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Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Tournament – Training Camp Info

MONTREAL, QC – OCTOBER 10: Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a victory with teammates Patrick Sharp #10 and Jan Rutta #44 against the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 10, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) The annual Traverse City Michigan Prospects Tournament ended this past Tuesday night. The tournament featured prospects from the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, and Carolina Hurricanes. With the tournament ending, the Blackhawks veterans and prospects head to...

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Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Tournament Begins Friday

The Chicago Blackhawks prospects tournament in Traverse City Michigan starts Friday, September 7. The Blackhawks prospects will be defending their 2017 championship title. The annual NHL Prospects tournament is an eight-team event featuring NHL prospects trying to impress their clubs. Many of the prospects are vying for a spot on their team’s opening night roster similar to Alex DeBrincat last year. He led the Blackhawks Prospects to the championship by scoring two goals, including the game-winner in overtime. His play in the tournament and pre-season earned DeBrincat a spot on the Blackhawks 2017-18 roster. Blackhawks Prospects Tournament 2018 There are...

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Puck Drop Preview: 2018-19 Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville yells from the bench during a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks on February 23, 2018, at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Blackhawks won 3-1. (Photo by Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our...

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Chicago Blackhawks Summer of Uncertainty Part Two – Defence

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 05: Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks is congratulated by Duncan Keith #2 after scoring a third period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the season opening game at the United Center on October 5, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Penguins 10-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks defence was a problem much of last season, especially after Corey Crawford went down with an injury in December. Crawford’s level of play before his injury made up for most of the defence’s shortcomings. Once Crawford was lost for the season,...

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