Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Late Night Flashbacks

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Good Morning Chicago Blackhawks fans! Blackhawks season is one day off, and we are all set to cover them yet exciting season here in Blackhawk Up.

Chicago Blackhawks Jersey have been a real game since April 25, but they are now one day away from their first game of the day of the game # 7 loss at St. Louis Blues team that they are facing off against Wednesday night.

However, last night was an all nighter watching the Chicago Cubs play an exciting extra inning game, which of course started late, because the game was on the west coast.

The game gave me plenty of flashbacks Chicago Blackhawks playoff games in recent years, going past regulation and into the early morning means tons of coffee in the morning. The only bright spot for me this week, that I'm on vacation this week, unlike during the week Blackhawks playoff run.

The game resembled a thrilling overtime game of the past Blackhawks late in the second heroics and going to play a video review. It was all that really has me excited Blackhawks season, even if they do not like Alexandre Fortin roster.

There will be a lot of young people in the roster to start the season, and the Hawks need one of them to really step up their order Joel Quenneville will not ruin his familiar lines such as Patrick Kane Jersey aligned Bread man and Artem Anisimov.

It all starts tomorrow, and it can not start too early !!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Family matters: Why Brian Campbell gave Blackhawks steep discount to return

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Brian Campbell asked his 3-year-old daughter Harper a question: "What is your favorite hockey team"

There was a moment of silence as Harper looked around the dining room of the family home in Western Springs, aware that all eyes were on her.

Again Campbell asked: "What team do you like?"

A smile appeared on the face of Harper.

"The Blackhawks Jersey!" He said with a dose of excitement.

Campbell asked a follow-up question: "Do you want to return to Florida"

The smile disappeared. Substitution was an expression of disgust as if someone was trying to feed their vegetables.

"No," he said softly, and then resumed playing with plasticine.

Campbell played for the Panthers the last five seasons, but the native of London, Ontario, actually never left Chicago.

He had met his wife, Lauren, born in Burr Ridge, in 2009 and his family is here. They had built a life and do not want to give it up, even after the Hawks traded him for salary cap reasons after three seasons in 2011.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Niklas Hjalmarsson suspended for preseason, opener for charging

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NEW YORK - Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson was suspended for the rest of the preseason and regular season game against St. Louis Blues to charge forward Ty Rattie.

Hjalmarsson lose $ 22,777.78 in salary, which goes to the Emergency Assistance Fund of the players. Department of the NHL Player Safety announced Monday punishment.

The success of Hjalmarsson on Rattie occurred at 18:55 of the third period 4-0 exhibition victory in Chicago on Saturday. Hjalmarsson received a match penalty for an illegal head control.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Duncan Keith Jersey has been deemed unlikely to play in many, if any, the Blackhawks game preseason, when training camp opened. As of now, it does not look like it will be in the first few.

Keith probably will not play in the first four preseason games Blackhawks assistant coach Kevin Dineen said following the training camp sessions Monday. Whether or not Keith will play at all, which is still in the air.

"That's a question Dunc and medical staff, Stan [Bowman] Joel [Quenneville], we will all come to this. I foresee certainly in these first four games. I would say it will not happen" Dineen said. "We'll let him continue to make progress on his schedule he is now."

Keith attended a practice every day, but not in one of the scrimmages. The assistant coach Mike Kitchen said Keith asked to skate in the second team training every day - each session is approximately 20-25 minutes - but the Blackhawks Jersey have said no. From now on, both Dineen and Figure Kitchen Keith will be ready for the regular season opens but the Blackhawks will continue to be cautious with him.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Strong camp helps Alexandre Fortin earn 3-year deal with Blackhawks

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Even when he was bypassed in two consecutive projects in the NHL, Alexandre Fortin Jersey never wavered in his belief that he could play professional hockey.

On Sunday, this belief became reality when the Blackhawks signed the 19-year-old forward from Laval, Quebec, to a three-year entry-level contract.

"I have to thank the Chicago Blackhawks - this is the first team that really believed in me, it's great," said Fortin. "I know what I can do on the ice."

He said not to be written was "mentally difficult, but ... I know what I'm capable of, so I showed."

After Fortin scored 19 goals and added 24 assists in 54 regular season games with Rouyn-Noranda of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season, the Hawks invited free agent prospect camp, where it is fairly skill to be added to the training camp of the alignment.

"I wanted to come here and prove who I am," he said. "I was always rather low profile and now I have what I wanted and it's perfect."

"He got a contract," said Hawks assistant coach Mike Kitchen. "From the beginning, he stepped up and played. He has been very consistent in all scrimmage (and) it was a threat to score. I think he did a great job (and) it is ideal for 'organization."

Due to age restrictions, if Fortin does not make the Hawks list - and it is more than likely it will not - it will return to the QMJHL for further development.

"I like his willingness to learn," said assistant coach Kevin Dineen. "He is an intelligent brain child with a beautiful offensive skill set that he was able to show here at the beginning. It is off to a real good start and he worked his way to try to find a place in one of our exhibition games. "

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Chicago Blackhawks’ biggest storylines entering training camp

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Chicago Blackhawks open training camp Friday, which means that the 2016-17 season is just around the corner. After another offseason of major changes in Chicago, the team is dipping its toes into the youth movement with the season just a few weeks away.

There are still many big questions for the Hawks to answer the following active offseason. Other than a dozen guys who are locks to make the roster, uncertainty fills the rest of the list. There are always educated guesses, but that is when the players actually consolidate its spots. Expect the younger group than Joel Quenneville has rolled in years.

With so much to be decided during the camp, even with a few big names still in Toronto at the World Cup of Hockey, it should be an interesting few weeks for those of us who follow the Hawks. Here are some key matter that we supervise.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

'Very content' Artemi Panarin in contract talks with Blackhawks

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He currently plays for the Russian team at the World Cup of Hockey, Artemi Panarin Jersey is not concerning himself with thoughts of signing a new contract with the Blackhawks.

That, Panarin, who is leaving to agent Tom Lynn said.

On Tuesday, Lynn confirmed it has had talks with Hawks general manager Stan Bowman on a contract extension for Calder Trophy winner reigning as the top rookie in the NHL.

Panarin is entering the second season of a two-year contract entry level leading to a base salary of $ 812,500. However, the striker also earned approximately $ 2.6 million in bonds to eliminate 30 goals along with 47 assists while playing in the same line with Patrick Kane. If Panarin is not signed before or during this season, it will become a restricted free agent.

After the victory of the Russian team 4-3 victory over Team North America on Monday night in Toronto, Panarin said he is leaving his agent to handle his contract situation.