NHL Training Camp Buzz: Carter injured in Penguins scrimmage

NHL Training Camp Buzz: Carter injured in Penguins scrimmage

Pittsburgh Penguins Jeff Carter sustained an upper-body injury during a scrimmage Saturday. The Penguins center left midway through the second period. When healthy, Carter would likely be the third-line center, behind Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Carter, who has worked on a line with the right wing Kasperi Kapanen through the first three days of … Read more

Patrick Kane on rumors about his Blackhawks future: ‘It’s just a lot of noise right now’

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The moment Alex DeBrincat was traded from the Blackhawks at the NHL draft in early July, Patrick Kane‘s time with the organization felt numbered. The assumption was his loyalty had finally hit a breaking point. He came out late last season and basically said, as long as DeBrincat was with the Blackhawks, he was satisfied … Read more

Kane focused on the present, not the future with the Blackhawks

Kane focused on the present, not the future with the Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane said he’s not considering a future away from the Chicago Blackhawks despite being “crushed” by the trade of frequent linemate Alex DeBrincat. “To be honest, there hasn’t been much discussion about anything, even with my agent or my parents or my family,” the 33-year-old said Thursday, the first time he’s spoken … Read more

Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane – Trade rumors are just rumors

Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane - Trade rumors are just rumors

Patrick Kane is well aware he has been the subject of rampant trade speculation for months. The Chicago Blackhawks‘Winger just doesn’t believe the hype. “It was all just rumors,” Kane said on Thursday from Chicago’s training camp media availability. “A lot of the rumors are just rumors, maybe people are looking for things to talk … Read more

Jets, Rangers, Blackhawks pose with ‘Back to Hockey’ signs

Jets, Rangers, Blackhawks pose with 'Back to Hockey' signs

It’s back to the hockey rink for NHL teams, so the Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks pulled out the “Back to Hockey” chalkboards. Jets, Rangers and Blackhawks players posed with their own spin on the popular back-to-school boards and posted on social media. The Jets posed with chalkboards that had their age, … Read more

Comeback Kids: Prospects Showcase Wild 5, Blackhawks 2

Comeback Kids: Prospects Showcase Wild 5, Blackhawks 2

CHICAGO, Ill. —The Minnesota Wild completed the comeback with five unanswered goals to top the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 in the first game of the 2022 Tom Kurvers Prospects Showcase at Fifth Third Arena in Chicago on Friday. Wild goalie Jesper Wallstedt allowed just two goals on 37 shots while Carson Lambos patrolled the blue line … Read more

Snapshots: Chara, O’Brien, Dach

Snapshots: Chara, O'Brien, Dach

With training camps set to start in just a few days, we’re seeing plenty of veterans ink PTO deals. Meanwhile, another veteran free agent, defenseman Zdeno Chararemains undecided on whether or not to play next season, notes Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic (subscription link). The 45-year-old spent last season with the Islanders where he averaged … Read more

Blackhawks regime change brings opportunity for some prospects, obsolescence for others

The Athletic

CHICAGO — When Stan Bowman was appointed as general manager of the Blackhawks last year in the aftermath of the Jenner & Block report, the hockey world was abuzz with questions. Who would get the job? What would it mean for the franchise’s trajectory? What would the three-time Stanley Cup champion GM’s legacy now be? … Read more

Blackhawks season preview: Toews, Kane must buy into rebuild

Blackhawks season preview: Toews, Kane must buy into rebuild

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps opening soon, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the Chicago Blackhawks. Coach: Luke Richardson (first season) Last season: 28-42-12, seventh in Central Division; did not … Read more

Minnesota Wild Announces Roster for 2022 Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase

Minnesota Wild Announces Roster for 2022 Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club’s roster for the 2022 Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase. The Wild will play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, Sept. 16 at 7 pm and Sunday, Sept. 18 at 1 pm at Fifth Third Arena (1801 W. Jackson Blvd) … Read more