Blackhawks: Quenneville Out as Youth Movement Hits Behind the Bench

As the news broke earlier Tuesday that Joel Quenneville was out as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, reaction was swift. “I think there’s a lot of different emotions that you kind of go through when something like that happens,” said forward Patrick Kane. “It was a tough day for everyone.” “He means the worldContinue reading “Blackhawks: Quenneville Out as Youth Movement Hits Behind the Bench”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are going through changes. The club was swept out of the playoffs by the Nashville Predators in the first round last season and that wasn’t going to stand. Chicago made two big trades in late June just ahead of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Niklas Hjalmarsson was traded to the Coyotes forContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

In their 90th NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks entered the fray as defending Stanley Cup champs. They entered 2015-2016 with a number of changes and made the best of it with the departure of key players like Brandon Saad and Patrick Sharp. The acquisition of Artem Anisimov in the Saad trade seemed to mitigate things.Continue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks”

Wisniewski Suspended Eight Games

The National Hockey League has sent a message to James Wisniewski by suspending him for eight games following his hit on Chicago’s Brent Seabrook. The suspension is the longest one of this season and can be viewed as the NHL making an example out of Wisniewski. The Anaheim Duck defenceman apologized for the hit butContinue reading “Wisniewski Suspended Eight Games”