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Last Word on Hockey Jun 2, 2019
NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, and Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, and Philadelphia Flyers

With the Stanley Cup Final being played, there are 29 other teams who are trying to determine what to do to make themselves better. There's plenty of NHL rumours to go around and we will touch on some here. In this article, we will cover NHL rumours with the Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, and the Philadelphia Flyers. What will each team be up to in shaping their rosters? Their goal will be to be included in playing for the coveted Stanley Cup next year. NHL Rumours Chicago Blackhawks Rumour: The Chicago Blackhawks seem motivated to shop centre Artem Anisimov due to his contract and the...
The Hockey Writers Jun 1, 2019

NHL Rumors: Anisimov, Hakstol, Trade Talk, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of Chicago regarding Artem Anisimov, speculation that the Edmonton Oilers might be adding an assistant coach that used to be with the Philadelphia Flyers, and there is plenty of talk when it comes to offer sheets for restricted free agents and players who might be receiving […] The post NHL Rumors: Anisimov, Hakstol, Trade Talk, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Second City Hockey May 26, 2019
Blackhawks’ Artem Anisimov scores as Russia wins bronze at 2019 World Championship

Blackhawks’ Artem Anisimov scores as Russia wins bronze at 2019 World Championship

Chicago prospect Dominik Kubalik tallied a goal for the Czech Republic in the loss. Blackhawks forward Artem Anisimov scored a goal in regulation during Russia’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Czech Republic and prospect Dominik Kubalik to win the bronze-medal game Sunday in Bratislava, Slovakia. Anisimov’s tallied the game-tying goal just 39 seconds into the second period when his shot deflected off Philadelphia’s Radko Gudas and through Czech goaltender Simon Hrubec’s five-hole. Anisimov, 2-2 in the first minute of the second period. #IIHFWorlds pic.twitter.com/4htgFyBH7w—...
Second City Hockey May 26, 2019
2019 World Championship: Medal day schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: Medal day schedule, TV, game thread

Five Blackhawks, including two prospects, will be competing in medal games. The Blackhawks will have five players, including two prospects, playing in medal games Sunday at the World Championship in Slovakia. The day starts with the bronze-medal game between forward Artem Anisimov and Russia against prospect Dominik Kubalik and the Czech Republic. Anisimov has three goals and five points. The 23-year-old Kubalik is one the Czechs young stars with five goals and 11 points. The gold-medal game will see forward Dylan Strome and Canada facing off against Finland, who have defenseman Henri...
Second City Hockey May 25, 2019
Blackhawks prospect Kevin Lankinen sends Finland to gold-medal game vs. Canada

Blackhawks prospect Kevin Lankinen sends Finland to gold-medal game vs. Canada

Henri Jokiharju and Kevin Lankinen will face Dylan Strome for gold. Blackhawks defenseman Henri Jokiharju and goalie prospect Kevin Lankinen will suit up for Finland against forward Dylan Strome and Canada in the gold-medal game at the World Championship on Sunday in Slovakia. Lankinen recorded a 32-save shutout and former Chicago prospect Marko Anttila (2004 ninth rounder) scored the game-winning goal in Finland’s 1-0 win over Russia and Artem Anisimov in the semifinals. Jokiharju’s shot from the point bounced off defenseman Nikita Zaitsev’s leg, and Anttila grabbed the rebound and...
Second City Hockey May 25, 2019
2019 World Championship: Semifinals schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: Semifinals schedule, TV, game thread

Five Blackhawks players, including two prospects will compete for a spot in the gold-medal game. The Blackhawks will have three players and two prospects competing Saturday in the semifinals at the World Championship at Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia. With players on all four teams, the Blackhawks are guaranteed to be on each level of the podium. Finland is the lone team with two Blackhawks representatives with defenseman Henri Jokiharju and goalie prospect Kevin Lankinen. Jokiharju and Lankinen will meet forward Artem Anisimov and Russia in the first semifinal. The...
Second City Hockey May 23, 2019
2019 World Championship: 3 Blackhawks, 2 prospects advance to semifinals

2019 World Championship: 3 Blackhawks, 2 prospects advance to semifinals

Kevin Lankinen had an assist and 14 saves as Finland ended Sweden’s three-peat bid. The Blackhawks will have three players and two prospects competing in the semifinals of the World Championship on Saturday in Bratislava, Slovakia. Defenseman Henri Jokiharju and goalie prospect Kevin Lankinen and No. 4 seed Finland will face top-seeded Russia and forward Artem Anisimov in one semifinal. The other semifinal will see forward Dylan Strome and No. 2 seed Canada take on forward prospect Dominik Kubalik and No. 3 Czech Republic. Thursday’s quarterfinal results Finland 5, Sweden 4...
Second City Hockey May 23, 2019
2019 World Championship: Quarterfinals schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: Quarterfinals schedule, TV, game thread

Eight Blackhawks players and three prospects will be in action. There will be eight Blackhawks players and three prospects competing in the quarterfinal round Thursday at the World Championship in Slovakia. The winners will advance to Saturday’s semifinals, when the matchups will be determined by seeds instead of a traditional bracket. The top-seeded semifinalist will play the lowest-seeded one, and the other two teams will face off for a spot in the gold-medal game. The day opens with the Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane (United States) taking on Artem Anisimov (Russia). The other early...
Second City Hockey May 21, 2019
Blackhawks’ Artem Anisimov scores as Russia wins Group B

Blackhawks’ Artem Anisimov scores as Russia wins Group B

Dominik Kahun and Dominik Kubalik both score for their respective teams. Each day throughout the World Championship tournament in Slovakia, Second City Hockey will provide updates on how the Blackhawks players and prospects are performing. For more coverage on the tournament, visit secondcityhockey.com/world-championship-2019. Russia 7, Sweden 3 Artem Anisimov scored third tournament goal for Russia in a 7-3 blowout victory over Sweden to win Group B. He had five points in the preliminary round. Artyom Anisimov ties the game 1-1 for @russiahockey_en with @Trekronorse at #IIHFWorlds...
Second City Hockey May 21, 2019
What is Artem Anisimov’s future with Blackhawks?

What is Artem Anisimov’s future with Blackhawks?

The center lost his spot on the second line and could be on his way out of Chicago this summer. Second City Hockey continues our Blackhawks 2018-19 season recap on the forwards with center Artem Anisimov. Anisimov lost his role as the Blackhawks’ second-line center when the team acquired Dylan Strome in November. Still, Anisimov’s presence as a middle-six center has continued largely on the third line this season. He added 15 goals and 22 assists this season, but the team may be better without him. Anisimov as a Blackhawk Anisimov had a complex season. Despite his lowest goal total with...
Blackhawk Up May 20, 2019

Why the Blackhawks Should Trade Artem Anisimov

Artem Anisimov has been the subject of trade talks a lot lately and for good reason. His production doesn’t justify his contract and he’s not getting any younger. This season, Anisimov often found himself bouncing between the 3rd line and 4th line. It’s not that he’s necessarily a bad player, but his production has declined […] Why the Blackhawks Should Trade Artem Anisimov - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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