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Five Breakout Players for the Blackhawks in 2019-2020

As the Blackhawks enter the 2019-2020 season, they will need every roster player to play at their best. A breakout season by these five players can help carry the Blackhawks to the playoffs. Dylan Strome 2018-2019 Stats: 20 Goals, 37 Assists in 78 Games When the Blackhawks acquired Dylan Strome in a trade with Arizona, […] Five Breakout Players for the Blackhawks in 2019-2020 - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Jun 4, 2019
The complicated case of Brendan Perlini

The complicated case of Brendan Perlini

The winger was two different players for the Blackhawks this season. The Blackhawks acquired Brendan Perlini and Dylan Strome in a trade with the Coyotes in November, but Perlini didn’t make the impact Strome did. In fact, most seemed to write off Perlini until a March resurgence saw him emerge as a top-six goal scorer. There’s no clear cut way of deciding whether Perlini helped or hindered the Blackhawks more this season. He’s the most complicated case on the roster, so below are the two arguments. Perlini was good The case Perlini was good is made most conclusively by what he did...
Second City Hockey May 26, 2019
Blackhawks’ Henri Jokiharju, Kevin Lankinen win gold with Finland at 2019 World Championship

Blackhawks’ Henri Jokiharju, Kevin Lankinen win gold with Finland at 2019 World Championship

Former Blackhawks prospect Marko Anttila scored two goals for Finland. Blackhawks prospect Kevin Lankinen made 43 saves to help lead Finland to a 3-1 win over Canada and Dylan Strome to claim World Championship gold Sunday in Bratislava, Slovakia. Finnish captain Marko Anttila, who was drafted by Chicago in the ninth round in the 2004 NHL draft, responded with two goals and Harri Pesonen netted the insurance goal. Lankinen was one shot short of recording his third shutout in the tournament. Golden defenseman Shea Theodore defenseman tallied Canada’s lone goal with a shot past Lankinen’s...
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 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 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...
Second City Hockey May 21, 2019
2019 World Championship: May 21 schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: May 21 schedule, TV, game thread

Nine Blackhawks players and four prospects are scheduled to play. There will be nine Blackhawks players and four prospects in action Tuesday for Day 12 of the World Championship in Slovakia. All eight quarterfinal spots are locked in, but the seeding for each group is yet to be determined. Group A IIHF.com Defenseman Henri Jokiharju and goalie prospect Kevin Lankinen (Finland) will face off against Dominik Kahun (Germany) in the first game. Next up will be forward prospect Mathias From (Denmark) against host Slovakia. The main attraction of the day will see Dylan Strome...
Second City Hockey May 20, 2019
Dylan Strome’s rapid ascent after joining the Blackhawks

Dylan Strome’s rapid ascent after joining the Blackhawks

The No. 3 pick from the 2015 NHL Draft started realizing his potential with Chicago. The Blackhawks will be selecting third overall in the 2019 NHL Draft next month. The last time the Hawks did that, they selected Jonathan Toews. But that’s not the only No. 3 overall pick on Chicago’s roster. Thanks to a November trade, the Blackhawks acquired Dylan Strome from the Coyotes, who then started showing off some of the skills that made him worthy of the No. 3 selection in the 2015 NHL Draft. Basic stats tell much of the story of Strome’s evolution in Chicago. In 48 career games with...
Second City Hockey May 20, 2019
2019 World Championship: May 20 schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: May 20 schedule, TV, game thread

Three Blackhawks and prospect Mathias From are set to play. There will be three Blackhawks players and forward prospect Mathias From in action during Day 11 of the World Championship in Slovakia. In Group B play, defenseman Erik Gustafsson and forward Marcus Kruger (Sweden) faces off against Latvia. With a win Sweden will qualify for the quarterfinals. Gustafsson and Kruger both have three points. The second game of the group will have Austria and Italy, both of whom have yet to win. In Group A action, forward Dylan Strome (Canada) meets From (Denmark). Strome has a goal and four points...
Second City Hockey May 18, 2019
2019 World Championship: Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat scores twice in Team USA’s win over Denmark

2019 World Championship: Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat scores twice in Team USA’s win over Denmark

Patrick Kane and Dylan Strome each have three assists on Day 9 of the tournament. 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. United States 7, Denmark 1 Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane each scored three points in the United States’ victory over Denmark. DeBrincat scored two goals and an assist, while Kane had three helpers. Kane leads the Americans in scoring with nine points (two...
Second City Hockey May 18, 2019
2019 World Championship: May 18 schedule, TV, game thread

2019 World Championship: May 18 schedule, TV, game thread

Eight Blackhawks and two prospects are set to play. The ninth day of the preliminary round for the World Championship in Slovakia will have eight Blackhawks players and two prospects in action. Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane (United States) start things off in Group A against prospect Mathias From (Denmark). Kane leads the Americans in scoring with six points, while DeBrincat is tied with Buffalo’s Jake Eichel for second at five points. From made his senior men’s national team debut in the Danes’ last game. The next tilt features Dylan Strome (Canada) against Dominik Kahun (Germany)....

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