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Jun 16, 2019

Best Options to Fill Dominik Kahun’s Shoes in 2019-20

The Blackhawks’ first major move of the offseason came on Saturday evening. The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Dominik Kahun and a 2019 5th round pick to the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Olli Maatta. The Blackhawks added another defenseman to their core group, but we won’t touch on that right now. What we will touch on […] Best Options to Fill Dominik Kahun’s Shoes in 2019-20 - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2019

Breaking Down the Olli Maatta Trade to the Blackhawks

The Blackhawks added another defenseman to the mix on Saturday. The Blackhawks sent Dominik Kahun to the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 5th round pick in exchange for defenseman, Olli Maatta. Let’s take a closer look the trade and see what the Blackhawks lost and gained in this surprising trade. The Return Olli Maatta is a […] Breaking Down the Olli Maatta Trade to the Blackhawks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2019

Jake Gardiner Isn’t a Perfect Fit for the Blackhawks

With the Stanley Cup finally wrapped up, it is time for the craziest time of the NHL season, the offseason. That’s right, it is officially silly season. Over the next few weeks, we will be hearing non-stop chatter around what every team is looking to do in the NHL Draft. Plus, the official opening of […] Jake Gardiner Isn’t a Perfect Fit for the Blackhawks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 13, 2019

5 Blackhawks Players Who Are Currently on the Hot Seat

The Blackhawks are in the process of rebuilding their roster. These players don’t have much job security and could be on their way out of town soon. The Blackhawks are looking for ways to improve their roster. This means they are looking hard and long at the current roster to weed out the weak links. […] 5 Blackhawks Players Who Are Currently on the Hot Seat - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 12, 2019

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
Jun 12, 2019

This Blackhawks Player Could Be Secret Weapon in 2019-20

While he did not get much ice time this year, Dylan Sikura quietly put up solid numbers.  He is still looking for his first goal as a Chicago Blackhawk, but his performance in the 2018-19 campaign shows that he could lead him to a big year in 2019-20. Possession In 33 games, Dylan Sikura finished […] This Blackhawks Player Could Be Secret Weapon in 2019-20 - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 11, 2019

Blackhawks Trade Bait Breakdown: Colin Miller

This offseason projects to be a busy one for Chicago Blackhawks’ GM, Stan Bowman, as he looks to reshape the Blackhawks into a playoff team. Towards the end of the season, the Blackhawks seemed to have found their groove under rookie head coach, Jeremy Colliton. They finished six points out of a playoff spot, a […] Blackhawks Trade Bait Breakdown: Colin Miller - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 9, 2019

Rumor Mill: Blackhawks Linked to Defenseman Ryan Murray

The rumor mill has been picking up some steam lately. The Blackhawks were recently linked to Blue Jackets’ defenseman, Ryan Murray, who is a restricted free agent. Scott Powers of The Athletic connected Ryan Murray to the Blackhawks in a recent article. The interest definitely makes sense. Murray is a viable Top 4 defensemen who is […] Rumor Mill: Blackhawks Linked to Defenseman Ryan Murray - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 9, 2019

2019 NHL Draft: Prospects the Blackhawks Should Avoid With 3rd Overall Pick

Plenty of fans and analysts have provided their opinion on who the Blackhawks should take with the third overall pick. There are several prospects worthy of being taken third overall, but there are also some Chicago should avoid. Here are the top candidates the Blackhawks should avoid with the third overall selection: 5 – Vasili […] 2019 NHL Draft: Prospects the Blackhawks Should Avoid With 3rd Overall Pick - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 8, 2019

Why Bowen Byram is the Best Fit for Blackhawks in NHL Draft

The Blackhawks have said they’ll select the best available player third overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. That player could very well be defenseman, Bowen Byram, who is projected by many analysts to be taken third overall. If that’s the case, how well would Byram fit in the organization? Organizational Depth The ‘Hawks have […] Why Bowen Byram is the Best Fit for Blackhawks in NHL Draft - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 7, 2019

Why the Maple Leafs Are An Ideal Trade Partner for Blackhawks

It’s everybody’s favorite time of the year — rumor mill season. The Toronto Maple Leafs will be sellers this offseason which could benefit the Blackhawks. The Toronto Maple Leafs are in all kinds of trouble. Another early exit from the playoffs and no cap space. Multiple pieces of their young, promising core could be on their […] Why the Maple Leafs Are An Ideal Trade Partner for Blackhawks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 6, 2019

A Closer Look at the Blackhawks’ New Coaching Staff in 2019-20

As the Chicago Blackhawks continue to try to recreate the winning culture they had just a few seasons ago, they will be doing it with a new coaching staff. The days of Joel Quenneville and Mike Kitchen are over. We now have a new group of coaches leading the Blackhawks. Blackhawks fans might not know […] A Closer Look at the Blackhawks’ New Coaching Staff in 2019-20 - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 5, 2019

Blackhawks Top 5 Best and Worst Playoff Moments in Toews-Kane Era

Summer is in full force for the Blackhawks with the draft less than a month away. Next season is approaching rather quickly and us Blackhawks fans have had some time to reflect. One of my favorite things to look at is the big moments over the course of the last few seasons for the Blackhawks, […] Blackhawks Top 5 Best and Worst Playoff Moments in Toews-Kane Era - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 5, 2019

Breaking Down the Trade Bait Board – Chicago Blackhawks Edition

We still need the Stanley Cup Final to wrap up, but rumor and trade season is starting to heat up. We are already getting news about players like Nikita Zaitsev asking for a trade, a leaked potential trade between the Kings and Leafs involving Patrick Marleau, and how teams like Tampa and Vegas are doing […] Breaking Down the Trade Bait Board – Chicago Blackhawks Edition - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 5, 2019

Latest Additions to Blackhawks Helping Recreate Winning Culture

The Blackhawks have been held out of the playoffs since 2016-17, so recreating a winning culture has become a must. The latest additions to the roster and coaching staff have the team on the right track. The offseason technically hasn’t started, but the Blackhawks have been busy. They recently hired a third assistant coach and […] Latest Additions to Blackhawks Helping Recreate Winning Culture - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More