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Chicago Tribune Jul 20, 2018

Path from prospect to NHL goalie is long, difficult and no sure thing

Since the Blackhawks took Corey Crawford in the second round and the forgotten Mike Brodeur in the seventh round of the 2003 NHL draft, they have selected 11 goalies. Of those, only 2010 second-rounder Kent Simpson has spent any time on an NHL roster and he played one period of one game in December...
Mile High Hockey Jul 18, 2018
How if affects the Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

How if affects the Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago Blackhawks did from 2009 to 2017. Under the direction of head coach Joel Quenneville, with leaders like Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith and supporting cast members like Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, and Corey Crawford, they looked to be absolutely unstoppable. Three Stanley Cups from 2010 to 2015 was a shocking level of elite performance compared to the relative power of the Western Conference. This last year, though, the Blackhawks finally started to fall apart. Maybe it was the exhaustion from all...
Mile High Hockey Jul 18, 2018
How it affects the Colorado Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

How it affects the Colorado Avalanche: The Chicago Blackhawks offseason

A look at the offseason of another Central Division rival and the impact it has on the Avalanche Few teams in the modern-day NHL have managed to achieve the kind of success that the Chicago Blackhawks did from 2009 to 2017. Under the direction of head coach Joel Quenneville, with leaders like Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith and supporting cast members like Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, and Corey Crawford, they looked to be absolutely unstoppable. Three Stanley Cups from 2010 to 2015 was a shocking level of elite performance compared to the relative power of the Western Conference. This last...
Chicago Tribune Jul 17, 2018

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman takes center ice but focus is on Corey Crawford

Even with the departure of a Blackhawks legend, newfound flexibility with the salary cap and the presence of dynamic prospects on the ice below, questions for Hawks general manager Stan Bowman once again centered around Corey Crawford’s health. There's no bigger issue facing the Hawks, who faltered...
Blackhawk Up Jul 16, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks’ Prospect Camp Key For Goaltenders

The Chicago Blackhawks want to see good things from all of the young athletes at this week’s prospect camp, but the brass likely would be most delighted to see positives from the goaltenders It’s no secret the Chicago Blackhawks’ goaltending situation, from the NHL level on down, is far from perfect. Corey Crawford‘s health is […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Prospect Camp Key For Goaltenders - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Denver Post Jul 15, 2018
Ray Emery, former NHL goalie, drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Ray Emery, former NHL goalie, drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35.
Blackhawk Up Jun 30, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks’ Goaltending Future Murky With Crawford’s Uncertainty

What does the Chicago Blackhawks’ goaltending future look like if Corey Crawford isn’t able to suit up moving forward? Based on athletes currently in the system, it’s murky at best. I ran a poll asking my Twitter followers where help was needed most on the ice for the Chicago Blackhawks. The majority of the votes, […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Goaltending Future Murky With Crawford’s Uncertainty - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up Jun 27, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks Looking At Cam Ward, Jonathan Bernier In Goal

Two interesting pieces of news pertaining to the Central Division have come out in recent hours. One involves the Chicago Blackhawks, the other the St. Louis Blues. There’s no doubt the Chicago Blackhawks were in trouble last season when Corey Crawford continually stayed out due to a mysterious injury. There’s been widespread speculation, as a […] Chicago Blackhawks Looking At Cam Ward, Jonathan Bernier In Goal - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Jun 26, 2018
Hawks have ‘expressed interest’ in Bernier, per report

Hawks have ‘expressed interest’ in Bernier, per report

Chicago is looking for a new No. 2 netminder. The Chicago Blackhawks have “expressed interest” in signing free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier, reports Scott Powers of The Athletic. The Blackhawks are looking to make Bernier their No. 2 netminder behind Corey Crawford. Bernier, 29, was 19-13-3 with a 2.85 goals-against average and .913 save percentage in 37 games for the Colorado Avalanche last season. The former first-round pick joined Colorado as an unrestricted free agent from Anaheim on a one-year deal worth $2.75 million. He suffered multiple injuries throughout the season,...
Second City Hockey Jun 22, 2018
Joel Quenneville also expects Corey Crawford to be ready for training camp

Joel Quenneville also expects Corey Crawford to be ready for training camp

Coach Q met with the media just before the draft Speaking before the NHL Draft on Friday night, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville sounded an awful lot like general manager Stan Bowman did on Thursday. Quenneville told the assembled media that Crawford was progressing and would be ready to go by the time training camp arrives in September. Quenneville on Crawford: "Reports are he's doing well. A lot of guys are training in Chicago, and we expect him soon. I think he's going to be fine going into camp."— Scott Powers (@ByScottPowers) June 22, 2018 Q said Corey Crawford...
Second City Hockey Jun 21, 2018
Hawks expect Crawford to ready for training camp

Hawks expect Crawford to ready for training camp

Chicago GM Stan Bowman provides no real update on his starting goaltender’s health status. The Chicago Blackhawks expect goaltender Corey Crawford to return in time for training camp this fall, general manager Stan Bowman said during a conference call Thursday. It was the first time Bowman has talked about Crawford’s health status since April 9, when the Hawks had their end of season locker room clean out day. Here’s the timeline for Crawford’s injury: Dec. 23: Crawford gives up three goals in seven shots in a 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils, getting pulled in the first period. It...

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