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Blackhawk Up Jul 1, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Sign Cam Ward, Chris Kunitz, Brandon Manning

The Chicago Blackhawks signed veterans Cam Ward, Chris Kunitz and Brandon Manning on Sunday as free agency opened up The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the 2018 free agency period by signing three different veterans: goaltender Cam Ward, forward Chris Kunitz and defenseman Brandon Manning. While they are not in the running for many of the […] Chicago Blackhawks Sign Cam Ward, Chris Kunitz, Brandon Manning - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Jul 1, 2018
Hawks sign Kunitz, Manning, Ward

Hawks sign Kunitz, Manning, Ward

The Blackhawks added a trio of players Sunday morning. As soon as free agency opened Sunday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a trio of moves, signing forward Chris Kunitz and goaltender Cam Ward to one-year contracts while also adding defenseman Brandon Manning to a two-year contract. Ward, 34, will earn $3 million and have a no-trade clause with his contract, reports Bob McKenzie of TSN. Kunitz, who turns 39 in September, will earn $1 million, while Manning will receive more than $2 million, reports Scott Powers of The Athletic. Ward, who has played all 13 seasons of his NHL career with...
Chicago Tribune Jul 1, 2018

Blackhawks sign goalie Cam Ward, forward Chris Kunitz and defenseman Brandon Manning in free agency moves

The Blackhawks announced three modest free-agent signings Sunday as they began the process of finding the right roster mix to catapult them back into the playoffs. Goalie Cam Ward and forward Chris Kunitz signed one-year deals while defenseman Brandon Manning received a two-year contract. Ward's...
Sportsnet.ca Jul 1, 2018
Blackhawks sign forward Chris Kunitz to one-year deal

Blackhawks sign forward Chris Kunitz to one-year deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed forward Chris Kunitz to a one-year deal, the team announced on Sunday. The post Valeri Nichushkin returns to NHL, Stars on two-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Jul 1, 2018
Chicago Blackhawks Sign Chris Kunitz

Chicago Blackhawks Sign Chris Kunitz

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed unrestricted free agent forward Chris Kunitz to a one-year deal. Financial terms have not yet been released. Cam Ward 1 year $3M to Blackhawks, who also signed Chris Kunitz to 1-year deal and Brandon Manning to 2-year deal. — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) July 1, 2018 Chris Kunitz Signs with the Chicago Blackhawks Over his 14-year NHL career, Kunitz has played for the Anaheim Ducks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Atlanta Thrashers, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He has put up 263 goals and 346 assists for 609 career points in 966 career NHL games. As an undrafted free agent,...
Second City Hockey Jul 1, 2018
Report: Blackhawks “pursuing” Kunitz

Report: Blackhawks “pursuing” Kunitz

The 38-year-old LW has played nearly 1,000 NHL games According to Michael Russo of The Athletic, the Chicago Blackhawks are reportedly pursuing free agent LW Chris Kunitz, a 15-year veteran who spent the last NHL season with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kunitz, 38, has played 966 career games, the majority of those with the Pittsburgh Penguins, which included all three of Pittsburgh’s Stanley Cup victories. Kunitz was also on the Anaheim Ducks when they won the Stanley Cup in 2007. While playing for Tampa last season, Kunitz appeared in all 82 regular season games with 13 goals and 16...

Chris Kunitz return to Pittsburgh unlikely to work out

This week has been good for former Penguin Chris Kunitz.
The Hockey Writers Jun 25, 2018

NHL Rumors: Kunitz, Stastny, Thornton, More

In today’s rumor rundown, Chris Kunitz and Rick Nash might be going back to familiar places, James Neal and David Perron want big money and Carter Hutton is a popular option in goal for a number of teams. Kunitz Returning to Pittsburgh? There is a report by Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, that the Pittsburgh […] The post NHL Rumors: Kunitz, Stastny, Thornton, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Jun 25, 2018
The Penguins should just say no to Chris Kunitz in 2018

The Penguins should just say no to Chris Kunitz in 2018

The time has come and gone for usefulness Last week, Tampa general manager Steve Yzerman announced as part of his remarks that the Lightning weren’t interested in bringing back veteran forward Chris Kunitz next season. The dots are already being connected for a potential return, as covered here last week with Kunitz being open to re-joining the Penguins. Jason Mackey of the PG has info that the interest is reciprocated by the team, assuming they can figure out salary cap considerations. The Penguins do indeed have legitimate interest in bringing back former left wing Chris Kunitz, but...

Source: Penguins interested in potential Chris Kunitz return

The Penguins do indeed have legitimate interest in bringing back former left wing Chris Kunitz, but anything they might do is contingent on creating additional salary-cap space, a source told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sunday afternoon.
Tampa Bay Times Jun 22, 2018
Steve Yzerman: Lightning won't re-sign forward Chris Kunitz

Steve Yzerman: Lightning won't re-sign forward Chris Kunitz

As expected, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said he does not intend to re-sign veteran forward Chris Kunitz, who will seek his fifth Stanley Cup with a different team next season.Kunitz, 38, brought much-needed playoff experience in his lone season with the Lightning,
PensBurgh Jun 22, 2018
NHL Free Agency: should Penguins consider Chris Kunitz or Paul Martin?

NHL Free Agency: should Penguins consider Chris Kunitz or Paul Martin?

Both Kunitz and Martin’s contracts aren’t being renewed, and their current teams won’t be re-signing them. Should Pittsburgh take advantage? News broke today that both Tampa Bay Lightning winger Chris Kunitz and San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin will not be re-signed this offseason by their respective teams, leaving an intriguing opportunity for GM Jim Rutherford and the Penguins to consider. Both players have come and go in the Pittsburgh organization and are familiar and celebrated faces by not only the franchise itself, but also the fanbase. Kunitz’s name jumps out a little...

Chris Kunitz could be had, but do the Penguins want that?

DALLAS — About six hours before the start of the NHL Draft, an interesting name surprisingly popped on the market: Chris Kunitz.

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