1. Could Mike Modano Be Contemplating a Return to the NHL?

    Ten months ago, one of the greatest American hockey players, Mike Modano , announced his retirement. He signed a one-day deal with the Dallas Stars so that he could retire a Star...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 2 years ago 954 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Free Agency: Blackhawks and Others Offer Zach Parise $100 Million Contract

    According to Rich Chere of the Newark Star-Ledger (h/t nj.com), the Chicago Blackhawks , Minnesota Wild , Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins have offered unrestricted ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 2 years ago 9,066 reads 36 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks in Need of a Shake-Up as NHL Season Enters the Second Half

    It has been a tough season for Chicago Blackhawks , to say the least, and as they sit headed into the All-Star break this team just doesn't seem right...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about over 3 years ago 335 reads 2 comments

  4. Fernando Pisani Paying Dividends for Chicago Blackhawks

    During the NHL offseason, while the Blackhawks players were celebrating their Stanley Cup championship Stan Bowman and Blackhawks management were at work trying to remedy their salary cap situation...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about over 3 years ago 459 reads 2 comments

  5. Tomas Kopecky Proving To Be a Pivotal Player on the Chicago Blackhawks' Top Line

    Two weeks ago if you had told me that Tomas Kopecky would be second on the Chicago Blackhawks in points and tied for first in plus minus I would have said that you were crazy ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about almost 4 years ago 723 reads 3 comments

  6. Igor Makarov Eyes Roster Spot as Other Chicago Blackhawks Struggle

    It has been a long time coming, but it looks as though former second-round pick Igor Makarov is ready to make the jump from Russia to the NHL...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about almost 4 years ago 772 reads 3 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks Sign Ryan Potulny and Create More Roster Questions

    As reported by many media outlets and now confirmed, the Chicago Blackhawks have signed 26-year-old forward Ryan Potulny to a one-year, two-way deal worth $500,000...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 939 reads 15 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks Expected To Sign Prospect Brandon Pirri

    With the news of Cristobal Huet agreeing to play in the Swiss league next season, there has been little talk of the rumor surrounding 'Hawks' prospect Brandon Pirri...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 1,235 reads 8 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks Re-Sign Defenseman Jordan Hendry

    The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed defenseman Jordan Hendry to a one-year deal worth $600,000. Hendry, 26, appeared in a career high 43 games with the Blackhawks, posting eight points and a plus-minus rating of five...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 847 reads 4 comments

  10. Tim Kennedy an Option For The Chicago Blackhawks Third Line?

    Now that the Antti Niemi is over and Marty Turco is officially the Chicago Blackhawks starting goaltender, the 'Hawks can now shift their focus to filling out the rest of the roster...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 1,088 reads 4 comments

  11. Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Jeremy Morin Impressing Many at USA Camp

    When the Chicago Blackhawks traded away Dustin Byfuglien, Brent Sopel, and Ben Eager to the Atlanta Thrashers, the key player the 'Hawks received in exchange for that group was Thrashers former second round pick Jeremy Morin...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 1,094 reads 1 comments

  12. Five Teams That Could Challenge The Chicago Blackhawks In The West

    It was a wild ride for the Chicago Blackhawks and their fans as they captured their first Stanley Cup in 49 years. However, after winning the cup, Hawks brass had to part ways with many fan favorites and integral parts of their championship team...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 2,741 reads 12 comments

  13. Is Keeping Antti Niemi the Right Decision for the Chicago Blackhawks?

    Speculation surrounding whether the Chicago Blackhawks will accept the arbitration award given to Stanley Cup winning goaltender Antti Niemi has run rampant since Saturday afternoon...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 958 reads 3 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs Trade Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot To Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Chicago Cubs made an unsurprising move at today's trade deadline shipping starting pitcher Ted Lilly and infielder Ryan Theriot to the Los Angeles Dodgers for infielder Blake DeWitt and minor league pitchers Brett Wallach and Kyle Smit...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 1,757 reads 1 comments

  15. MLB Trade Deadline: San Diego Padres Acquire Outfielder Ryan Ludwick

    The San Diego Padres continued to make moves to improve their offense by going out and acquiring St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Ryan Ludwick in a three-team trade...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 978 reads 4 comments

  16. San Diego Padres Fans Less Than Thrilled About Trade for Miguel Tejada

    Yesterday the San Diego Padres made a deal with the Baltimore Orioles acquiring infielder Miguel Tejada for right handed pitching prospect Wynn Pelzer. Tejada, 36, has had an average year with the last place Orioles batting ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 980 reads 1 comments

  17. Ivan Vishnevskiy: The Forgotten Option on the Chicago Blackhawks Blue-Line

    Coming out of the Chicago Blackhawks prospect camp, many have been talking about how strong the Blackhawks defensive prospect depth is and that the likes of Shawn Lalonde, Ryan Stanton, ...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 2,465 reads 5 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks Sign Bryan Bickell To Three Year Deal

    The Chicago Blackhawks continued to make news as they signed restricted free agent forward Bryan Bickell to a three year deal worth and estimated $1.625 million, a cap hit of about $542,000...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 261 reads 4 comments

  19. Marty Reasoner Trade Doesn't Solve Chicago Blackhawks Cap Problems

    The summer of Chicago Blackhawks trades continued today as the 'Hawks dealt Marty Reasoner, acquired in the Dustin Byfuglien trade, to the Florida Panthers for forward Jeff Taffe...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 896 reads 1 comments

  20. Chicago Blackhawks Resign Restricted Free Agent Jack Skille

    A day after the Chicago Blackhawks resigned former second round pick Igor Makarov to a new deal, the 'Hawks were at it again today signing former 2005 first round pick, seventh overall, Jack Skille...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 926 reads 4 comments

  21. NHL Free Agents 2010: Prospect Igor Makarov Signs with Chicago Blackhawks

    With much of the talk surrounding the Chicago Blackhawks being about the Antti Niemi contract negotiations and trade rumors, it was a bit of a shock when it was discovered that the 'Hawks had signed prospect Igor Makarov...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 2,839 reads 11 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks To Match Offer Sheet For Niklas Hjalmarsson

    At the end of the Chicago Blackhawks prospect camp 'Hawks general manager Stan Bowman addressed the media and let it be known that they will match the San Jose Sharks offer sheet extended to Niklas Hjalmarsson...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 594 reads 6 comments

  23. Niklas Hjalmarsson Signs San Jose Sharks Offer Sheet: Will Blackhawks Match?

    It seems as though the pain just keeps on coming for the Chicago Blackhawks, as the San Jose Sharks have signed second pairing defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to an offer sheet...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 227 reads 10 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks Draftee Profile: Kevin Hayes

    Going into the 2010 NHL entry draft the Chicago Blackhawks had two picks in the first round, 24th overall and 30th overall...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 1,331 reads 6 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Profile: Jeremy Morin

    Since the start of the 2009-2010 year Chicago Blackhawks fans were anticipating that their team would need to move a massive amount of salary at the end of the season...

    Michael Wagner Written by Michael Wagner about 4 years ago 2,250 reads 11 comments