The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights for future considerations, as reported by Darren Dreger of TSN on Sunday. Kruger was expected to be traded to the Golden Knights as part of the Expansion Draft in exchange for the Blackhawks allowing Vegas to select defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk. While the
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
With the 29th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Chicago Blackhawks Have Selected Henri Jokiharju From the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL. About Henri Jokiharju Jokiharju is a 6 foot, 170 pound right shooting defenseman — a position coveted in the NHL these days. He is originally from Finland and is a naturally gifted puck-mover.
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
According to a report from Elliotte Friedman in his “30 Thoughts” column, Marian Hossa’s career could be cover due to an allergic reaction. The excerpt from Friedman’s article reads as follows: According to several sources, there is a legitimate possibility Hossa has played his final NHL game. (He could not be reached for comment. Neither
To be named the captain of an NHL team is an honor. He is the first to hoist the Stanley Cup after a victory and is often the center of media attention. He is the one who interacts with the refs on the ice and is often the face of the organization. Every team has
The term blockbuster invokes thoughts of Star Wars, Titanic, Avatar and a now-defunct movie rental chain. Originally characterized by productions eliciting large audience responses, today blockbuster is more broadly used to describe high-cost or high-budget productions, sometimes irrespective of their success or popularity. That description seems apt for describing what may be on tap for the
The Chicago Blackhawks always seem prepared. Even when the team looks primed to blow up their team and start over, the Blackhawks find a way around it. Not many teams can trade Dustin Byfuglien, Andrew Ladd, Brandon Saad, among others following Stanley Cup wins and remain competitive. That hasn’t stopped the Blackhawks, though. Finding cheap,
There are reports that the Chicago Blackhawks and Vegas Golden Knights might be working out the final details of a deal that could send both Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger to Vegas in conjunction with the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. TSN’s Frank Seravalli got the ball rolling with a tweet and the word has
TSN senior hockey reporter Frank Seravalli reported on Wednesday that the Chicago Blackhawks are closing in on an agreement that would send Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights as part of the expansion draft process. Seravalli stated an agreement is likely to materialize, but nothing has been finalized at this
Since his debut in the 2015-16 season with the Chicago Blackhawks, Artemi Panarin has caught the eye of many on and off the ice. Often compared to teammate Patrick Kane, there is a lot about the Russian-born star that most of the public doesn’t know. Here are five quick things to know about Artemi Panarin.