Blackhawks Rumors & News

  • Hawks put Versteeg on LTIR, recall Rasmussen

    Pro Hockey Talk "Forward Dennis Rasmussen might make his NHL debut on Wednesday when Chicago returns from the break. The Blackhawks announced that he has been recalled and Kris Versteeg has been moved to the long-term injured reserve list. Versteeg hasn’t played since suffering a hand injury during the Winter..." January 26

  • NHL announces 2016 Winter Classic, Stadium Series "The National Hockey League set its outdoor calendar for the 2015-16 season during a press conference Saturday afternoon at Nationwide Arena. The Boston Bruins will host the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, playing the rival Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Sadium in Foxborough,..." January 25

  • Respect for Seabrook evident in NHL All-Star Game debut

    CSN Chicago "If you’re waiting for Brent Seabrook to extol the virtues of his game, you’ll be waiting for a while. The Blackhawks defenseman isn’t much for talking about himself. It’s usually more about how his game benefits the group more than him. “My main goal is to do what I can to help the team,” he..." January 24

  • Crawford hopes he doesn’t get ‘lit up too much’ in All-Star game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Corey Crawford has played in some big games, like in Stanley Cup finals. And he’s been successful in those situations, too.There’s some pressure, no question. This weekend, well, not so much. For Crawford, the 30-year-old Chicago Blackhawks goalie who missed almost a month earlier this..." January 24

  • Bowman: Hawks unlikely to be active at deadline "Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman will undoubtedly be making and taking calls over the coming month and a half, but he doesn’t expect to make any big moves leading up to the NHL’s trade deadline. Bowman said Wednesday he believes the Blackhawks’ current roster is capable of..." January 23

  • Blackhawks’ Versteeg to miss more than four weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "It looks like the Chicago Blackhawks will be without the services of forward Kris Versteeg for longer than initially expected. Versteeg was originally expected to miss four weeks with a left hand injury suffered during the Winter Classic. “It’s probably going to be a little bit more than..." January 23

  • Blackhawks head to break with shootout win over Penguins

    CSN Chicago "The cheers coming from the Blackhawks locker room were boisterous and, perhaps, filled with some relief. They were entering another break, at least for most of them. And they were entering it on a positive note. Marian Hossa scored his 10th goal of the season, and Jonathan Toews got the..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Coach: Versteeg's return could be delayed

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg could miss more time than the original timetable of four weeks due to a hand fracture, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Wednesday. Versteeg suffered a metacarpal fracture in his left hand when he was struck by a puck during the Winter Classic on..." January 22

  • Patrick Kane scores No. 200 as Blackhawks crush Coyotes

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks were frustrated with their team game. Andrew Shaw was frustrated with his individual game. They both felt better with their respective outings on Tuesday night. Shaw scored two goals, his first proving to be the game-winner, and the Blackhawks played a strong, complete game in a..." January 21

  • Stars Dominate Third Period, Earn 6-3 Victory Over Blackhawks

    Defending Big D "The most unfavorable part of the schedule for the Dallas Stars turned out to be quite a large series of back-to-back wins. Less than 24 hours after the start of their 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals, the Stars went into Chicago and put together a strong 6-3 team victory over the Chicago..." January 19

  • Daniel Carcillo suspended for six games for cross-check

    USA Today "Daniel Carcillo's past came back to haunt him as he was suspended for six games on Monday. The Chicago Blackhawks forward was penalized for cross-checking and injuring Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault on Friday, Carcillo came up from behind and hit Perreault in the upper arm after the..." January 19

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Daniel Carcillo is suspended pending his hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety. #Blackhawks

  • Daniel Carcillo offered hearing "Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo was offered Saturday an in-person hearing by the NHL department of player safety for his crosscheck on Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault during a game Friday. Carcillo could be suspended six games or more because the NHL opted to offer an in-person..." January 18

  • Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp helps blind fan's wish come true

    USA Today "Sixteen-year-old Chicago Blackhawks fan Christina DeVries had the “best day” of her life earlier this season, according to a heartwarming video posted on the Blackhawks’ website this week. That’s when the Blackhawks, and forward Patrick Sharp, made her dream of attending a Blackhawks game at..." January 17

  • Jets' Mathieu Perreault leaves after 'vicious' Daniel Carcillo cross-check

    USA Today "Red-hot Winnipeg Jets player Mathieu Perreault was forced out of Friday’s game after a cross-check from Chicago’s Daniel Carcillo. Perreault had slashed the stick out of Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith’s hands and the two shoved each other when Carcillo came from behind and hit the Jets..." January 17

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    NHL's Department of Player Safety took a look at Daniel Carcillo's hit on Jets' Mathieu Perrault but no punishment at this time. #Blackhawks

