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Ken Warren / Ottawa Sun 15 hours ago
Formenton shows promising signs in Senators loss to Blackhawks

Formenton shows promising signs in Senators loss to Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks sent an unreasonable facsimile of an NHL team to Ottawa, but the most intriguing battles for the Senators in Friday’s 5-2 loss were the head-to-head duels among top prospects. Alex Formenton, locked in a battle with Drake Batherson for a winger spot, opened the game with a dazzling display of speed, scoring […]

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Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

5 observations about the Blackhawks from the first week of training camp

The weather has been warm and lovely in Chicago so you’re forgiven if you didn’t notice the Blackhawks opened training camp a week ago. It’s time to get you caught up. This is an important camp for the Hawks, who are trying to build a winner after missing the postseason for the first time since...
Second City Hockey 14 hours ago
Hawks score 5 unanswered goals in preseason win over Sens

Hawks score 5 unanswered goals in preseason win over Sens

Five different Chicago players scored. The Chicago Blackhawks rallied from a 2-0 deficit by scoring five unanswered goals en route to a 5-2 preseason win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday. Luke Johnson, Dominik Kahun, Marcus Kruger, Andreas Martinsen and John Hayden each scored in Chicago’s first victory of the preseason. Johnson’s goal came on the power play, while Kruger and Martinsen each recorded the primary assist on each other’s tallies. Alex Formenton and Matt Duchene each beat Hawks goaltender Collin Delia to give the Senators a 2-0 lead in the first period. Delia kept the...
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Blackhawks rally to beat Senators 5-2 for first preason victory

The Blackhawks got off to a slow start in their final preseason road game, falling behind two goals before rallying for a 5-2 victory over the Senators on Friday night in Ottawa. Few of the Hawks likely regulars made the trip but the ones that did were instrumental in coming back from the 2-0 deficit....
Second City Hockey 20 hours ago
Sikura brothers set to make history vs. Sens in preseason

Sikura brothers set to make history vs. Sens in preseason

The last brothers to play in the same game for Chicago was Jonathan and David Toews in 2011. The Chicago Blackhawks will play the second half of a back-to-back Friday when they visit the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre. It’s the first of two preseason tilts against the two teams. They’ll meet again Sept. 27 in Chicago. The Hawks are 0-2 this preseason with losses at Columbus and Detroit. Chicago fell 4-2 to the Red Wings on Thursday night, with Patrick Kane, who was playing in his first preseason game, and MacKenzie Entwistle both scoring for the Hawks. Entwistle was assigned to...
Chicago Tribune Sep 21, 2018

At just 18, defenseman Adam Boqvist is making a strong case for a Blackhawks roster spot

Blackhawks training camp just got a bit more interesting. After Adam Boqvist’s strong performance in Thursday night’s 4-2 loss in a preseason game at Detroit, coach Joel Quenneville said the 18-year-old defenseman is staying with the team a little while longer. Long enough to make the Hawks' opening-night...
Second City Hockey Sep 20, 2018
Boqvist not heading to OHL — yet

Boqvist not heading to OHL — yet

The No. 8 overall pick was expected to leave for London on Friday Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville has been effusive in his praise of Adam Boqvist, the 18-year-old defenseman who Chicago selected with the No. 8 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. And because of that, Boqvist may not be leaving the parent club for the OHL just yet. After Thursday night’s 4-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings, Quenneville told the media that Boqvist will not be reporting to the London Knights on Friday. And Quenneville even went a step further by suggesting that Boqvist may never get to London. Adam Boqvist is not...
Chicago Tribune Sep 20, 2018

Blackhawks fall 4-2 to Red Wings in preseason game

The Blackhawks expect great things from the new Patrick Kane-Nick Schmaltz-Brandon Saad line and got a glimpse of what they would love to see in Thursday night's 4-2 preseason loss at Detroit. On an odd-man break in the second period, Saad took a pass from Schmaltz and slipped it under a defender’s...
Second City Hockey Sep 20, 2018
Hawks lose 4-2 to Red Wings

Hawks lose 4-2 to Red Wings

Two third-period goals by Detroit broke a 2-2 deadlock. The Chicago Blackhawks continued their preseason campaign on Thursday night in Detroit, dropping a 4-2 game to the Red Wings. Detroit scored first, with Thomas Vanek redirecting a puck past Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg for a 1-0 lead after one period. That was the only goal Forsberg allowed, making 13 saves while playing the first half of the game. Chicago got on the board in the second after a nifty passing play from Nick Schmaltz to Brandon Saad to Patrick Kane. We could get used to this #Blackhawks...
Blackhawk Up Sep 20, 2018

What To Watch: Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings

Today the Chicago Blackhawks will be facing off against the Detroit Red Wings in their second preseason matchup of the season. Here’s a few things to watch during the game. The puck drops at 6:30 CT tonight on WGN. The Chicago Blackhawks will hope to win their first preseason game after losing their first on […] What To Watch: Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Sep 20, 2018
Hawks to test top line against Red Wings

Hawks to test top line against Red Wings

Alex DeBrincat, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will be in action. The Chicago Blackhawks will have their first look at potential new top line against a opponent Thursday night when they visit the Detroit Red Wings in preseason action at Little Caesars Arena. Jonathan Toews remains the Hawks’ top center, while second-year player Alex DeBrincat moves up to the top forward grouping and veteran free agent signee Chris Kunitz enters the fold. DeBrincat, who turns 21 in December, was the team’s leading goal-scorer last season with 28 tallies. The soon-to-be 39-year-old Kunitz is coming off a...
Chicago Tribune Sep 20, 2018

Brandon Davidson hopes to make Blackhawks, stay in one place after a season on the move

Waived in December by one of the worst teams in the NHL. Traded for a third-round pick in February to a team wanting him for a playoff push. Yeah, last season was a strange one for defenseman Brandon Davidson. Getting cut by the Canadiens was a low point for Davidson, who is in camp with the Blackhawks...
Second City Hockey Sep 20, 2018
Morning Bag Skate: 9-20-18

Morning Bag Skate: 9-20-18

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. BLACKHAWKS Every player rating for the Blackhawks in NHL 19 (SCH) Rutta day-to-day with groin injury (SCH) Murphy needs six weeks “off ice,” could be out three months (SCH) Duncan Keith flexes confidence at 35 with no plans to slow down (Chicago Sun-Times) Murphy to be out longer than expected, bring on Jokiharju? (Chicago Sun-Times) Crawford ends session after 20 minutes, Blackhawks say it’s part of the plan (Chicago Tribune) Duncan Keith’s hunger for ice time isn’t going away as he gets older...
Blackhawk Up Sep 19, 2018

Chicago Blackhawks: Henri Jokiharju Will Make Opening NHL Roster

While the Chicago Blackhawks organization hasn’t blatantly came out and said this, Jokiharju’s play in tandem with the team’s current situation makes him look like a lock to crack the opening night roster. The blue line has been a problem for the Chicago Blackhawks for some time now. For the vast majority of last year […] Chicago Blackhawks: Henri Jokiharju Will Make Opening NHL Roster - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune Sep 19, 2018

Blackhawks' Duncan Keith's hunger for ice time isn't going away as he gets older

Try to take food away from a hungry animal and you’ll get an idea of what it’s like asking Duncan Keith to cut back on playing time. “The last thing he’s worried about is cutting back, and if you want to cut back he looks at you like, ‘Why?’ ” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said after training...

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