15-4-2009 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik scored the 200th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Pavol Demitra. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, he said outside the teams dressing room.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 483 NHL games during his career, notching 200 goals and adding 239 assists along with 354 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 31 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 21+20=41 with 28 PIM.


14-4-2009 Bryan Bickell frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Bryan Bickell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Bickell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 163 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 18 assists along with 192 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 81 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 114 PIM.


11-4-2009 Alexander Frolov reaches career high !
Alexander Frolov marked a new career high in assists with 55 assists after assisting in tonights game against St. Louis Blues on a goal by Derek Roy. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 476 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 232 assists along with 354 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 87 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 43+55=98 with 88 PIM.


9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Derek Roy is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Boyd Devereaux has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zdenek Kutlak has played 15 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Duncan Keith has played 11 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 27 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 18 goals in 4 games. Dustin Byfuglien has played 13 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 63 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-4-2009 Alexander Frolov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alexander Frolov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 476 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 231 assists along with 352 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 87 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 43+54=97 with 86 PIM.


8-4-2009 Justin Williams reaches career high !
Justin Williams marked a new career high in assists with 50 assists after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Alexander Frolov. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 588 NHL games during his career, notching 197 goals and adding 272 assists along with 422 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 30+50=80 with 108 PIM.


8-4-2009 Alexander Frolov reaches a milestone !
Alexander Frolov scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Marian Gaborik. When you come to play, good things happen, he commented to the media.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 475 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 230 assists along with 350 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 86 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 43+53=96 with 84 PIM.


7-4-2009 Team captain meets with Patrick O'Sullivan
Following the team's recent 6-3 loss at St. Louis Blues on 7-4-2009, Chicago Blackhawks captain Pavol Demitra and Patrick O'Sullivan were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Pavol Demitra

5-4-2009 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-4-2009 Cam Barker uncertain about future
Cam Barker wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

3-4-2009 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 30 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 102 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, allowing 2 goals on 2 while booking 0 shutouts.


2-4-2009 praises Adam Henrique
Chicago Blackhawks head coach has praised young center Adam Henrique in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Adam Henrique has played 48 games with London Knights this season, collecting 28+20=48 with 47 PIM.


2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pavol Demitra is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Marian Gaborik is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Alexander Frolov is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Derek Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Boyd Devereaux has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zdenek Kutlak has played 11 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 23 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 59 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-4-2009 Michael Blunden resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals right wing Michael Blunden has resumed full training after his injury.

1-4-2009 Tony Lagerstrom resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals center Tony Lagerstrom has resumed full training after his injury.

1-4-2009 Dustin Byfuglien reaches career high !
Dustin Byfuglien marked a new career high in assists with 37 assists after assisting in tonights game against Minnesota Wild on a goal by Pavol Demitra. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 217 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 79 assists along with 333 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 13+37=50 with 158 PIM.


31-3-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 75 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 9+34=43 with 56 PIM.


29-3-2009 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-3-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 75 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 9+34=43 with 56 PIM.


29-3-2009 Jakub Sindel frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Jakub Sindel feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Jakub Sindel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 41 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 8+23=31 with 20 PIM.


29-3-2009 Alexander Steen reaches a milestone !
Alexander Steen scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a feed by Chris Higgins. I just feel so happy now, this comes at a good time for me, the player said in an interview.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Steen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 305 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 165 assists along with 299 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 74 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 24+33=57 with 82 PIM.


28-3-2009 Alexander Frolov reaches career high !
Alexander Frolov marked a new career high in points with 90 after scoring in tonights game against Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Derek Roy. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he said with a wink.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 469 NHL games during his career, notching 165 goals and adding 229 assists along with 344 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 80 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 38+52=90 with 78 PIM.


27-3-2009 Michael Blunden resumes light training.
Norfolk Admirals right wing Michael Blunden has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-3-2009 Tony Lagerstrom resumes light training.
Norfolk Admirals center Tony Lagerstrom has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-3-2009 Boyd Devereaux speaks up.
Boyd Devereaux is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 10 points in 5 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alexander Frolov is looking good with 6 points in 5 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Duncan Keith is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Cam Barker is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 35 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 20 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. David Fischer has played 56 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-3-2009 Jakub Sindel frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Jakub Sindel feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Jakub Sindel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 38 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 7+20=27 with 20 PIM.


