Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency Update

Patrick Sharp agreed to a one-year deal with the Blackhawks. His contract has a base of $800,000 and a $200,000 games played bonus, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported. Sharp was part of the Blackhawks 2010, 2013 and 2015 Stanley Cup championship victories. He had 239 goals and 272 assists in 679 regular-season games and 47 goals and... Continue Reading →

Chicago Blackhawks Draft Recap

The Chicago Blackhawks drafted defenseman Henri Jokiharju with the 29th overall pick of the NHL draft at the United Center on Friday. Jokiharju is a right-handed defenseman who played last season with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL. He had nine goals and 39 assists in 71 games. He had been ranked No. 21 by ESPN, 29 by... Continue Reading →

Chicago Blackhawks traded away two key members of their core

Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman promised change in April after his team was swept in the playoffs, and Bowman is keeping his promise. In about the span of 8 minutes on Friday, the Blackhawks traded away two key members of their core. Blackhawks made two draft-day trades Friday, trading defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin in... Continue Reading →

Chicago Blackhawks trade Niklas Hjalmarsson to Arizona

The Chicago Blackhawks traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Coyotes in exchange for defensemen Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin. Hjalmarsson is 30 years old has played his entire ten-year career with Chicago and was a member of three Stanley Cup champion teams. In 623 career games, he has scored 23 goals and notched 120 assists.... Continue Reading →

Chicago Blackhawks lose defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Golden Knights

Defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights from the Chicago Blackhawks in the expansion draft. TVR had 16 points in 58 games last season for the Blackhawks. Van Riemsdyk has one year remaining on a two-year deal and has a cap hit of $825,000. This past season, injuries limited van Riemsdyk to just... Continue Reading →

Marian Hossa will not play in the NHL next season

The Chicago Blackhawks and Marian Hossa announced Wednesday that he will not be playing the 2017-18 season due to a skin disorder. Hossa has been undergoing treatment for the skin disorder for the last few years, as well as the side effects of the medication he needs to treat it. "Over the course of the last... Continue Reading →

The Chicago Blackhawks release their expansion draft protected list

The list of players who will be protected for the expansion draft to the Vegas Golden Knights has officially been released to the public. Chicago Blackhawks will protect seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie. The forwards that the Blackhawks will protect are Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Artem Anisimov, Ryan Hartman, Rickard Panik and... Continue Reading →

REPORT: Chicago Blackhawks Sign Czech Defenseman Jan Rutta

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed 26-year-old free-agent defenseman Jan Rutta. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun was the first to report the signing. Rutta turns 27 in July and has spent the last four seasons playing for the Pirati Chomutov in the Czech Extraliga. He was second among Czech Extraliga defensemen in this past season. Rutta had 32 points, which included... Continue Reading →

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