It’s no secret that the Chicago Blackhawks have had a bad year and hopes for the playoffs are long gone. Even though the chance of bringing another Stanley Cup back to the Windy City is over, the Hawks aren’t giving up on their season and are looking for what to improve on in the future.
In today’s Rumor Rundown we look at where Rick Nash might wind up, whether or not Tyson Barrie will remain in Colorado and how Brandon Saad’s disappointing season means he might be considered a salary dump by the Chicago Blackhawks. Rick Nash Immediately following the news that Rick Nash was asked to and submitted his
When the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins (10-1) in their first game of the season back in October, it felt like a collective sigh of relief. After their dreadful showing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs where they were humiliated in a best-of-seven series by the Nashville Predators—when they failed to score more than three goals
After an exceptionally long offseason, there’s less than a month to go until the Chicago Blackhawks’ first game! That’s right, Oct. 5 marks the beginning of the 2017-18 season. Over the last eight years, fans have gotten used to seeing good things from the Hawks. They’ve won three Stanley Cups (2010, 2013, 2015), and made
It was a big decision. It was a controversial decision. It was a risky decision. But for better or for worse, Chicago Blackhawks’ general manager Stan Bowman decided it was worth it to give up Artemi Panarin in favor of Brandon Saad. On June 23, Saad was brought back to the Blackhawks, and Panarin became
The Chicago Blackhawks organization and fan base endured an emotional weekend. The NHL Entry Draft, hosted by Chicago for the first time in history, was supposed to take center stage. For many, it quickly became an afterthought as general manager Stan Bowman made two trades that will re-shape the team’s 2017-18 roster. Blockbuster Trades In
The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Artemi Panarin along with forward Tyler Motte and a 2017 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for forward Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick. This deal comes just minutes after the Blackhawks officially shipped veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for