24-3-2009 Colin Fraser resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals center Colin Fraser has resumed full training after his injury.

23-3-2009 David Fischer speaks up.
David Fischer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-3-2009 Duncan Keith reaches career high !
Duncan Keith marked a new career high in points with 32 after assisting in tonights game against Phoenix Coyotes on a goal by Pavol Demitra. That's one for the books, he said after the game..

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 312 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 84 assists along with 197 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 67 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 6+26=32 with 28 PIM.


23-3-2009 Alexander Frolov reaches career high !
Alexander Frolov marked a new career high in goals with 36 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Marian Gaborik. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, the player said in an interview.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 466 NHL games during his career, notching 163 goals and adding 226 assists along with 342 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 36+49=85 with 76 PIM.


23-3-2009 Duncan Keith injured.
Duncan Keith (CHI) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Owen Nolan (PHO). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he commented to the press.

21-3-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


20-3-2009 Duncan Keith reaches career high !
Duncan Keith marked a new career high in assists with 24 assists after assisting in tonights game against St. Louis Blues on a goal by Boyd Devereaux. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 310 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 82 assists along with 195 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 65 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 6+24=30 with 26 PIM.


19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Zdenek Kutlak is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Derek Roy is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Brent Seabrook is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Boyd Devereaux has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 30 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Duncan Keith has played 10 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 51 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-3-2009 Colin Fraser resumes light training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Colin Fraser has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

18-3-2009 Tony Lagerstrom injured.
Tony Lagerstrom of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, were his words after the game.

17-3-2009 David Fischer speaks up.
David Fischer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-3-2009 Boyd Devereaux speaks up.
Boyd Devereaux is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-3-2009 Martin St-Pierre resumes full training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Martin St-Pierre has resumed full training after his injury.

15-3-2009 Derek Roy reaches career high !
Derek Roy marked a new career high in assists with 38 assists after assisting in tonights game against Nashville Predators on a goal by Alexander Steen. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization.

A native of Canada, Derek Roy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 348 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 149 assists along with 209 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 65 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 13+38=51 with 22 PIM.


15-3-2009 Dustin Byfuglien reaches career high !
Dustin Byfuglien marked a new career high in points with 42 after assisting in tonights game against Nashville Predators on a goal by Alexander Steen. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, the player said in an interview..

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 207 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 73 assists along with 317 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 65 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 11+31=42 with 142 PIM.


12-3-2009 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Marian Gaborik is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Derek Roy is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Alexander Steen is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Cam Barker is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal. Zdenek Kutlak has played 29 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 26 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 11 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 47 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-3-2009 Martin St-Pierre injured.
Martin St-Pierre of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lowell Devils. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said to the press.

11-3-2009 Bryan Bickell frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Bryan Bickell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Bickell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 145 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 15 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 63 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 92 PIM.


10-3-2009 Boyd Devereaux speaks up.
Boyd Devereaux is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-3-2009 Bryan Bickell frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Bryan Bickell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Bryan Bickell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 145 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 15 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 63 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 92 PIM.


9-3-2009 Bryan Bickell uncertain about future
Bryan Bickell wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

6-3-2009 Jakub Sindel resumes full training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Jakub Sindel has resumed full training after his injury.

5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Pavol Demitra is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Derek Roy is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Zdenek Kutlak has played 25 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 43 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-3-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 60 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 9+21=30 with 42 PIM.


3-3-2009 Michael Blunden injured.
Michael Blunden of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Cruch. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . I hope to be back skating with the team in time for the next road trip, but they're monitoring it very closely. We'll have to see how it heals, he said when he was taken off the ice.

1-3-2009 Jakub Sindel resumes light training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Jakub Sindel has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

28-2-2009 Boyd Devereaux speaks up.
Boyd Devereaux is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-2-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


26-2-2009 Patrick O'Sullivan frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick O'Sullivan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Patrick O'Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 228 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 66 assists along with 195 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 64 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 19+20=39 with 65 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Zdenek Kutlak has played 22 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Duncan Keith has played 16 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 40 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-2-2009 Tony Lagerstrom resumes full training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Tony Lagerstrom has resumed full training after his injury.

