3:49 PM EDT, Fri July 20, 2018
Chicago Tribune 1 hour ago

Adam Boqvist stands out as Blackhawks close development camp with intrasquad scrimmage

The first loud “Ooh!” from the crowd at MB Ice Arena didn’t come until about 95 seconds remained in the first period. It took a nifty save from Alexis Gravel moving across the crease and denying a deflection from Liam Coughlin to wake up fans watching Friday’s scrimmage that closed out this week’s...
Blackhawk Up 2 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks’ Hometown Guys On The Go: Ryan Hartman (Part II)

The Chicago Blackhawks’ proclivity for parting with guys from the Chicagoland area continues. Today, we look back at the second native to hit the road. Scott Darling left the Chicago Blackhawks a champion. Headed to Carolina, Darling had newfound confidence and an opportunity to prove himself as a starting goalie. But most of all, Darling […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Hometown Guys On The Go: Ryan Hartman (Part II) - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

How did these Blackhawks prospects become goalies? Let us count the ways

Every superhero comes with an origin story of how they became one. Goalies are the same way. The Blackhawks have six goalies at their development camp this week — two of their draft picks and four college goalies — each one with a rare tale of how they first put on the pads. Alexis Gravel, the...
Chicago Tribune 5 hours ago

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...
Second City Hockey 7 hours ago
MBS: Scrimmage to close out Hawks prospect camp

MBS: Scrimmage to close out Hawks prospect camp

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Chicago Blackhawks will wrap up its annual prospect camp with a scrimmage at 9:30 a.m. Friday at MB Ice Arena. There will be a live stream on the team’s website. BLACKHAWKS **Former Hawk of the Week: Cam Russell (SCH) **For older Hawks prospects, race is on to establish themselves (Chicago Sun-Times) **Leaving Hawks stings, but Hinostroza ‘excited’ to join up-and-coming Coyotes (The Daily Herald) **Hawks expect Entwistle to be worth the wait (Chicago Tribune) **NHL free agency: Hawks news, rumors,...