  • Jonathan Toews, Nick Foligno named captains for NHL All-Star Game "The 2015 NHL All-Star Game will bring some of the league's biggest names to Columbus Jan. 23-25. When the players arrive, however, they won't know what teams they are on, save for the six players picked to captain each all-star team. The NHL announced that Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick..." January 14

  • LeBrun: Blackhawks seek trade piece "to put them over the top"

    Nichols on Hockey "As part of a larger discussion on the Chicago Blackhawks: “There’s just so much depth on this team. I’m guessing Stan Bowman will try and - in fact I know - will try and add a piece before March 2 as well to put them over the top.”" January 13

  • Quick start propels Blackhawks past Wild

    CSN Chicago "Bryan Bickell isn’t sure why he has such a scoring touch against the Minnesota Wild. “Yeah, I wish I played them 82 games but I don’t know,” he said. “Something about them the puck finds the back of the net. I wish I knew what the reason was.” He isn’t going to think too much about it. He’ll..." January 12

  • Semyon Varlamov saves 54 shots as the Avs shut out Chicago 2-0

    Denver Post "A sensational start to the game — two goals within a 24-second span early in the first period — and an extraordinary 54-save shutout by goalie Semyon Varlamov lifted the Avalanche to a 2-0 triumph over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. It was hardly a thing of beauty at the United..." January 07

  • Blackhawks: Kris Versteeg undergoes procedure on hand

    CSN Chicago "Kris Versteeg underwent a procedure on his left hand but he will still likely miss a month, the Blackhawks announced on Tuesday night. Dr. Michael Terry, the Blackhawks’ head physician, said Versteeg, “underwent a procedure today to further stabilize a metacarpal fracture in his left hand. " January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Sharp tallies game-winner in overtime as Blackhawks defeat Stars

    CSN Chicago "A pattern began emerging from the time the puck dropped inside the United Center on Sunday night: Each time the Dallas Stars scored, the Blackhawks immediately followed. That at least turned out to be the case throughout regulation as the Blackhawks answered all four of the Stars' goals as they..." January 05

  • Carcillo motivated by healthy scratch "Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo understands why he’ll be a healthy scratch Sunday and what he has to do to make sure that doesn't happen in the future. Carcillo will be replaced by forward Joakim Nordstrom against the Dallas Stars on Sunday. Carcillo has been in the Blackhawks’..." January 04

  • Teuvo Teravainen excited to show Blackhawks what he can do

    CSN Chicago "Teuvo Teravainen stood in front of a sizeable media scrum following the Blackhawks’ practice on Saturday. He’s done this spiel before, thanks to two training camps and a handful of NHL games played last season and a whole lot of hype throughout his brief time here. So it’s not new to him. The..." January 04

  • Yup, Zemgus Girgensons won the 2015 All-Star voting

    Pro Hockey Talk "Fans in Latvia and Chicago should be really happy about the six players who’ve been locked into the 2015 NHL All-Star Game thanks to fan voting. The NHL announced the six players who secured a spot in the event on Saturday after voting ended right before New Year’s. Buffalo Sabres forward..." January 04

  • Kris Versteeg likely out a month "Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg is expected to miss about a month with an upper-body injury, coach Joel Quenneville said on Saturday. Quenneville said it was doubtful Versteeg would require surgery. Versteeg suffered the injury when his left hand was struck by a puck shot by Capitals..." January 04

  • Blackhawks’ Teravainen ‘in a better spot’

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Kris Versteeg suffering an injury during Thursday’s Winter Classic, the Chicago Blackhawks recalled prospect Teuvo Teravainen from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs on Friday. According to Rockford head coach, Ted Dent, Teravainen is better prepared for the NHL after a stint in..." January 03

  • Bobrovsky's stellar play leads to NHL monthly award

    Columbus Dispatch "The NHL yesterday named goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky its third star for December after he went 9-1-1 with a .937 save percentage and a 2.14 goals-against average. Bobrovsky won four shootouts and two other games in overtime during that span, including a franchise-record 52 saves in a 4-3..." January 03

  • Brouwer's late goal lifts Caps to Winter Classic win over Hawks

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ dramatic 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday in the 2015 Winter Classic attended by 42,832 at Nationals Park: How it happened: Troy Brouwer spun around and scored from the left offensive circle with 12.9 seconds remaining in regulation to give the..." January 02

  • Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg could be out 'a bit' with hand injury

    CSN Chicago "Kris Versteeg immediately grabbed his left hand, moments after an Eric Fehr shot caromed off it. And the postgame diagnosis for the Blackhawks forward didn’t sound too good. “He could be out for a bit but we’ll know more [on Friday],” coach Joel Quenneville said of Versteeg. Now to anyone..." January 02

  • Winter Classic starts on time "Despite concerns about the glare, the 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will start as scheduled, a source confirmed to The two teams will, however, switch ends halfway through the first period, the source said, with a hard stop at the..." January 01

  • NHL Winter Classic start time could be delayed by sun "Sunny days in the middle of winter are usually a welcome sight in the middle of the usual dreariness, but not if you're trying to host a massive outdoor hockey game. The 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET. However,..." January 01

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The Winter Classic is currently scheduled to start at 1 p.m., but players were told that it's likely to be pushed back because of glare.

  • Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp back up to speed

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp knew there’d be some adjustments when he first returned to the lineup earlier this month. Those adjustments came even before the games did. “There’s a lot going through your mind when you miss five weeks. The simple things, like taking a warm-up, the routes you have to skate on..." December 27

  • Old friends Rundblad and Erixon fighting for same spot with Hawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "David Rundblad had already gotten out of his gear and his skates, toweled off and had given a few interviews by the time Tim Erixon trudged into the room, sweaty and still trying to catch his breath after the second half of Tuesday’s morning skate, reserved for that night’s scratches. Erixon..." December 26

  • Jets dump Blackhawks 5-1

    Winnipeg Sun "These Winnipeg Jets continue to find ways to surprise, not to mention impress. Just in case you thought the barrage of injuries on the back end might finally be catching up to the Jets, they dismantled one of the hottest teams in the NHL in one of the toughest buildings to play in. Thanks to..." December 24

  • Blackhawks blank Maple Leafs in 4-0 rout

    CSN Chicago "David Rundblad tallied his first goal of the season, and it proved to be the game-winner in the Blackhawks' 4-0 shutout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Rundblad fired one from the blue line with four and a half minutes remaining in the first period to score his first..." December 22

  • Blackhawks: Toews' All-Star campaign is absolutely hilarious

    CSN Chicago "As NHL All-Star voting continues, the Blackhawks keep dominating the standings as Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Corey Crawford currently sit in second through fifth place, respectively. While they still have light-years to go before catching up to Buffalo's Zemgus Girgensons..." December 20

  • Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith set to return for Blackhawks

    Chicago Tribune "Corey Crawford will return to the crease for the Chicago Blackhawks when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena. The veteran goaltender missed the last eight games with a left ankle injury suffered when he missed a step after attending a concert in Chicago...." December 19

  • Patrick Sharp working his way back at unfamiliar position

    Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Sharp is going through most of the usual things after a month away. He’s trying to restore his timing with teammates while rebuilding his own rhythm, not to mention getting himself completely back into game shape. But while he does that, Sharp also finds himself in an unfamiliar..." December 18

  • Toews, Kane shine as Blackhawks knock off Wild

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks have had to go without some top players at times this season, from Corey Crawford to Patrick Sharp. They were without Duncan Keith on Tuesday, and there were plenty of times when it looked like they missed him plenty. But once more, the Blackhawks found a way to pull out a..." December 17

  • It’s ‘unlikely’ Duncan Keith has the mumps, says Blackhawks coach

    Pro Hockey Talk "Duncan Keith was held out of the Chicago Blackhawks lineup on Tuesday due to illness, and with the mumps spreading throughout the National Hockey League, missing a game because of sickness raises eyebrows. However, according to multiple reports from Chicago reporters, Blackhawks’ head coach..." December 17

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Duncan Keith out sick tonight. Q said he "did not know" if it was the mumps. #Blackhawks

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    #Blackhawks recall Joakim Nordstrom from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

  • Blackhawks trade Morin for Jackets' Erixon "The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon on Sunday. Morin, 23, had been on a conditioning assignment with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. He had one goal in three games for the IceHogs. He had not played for the Blackhawks since..." December 15

  • Jonathan Toews to play Saturday

    ESPN Chicago "Two days after leaving a game against the Boston Bruins following a scary hit from Dennis Seidenberg that sent him headfirst into the boards, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews was back on the ice. He skated in his customary spot between wings Brandon Saad and Marian Hossa and declared..." December 13

  • Jonathan Toews injured, hit hard, leaves game as Blackhawks win

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jonathan Toews was still on his knees behind the Bruins net in the second period Thursday night as Dennis Seidenberg was escorted to the penalty box for the hit that put him there: a shoulder to the back that sent Toews face-first into the Blue Cross Blue Shield ad along the boards. After several..." December 12

  • Blackhawks optimistic Jonathan Toews OK after face-first hit into boards

    Chicago Tribune "No matter the level of adversity, the Blackhawks have been able to overcome just about everything thrown at them during their scorching play for the last month. That was tested again Thursday night as captain Jonathan Toews left during the second period of the Hawks' 3-2 victory over the Bruins..." December 12