20-2-2009 Boyd Devereaux speaks up.
Boyd Devereaux is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-2-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 56 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 9+20=29 with 40 PIM.


19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Zdenek Kutlak is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Derek Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 39 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Duncan Keith remains sidelined with ankle injury.



19-2-2009 Duncan Keith injured.
Duncan Keith (CHI) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Donald Brashear (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

18-2-2009 Tony Lagerstrom resumes light training.
Rockfort Icehogs center Tony Lagerstrom has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

17-2-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


16-2-2009 Joe Charlebois uncertain about future
Joe Charlebois wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

15-2-2009 Team captain meets with Dave Bolland
Following the team's recent 2-4 loss against Colorado Avalanche on 15-2-2009, Chicago Blackhawks captain Pavol Demitra and Dave Bolland did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Pavol Demitra

15-2-2009 Jesse Niinimäki agrees on a contract.
Jesse Niinimäki has signed a one year deal with the Rockfort Icehogs. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Alexander Frolov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cam Barker is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Zdenek Kutlak has played 18 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Duncan Keith has played 12 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 36 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-2-2009 Dustin Byfuglien reaches career high !
Dustin Byfuglien marked a new career high in goals with 6 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Detroit Red Wings on a feed by Duncan Keith. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, he said as his teammates crowded around him.

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 67 assists along with 285 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 6+25=31 with 110 PIM.


10-2-2009 Jakub Sindel injured.
Jakub Sindel of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . I hope to be back skating with the team in time for the next road trip, but they're monitoring it very closely. We'll have to see how it heals, he said to the press.

8-2-2009 Team captain meets with Dave Bolland
Team captain Pavol Demitra called a short meeting with Dave Bolland after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Dave Bolland as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

8-2-2009 Jonathan Toews reaches career high !
Jonathan Toews marked a new career high in assists with 22 assists after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Chris Higgins. I just come to the rink ready to play and give it 110%, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 153 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 45 assists along with 90 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 51 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 12+22=34 with 26 PIM.


7-2-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Zdenek Kutlak has played 15 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 23 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 33 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Chris Higgins remains sidelined with chest injury.



4-2-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 50 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 7+16=23 with 36 PIM.


4-2-2009 Chris Higgins injured.
Chris Higgins (CHI) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Jay McKee (STL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

1-2-2009 Duncan Keith speaks up.
Duncan Keith is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-2-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 48 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 7+16=23 with 34 PIM.


1-2-2009 Colin Fraser injured.
Colin Fraser of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Looks like I'll be riding the bike for awhile, he said after the game in the dressing room.

31-1-2009 Patrick O'Sullivan frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick O'Sullivan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Patrick O'Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 218 NHL games during his career, notching 46 goals and adding 66 assists along with 189 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 54 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 18+20=38 with 59 PIM.


31-1-2009 Duncan Keith resumes light training.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Derek Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Zdenek Kutlak has played 12 games without a goal. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Seabrook has played 20 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 30 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Dave Bolland remains sidelined with ankle injury. Duncan Keith remains sidelined with chest injury.



29-1-2009 Dave Bolland resumes full training.
Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

28-1-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


28-1-2009 Alexander Frolov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alexander Frolov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexander Frolov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 443 NHL games during his career, notching 153 goals and adding 205 assists along with 326 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 54 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 26+28=54 with 60 PIM.


28-1-2009 Dave Bolland injured.
Dave Bolland (CHI) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Milan Jurcina (WSH). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I should be back in the lineup soon, it doesn't feel that serious, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

26-1-2009 Chad Kolarik uncertain about future
Chad Kolarik wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-1-2009 Jakub Sindel uncertain about future
Jakub Sindel wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-1-2009 Jonathan Toews reaches career high !
Jonathan Toews marked a new career high in points with 30 after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Alexander Steen. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 146 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 41 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 44 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 12+18=30 with 24 PIM.


24-1-2009 Duncan Keith injured.
Duncan Keith (CHI) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Bill Guerin (EDM). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. They first said the treatment was going to be a minimum of five weeks rest, but they've been wrong before, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

22-1-2009 David Fischer speaks up.
David Fischer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jonathan Toews is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Derek Roy is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Duncan Keith is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brent Seabrook is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cam Barker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patrick O'Sullivan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 27 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-1-2009 Chad Kolarik resumes full training.
Rockfort Icehogs left wing Chad Kolarik has resumed full training after his injury.

21-1-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


19-1-2009 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-1-2009 Colin Fraser frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Colin Fraser feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Colin Fraser was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 43 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 16+20=36 with 47 PIM.


18-1-2009 Chicago Blackhawks players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Chicago Blackhawks were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Pavol Demitra


17-1-2009 Chad Kolarik resumes light training.
Rockfort Icehogs left wing Chad Kolarik has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

17-1-2009 Tony Lagerstrom injured.
Tony Lagerstrom of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Cruch. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Looks like I'll be riding the bike for awhile, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

16-1-2009 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 29 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 100 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Chris Higgins is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Duncan Keith is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 14 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-1-2009 Team captain meets with Dave Bolland
Following the team's recent 3-3 tie against St. Louis Blues on 13-1-2009, Chicago Blackhawks captain Pavol Demitra and Dave Bolland did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Pavol Demitra

13-1-2009 Team captain meets with Chris Higgins
Team captain Pavol Demitra called a short meeting with Chris Higgins after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Chris Higgins as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

13-1-2009 Jonathan Toews reaches career high !
Jonathan Toews marked a new career high in goals with 9 tallies after scoring in tonights game against St. Louis Blues on a feed by Dustin Byfuglien. With line mates like I have, it makes it pretty easy to score goals, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Toews was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 38 assists along with 86 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 39 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 9+15=24 with 22 PIM.


12-1-2009 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 29 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 100 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


10-1-2009 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-1-2009 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 38 games with the Rockfort Icehogs this season, totalling 7+14=21 with 32 PIM.


8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pavol Demitra is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Boyd Devereaux has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 11 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 32 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-1-2009 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


2-1-2009 Chicago Blackhawks players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Chicago Blackhawks organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Jan-Mikael Juutilainen (FIN)
-Joe Palmer (CAN)
-Ben Shutron (CAN)
-Simon Danis-Pepin (CAN)
-Brent Regner (CAN)
-Niclas Lucenius (FIN)


1-1-2009 Team captain meets with Adam Berti
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Ottawa Senators on 30-12-2008, Chicago Blackhawks captain Pavol Demitra and Adam Berti were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Pavol Demitra

1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Pavol Demitra has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 23 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-12-2008 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-12-2008 Dave Bolland resumes light training.
Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland has resumed light training after his groin injury and is listed day to day.

28-12-2008 Dave Bolland injured.
Dave Bolland (CHI) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Johan Franzen (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Doctors said that I should be back in a week or so, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

26-12-2008 David Fischer speaks up.
David Fischer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak. Pavol Demitra is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Duncan Keith is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cam Barker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Dave Bolland is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 27 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-12-2008 Colin Fraser frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Colin Fraser feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Colin Fraser was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 32 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 40 PIM.


20-12-2008 Chris Higgins speaks up.
Chris Higgins is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-12-2008 Player of the week: Justin Williams (R)
NHL has awarded Justin Williams (R) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 539 NHL games during his career, notching 183 goals and adding 244 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 16+22=38 with 32 PIM.


18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Justin Williams is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Pavol Demitra is looking red hot with a 12 game point streak. Zdenek Kutlak is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Frolov is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Patrick O'Sullivan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Cam Barker is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Dave Bolland is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 24 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-12-2008 Chad Kolarik injured.
Chad Kolarik of Norfolk Admirals suffered arm injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . We have to play as a team in my absence. We're not playing the system right now and we're only playing 40 minutes of hockey every night, while the other team is playing 60. That's not good enough. I hope we get it in gear by the time I return, he commented to the press.

