Blackhawks Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Patrick Kane undergoes successful surgery, expected to miss 3 Months "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today forward Patrick Kane underwent successful surgery to repair a left clavicle fracture. The procedure was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital by Blackhawks Head Team Physician Dr. Michael Terry and Dr. Bradley Merk." February 25

  • Blackhawks, Kings reportedly among teams most interested in trading for Sekera

    The Score "The Andrej Sekera sweepstakes are heating right up. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman has become arguably the most sought-after trade target in advance of Monday's deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have emerged as two of the most interested suitors, according to Bob..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Bruins surprise Blackhawks

    Boston Herald "The Bruins needed a win, not only to preserve their precarious place in the Eastern Conference standings, but also for their fragile psyches. Well, after a brutal five-game road trip, the Bruins at last were able to smile. Without No. 1 center David Krejci, the B’s exploded for a season-high..." February 23

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Coach Q says defenseman Johnny Oduya (upper body) will miss a couple of weeks. #Blackhawks

  • ‘I don’t know why we’re so comfortable,’ says Toews after loss to Avalanche

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks weren’t in a bad position to start the third period of Friday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. But the Blackhawks ended the night on the losing end of a 4-1 score, after allowing three goals in the span of 3:08 past the midway point of the final period. The final..." February 21

  • Howard turns shootout luck, Wings beat Blackhawks

    Detroit News "Seven shootouts, no wins. This time, though, Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard reminded himself how good it feels to be on the other side. Howard and the Wings defeated Chicago, 3-2, in a shootout at the United Center on Wednesday night. For Howard, a weight had been lifted after going 0-for-7..." February 19

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks scratches vs. Penguins: Rundblad, Erixon and Smith.

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Ben Smith in the lineup. Daniel Carcillo scratched. #Blackhawks

  • Ryan Hartman knows path to gaining Quenneville's trust

    Chicago Sun-Times "Ryan Hartman’s crunching check on New Jersey’s Dainius Zubrus was a nice talking point. It sent a message and certainly sparked the Blackhawks, but Hartman probably won’t be able to do that every night. There will be games when he has to contribute in quieter and less-flashy ways when the..." February 15

  • Marian Hossa, Blackhawks come back to deny Devils

    CSN Chicago "Marian Hossa thought quickly about the last time he was on a scoring streak like this, one that might have come remotely close to the run he’s on currently. “Um, juniors in Portland?” Hossa said, referring to his Winter Hawks days. All joking aside, Hossa’s latest scoring stretch is..." February 14

  • Canucks lose lead, defeat Blackhawks in OT, 5-4

    Vancouver Sun "For the dads who hadn’t been here before, several Vancouver Canuck players tried to explain it to them ahead of time -- the anthem and the noise, the crowd roar like a jet engine when the Chicago Blackhawks score. The intensity and speed of the game. The emotions. Yet, nothing said could have..." February 12

  • Blackhawks recall Hartman and Cumiskey, reassign Teravainen "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward Ryan Hartman and defenseman Kyle Cumiskey from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Additionally, the team has reassigned forward Teuvo Teravainen (TAY-voh tair-uh-VIGH-nehn) to the IceHogs. Hartman, a West..." February 12

  • 6 most underrated players in the NHL

    USA Today "It’s easy to judge a player’s excellence on his All-Star nods or big offensive numbers. There are a lot, however, who do more than the surface stats may indicate. Let’s take a look at some of the most underrated players: Center: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets Your pick of Jets forwards..." February 11

  • Blackhawks' Marian Hossa hitting paydirt again

    CSN Chicago "We all remember that November image of a frustrated Marian Hossa, who flipped his stick in the air after Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped what looked to be a sure goal. Hossa probably felt like doing that a few times through January and early February, too. On some nights he just..." February 11

  • Coyotes get revenge for Jan. loss, upend Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout

    Arizona Republic "They still have one more game to go on this short two-game road trip but already it has the makings to be a redemption tour of sorts. The Coyotes were particularly bothered by a 6-1 shellacking they suffered in their previous trip to Chicago Jan. 20, and that says something in a season..." February 10

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Raanta starts tonight. Q figures Versteeg could be ready Wednesday vs. Canucks. #Blackhawks

  • Marian Hossa scores twice as Blackhawks top Blues

    CSN Chicago "For the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, it was all about finish. They wanted to finish off this road trip on a high note; a loss would’ve kept them third in the Central Division, but the hole would have been that much deeper. They got a late lead and needed to hold off a St. Louis Blues team..." February 09

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Corey Crawford will start in goal for #Blackhawks vs. Blues tomorrow. Patrick Kane and Johnny Oduya are fine and will play.

  • Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg nearing return from hand surgery

    Chicago Sun-Times "Kris Versteeg knows the drill by now. He’s had far more experience coping with the mental side of injuries than he ever wanted. “You take your day to pout about it, and then you get back to work,” he said. “I’m just excited to be back with the guys and hopefully helping and being part of the..." February 06

  • Wild skates by weary Blackhawks 3-0 at the X

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Too bad the Wild sits idle the next three days, because it has rediscovered its long lost October mojo. Coming off a three-game western Canadian sweep, the Wild would have no first-game-after-a-long-road-trip blues on Tuesday night. The Wild played what coach Mike Yeo said was “probably” its..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane becoming more alike

    USA Today "For a long time, there was an expected script for Chicago Blackhawks stars Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. In the locker room and on the ice, Toews was a serious, stern presence. He gave out monotone interviews and earned the nickname "Captain Serious." Kane was a bit of a wild child with a..." February 04

  • Daniel Carcillo won’t change how he plays after suspension

    Puck Drunk Love "Daniel Carcillo has a pretty colorful history when it comes to fines and suspensions from the NHL. The Blackhawks forward usually skates on a pretty fine line when it comes to playing aggressive hockey and dangerous hockey, so it came as no surprise that he was suspended for six games after an..." February 03

  • Patrick Kane, welcome to the Hart Trophy race

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks currently has what they call the hotness: 11 points in his last seven games, including two goals and assist in a 4-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Hey, would you look at that: Kane sits second in the NHL in points at 56 (in 49 games), having..." February 01

  • Sharp, Kane shine as Blackhawks defeat Ducks

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Sharp sat in specific stall in the Honda Center visitors’ locker room. It’s a stall he’s occupied a lot when the Blackhawks play in Anaheim, the same one he was in on Feb. 12, 2006, when he scored his first goal with the Hawks later that night. “Good feelings sitting over here,”..." January 31

  • Canucks acquire Adam Clendening from Blackhawks "Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenceman Adam Clendening from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Gustav Forsling. Clendening, 22, has split the 2014.15 season with the Chicago Blackhawks and Rockford IceHogs. He collected two..." January 30

  • Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita facing 'serious health issues'

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Stan Mikita is facing “serious health issues,” according to a statement released by a family spokesperson, which was confirmed by Mikita’s daughter, Jane. “Stan has been diagnosed with suspected Lewy Body dementia, a progressive disease, and is..." January 30

  • Carter and Toffoli Spark LA's 4-3 Win

    Jewels From The Crown "Toffoli returns with a bang, but it's Jeff Carter who really drives the offense as LA gets a dramatic win over Chicago. Must-win games don't happen in January. They just don't. Having said that... the Los Angeles Kings really needed that one, didn't they? So, a 4-3 win for the Kings over..." January 29

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • 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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