Blackhawks: Chicago Signs Colliton to Two-Year Extension

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed head coach Jeremy Colliton to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The deal is a vote of confidence for the young coach, who’ll turn 36 on Wednesday. “As we continue to build on the foundation we have here with this team, we will remain committed to working withContinue reading “Blackhawks: Chicago Signs Colliton to Two-Year Extension”

Blackhawks: Rebuild Adds Context to 2020-2021 Expectations

The Chicago Blackhawks will enter the 2020-2021 season in full rebuild mode, which at this point can mean any number of things. For fans, it likely means that making the playoffs will be a significant overachievement. Patience is in order, notably after the organization put out a letter in October about a focus on youngerContinue reading “Blackhawks: Rebuild Adds Context to 2020-2021 Expectations”

Blackhawks: Yes, Chicago, There Really is a Rebuild

The Chicago Blackhawks are rebuilding. Everyone knows this by now. Tuesday, the franchise released an open letter to fans via their social media account and revealed plans of the rebuild with hopes to ensure a return to “the summit” for an extended period of time in the future. While Chicago won the Stanley Cup inContinue reading “Blackhawks: Yes, Chicago, There Really is a Rebuild”

Blackhawks: A Year After Quenneville, Chicago’s Scraping the Bottom

It’s been a year since the Chicago Blackhawks fired Joel Quenneville and hired Jeremy Colliton to take over as head coach. The change was greeted as a changing of the entire methodology of the Blackhawks, with the 33-year-old the harbinger of renewal and refurbishment. So, how’s that working out? The Blackhawks, not to put tooContinue reading “Blackhawks: A Year After Quenneville, Chicago’s Scraping the Bottom”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

After missing the playoffs for a second consecutive season, the Chicago Blackhawks have gone back to the well – so to speak. They have spent the off-season shoring up some considerable positional depth, adding goaltending, defence and some more stroke at the forward position. “The bigger difference now is we have a full roster ofContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks”