her head as a bandage and chose to stay and watch the rest of what she said was her first NHL game. The woman, identified by as Alexis Bovard,..." March 08

  • Corey Crawford huge as Blackhawks get clutch to beat Oilers

    CSN Chicago "Antoine Vermette had a few prime scoring chances that he just missed against the Edmonton Oilers. But the newest Blackhawks forward didn’t get discouraged. “Usually it’s a good sign,” Vermette said of the several good opportunities. “You keep doing the right thing, you get rewarded.” In the..." March 07

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Kimmo Timonen not on the ice for #Blackhawks' practice.

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Kimmo Timonen said he is definitely retiring after season. Could get into coaching. "I have little tips for a lot of players." #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks: Vermette, Timonen bring energy boost

    CSN Chicago "Antoine Vermette wore the same smile on his face after Monday night’s Blackhawks game as he did earlier in the day. The center, acquired from Arizona over the weekend, had a decent debut with his new team. But Vermette’s thoughts were more on the big picture. “It’s a fun situation if you..." March 04

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Bryan Bickell says Kane is more "mobile" than he expected. "I thought he was going to be a lot worse than he is. He’s in high spirits."

  • Chicago Blackhawks Cheating Wife Scandal Erupts

    Terez Owens "This is what we’re hearing. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, is the main player mentioned in connection with Duncan Keith’s wife Kelly-Rae Keith. Our inside source who works for the Chicago Blackhawks, tells us the scandal has definitely affected team chemistry, and it has lead to a up..." March 03

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    VP/GM Stan Bowman says the #Blackhawks were never shopping Patrick Sharp. "He’s a big part of the fabric of the team."

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    Mark Spector @SportsnetSpec

    For the record, CHI hearing crickets when it comes to G Antti Raanta. No calls.

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    Mark Spector @SportsnetSpec

    In return for Ben Smith to San Jose, Chicago gets the Sharks' Andrew Desjardins #NHLTrade

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  • Blackhawks trade Ben Smith to San Jose for Andrew Desjardins

    Chicago Sun-Times "Ben Smith has been traded to the San Jose Sharks, a source confirmed on Monday afternoon, just two hours before the trade deadline. According to multiple reports, the Blackhawks received center Andrew Desjardins, who is on an expiring contract. reported that the Sharks will still pay half..." March 02

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.

  • Antoine Vermette excited for opportunity with Blackhawks

    Arizona Republic "Not long after he stepped off the ice in Boston on Saturday and retreated to the Coyotes dressing room, center Antoine Vermette started to get word he could he swapping jerseys as early as that night. He addressed reporters, the emotion of the past month-in-waiting as one of the league's most..." March 02

  • Blackhawks go all in for third Cup title in six years "The message Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman sent with two trades this weekend was clear: He expects to win the Stanley Cup despite losing right wing Patrick Kane for an estimated 12 weeks with a broken left clavicle. Bowman traded for defenseman Kimmo Timonen on Friday night,..." March 01

  • Vermette traded to Blackhawks by Coyotes "Forward Antoine Vermette was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first-round draft pick, according to multiple media reports. Vermette, 32, has played the past four seasons for Arizona. The 11-year veteran also played for the..." March 01

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Bruins were in on Antoine Vermette, per a source, but were unwilling to give up their 1st rounder to make the deal. Smart choice #BruinsTalk

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp addresses 'false' rumors

    Chicago Tribune "It was an emotional Patrick Sharp who stood in the dressing room of the Chicago Blackhawks' practice facility and spoke of the toll that rumors on the Internet have taken on him and his family. "It’s been tough," Sharp said Sunday at Johnny's IceHouse West. "As a hockey player, as a..." March 01

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Waivers today: McMillan (VAN), Erixon (CHI), Schlemko (DAL), Volpatti (WSH), Zepp (PHI). Teams creating flexibility for deadline deals.

  • Flyers trade Kimmo Timonen to Blackhawks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Kimmo Timonen‘s return to game action for the Philadelphia Flyers was put into question earlier Friday, and now we know why. The Flyers, later in the day, traded the 39-year-old veteran blue liner, who has yet to play a game this season due to blood clots, to the Chicago Blackhawks. “We’ve..." February 28

  • Blackhawks shopping Patrick Sharp, per report

    SB Nation "On Friday, the Chicago Blackhawks made an unexpected trade when they acquired Kimmo Timonen for a couple of draft picks. The veteran D-man could go a long way towards improving Chicago's chances this spring, but GM Stan Bowman doesn't appear satisfied with his roster just yet. According to the..." February 28

  • Chicago will ‘probably seek revenge’ for Kane injury tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks won’t have to wait long to see Alex Petrovic, the Florida defenseman who’s hit broke Patrick Kane’s collarbone on Tuesday night. The Panthers and ‘Hawks meet again tonight in Florida, and Petrovic sounds like he knows what’s coming. “Tonight, obviously, [the..." February 26

  • Panthers’ Alex Petrovic may be targeted by Blackhawks for hit on Patrick Kane

    Miami Herald "Florida defenseman Alex Petrovic will not be suspended for a hit that injured Chicago’s Patrick Kane on Tuesday — but he still could have a target on his back come Thursday. With the Panthers and Chicago playing a rare home-and-home series, Petrovic could find some lingering anger from the..." February 26

  • How Kane’s injury makes trade deadline tougher for Rangers

    New York Post "The NHL has become a rapidly changing entity, and it only will get more hectic between now and Monday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline. The Rangers can just hope they don’t get left behind. Which is not an easy proposition, considering their extremely limited space under the salary cap — about $1.5..." February 26

  • Blackhawks lose Patrick Kane in shootout win over Panthers

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks celebrated their victory over the Florida Panthers with a bit of reservation. Yes they won the game, getting a much-needed two points to cap a so-so homestand. But the loss they’ve likely suffered loomed much larger. Jonathan Toews scored the shootout winner, but Patrick Kane..." February 25

  • Report: Blackhawks' Kane out indefinitely with suspected broken collarbone

    The Score "The Chicago Blackhawks are waiting until Wednesday to update the status of forward Patrick Kane, but reports out of Chicago suggest his upper-body injury is serious. Kane's injury is being described as significant, according to Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. Hockey Night in Canada's..." February 25

  • Patrick Kane exits game early with apparent injury

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane has been putting together another strong year for the Blackhawks. Now the Blackhawks will wait and see if they’ll be without their top scorer for any time. Kane was injured when he was hit near the boards in the first period and did not return as the Blackhawks hosted the Florida..." February 25

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