BLACKHAWKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

What’s on the Blackhawks’ salary cap books for the 2017-18 season?

Before we can start figuring out what next year’s team looks like, let’s run through their current assets and salary cap situation. The Chicago Blackhawks always enter the offseason ready to turn over part of the roster, but this one is a little different. The team is coming off an embarrassing first-round sweep that general manager Stan Bowman called a “complete failure...
Via Second City Hockey
1 hour ago

Bowman: 'There will be change moving forward'

General manager Stan Bowman met the media on Saturday to talk about the Blackhawks failing to live up to playoff expectations. Joel Quenneville also talked.
Via CSN Chicago
17 hours ago

Darling: 'I've shown that I can do it'

Blackhawks backup goalie Scott Darling discusses his mindset heading into the offseason. Darling may be looking for a starting gig in the NHL.
Via CSN Chicago
18 hours ago

Keith on Blackhawks' exit: 'I think it's embarrassing'

Duncan Keith, Patrick Kane Marian Hossa and Corey Crawford talk about the end of the Blackhawks' season during locker room clean out day on Saturday.
Via CSN Chicago
19 hours ago

Bowman: Blackhawks’ Postseason “Unacceptable” (Video)

Stan Bowman brought the honest truth to the floor in his season ending statement. The post Bowman: Blackhawks’ Postseason “Unacceptable” (Video) appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
1 day ago

NHL Playoffs 2017: What the Chicago Blackhawks Did Wrong

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Big Numbers For Blackhawks’ Early Exit

The Chicago Blackhawks delivered big numbers in their earliest-possible swan song. Thursday’s Blackhawks-Predators Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 4 earned 799,000 viewers on NBCSN, up 117% in viewership from Penguins-Rangers last year (368K) and up 52% from Lightning-Red Wings in 2015 (527K). The game had a 0.5 final rating (last year’s comparable figure was not available). [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
1 day ago

Nashville Predators (and their mascot) troll ESPN for picking against them in the first round

The Nashville Predators just completed a first-round sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks that no one saw coming.And by “no one,” we mean ESPN’s panel of NHL playoff prognosticators, who unanimously picked the Blackhawks to beat the Predators.Well after Nashville’s series-clinching win Thursday night, the team’s official Twitter account made sure to remind ESPN of its errant...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for Chicago Blackhawks after shocking first-round playoff sweep by Nashville Predators?

It is incredibly difficult to maintain any sort of sustained success in the salary-capped NHL, but the Chicago Blackhawks have found a way to be a league power since first making the playoffs with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in 2009. They’ve won the Stanley Cup three times since 2010 and have been a “dynasty” in the modern sense of the word and standard bearers for the...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Exit Playoffs With 4-1 Loss to Nashville

The Chicago Blackhawks fall to Nashville 4-1 Thursday night and exit playoffs after disappointing four-game sweep. In a fiercely contested must-win matchup against Nashville Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena, the Chicago Blackhawks’ lofty playoff expectations came crashing down with a bitterly disappointing 4-1 loss to the Predators. The defeat sent the ‘Hawks home with a ...
Via Blackhawk Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews has high praise for Predators after they sweep Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, and they have been eliminated after just four games. The Nashville Predators completed a sweep of Chicago with a convincing 4-1 win on Thursday night.Following a series that was never really close after a 5-0 blowout in Game 2, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said it is “insulting” to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Crawford puts the puck in his own net as Blackhawks get swept

The Chicago Blackhawks were swept out of the playoffs by the Nashville Predators on Thursday night to conclude a wild and unpredictable series. There are plenty of shocking stories to emerge from the four-game set, including the fact that Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne had just as many points (two) as Chicago stars Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.Another topic which will inevitably...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks’ 3 Keys To Game 4 Victory Against Predators

These Stanley Cup Playoffs have not gone as planned for the Chicago Blackhawks. Not many would’ve predicted that the ‘Hawks would be on the verge of getting swept for the first time in the Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews era, but alas that is the unfortunate predicament the Blackhawks find themselves in. Winning Game 4 […] Chicago Blackhawks’ 3 Keys To Game 4 Victory Against...
Via Blackhawk Up
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas Golden Knights to broadcast games in Spanish

When the new Vegas Golden Knights begin their NHL experience this fall, they’ll be ready to reach out to a mostly untapped market to hockey. The Golden Knights will have a weekly game broadcast on the local ESPN Deportes radio affiliate. Owner Bill Foley hopes that the Las Vegas Hispanic community will embrace the sport.The Golden Knights will become just the third NHL team to...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks are using a really dumb slogan for the playoffs

Playoff mottos and slogans are extremely common in the sporting world. In the NHL, they work like clockwork. Every playoff team rushes to start their new slogans and campaigns as soon as the regular season concludes and the hunt for the Stanley Cup begins. As you might expect, most are pretty pedestrian, but some are so bad that we have to write a post poking fun at how bad they...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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