Now that we’re deep into the offseason, we can take a step back and evaluate what the Chicago Blackhawks will look like when camp opens in September. New faces like Connor Bedard and Taylor Hall will get all the attention and excitement, but with these additions to the roster, it has created a major logjam in the forward group.
It’s getting to the quiet time of the season before camps and preseason take hold in September. The Chicago Blackhawks weren’t expected to add much more but some more depth was added to the blueline in Rockford.
The Chicago Blackhawks will look vastly different than they did at the beginning of last season. Additions such as Taylor Hall, Nick Foligno, and Corey Perry, and new face of the franchise Connor Bedard are earth-shattering differences from last season's team.
In this week’s Blackhawks Sunday Cinema and Hockey blend, I’m bringing in a baseball movie. 1988’s Bull Durham is a classic, dealing with the clash of veterans and rookies, mentoring, winning, losing and a whole other host of material I don’t have enough space to write about.
300 miles away and known as one of the biggest, if not the biggest rival of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Detroit Red Wings are trying to find their way out of a rebuild that’s officially going on five seasons now.
Connor Bedard used his time during the Chicago Blackhawks development camp to get aquatinted with his new city. An answer Bedard gave about his favorite activity in Chicago gave a telling answer about who the Blackhawks’ newest forward is.
The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t make big moves when free agency opened on July 1. Since they added players like Taylor Hall, Nick Foligno, and Corey Perry during the 2023 NHL Draft week, and with few departures, the room on the current roster seemed slim, making the lack of moves justifiable.
Any Chicago Blackhawks coach can tell you that aside from motivation, teaching is the key to getting the most out of players. But each player is different, featuring their own unique talents and challenges, and react to things differently as a human being.
The 2023 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone, and most of the big free agency moves have already been made. But this just means things are picking up in the hockey world while everyone gets ramped up for a new season to start.
This season, Corey Perry will be the grizzled veteran in a Chicago Blackhawks room made up mostly of early to mid-20-somethings. But, Perry has been in their shoes - or skates - before, and recently he revealed what wisdom he plans to impart to the Blackhawks youth.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, Connor Bedard, has been working out the team’s development camp since last weekend. He apparently isn’t too excited about one aspect of the Blackhawks’ tactics.
Pretty much everything that Connor Bedard could say has been said in the last week. But with the Chicago Blackhawks wrapping up its development camp, it stood out that the love the city and its fans have shown Bedard is appreciated and reciprocated.
The Chicago Blackhawks assigned jersey numbers to their four newest players Wednesday. Forwards Taylor Hall, Nick Foligno and Corey Perry will all wear numbers they have previously worn during their NHL careers. Foligno and Hall will stick with Nos.
The Chicago Blackhawks made plenty of high-octane moves in June to set the team’s foundation for this fall and beyond. General manager Kyle Davidson clarified where the roster stands in his last press conference before the long offseason.