CSN Chicago "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..." September 14
CSN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman made it clear since last season's training camp: Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane would be Blackhawks "forever." This offseason the team came one step closer to making that happen as the duo signed matching 8-year, $84 million contracts that being..." September 11
CBSSports.com "Reports surfaced over the weekend that National Park had been chosen as host site of the 2015 Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks, but the NHL made it official with an announcement Wednesday. The home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals will become the..." September 10
Washington Post "There will be hockey at Nationals Park this winter. The NHL and the Washington Nationals have reached terms allowing the 2015 Winter Classic game, set for Jan. 1 between the Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks, to be played in the D.C. ballpark, according to three people familiar with the..." September 07
CBSSports.com "With NHL training camps opening up in about two weeks, the offseason is quickly drawing to a close. That means updated betting odds heading into the season. Though there have been some changes along the way, the Chicago Blackhawks remain the favorites to win the 2015 Stanley Cup according to the..." September 02
Chicago Tribune "Teuvo Teravainen normally spends summers in his native Finland relaxing following the previous hockey season and preparing for the next. These days, the Chicago Blackhawks’ top prospect has a new residence. “The gym has been my home this summer,” Teravainen said Friday via phone from..." August 23
NHL.com "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Leighton on a one-year contract. Leighton, 33, has posted 35 wins (35-41-14), a 2.97 goals-against average and .901 save percentage in 105 career regular-season games over parts of eight seasons with..." August 18
CSN Washington "With NHL training camp just a month away, the location for the 2015 Winter Classic is still very much up in the air. It will be in the Washington, D.C. area, but exactly where has not been decided. According to The Washington Post, FedEx Field has been ruled out as a potential host. The reason..." August 17
Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks and Kevin Hayes officially have parted ways, making one of the top young prospects in hockey an unrestricted free agent. Hayes was the Hawks’ first-round pick (24th overall) in the 2010 draft and after spending four seasons with Boston College needed to reach a contract agreement..." August 16
Calgary Herald "The thought is tantalizing, the idea makes sense and, boy, what a storyline. Think about it, Boston College’s first line — Johnny Gaudreau, Bill Arnold, and Kevin Hayes, the trio that dominated this year’s NCAA playoffs — together with the Calgary Flames. Has a nice ring to it, no? “I’ve..." August 16
Chicago Tribune "It appears the Kevin Hayes Era with the Blackhawks will be over before it even begins. As the deadline looms to sign Hayes, the Hawks are “not likely” to add one of the top young prospects in hockey, his agent said Thursday. Hayes, who was the Hawks’ first-round pick (24th overall) in the..." August 15
Chicago Sun-Times "“The Stripper” is no more. Blackhawks president John McDonough told the Sun-Times on Wednesday that the long-standing — and to so many, infuriating — practice of organist Frank Pellico playing “The Stripper” while a woman participated in the second-intermission “Shoot the Puck” promotion will..." August 14
CSN Chicago "ESPN Insider Corey Pronman released his Top 100 NHL prospects on Tuesday and Blackhawks fans will be happy with the rankings. Teuvo Teravainen, who came in at No. 12, is one of three Blackhawks prospects to have made the list. In the 2013-14 season, Teravainen played 49 games for Jokerit in..." August 13
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Justin Holl and the Rockford IceHogs (Ill.) agreed to a one-year contract, the AHL member and Chicago Blackhawks’ affiliate announced on Monday morning. The defenseman anchored one of the best defenses in college hockey, last year, and helped guide the Gophers to the Frozen Four and national..." August 05
Rockford IceHogs sign defenseman Justin Holl to AHL contract. Was second-round pick (54th overall) by #Blackhawks in 2010 draft.
Pro Hockey Talk "When it comes to individual accomplishments, there’s no question that Sidney Crosby has achieved more than Jonathan Toews, but Toews is the one that’s captained his team to a pair of Stanley Cup championships and has won the Conn Smythe Trophy. NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick said in May that while..." August 03
ESPN Chicago "Kevin Hayes, the Chicago Blackhawks' 2010 first-round draft pick, likely will not sign with the organization before the Aug. 15 deadline and become an unrestricted free agent, the forward's agent said Tuesday. "We're likely going to wait until Aug. 16 and see where things are at that point,"..." July 29
Pro Hockey Talk "It looks like Maxim Shalunov’s North American career has been put on hold. The 21-year-old forward has agreed to a two-year deal with the KHL’s Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, per the league’s website. Shalunov was taken in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He..." July 28
NHL.com "Brad Richards always thought he might play for the Chicago Blackhawks one day. But idolizing Eddie Belfour, Richards wanted it to be at another position. "I always wanted to be a goalie, but my dad, Glen, would never let me," Richards told Blackhawks team historian Bob Verdi in an interview..." July 26
Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks adding former goaltender Jimmy Waite to the coaching staff as the goalie coach gives Corey Crawford a new voice to listen to. While Crawford’s former goalie coach, Stephane Waite, is Jimmy’s brother, he’s not expecting the difference between the two to be drastic as Blake..." July 20
CSN Chicago "Brandon Saad would’ve loved to have his own Jonathan Toews or Patrick Kane contract moment this summer. No, we’re not talking in terms of massive money; the Blackhawks forward hasn’t gotten to that point yet. But much like Toews and Kane, he could have signed a new extension this..." July 20
Chicago Tribune "Newly acquired Blackhawks center Brad Richards didn't get the typical free-agent news conference when he signed. There was no horde of reporters for a jersey presentation. No, the first real chance Richards had to speak publicly came Saturday before more than 2,000 fans at the Blackhawks..." July 20
CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks are currently $2-plus million over the salary cap and have to get down to $69 million before the regular season begins. Oduya’s name has been bandied about in trade rumors. The defenseman, who said the Blackhawks haven’t indicated what may happen with him, added that he takes it..." July 20
NHL.com "Brad Richards is just getting to know the Chicago Blackhawks, so forgive him if his approach is still a little formal. After signing a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on July 1 worth a reported $2 million, the veteran center is meeting most of his new teammates this weekend at the Seventh..." July 19
CSN Chicago "Stan Bowman didn’t have to answer any more questions regarding Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane’s extensions, thanks to those getting done more than a week ago. One big question still looms, however, for the Blackhawks’ general manager: How are you getting below the salary cap? OK, we all..." July 19
Chicago Sun-Times "Defenseman Johnny Oduya showed up at the Blackhawks’ fan convention Friday at the Hilton Chicago sporting a thick beard and shaved temples. It was almost enough to distract people from noticing the walking boot on his right foot. ‘‘See? That’s smart,’’ he said. ‘‘That’s why I have it.’’ It..." July 19
#Blackhawks top prospect Teuvo Teravainen: "My goal is to play NHL and I'm going to go to training camp and try to get it."
Free-agent defenseman Sheldon Brookbank talking to a few teams and source said a return to #Blackhawks hasn't been ruled out if spot opens.
CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were handsomely paid in their latest extensions, eight-year deals worth $84 million each that will kick in at the 2015-16 season. They certainly could’ve gotten more. As their agent Pat Brisson said on Wednesday, “they could’ve come in at $13.8 million each.” But..." July 17
NHL.com "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach. Dineen was teammates with Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville from 1984 to 1990 when both were members of the Hartford Whalers. “Kevin brings proven leadership qualities, having served as an..." July 14
Pro Hockey Talk "Via the Edmonton Journal, here’s Sportsnet’s John Shannon, talking on the radio about how the Chicago Blackhawks are going to get under the salary cap next season: “I keep hearing Johnny Oduya’s name. I keep hearing they’re going to find a way to move Johnny Oduya and get rid of the dollars he..." July 12
CBC Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to matching eight-year contract extensions with star forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The team didn't release financial details, but multiple reports said each player will earn $84 million US. The new deals go into effect for the 2015-16 NHL season..." July 09
Hearing that Maple Leafs have some interest in signing Nikolai Khabibulin to back up Bernier. It may not happen but told there's interest.
Chicago Tribune "Jonathan Toews let out a slight chuckle when he was asked recently if there was any scenario he could envision that ended with him not signing a contract extension with the Blackhawks. "Very doubtful," the captain said with a grin. The question still remains when and not if Toews and Patrick..." July 05
CBSSports.com "President Barack Obama has been busy racking up the phone minutes the last couple of days, recently calling not only American soccer stars Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard but Stanley Cup champion and Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown. With general manager Dean Lombardi beaming by Brown's..." July 04
Source says contract extensions for Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane not expected to be done until some time after holiday weekend. #Blackhawks
#Blackhawks sign defenseman Kyle Cumiskey to a one-year deal. He played in Sweden last season.
Tremendous value at one year, $2-M for Blackhawks in Brad Richards. That's a July 1 deal you don't regret.
#Blackhawks agree to terms with goaltender Scott Darling and forwards Cody Bass and Pierre-Cedric Labrie on one-year contracts.
Peter Regin heading back to CHI.
CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks weren’t looking to fill immediate needs in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft; they have enough prospects waiting in the wings that can do that. This weekend, they were looking for talent to cultivate, talent to develop. And they seemed to find it. The Blackhawks drafted nine players, a..." June 29
Chicago Sun-Times "The week began with plenty of talk about the Blackhawks adding a key piece to another Stanley Cup run. The week ended with the Hawks having to seriously consider moving key pieces of their previous Stanley Cup runs. Of all of Friday’s developments — the Anaheim Ducks beating out the Hawks for..." June 28
ESPN.com "Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said Saturday he isn't worried about the price tag associated with re-signing Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to contract extensions. Kane and Toews asked for a reported $12 million each per season when negotiations recently began between Bowman..." June 28
Hawks trade Bolig to Calgary for the 83rd pick
PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28
Source says #Blackhawks are listening to offers for winger Patrick Sharp.
NHL.com "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Ben Smith and goaltender Antti Raanta on two-year contract extensions, which run through the end of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season. Smith, 25, recorded career highs in nearly every statistical category..." June 27
CBSSports.com "While unrestricted free agency is going to grab most of the headlines, July 1 also represents the first day clubs can start working on extensions for players on the last year of their contract in 2014-15. The two biggest names in that group are on the same team. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane..." June 26
Chicago Tribune "'Tis the season for trade rumors in the NHL, and one in particular has the Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp and his agent hopping mad. Earlier this week, Sportsnet in Canada's Nick Kypreos reported the Hawks had made Sharp available for trade. According to Sharp's agent, Rick Curran, the rumor is "a..." June 26