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Blackhawk Up Apr 19, 2019

Alex DeBrincat Joins Patrick Kane For 2019 IIHF MWC

Alex DeBrincat was named to the Team USA preliminary roster for the 2019 IIHF Men’s World Championship tournament. DeBrincat and Blackhawks teammate, Patrick Kane, also played together in last year’s MWC and brought home a bronze medal. DeBrincat had a great showing last year with 9 points (1G, 8A) in 10 games and looks to […] Alex DeBrincat Joins Patrick Kane For 2019 IIHF MWC - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up Apr 18, 2019

Chicago Blackhawks 2018-19 Player Grades: Patrick Kane

For many Chicago Blackhawks fans, it was heartbreaking to see their team miss the playoffs, despite incredible seasons from their top players, like Alex DeBrincat and Jonathan Toews, and the return of Corey Crawford. Patrick Kane’s season, however, was on another level. Patrick Kane battled through adversity at every corner this season. His ability to take over a […] Chicago Blackhawks 2018-19 Player Grades: Patrick Kane - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Apr 18, 2019
DeBrincat will play for Team USA at 2019 World Championship

DeBrincat will play for Team USA at 2019 World Championship

DeBrincat tallied one goal and eight points at last year’s tournament. Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat will play for the United States men’s national team for a second straight year next month at the World Championship, USA Hockey announced Thursday. DeBrincat scored a goal and eight points last year as Team USA won bronze in the tournament. The 21-year-old is coming off his second NHL season where he posted a career-high 41 goals and 76 points for the Blackhawks. His 41 goals were second on the team to Patrick Kane, who will serve as Team USA’s captain for a second straight...
Blackhawk Up Apr 17, 2019

Two Cases Where Early Extensions Can Benefit the Blackhawks

Getting early extensions done for Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome should be at, or near, the top of Stan Bowman’s to-do list this summer. Early extensions can save the Blackhawks money in the long run, which is crucial in the Salary Cap era. Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome currently have one year left on their […] Two Cases Where Early Extensions Can Benefit the Blackhawks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up Apr 16, 2019

Chicago Blackhawks’ Newcomer of The Season: Dylan Strome

The Chicago Blackhawks had many newcomers this year, but none of them made an impact like Dylan Strome. His instant chemistry with former Erie Otters teammate, Alex DeBrincat, and hunger for success made him the Blackhawks’ newcomer of the year. The Blackhawks got the better end of the deal when they sent Nick Schmaltz to […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Newcomer of The Season: Dylan Strome - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up Apr 13, 2019

Chicago Blackhawks 2018-19 Season Player Grades: Alex DeBrincat

There are only a few Chicago Blackhawks who will be getting A’s this season on their player grade. It’s a safe bet that Alex DeBrincat has achieved an A throughout the 2018-19′ season. There is no such thing as the sophomore slump or second-year jitters in DeBrincat’s world. After being a star-studded icon in his […] Chicago Blackhawks 2018-19 Season Player Grades: Alex DeBrincat - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Apr 12, 2019
DeBrincat expected to play at 2019 World Championship, per report

DeBrincat expected to play at 2019 World Championship, per report

The 21-year-old winger scored 41 goals and 76 points this season. Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat is expected to play for the United States men’s national team at the World Championship, reports Scott Powers of The Athletic. DeBrincat tallied 41 goals and 76 points in his second NHL season. The 21-year-old’s 41 goals were second on the team to Patrick Kane. It’ll be DeBrincat’s second straight World Championship appearance. He scored a goal and eight points last year as Team USA won bronze. DeBrincat might not be the only Blackhawks player to suit up for the U.S. at the World...
The Hockey Writers Apr 9, 2019
Blackhawks Optimistic After Another Lost Season

Blackhawks Optimistic After Another Lost Season

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane dazzled once again. Jonathan Toews put together one of his best seasons, and Alex DeBrincat took another step forward. And it didn't matter all that much. Not to them, anyway. The Chicago Blackhawks missed out on the playoffs for... The post Blackhawks Optimistic After Another Lost Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Chicago Tribune Apr 1, 2019

Career seasons from Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Alex DeBrincat and Erik Gustafsson can't will the Blackhawks to the playoffs

Looking back on the Blackhawks season and seeing what Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Alex DeBrincat and Erik Gustafsson have accomplished inspires a bit of awe. And a bit of aw, why aren’t the Hawks better? If somebody had told you in October that future Hall of Famers Kane and Toews would put together...
Second City Hockey Apr 1, 2019
Blackhawks hope to falter Jets on April Fool’s Day

Blackhawks hope to falter Jets on April Fool’s Day

Chicago looks to avoid another season sweep. After getting swept by the Kings, the Blackhawks will look to avoid the same fate against the Jets. The Blackhawks are 0-2-1 this season against Winnipeg, and will look to get their first win Monday at the United Center. In the first three games of the season series, the Blackhawks lost 6-5 on Nov. 29, 6-3 on Dec. 11 and 4-3 in overtime on Dec. 14. Chicago is coming off a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings on Saturday in a game where they had a 2-1 lead. Alex DeBrincat scored his 41st goal this season — tying Patrick Kane for the team lead —...
Chicago Tribune Mar 31, 2019

Alex DeBrincat nets his 41st goal, but the Blackhawks near elimination after losing to the Kings 3-2 in overtime

It wasn’t enough for Alex DeBrincat to score 40 goals. Now he’s gunning to retain his Blackhawks goal-scoring crown as well. DeBrincat’s 41st goal tied him with Patrick Kane for the team lead, but it wasn’t enough to keep the Hawks from a 3-2 overtime loss to the Kings on Saturday night at the...
Second City Hockey Mar 30, 2019
Blackhawks look to avoid sweep by Kings

Blackhawks look to avoid sweep by Kings

Chicago has lost the first two games of the season series. The Blackhawks will try to avoid being swept by the Kings in the season series Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Chicago has dropped the first two games in the season series, 2-1 in a shootout Nov. 16 at the United Center, and 6-3 on March 2 at the Staples Center. The Blackhawks managed to grab two points in a 5-4 win over the Sharks on Thursday behind two goals from Alex DeBrincat, who hit the 40-goal mark in just his second season. Jonathan Toews scored his 33rd this season and tied his career-high for points in a...
Second City Hockey Mar 29, 2019
Blackhawks playoff chase: March 29

Blackhawks playoff chase: March 29

Here’s a look at Chicago’s playoff chances heading into Friday’s games. The Blackhawks have five regular-season games remaining and are trying to return to the Stanley Cup playoffs after a one-year absence. Each day until the Blackhawks are officially eliminated from playoff contention, Second City Hockey will breakdown their chances at a playoff spot. Thursday’s results Alex DeBrincat scored twice to lead the Blackhawks to a 5-4 win over the Sharks in San Jose. Chicago now has 78 points and is five points back of the Avalanche for the second wild card in the Western Conference. The...
Second City Hockey Mar 29, 2019
Morning Bag Skate: 3-29-19

Morning Bag Skate: 3-29-19

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Alex DeBrincat scored two goals to reach the 40-goal mark this season to lead the Blackhawks to a 5-4 win over the Sharks on Thursday at SAP Center in San Jose. The IceHogs are off until Saturday when they host the Grand Rapids Griffins. #Blackhawks prospect Philipp Kurashev had two primary assists in Quebec's 5-4 loss to Halifax in Game 4. Defenseman Jake Ryczek had a primary assist and Alexis Gravel made 29 saves for Halifax.The first-round QMJHL playoff series is tied 2-2.— Cain (@brandonmcain)...
Second City Hockey Mar 29, 2019
Blackhawks leave Sharks sinking in 5-4 victory

Blackhawks leave Sharks sinking in 5-4 victory

Two goals from DeBrincat helped the Hawks deliver the Sharks’ seventh straight loss. The Chicago Blackhawks may not end up in this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, but they were a nemesis for one of its future participants on Thursday night, defeating the San Jose Sharks 5-4. After failing to score more than two goals in the last six games, the Blackhawks opened this game with three goals in the first 11 minutes. Alex DeBrincat opened the scoring with a power play goal just four minutes into the game. Alex DeBrincat scores on the 5-on-3 ... 1-0 #Blackhawks...

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