17-12-2008 Rob Page agrees on a contract.
Rob Page has signed a one year deal with the Norfolk Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

16-12-2008 Chicago Blackhawks trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Maxim Afinogenov, Guillaume Latendresse, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Jake Muzzin to Los Angeles Kings for Alexander Frolov, Patrick O'Sullivan and LA's round 2 pick in 2009

13-12-2008 Dave Bolland speaks up.
Dave Bolland is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2008 Team captain meets with David Fischer
Team captain Pavol Demitra called a short meeting with David Fischer after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said David Fischer as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

13-12-2008 Boyd Devereaux reaches career high !
Boyd Devereaux marked a new career high in assists with 20 assists after assisting in tonights game against Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Zdenek Kutlak. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he joked.

A native of Canada, Boyd Devereaux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 588 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 112 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 25 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 12+20=32 with 34 PIM.


11-12-2008 Colin Fraser frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Colin Fraser feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Colin Fraser was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 26 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 9+12=21 with 26 PIM.


11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Pavol Demitra is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Derek Roy is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Alexander Steen is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Cam Barker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 26 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 20 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Guillaume Latendresse has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-12-2008 Mike Brodeur frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Mike Brodeur feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Brodeur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 5 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 26 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


10-12-2008 Boyd Devereaux reaches career high !
Boyd Devereaux marked a new career high in points with 28 after assisting in tonights game against New York Rangers on a goal by Justin Williams. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Boyd Devereaux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 586 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 109 assists along with 239 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 23 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 11+17=28 with 30 PIM.


9-12-2008 Boyd Devereaux reaches career high !
Boyd Devereaux marked a new career high in goals with 10 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Detroit Red Wings on a feed by Pavol Demitra. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, he said before boarding the teams chartered jet.

A native of Canada, Boyd Devereaux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 585 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 107 assists along with 239 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 10+15=25 with 30 PIM.


6-12-2008 Kris Versteeg resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals left wing Kris Versteeg has resumed full training after his injury.

4-12-2008 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 23 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 22 PIM.


4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Derek Roy is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 23 games without a goal. Cam Barker has played 13 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 17 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-12-2008 Chris Higgins speaks up.
Chris Higgins is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-12-2008 Chris Higgins speaks up.
Chris Higgins is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-12-2008 Colin Fraser frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Colin Fraser feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Colin Fraser was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 22 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 24 PIM.


1-12-2008 Kris Versteeg resumes light training.
Norfolk Admirals left wing Kris Versteeg has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-11-2008 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 29 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 100 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Maxim Afinogenov is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Zdenek Kutlak is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Derek Roy is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Duncan Keith is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brent Seabrook is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Cam Barker has played 12 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 16 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-11-2008 Pavol Demitra reaches a milestone !
Pavol Demitra scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Zdenek Kutlak. I'm just happy to be playing the game, the happy player commented.

A native of Slovakia, Pavol Demitra was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 719 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 413 assists along with 296 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 20 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 10 PIM.


20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Corey Crawford is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Boyd Devereaux has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Duncan Keith has played 13 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 19 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 13 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-11-2008 Jakub Sindel resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals center Jakub Sindel has resumed full training after his injury.

19-11-2008 Chad Kolarik agrees on a contract.
Chad Kolarik has signed a one year deal with the Norfolk Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

16-11-2008 Kris Versteeg injured.
Kris Versteeg of Norfolk Admirals suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cleveland Barons. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . I hit a bad patch of ice, and it's not the first time that's happened here. The league should do something about this Arena, he commented to the media.

15-11-2008 Jakub Sindel resumes light training.
Norfolk Admirals center Jakub Sindel has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-11-2008 Mike Brodeur frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Mike Brodeur feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Brodeur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 5 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 17 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Maxim Afinogenov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marian Gaborik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Duncan Keith has played 11 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 17 games without a goal. Dustin Byfuglien has played 11 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-11-2008 Chris Higgins speaks up.
Chris Higgins is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-11-2008 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 15 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 12 PIM.


6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 14 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-10-2008 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 12 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 12 PIM.


30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Justin Williams is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Pavol Demitra is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Dustin Byfuglien is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 12 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-10-2008 Kris Versteeg resumes full training.
Norfolk Admirals left wing Kris Versteeg has resumed full training after his injury.

23-10-2008 Chris Higgins speaks up.
Chris Higgins is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Maxim Afinogenov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Justin Williams is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Higgins has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brent Seabrook has played 11 games without a goal. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Fischer has played 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-10-2008 Maxim Afinogenov reaches a milestone !
Maxim Afinogenov scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by David Fischer. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he said to the press.

A native of Russia, Maxim Afinogenov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 583 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 233 assists along with 665 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 21 PIM.


23-10-2008 Kris Versteeg injured.
Kris Versteeg of Norfolk Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cleveland Barons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he said when he was taken off the ice.

21-10-2008 Dave Bolland resumes light training.
Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland has resumed light training after his head injury and is listed day to day.

21-10-2008 Justin Williams reaches a milestone !
Justin Williams scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Pavol Demitra. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Justin Williams was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 518 NHL games during his career, notching 172 goals and adding 228 assists along with 316 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 9 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 2 PIM.


21-10-2008 Dave Bolland injured.
Dave Bolland (CHI) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Evgeny Malkin (PIT). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. It is one of those nagging injuries that you just have to wait out, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

19-10-2008 Marian Gaborik resumes light training.
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Marian Gaborik has resumed light training after his arm injury and is listed day to day.

16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Boyd Devereaux is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Justin Williams is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Zdenek Kutlak is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Derek Roy is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dustin Byfuglien is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Maxim Afinogenov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryan Bickell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Corey Crawford has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games. Jaroslav Halak hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with arm injury.



14-10-2008 Pavol Demitra reaches a milestone !
Pavol Demitra scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Boyd Devereaux. Yes, it does feel great, the player said in an interview..

A native of Slovakia, Pavol Demitra was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 705 NHL games during his career, notching 293 goals and adding 407 assists along with 292 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 6 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 6 PIM.


12-10-2008 Jakub Sindel injured.
Jakub Sindel of Rockfort Icehogs suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Philadelphia Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Now I need to rest for the time being but a month or two of rest will do the job, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Dustin Byfuglien is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Guillaume Latendresse is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

Marian Gaborik remains sidelined with arm injury.



8-10-2008 Team captain meets with Guillaume Latendresse
Team captain Pavol Demitra called a short meeting with Guillaume Latendresse after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Guillaume Latendresse as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

3-10-2008 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Justin Williams. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, was his only comment for the media..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 453 NHL games during his career, notching 180 goals and adding 220 assists along with 328 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


3-10-2008 Maxim Afinogenov injured.
Maxim Afinogenov (CHI) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Chris Pronger (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, the injured player commented.

3-10-2008 Marian Gaborik injured.
Marian Gaborik (CHI) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Chris Pronger (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

2-10-2008 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


30-9-2008 Jake Muzzin sent back juniors
Chicago Blackhawks's Jake Muzzin did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Chicago Blackhawks expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

30-9-2008 Adrian Aucoin released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Adrian Aucoin to free agency.

26-9-2008 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 36 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 128 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, allowing 28 goals on 147 while booking 0 shutouts.


25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Pavol Demitra is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Marian Gaborik is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Alexander Steen is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Martin St-Pierre has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Maxim Afinogenov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jonathan Toews has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Adrian Aucoin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zdenek Kutlak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Duncan Keith has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jaroslav Halak has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Guillaume Latendresse has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-9-2008 Danny Richmond frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Danny Richmond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Danny Richmond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


20-9-2008 Jaroslav Halak frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jaroslav Halak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 121 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 5 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, allowing 21 goals on 99 while booking 0 shutouts.


19-9-2008 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Marian Gaborik is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week. Derek Roy is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Bryan Bickell is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brent Seabrook is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin St-Pierre has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Maxim Afinogenov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Adam Berti has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Adrian Aucoin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zdenek Kutlak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dave Bolland has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. James Wisniewski has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Duncan Keith has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jaroslav Halak has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Guillaume Latendresse has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Justin Williams is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Alexander Steen remains sidelined with leg injury.



11-9-2008 Alexander Steen resumes full training.
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Alexander Steen has resumed full training after his leg injury.

10-9-2008 Mike Brodeur frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Mike Brodeur feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Brodeur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 5 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


9-9-2008 Alexander Steen injured.
Alexander Steen (CHI) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Branislav Mezei (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he said as the trainers examined him.

8-9-2008 James Wisniewski frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman James Wisniewski feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 14 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


5-9-2008 Colin Fraser frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Colin Fraser feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Colin Fraser was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-8-2008 Chicago Blackhawks name captain.
Chicago Blackhawks have named Pavol Demitra as the captain of the team.

29-8-2008 Troy Brouwer uncertain about future
Troy Brouwer wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2008 Chicago Blackhawks trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Martin Havlat and Michal Handzus to Montreal Canadiens for Guillaume Latendresse, David Fischer and MTL's round 1 pick in 2009

29-6-2008 Dustin Byfuglien frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Dustin Byfuglien feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 142 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 42 assists along with 175 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Chicago Blackhawks will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Chicago Blackhawks and Rockfort Icehogs:
- Martin St-Pierre C
- Maxim Afinogenov L
- Adam Berti L
- Martin Havlat L
- Justin Williams R
- Michal Handzus L
- Wayne Primeau C
- Jonathan Toews C
- Adrian Aucoin D
- Zdenek Kutlak D
- Jason Williams R
- Dave Bolland C
- James Wisniewski D
- Rene Bourque L
- Marko Anttila R
- Troy Brouwer R
- Chris Higgins C
- Radim Vrbata L
- Tony Salmelainen R
- Nikita Alexeev R
- Derek Roy C
- PA Parenteau R
- Alexander Steen R
- Bryan Bickell R
- Kris Versteeg L
- Michael Holmqvist L
- David Koci D
- Joe Fallon G
- Adam Burish R
- Duncan Keith D
- Brent Seabrook D
- Danny Richmond D
- Corey Crawford G
- Jakub Sindel C
- Mike Brodeur G
- Johan Andersson C
- Cam Barker D
- Dustin Byfuglien D
- Michael Grenzy D
- Chris Porter L
- Colin Fraser C
- Niklas Hjalmarsson D
- Brennan Turner D
- Michael Blunden R
- Joe Charlebois D
- Taylor Dakers G
- Tony Lagerstrom C
- Tyler McGregor L
- Jake Muzzin D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Michal Handzus L
- Zdenek Kutlak D
- Derek Roy C
- David Koci D
- Joe Fallon G
- Mike Brodeur G
- Colin Fraser C
- Taylor Dakers G
- Tony Lagerstrom C
- Tyler McGregor L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Adam Berti L
- Troy Brouwer R
- PA Parenteau R
- Kris Versteeg L
- Johan Andersson C
- Dustin Byfuglien D
- Michael Grenzy D
- Jake Muzzin D


30-6-2008 Mike Gapski leaves team
Mike Gapskis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Mark Hardy leaves team
Mark Hardys contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Sakari Pietilä leaves team
Sakari Pietiläs contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Dale Tallon leaves team
Dale Tallons contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Vladislav Tretiak leaves team
Vladislav Tretiaks contract has expired and he has left the team.

25-6-2008 Jakub Sindel returns
Chicago Blackhawks were delighted to hear that Jakub Sindel has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Brennan Turner returns
Chicago Blackhawks were delighted to hear that Brennan Turner has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Joe Charlebois returns
Chicago Blackhawks were delighted to hear that Joe Charlebois has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Tony Lagerstrom returns
Chicago Blackhawks were delighted to hear that Tony Lagerstrom has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jake Muzzin returns
Chicago Blackhawks were delighted to hear that Jake Muzzin has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Wayne Primeau (Chicago Blackhawks) UFA
-Jason Williams (Chicago Blackhawks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Rene Bourque (Chicago Blackhawks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Radim Vrbata (Rockfort Icehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-PA Parenteau (Chicago Blackhawks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Taylor Dakers (Rockfort Icehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Mike Gapski(pro)
-Mark Hardy(pro)
-Sakari Pietilä(pro)
-Dale Tallon(pro)
-Vladislav Tretiak(pro)


21-6-2008 Mike Brodeur frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Mike Brodeur feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Brodeur was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 5 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $12 300 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $12 300 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager