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Second City Hockey Jan 9, 2019
Seabrook out with illness vs. Predators

Seabrook out with illness vs. Predators

Brandon Davidson draws into the lineup again. Defenseman Brent Seabrook will not play for the Blackhawks against the Predators on Wednesday night due to an illness, the Blackhawks announced prior to puck drop. Seabrook has four goals and 12 assists in 45 games this season. With Seabrook out and Gustav Forsling put on injured reserve earlier in the day with an upper-torso injury, here’s how the Blackhawks will line up on the back end against the Predators: Duncan Keith — Erik Gustafsson Carl Dahlstrom — Connor Murphy Brandon Davidson — Henri Jokiharju Jokiharju draws back into the...
Second City Hockey Dec 28, 2018
Top 10 Hawks stories of 2018: Jokiharju’s NHL leap at No. 7

Top 10 Hawks stories of 2018: Jokiharju’s NHL leap at No. 7

Chicago’s first-round pick from 2017 is proving he belongs. When the Chicago Blackhawks opened training camp before the 2017-18 NHL season, Henri Jokiharju appeared to be on the bubble of players who could break camp at the top of the organization. The 2017 first-round pick, selected 29th overall, was part of a logjam of veterans and prospects competing for one of the seven spots available among Blackhawks defensemen. But on the first day of camp, the road to a roster spot was opened for Jokiharju when Connor Murphy and Gustav Forsling were ruled out with injuries that would prevent...
Chicago Tribune Dec 24, 2018

After tumultuous start to the season, Blackhawks' Connor Murphy is hosting his family for Christmas. On deck? 'Christmas Vacation'

Connor Murphy would do anything for his family. Well, almost anything. He draws the line at wearing rental skates. When the Blackhawks defenseman’s parents, brother and sister are in Chicago this week for the holidays, the plan is to spend a lot of time laughing, eating, opening presents and —...
Second City Hockey Dec 23, 2018
Blackhawks’ 3-game streak ends in 6-3 loss to Panthers

Blackhawks’ 3-game streak ends in 6-3 loss to Panthers

It was fun while it lasted, right? The Blackhawks allowed three second-period goals in a 6-3 home loss to the Panthers, who snapped Chicago’s first three-game win streak of the season Sunday. Jayce Hawryluk scored twice, including his first NHL career goal, to lead Florida (15-14-6) to its first win at the United Center since Dec. 16, 2007. Mike Hoffman, Jared McCann and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and assist, Denis Malgain also scored and James Reimer had 26 saves. Chicago forward Dylan Strome posted three points with a goal and two assists, Connor Murphy had a goal and an assist and...
Chicago Tribune Dec 21, 2018

'Good to go': Defenseman Connor Murphy back in the lineup a night after taking a hit to the face

A dozen or so stitches in the shape of a boomerang are holding together a cut on the bridge of Connor Murphy’s nose. Both of his eyes, the right one in particular, have begun to turn a deepening shade of black and blue. These alterations to Murphy's face were courtesy of an elbow the Stars’ Tyler...
Second City Hockey Dec 20, 2018
Murphy leaves game vs. Stars after elbow to the face

Murphy leaves game vs. Stars after elbow to the face

Dallas forward Tyler Pitlick caught Murphy in the face with an elbow Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy left Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Stars after taking an elbow to the face from Stars forward Tyler Pitlick late in the third period. Murphy was skating back into his defensive zone while Dallas was on an odd-man rush. As Pitlick skated near Murphy, his left elbow caught Murphy in the face, and Murphy immediately crumbled to the ice. As he came to a halt near the goal line extended, blood began pouring from Murphy’s face. A closer look at what happened to Murphy ... ugh....

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