As the hours, then the minutes before the NHL Trade Deadline ticked away, Hawks fans everywhere were getting more and more uneasy. “Would General Manager Stan Bowman make a move?” “The Hawks have so many holes…they need at least a defenseman and a center.”
With 18 games remaining the regular season, it’s safe to say the Blackhawks have lacked consistency this year.
One hockey expert thinks the ‘Hawks could be in line to make some moves before the looming trade deadline.
When it comes to his bad back, looks like the ball is no longer in Derrick Rose’s court. That’s a good thing.
The Blackhawks need to make some moves, but one of those moves should NOT include firing head coach Joel Quenneville.
In the midst of an eight-game losing streak, grumblings about the Blackhawks head coach’s job security have begun to surface.
This Blackhawks’ slump is serious business and while the team will eventually come out of it, the scars being raised will likely have an impact come playoff time.
Stan Bowman isn’t the kind of GM that panics.
Shortly after signing general manager Stan Bowman to a three-year contract extension, the Blackhawks set their 23-man roster for the season opener Friday.
The Blackhawks have given vice president and general manager Stan Bowman a three-year contract extension.
The Blackhawks and goaltender Ray Emery agreed to a one-year deal Monday, while Alexander Salak was assigned to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
When Patrick Kane underwent wrist surgery July 19, the team doctor said he would have “a full return to activity” in six to eight weeks, which meant the winger was expected to be back in time for training camp.
Patrick Sharp has agreed to a five-year extension with the Blackhawks, the team announced Wednesday.
The Blackhawks named Ted Dent head coach of the Rockford Ice Hogs Wednesday. Dent was previously an assistant coach for the team.
One of the major criticisms of the Chicago Blackhawks last season was a lack of grit and toughness, especially among the defenseman. And judging by the free agent signings of general manager Stan Bowman, that need has been addressed.
On Wednesday, the Chicago Blackhawks sent a seventh round pick to the Buffalo Sabres for the negotiating rights to defenseman Steve Montador.
Apparently there is disappointment building among Blackhawks players as more and more members of the 2009-10 Stanley Cup-winning team leave Chicago.
For being such an important part of rebuilding the Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Kane’s name has been thrown out as potential trade bait by fans, and even some members of the media, on a surprisingly regular basis.
Handcuffed by the salary cap after winning the Stanley Cup, general manager Stan Bowman was limited in what he could do to improve the team heading into the following season. As a result, the 2010 and 2011 versions of the Blackhawks looked drastically different.
Since their season ended, the Blackhawks have made a few newsworthy organizational moves, most of which involved the front office. Other than signing Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks haven’t really started securing their roster for next season.