Chicago Blackhawks Wiretap

Lightning Acquire Jan Rutta From Blackhawks

Jan 12, 2019 2:39 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Jan Rutta in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks.

NHL-leading Tampa Bay also got a 2019 seventh-round draft pick from Chicago in exchange for defenseman Slater Koekkoek and a fifth-round selection in this year's draft.

The 28-year-old Rutta had 2 goals and 4 assists in 23 games with the Blackhawks this season. He also has spent time in the minors.

 

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Coyotes Acquire Nick Schmaltz From Blackhawks

Nov 26, 2018 2:18 AM

The Arizona Coyotes acquired center Nick Schmaltz from the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday in exchange for forwards Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini.

All three players in the deal are former first-round draft picks.

 

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Blackhawks Fire Coach Joel Quenneville

Nov 7, 2018 2:00 AM

The Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday.

Quenneville, who won three Stanley Cups with the Blackhawks, had been with the team since 2008 and was the longest-tenured coach in the NHL.

Chicago promoted its AHL coach, Jeremy Colliton, 33, who becomes the youngest head coach in the NHL.

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Lightning Set NHL Record With 33 Second Period Shots

Oct 22, 2018 1:30 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning set a modern NHL record when they tallied 33 shots in the second period of a 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. According to Elias, it was the most shots by a team in a period since 1955-56, when shots on goal were first recorded as an official statistic.

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Blackhawks Start Season With Five Straight OT Games

Oct 14, 2018 11:10 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks became the first team in NHL history to start the season with five straight overtime games on Saturday.

Alex DeBrincat scored with nine second left in OT to beat the Blues 4-3, the second time this season Chicago has beaten St. Louis in overtime.

The New York Rangers had held the record with four OT games to start the 1997-98 season.

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Blackhawks Great Stan Mikita Dies At Age 78

Aug 8, 2018 1:29 AM

Stan Mikita, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and the leading scorer in Chicago Blackhawks history, died Tuesday at age 78, according to a statement from his family.

Mikita played 1,396 games in the NHL from 1958 to 1980, all of them with the Blackhawks, to lead the franchise in that category. He won the Stanley Cup with Chicago in 1961.

 

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Chris Chelios To Work For Blackhawks As Ambassador

Jul 23, 2018 3:12 PM

After leaving the Red Wings organization to be closer to his family in his hometown of Chicago, Chris Chelios was named an ambassador for the Blackhawks on Monday.

Chelios spent a decade with the Red Wings as a player from 1999-2009, and he also has been an adviser for the team. His Hall of Fame career as a defenseman started in Montreal before he spent eight years with the Blackhawks.

 

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Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns

Jul 15, 2018 5:58 PM

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowned while swimming in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, on Sunday. He was 35.

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Blackhawks, Coyotes In Seven-Player Deal

Jul 12, 2018 6:05 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks cleared cap space by trading Marian Hossa's contract to the Arizona Coyotes, and they got someone familiar in return.

In a seven-player deal that also included two draft picks, the Blackhawks received forward Marcus Kruger who was with Chicago from 2010 to 2017 and won two Stanley Cups.

The Blackhawks also sent young winger Vinnie Hinostroza and defenseman Jordan Oesterle to the Coyotes and received prospects MacKenzie Entwistle and Jordan Maletta and AHL player Andrew Campbell. Chicago sends a third-round pick in the 2019 draft and gets a fifth-round selection in the same draft.

 

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Blackhawks Agree To Deals With Vinnie Hinostroza, John Hayden

Jun 15, 2018 4:11 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to two-year contract extensions with forwards Vinnie Hinostroza and John Hayden.

The 24-year-old Hinostroza set career highs with seven goals and 18 assists in 50 games last season. The 23-year-old Hayden had four goals and nine assists in 47 games with Chicago before finishing the season with Rockford of the American Hockey League.

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Marian Hossa Announces Retirement From NHL
Marian Hossa had 1,134 points (525 goals, 609 assists) in 1,309 NHL games.

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Blackhawks To Retain Coach Joel Quenneville, GM Stan Bowman
The Blackhawks have failed to quality for the playoffs for the first time in a decade.

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Capitals Send Draft Pick To Hawks For Michal Kempny
The Blackhawks receive a conditional 2018 third-round draft pick from the Capitals.

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Blackhawks Acquire Anthony Duclair, Adam Clendening From Coyotes
The Blackhawks trade Richard Panik and Laurent Dauphin to the Coyotes.

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Blackhawks Waive Cody Franson
Cody Franson had appeared to meet the expectations that the Blackhawks had placed upon him since joining the team on a professional tryout.

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Former NHL Player Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed With Colon Cancer
Eddie Olczyk has been the in-game analyst for Blackhawk games since the 2006-07 season.

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Hawks' Brian Campbell Retires After 17 NHL Seasons
Brian Campbell will join the Blackhawks front office, assisting with marketing, community and youth hockey activities.

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Ducks Sign Dennis Rasmussen To One-Year Deal
Dennis Rasmussen played the entire 2016-17 season with the Blackhawks, recording 8 points in 68 games.

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Coyotes Trade Murphy, Dauphin To Hawks For Hjalmarsson
The Coyotes have acquired defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson from the Blackhawks.

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Marian Hossa Will Miss Next Season
Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa has been receiving treatment for a skin disorder.

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Blackhawks Sign Michal Kempny To One-Year Deal
Michal Kempny was set to become a restricted free agent July 1.

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Blackhawks Fire Assistant Coach Mike Kitchen
Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman promised there would be changes in the organization.

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Hawks GM Stan Bowman Is Promising Changes
Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman says head coach Joel Quenneville will be back with the team next season.

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Hawks Win To Clinch Ninth Straight Playoff Berth
The Blackhawks beat the Avs 6-3 on Sunday for their fifth straight win and increase their lead in the Central Division.

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Hawks Lose Artem Anisimov For Three To Four Weeks
Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov has a lower-body injury that will likely sideline him for the rest of the regular season.

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Hawks Send McNeill To Stars For Oduya
The Blackhawks are reuniting with defenseman Johnny Oduya, who was part of their last two championships.

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Martin Havlat Retires After 14 NHL Seasons
Martin Havlat put up 594 points in 790 NHL games over 14 seasons.

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Kings Acquire Cam Schilling From Hawks
The Kings have sent forward Michael Latta to the Blackhawks.

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Hawks Sign Artemi Panarin To New Two-Year Deal
Artemi Panarin would have been a restricted free agent on July 1.

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Hawks Place Anisomov On IR; Crawford Returns
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said that Corey Crawford will start in the goal on Friday.

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