Category: Chicago Blackhawks
Report: NHL salary cap expected to increase sharply in next few years
Photo by Chris Kohley/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After years of stability, it’s may be headed back up. The Chicago Blackhawks could be in a fortuitous financial situation in just a few years. According to a joint report from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman and Rory Boyle...Read more
Nowhere Generation: Blackhawks vs. Blues preseason preview
Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Hockey’s back! (kinda) The Chicago Blackhawks will take the United Center ice for the first time in five months on Tuesday night when they welcome the St. Louis Blues to the United Center to open their 2022 NHL preseason slate...Read more
Will Senators' defence be good enough to meet heightened team expectations?
The Ottawa Senators got a ton of off-season attention for their additions at forward and in goal, but the big question for them is if the defence can hold up. Adam Vingan takes a look at Ottawa's blue line.Read more
Jake McCabe Undergoes Surgery
Sep 23: When training camp started this week and McCabe was on the ice, it was a surprising sight given how recently the team announced he had surgery. Turns out, McCabe actually had that surgery six weeks ago, so he is already halfway through his recovery according to Tracey Myers of NHL.com. Sep 1...Read more
NHL Rumors: Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews on the offseason of trade rumors
doesn’t read much into the trade rumors : Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said yesterday that there hasn’t been much going on at all. “You pay attention to it a little bit at first, and then you kind of just block it out,” Kane said. “I think a lot of the rumors are just rumors. Kane knows...Read more
Blackhawks' Patrick Kane chalks up trade speculation as 'just rumours'
While may have had a relatively quiet summer, there was a lot of talk surrounding the superstar's future. Kane is entering the final season of his eight-year contract carrying a $ million average annual value. The 2016 Hart and Art Ross Trophy winner spoke to the media Thursday during the opening...Read more
Jets, Rangers, Blackhawks pose with 'Back to Hockey' signs
It's back to the hockey rink for NHL teams, so the Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks pulled out the "Back to Hockey" chalkboards.Read more
What to watch as Blackhawks open training camp
Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images A new season is upon us. The Chicago Blackhawks open training camp on Thursday ahead of the 2022-23 NHL season and, well ... it’s hard to think of a season in recent memory with lower expectations than this...Read more
Musings on Madison, Episode 96 — Top 25 Under 25 recap, preseason thoughts
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The crew returns for some preseason chatter after a long summer away. Welcome to Episode 96 of Musings on Madison, here on the Second City Hockey podcast network, your weekly destination for a roundup of all things involving the Chicago Bl...Read more
2022 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Frank Nazar leads the pack at 1
Chicago Blackhawks prospect Frank Nazar skates in action during Chicago Blackhawks Development Camp | Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The No. 13 overall pick from the 2022 NHL Draft could be a steal for Chicago Second City Hockey’s 2022-23 preseason Bl...Read more
Blackhawks Projected Lines & Pairings Headed Into Training Camp
The start training camp practices on Thursday, Sept. 22. To them, training camp is an opportunity for a clean slate and a fresh start. I plan to revisit this and re-evaluate after training camp and before the regular season as well. If Vlasic has a strong training camp, I think he has an excellen...Read more
Winnipeg Jets 2022-23 Opponent Preview: St. Louis Blues
In 2022-23, the Winnipeg Jets have 26 tilts against fellow Central Division teams — four games apiece against the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues and three games apiece against the Arizona Coyotes and Dallas Stars. St. Louis versus Winnipe...Read more
Winnipeg Jets 2022-23 Opponent Preview: Colorado Avalanche
In 2022-23, the Winnipeg Jets have 26 tilts against fellow Central Division teams — four games apiece against the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues…Read more
Everything to know about the Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase
Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Blackhawks are hosting the event this year. The Chicago Blackhawks are hosting the 2022 Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase this year, with all events happening at Fifth Third Arena, the team’s practice facilities. The ev...Read more
2022 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Taylor Raddysh debuts at 5
Photo by Chris Kohley/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The second-year winger lands at 5. Second City Hockey’s 2022-23 preseason Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 series ranks the organization’s top 25 players under the age of 25 by Oct. 1, 2022. The rankings are determined by a co...Read more
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