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Fantasy Season in Review: Chicago Blackhawks

Monday, August 16, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Chicago Blackhawks

Forwards: Patrick Kane led the Chicago Blackhawks in scoring, surprisingly by a high margin.  Entering the season with more attention on his off-ice antics than his one-ice abilities the former first overall pick did not disappoint with 30 goals and 88 points– leading the next player Jonathan Toews by 20.  Surprisingly with all the forward…

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Blackhawks Walk from Niemi Award; Sign Turco

Monday, August 2, 2010

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Blackhawks Walk from Niemi Award; Sign Turco

The Chicago Blackhawks decided that a 2.75 million award from an arbitrator simply would not fit under their cap and walked away from their Stanley Cup winning goaltender: Antti Niemi. In turn, they signed a soon-to-be 35-year-old to lead them back to the promised land– even though he failed to do this the majority of…

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Blackhawks Cap Woes Far From Over

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Blackhawks Cap Woes Far From Over

The Chicago Blackhawks still find themselves in a cap conundrum where they may need to choose whether to keep either Antti Niemi or sniping forward Patrick Sharp. According to Cap Geek, the team is already over the salary cap with Niemi still yet to sign, although negotiations continue. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune recently…

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Hjalmarsson Signs for Four More Years in Chi-Town

Monday, July 12, 2010

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Hjalmarsson Signs for Four More Years in Chi-Town

Unlike his former teammates Kris Versteeg and Dustin Byfuglien, who the Hawks intended to deal due to cap restrictions, defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson will stay with the team for four more years. One would have to think his holdout created unnecessary problems and signing an offer sheet with a divisional rival could have been avoided but…

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Goalies on the Hot Seat

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Goalies on the Hot Seat

Continuing a feature we’re going to look at frequently this year, which goalies are getting the majority of starts and who’s job is in jeopardy?  Green means the goalie’s job appears safe, yellow would mean they are yielding more starts to their competitor than normal, red means the starting job appears to be more dependent…

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The Best Fantasy Hockey Team Names

Sunday, September 13, 2009

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Well its that time of year time year again, fantasy hockey draft season and to get you started DailyFaceoff.com has put together a list of our favourite fantasy hockey team names. As you can see, we are particularly fond of team names that include  the name of a player on your roster.  If you use…

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Chicago Blackhawks 2009/2010 Season Preview

Monday, September 7, 2009

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Chicago Blackhawks 2008/09 46-24-12 (2nd in Central, 4th in West) Arrivals: Marian Hossa (RW, Detroit), John Madden (NJ), Tomas Kopecky (DET), Richard Petioit (TB) Departures: Nikolai Khabibulin (EDM), LW Martin Havlat (MIN), Samuel Pahlsson (CBJ), Matt Walker (TB) It’s easy to love this young up and coming hockey team and they are a sexy pick to improve after…

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