Blackhawks Intend to Match Hjalmarsson Offer Sheet

Chicago must see something in Niklas Hjalmarsson because they’ve elected to match the four year $14 million offer sheet sent his way by the San Jose Sharks. The Blackhawks had seven days to match the offer sheet put forward by the Sharks and announced today that they were planning on it. The Sharks were makingContinue reading “Blackhawks Intend to Match Hjalmarsson Offer Sheet”

Sharks Ink Hjalmarsson with Offer Sheet

The San Jose Sharks have signed restricted free agent Niklas Hjalmarsson, using an offer sheet to sign the former Chicago Blackhawk defenceman to a four year deal worth $14 million. The Blackhawks do have seven days to match the offer. If they don’t match the deal, they’ll receive a first and a third round pickContinue reading “Sharks Ink Hjalmarsson with Offer Sheet”

Chicago Begins Addressing Next Season

It’s been a busy few days in the National Hockey League, to say the least. Teams are preparing for the upcoming season by stripping away valuable roster parts in last-minute bids to prepare for the draft. Awards are being handed out, with Henrik Sedin picking up the Hart and Ryan Miller winning the Vezina. AndContinue reading “Chicago Begins Addressing Next Season”

Chicago and Philly: The Morning After

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s Stanley Cup Finals and the 2009-2010 season has officially ended, the two combatants for the highest prize in the sport have a lot of work to do before the next season gets underway. Before training camps crank open their doors in the fall, the Blackhawks andContinue reading “Chicago and Philly: The Morning After”

Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup. The game-winning goal came in overtime and wasn’t greeted by a red light or significant fanfare, but the image of Patrick Kane celebrating and tossing off his equipment was good enough for the young Blackhawks club. The goal was briefly reviewed and then it was official: theContinue reading “Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup”