27-9-2019 Darnell Nurse frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Darnell Nurse 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 Canada, Darnell Nurse was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 187 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 42 assists along with 71 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 9 PIM.


27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Patrick Kane is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Vincent Hinostroza is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex DeBrincat is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Brandon Saad is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Tomas Jurco is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Bo Horvat is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. K'andre Miller is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Artem Anisimov has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Corey Crawford hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Richard Panik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Kempny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joshua Ho-Sang has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Laurent Dauphin has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Patric Hörnqvist has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Tommy Wingels has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brock Boeser has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael DiPietro hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2019 Erik Gustafsson frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Erik Gustafsson 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 Sweden, Erik Gustafsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 161 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 48 assists along with 33 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.


23-9-2019 Artem Anisimov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov 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 Russia, Artem Anisimov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 660 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 165 assists along with 174 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 6 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


21-9-2019 Artem Anisimov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov 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 Russia, Artem Anisimov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 660 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 165 assists along with 174 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 6 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Patrick Kane is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alex DeBrincat is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Bo Horvat is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Artem Anisimov has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Corey Crawford hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Richard Panik has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Vincent Hinostroza has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michal Kempny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joshua Ho-Sang has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Laurent Dauphin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tommy Wingels has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael DiPietro hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-9-2019 Nick Schmaltz frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Nick Schmaltz 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, Nick Schmaltz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


17-9-2019 Ryan Hartman frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ryan Hartman 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, Ryan Hartman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


17-9-2019 Patric Hörnqvist frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patric Hörnqvist 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 Sweden, Patric Hörnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 7th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 678 NHL games during his career, notching 183 goals and adding 195 assists along with 315 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


13-9-2019 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.



11-9-2019 Tommy Wingels frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Tommy Wingels 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, Tommy Wingels was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 6th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 395 NHL games during his career, notching 52 goals and adding 88 assists along with 198 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


9-9-2019 Gustav Forsling frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Gustav Forsling 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 Sweden, Gustav Forsling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


6-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Patrick Kane is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Tanner Kero is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Brandon Saad is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Bo Horvat is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2019 Artem Anisimov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov 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 Russia, Artem Anisimov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 165 assists along with 174 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


4-9-2019 Michal Kempny frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny 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 Czech, Michal Kempny, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 160 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 41 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


1-9-2019 Ryan Hartman frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ryan Hartman 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, Ryan Hartman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-8-2019 Artem Anisimov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov 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 Russia, Artem Anisimov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 165 assists along with 174 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2019 Chicago Blackhawks name captain.
Chicago Blackhawks have named Patrick Kane as the captain of the team.

30-6-2019 Patrick Sharp retires
Patrick Sharp has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2019 Johnny Oduya retires
Johnny Oduya has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2019 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 Rockford Ichehogs:
- Kenton Helgesen L
- Jordin Tootoo R
- Patrick Kane R
- Artem Anisimov C
- Corey Crawford G
- Richard Panik R
- Brandon Mashinter L
- Erik Gustafsson D
- Tanner Kero C
- Ryan Hartman R
- Vincent Hinostroza C
- Alex DeBrincat L
- Lucas Carlsson D
- Gustav Forsling D
- Nick Schmaltz R
- Luke Johnson C
- Ville Pokka D
- Martin Lundberg L
- Michal Kempny D
- Brandon Saad L
- Anton Forsberg G
- Tomas Jurco R
- Darnell Nurse D
- Griffin Reinhart D
- Joshua Ho-Sang L
- Connor Murphy D
- Laurent Dauphin L
- Patric Hörnqvist R
- Tommy Wingels R
- Bo Horvat C
- Brock Boeser R
- Mike Richards C
- Jhonas Enroth G
- Chris McCarthy L
- John Norman C
- Louie Caporusso C
- Reto Suri R
- Jakub Kovar G
- Igor Grigorenko R
- Kirill Koltsov D
- Jeff Glass G
- Henri Jokiharju D
- Michael DiPietro G
- Jett Woo D
- K'andre Miller D
- Jan Mandat C
- Luke Philp C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jordin Tootoo R
- Artem Anisimov C
- Erik Gustafsson D
- Lucas Carlsson D
- Nick Schmaltz R
- Laurent Dauphin L
- Tommy Wingels R
- Brock Boeser R
- Reto Suri R
- Henri Jokiharju D
- Luke Philp C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Alex DeBrincat L
- Martin Lundberg L
- Darnell Nurse D
- Patric Hörnqvist R
- Jhonas Enroth G
- Chris McCarthy L
- Jeff Glass G


30-6-2019 Radek Vojtasek leaves team
Radek Vojtaseks contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2019 Martin Lundberg frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Martin Lundberg 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 Sweden, Martin Lundberg, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 29 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


27-6-2019 Artem Anisimov frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov 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 Russia, Artem Anisimov was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 165 assists along with 174 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


26-6-2019 Ryan Hartman frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ryan Hartman 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, Ryan Hartman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2019 Luke Philp frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks center Luke Philp 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, Luke Philp, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Igor Grigorenko resumes full training.
Rockford Ichehogs right wing Igor Grigorenko has resumed full training after his injury.

24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2019 Jordin Tootoo frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Jordin Tootoo 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, Jordin Tootoo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 673 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 95 assists along with 982 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


22-6-2019 Brandon Saad frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad 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, Brandon Saad was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 451 NHL games during his career, notching 134 goals and adding 158 assists along with 81 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Kenton Helgesen (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jordin Tootoo (Rockford Ichehogs) UFA
-Brandon Mashinter (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ville Pokka (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Martin Lundberg (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Patrick Sharp (Chicago Blackhawks) UFA
-Johnny Oduya (Chicago Blackhawks) UFA
-Griffin Reinhart (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Mike Richards (Chicago Blackhawks) UFA
-Jhonas Enroth (Chicago Blackhawks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chris McCarthy (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-John Norman (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Louie Caporusso (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Reto Suri (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jakub Kovar (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Igor Grigorenko (Rockford Ichehogs) UFA
-Kirill Koltsov (Rockford Ichehogs) UFA
-Jeff Glass (Rockford Ichehogs) UFA
-Jan Mandat (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Luke Philp (Rockford Ichehogs) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Radek Vojtasek(farm)


20-6-2019 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $16 100 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $16 100 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Alpo Suhonen retires
Chicago Blackhawks staff member Alpo Suhonen has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Bruce Franklin retires
Chicago Blackhawks staff member Bruce Franklin has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Ron Anderson retires
Chicago Blackhawks staff member Ron Anderson has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Dominic Roch retires
Rockford Ichehogs staff member Dominic Roch has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

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