Blackhawks Rumors & News

  • Kane, Blackhawks come from behind to defeat Avalanche

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks’ power play: it’s been a source of angst the last season or two. The Blackhawks had plenty of opportunities on it in critical situations but too often it would come up empty. At its worst, the team would lose momentum because it was so ineffective. Well, times have..." November 27

  • Blackhawks prospect Johns motivated by brief NHL stay

    Chicago Sun-Times "Stephen Johns was an NHL player who never left Rockford. That experience is something he’s using as motivation. Last Monday, Johns was recalled by the Blackhawks. But instead of making his NHL debut, he was assigned back to the IceHogs a day later as part of what he figured was a “business..." November 27

  • Blackhawks' Quenneville: Andrew Shaw likely to play Wednesday

    The Score "Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville confirmed what many expected to hear when prospect Phillip Danault was returned to the AHL on Monday - forward Andrew Shaw will likely play Wednesday against the Colorado Avalanche. " November 25

  • Jannik Hansen’s hat trick propels Canucks past Hawks, 4-1

    Vancouver Sun "Even before reporters arrived, there was a receiving line at Jannik Hansen’s locker on Sunday night. Alex Burrows was first, sitting beside Hansen and talking excitedly about his teammate’s first hat trick since Hansen was a teenager in Denmark, which was at least seven professional seasons and..." November 24

  • Blackhawks 7, Oilers 1

    Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks scored early and often in pummeling a hapless Oilers team 7-1 on Saturday night at Rexall Place. Jonathan Toews had two goals, Marian Hossa had a goal and three assists, Patrick Kane andKris Versteeg each had a goal and an assist, Marcus Kruger and Duncan Keith each scored..." November 23

  • Shaw might miss both of Blackhawks’ weekend games

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks won’t have Andrew Shaw in the lineup on Saturday and he could miss Sunday’s game, too, according to the Chicago Sun-Times’ Mark Lazerus. Shaw, 23, is dealing with what’s being called an upper-body injury. As mentioned earlier this week, he’s been remarkably durable for a..." November 22

  • Adam Clendening scores in debut as Blackhawks beat Flames

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks got their first goal from a player who’s new to this whole NHL goal-scoring thing. They got their game-winner from someone who’s been here, done this plenty of times. Adam Clendening scored his first NHL goal on his first NHL shot of his first NHL game, and Patrick Kane collected..." November 21

  • Chicago place Patrick Sharp to long-term IR, recall Phillip Danault

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks recalled forward Phillip Danault from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL and placed forward Patrick Sharp on the long-term injured reserve Friday. Danault, 21, has three goals and seven assists in 14 games for the IceHogs this season. He was drafted by the Blackhawks in the..." November 21

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Coach Q said Shaw (upper body) will be out tonight. It isn't expected to be long term, he was fine at practice yesterday. #CHIvsCGY

  • Blackhawks’ PK unit is killing it this season

    Chicago Sun-Times "At this point last season, the Blackhawks’ penalty-killing unit was at a loss to explain why it was so bad, why it was 29th in the league, why it was getting scored on about 30 percent of the time by opposing power plays. It was bad luck. It was in their heads. It was inexplicable. Now? The..." November 19

  • Source: Hawks' van Riemsdyk out 2-3 months

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is expected to miss two to three months with a lower-body injury, according to a source. Van Riemsdyk was hit in the left leg by a shot during the first period against the Dallas Stars on Sunday. He limped off the ice and did not return..." November 18

  • Blackhawks defeat Stars thanks to explosive third period

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane talked about lining up with Brad Richards again after Saturday’s practice, something the Blackhawks had tried early in training camp before trying other combinations. “He’s been wanting it for a while, waiting for that chance. No better time than his 1,000th game,” Kane said of..." November 17

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Happy Sunday! Late last night #Blackhawks recalled goaltender Scott Darling from Rockford and assigned Antti Raanta there.

  • Blackhawks reassign forward Regin to AHL

    NHL.com "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have reassigned forward Peter Regin to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League." November 15

  • Big second period lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks

    Detroit News "That four-day break between games apparently did wonders for the Red Wings. They returned to the ice Friday and swarmed the Chicago Blackhawks, winning 4-1, outplaying one of the NHL"s premier Stanley Cup contenders most of the game. "All around, that was probably the best game we've played..." November 15

  • Patrick Kane gives Blackhawks shootout win over Lightning

    CSN Chicago "Tuesday’s game was looking eerily familiar to last year’s contest at the United Center between the Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning. The Blackhawks were firing oodles of shots at Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop but struggling to get anything past him. The Lightning, meanwhile, were doing a..." November 12

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Daniel Carcillo could play as soon as Sunday now, Joel Quenneville said. #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks D Trevor van Riemsdyk has first NHL goal taken away

    CBSSports.com "In the first period of the Blackhawks' 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night, Chicago rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk appeared to open the scoring with his first career NHL goal when he fired a slap shot from the point off of an offensive-zone faceoff win. The shot appeared to..." November 11

  • Blackhawks get back on track, knock off Sharks

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks’ once sizeable lead was whittled to one early in the second period, and a bit of apprehensiveness settled into the United Center. But before the San Jose Sharks could get that equalizer, the Blackhawks regrouped and put the game out of reach. Trevor van Riemsdyk got his first..." November 10

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    Scott Powers @ESPNChiPowers

    Trevor van Riemsdyk's first career NHL goal has officially been taken away from him. It's been credited to Versteeg.

  • Blackhawks 'not happy' with mistakes, have to clean things up

    CSN Chicago "Brent Seabrook talked about those final five second-period minutes on Friday night, those five minutes in which the Blackhawks undid everything they’d done in the previous 35. “The whole thing started in a stupid pinch by me. I went down there looking for a play. Their defenseman made a good..." November 09

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin will not face supplemental discipline from NHL for his elbow on #Blackhawks' Niklas Hjalmarsson last night.

  • Capitals beat Blackhawks, 3-2, to end five-game skid

    Washington Post "Barry Trotz entered the visitor’s locker room at United Center without a victory speech in mind. Since the Washington Capitals last won nearly two weeks ago, their coach had spoken so much about staying true to the process, preached so often about remaining patient, that now words escaped him. So..." November 08

  • Crawford gets the shutout as Blackhawks offense comes alive

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Kris Versteeg (twice), Brad Richards: in convincing fashion, the Chicago Blackhawks got their offense back on Tuesday night. Unfortunately, they may have lost a key teammate for a bit. Toews tallied his 200th career goal and 250th assist, but Patrick Sharp..." November 05

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Source says #Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp will be sidelined at least a month with a right leg injury.

  • Sharp 'out for a bit' with lower-body injury

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp is out indefinitely after sustaining a lower-body injury in Chicago's 5-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Sharp left the game seven minutes into the third period after taking a seemingly innocuous hit from Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin..." November 05

  • Jets Hutch shuts the door on the Blackhawks

    Winnipeg Free Press "They left a week ago, a team struggling to score goals and still fighting to hammer home their defensive blueprint. And the Winnipeg Jets squad that touched down back home in the wee hours Monday morning returned being described by a word seldom -- if ever -- used to describe..." November 03

  • Blackhawks D Niklas Hjalmarsson cut after taking puck to face

    CBSSports.com "This is why wearing a visor is a smart decision for players to make. Late in the second period of the Chicago Blackhawks' game in Toronto on Saturday night, defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson went down to block a pass attempt from Morgan Reilly only to have the puck bounce off the stick of Andrew..." November 02

  • Maple Leafs surprise Blackhawks at ACC

    Toronto Star "It might have been a curious decision for Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle to go with James Reimer on Saturday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. But when 19,000 fans are cheering his name at the end of an impressive 45-save performance that backstopped a 3-2 Leafs win, it was the right..." November 02

  • Corey Crawford back for Hawks

    ESPN.com "The Chicago Blackhawks' goaltending situation has returned to normal, with Corey Crawford returning Saturday from a six-game injury absence and Antti Raanta back in his usual backup role. The only issue now for Crawford is to approach Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs as a "normal" night..." November 02

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    #Blackhawks send Scott Darling to Rockford.

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    @SWhyno Crawford is expected to start, yes. Both he and Quenneville said as much yesterday.

  • Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)

    Chicago Tribune "Patrick Sharp scored the winner as the Blackhawks skated to a 5-4 shootout victory over the Senators Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre. Jonathan Toews had two goals and Marian Hossa and Kris Versteeg each added a goal and an assist in regulation. Mark Stone, Clarke MacArthur, Bobby Ryan and..." October 31

  • Veteran Brad Richards has yet to find his niche with Blackhawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brad Richards is a highly accomplished hockey player. He’s won a Stanley Cup and a Conn Smythe Trophy. He’s been an All-Star. He’s been one of the highest-paid players in hockey. But a month into his Blackhawks career, the 34-year-old Richards is almost like a rookie — trying to get his..." October 30

  • Raanta or Darling? Do Blackhawks have backup-goalie controversy?

    CSN Chicago "Antti Raanta can appreciate the increased competition. The Blackhawks’ goaltender already was in one with Corey Crawford, though it’s clear where each falls in the pecking order. Still, they push each other and try to make each other better. Now the competition has been increased, with Scott..." October 30

  • Gibson Stops 38 As Ducks Win In Windy City 1-0

    Anaheim Calling "John Gibson makes 38 stops for his second career shutout and Devante Smith-Pelly scores the game's only goal on a shorthanded breakaway as the Ducks hand Chicago their first regulation home loss of the year. First Period It was a prescient moment on the broadcast when Brian Hayward brought..." October 29

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Corey Crawford said he's "close" to returning. Will make the trip to Canada. Wouldn't rule out the Ottawa game on Thursday. #Blackhawks

  • Blues bounce back, beat Blackhawks

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Searching for any vital signs from his team, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock claimed before Saturday’s game against Chicago that the final tally on the Jumbotron would be of minimal significance. “Regardless of the score tonight, I want to see us play our game and I want to see a lot of good minutes..." October 26

  • F Daniel Carcillo out 2-plus weeks

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo will miss two-plus weeks due to a lower-body injury he suffered during a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, coach Joel Quenneville said after the game. Blues forward T.J. Oshie collided with Carcillo at 5:06 of the third period. Carcillo hit..." October 26

  • Trustworthy Antti Raanta a nice luxury to have

    Chicago Sun-Times "Antti Raanta made his second straight start in goal for the Blackhawks on Thursday, and will be in net again Saturday in St. Louis. A year ago at this time, that might have been a concern. But Raanta has earned his teammates’ trust in his second season — especially after his 32-save shutout of..." October 25

  • James Neal has hat trick in Predators' win over Blackhawks

    Tennessean "James Neal was brought to Nashville to score goals. And score he did in the Predators' 3-2 victory Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena. "You want to do so well and wait for your chances," Neal said. "Everything fell into place tonight." Neal scored three..." October 24

  • Blackhawks' Crawford to miss next two games

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next two games due to an upper-body injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Wednesday. Quenneville said Crawford will not travel with the team to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday and the St. Louis Blues on Saturday...." October 23

  • Raanta stops all 32 shots in season debut as Blackhawks defeat Flyers

    CSN Chicago "Antti Raanta drove to the United Center with Jonathan Toews on Tuesday afternoon. The backup goaltender told the captain he was nervous about Tuesday night, when he was getting his first start of the season in the wake of Corey Crawford’s upper-body injury. Toews had a message for..." October 22

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Per Coach Q, Crawford (upper body) is out for tonight. Status is day-to-day. Raanta gets the start. #CHIvsPHI

  • Toews scores in OT as Blackhawks top Predators

    CSN Chicago "For a while, it was looking like Wednesday night all over again. The Chicago Blackhawks had a ton of shots on Saturday, this time against the Nashville Predators, but not much to show for it. They had a lot of power plays for the second consecutive game — five, after seven on Wednesday — and..." October 19

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    No surprise. Van Riemsdyk in, Rundblad out with Rozsival back. #Blackhawks

  • Hiller thrills with 49 saves, stealing victory for Flames in Chicago

    Calgary Herald "The plan was set before the puck-drop. Karri Ramo on Tuesday against the Nashville Predators. Jonas Hiller vs. the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday. Which, in retrospect, worked out well for the Calgary Flames. Producing a few highlight-reel saves, Ramo backstopped a 3-2 shootout victory..." October 16

  • Blackhawks' Rozsival won't play vs. Flames

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival will not play against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday because of an upper-body injury, coach Joel Quenneville said on Tuesday. Rozsival, who has missed the first two games of the regular season, suffered the injury during the preseason. He..." October 14

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Q said Kris Versteeg is getting close to skating again. His original time frame of recovery hasn't changed. #Blackhawks

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Blackhawks Mashinter clears waivers.