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Chicago Blackhawks, David Rundblad mutually part ways

Chicago Blackhawks, David Rundblad mutually part ways

yahoo.com Updated 2 hours ago
(Photo by Steve Woltmann/NHLI via Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman David Rundblad have agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, freeing up salary cap space for the franchise. The Chicago Sun-Times first reported the story Tuesd…
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  • Are Brad Richards and Vincent Lecavalier Hall of Famers?

    Are Brad Richards and Vincent Lecavalier Hall of Famers?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)
    From their days together as roommates at boarding school in Saskatchewan to winning a Memorial Cup together in Rimouski to a Stanley Cup in Tampa and signing contracts later in their careers that didn’t quite work out as well as everyone had hoped, Brad…
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  • The five early off-season moves that will have the biggest impa…

    The five early off-season moves that will have the biggest impact

    thehockeynews.com Jul 19 (7 days ago)
    There’s still nearly three months until the NHL campaign opens, which will leave the league’s 30 teams with ample time to tune and tweak their rosters as opening night approaches. However, a few teams have made big splashes this off-season. Some have go…
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  • Patrick Kane shows off incredible hands in ‘Stickhandler’s Play…

    Patrick Kane shows off incredible hands in ‘Stickhandler’s Playground’

    Patrick Kane is coming off a season in which he scored a career-high 46 goals, 106 points and took home the Art Ross Trophy, Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award. And if there’s any wondering how Kane, 27, was able to capture both MVP awards and win the sc…
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  • Blackhawks call on prospects to help them back on top

    Blackhawks call on prospects to help them back on top

    NHL.com Jul 15
    CHICAGO - Patrick Kane flashed a million-dollar smile in the photo opp, beaming from behind a table topped by the troika of hefty awards he skated off with to cap a sublime season. Chicago's 27-year-old star forward broke away with the Hart T...
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  • Brian Campbell signing a Band-Aid for Blackhawks – but a good B…

    Brian Campbell signing a Band-Aid for Blackhawks – but a good Band-Aid

    Chicago Blackhawks fans can breathe easy right now. Their team addressed a dire need Friday and did so with minimal risk, signing Brian Campbell to a one-year deal carrying a $1.5-million cap hit and $750,000 in performance bonuses. As for the future? W…
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  • Campbell returns to Blackhawks after agreeing to 1-year deal

    Campbell returns to Blackhawks after agreeing to 1-year deal

    NHL.com Jul 1
    CHICAGO - Defenceman Brian Campbell has agreed to a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks and is returning to the team he helped win the Stanley Cup. The 37-year-old Campbell played in Chicago from 2008 to 2011 and was part of a team ...
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  • Islanders sign Andrew Ladd for seven years – that’s really long…

    Islanders sign Andrew Ladd for seven years – that’s really long!

    The New York Islanders struck quickly in free agency, signing former Chicago Blackhawks left winger and Winnipeg captain Andrew Ladd for seven years at $5.5 million per. For a player who turns 31 in December, that’s a long contract. But if you’re New Yo…
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  • Montreal Canadiens sign Andrew Shaw to six-year pact

    Montreal Canadiens sign Andrew Shaw to six-year pact

    The Montreal Canadiens have signed center Andrew Shaw to a six-year contract worth $3.9 million per season and $23.4 million overall. For a team looking to bounce back from a bad year, adding a two-time Stanley Cup winner is a good start. Shaw burst ont…
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  • Canadiens give qualifying offers to impending RFAs Shaw, Carr, …

    Canadiens give qualifying offers to impending RFAs Shaw, Carr, Danault

    NHL.com Jun 27
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens made qualifying offers to pending restricted free agent forwards Andrew Shaw, Daniel Carr and Phillip Danault on Monday. Shaw was acquired on Friday from the Chicago Blackhawks for two second round draft pick...
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  • Predators re-sign Filip Forsberg to six-year $36M contract

    Predators re-sign Filip Forsberg to six-year $36M contract

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    The Nashville Predators have signed young scorer Filip Forsberg to a six-year $36 million contract extension. The deal is similar to the contract the Columbus Blue Jackets gave forward Brandon Saad last summer after the team acquired him from the Chicag…
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  • Canadiens draft pick William Bitten draws similarities to Brend…

    Canadiens draft pick William Bitten draws similarities to Brendan Gallagher

    NHL.com Jun 25
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Montreal Canadiens selected centre Will Bitten with their third round pick on Saturday at the NHL draft. Montreal, which dealt its two second round picks on Friday in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks to acquire forward ...
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  • Forward Andrew Shaw excited about fresh start with the Montreal…

    Forward Andrew Shaw excited about fresh start with the Montreal Canadiens

    NHL.com Jun 25
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens added forward Andrew Shaw in a draft-day deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. The next step will be to get the pending restricted free agent signed to a deal. A salary-cap casualty in Chicago, Shaw had a quick c...
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  • Prolific junior scorer Alex DeBrincat lands with Chicago Blackh…

    Prolific junior scorer Alex DeBrincat lands with Chicago Blackhawks

    yahoo.com Jun 25
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The 2016 NHL Draft featured only two 50-goal scorers from this past season. One was Kieffer Bellows, who was selected 19th overall by the New York Islanders. The other was one of the smallest players in the draft: 5’7, 165 lbs. Alex DeBr…
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  • Blackhawks confident salary cap casualties aren’t calamitous

    Blackhawks confident salary cap casualties aren’t calamitous

    yahoo.com Jun 25
    BUFFALO, NY – No matter where Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman went, he always felt suffocated against the ceiling. But after the first round of Friday’s NHL Draft in Buffalo, he had finally found some space to breathe. “We have enough cap room now. We…
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  • Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draf…

    Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draft

    BUFFALO – Night 1 of the 2016 NHL draft gave us a bit of everything, a blend of expectant nods and wide-eyed gasps. We saw the predictable occur. Auston Matthews went first overall, Patrik Laine second. The Calgary Flames acquired a goaltender in Brian …
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  • Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire A…

    Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire Andrew Shaw in trade

    BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Report: Brian Campbell considering return to Blackhawks in free…

    Report: Brian Campbell considering return to Blackhawks in free agency

    The Florida Panthers’ signing of Keith Yandle to a big-money deal makes it a near certainty that veteran defenseman Brian Campbell will be looking to patrol the blueline elsewhere in 2016-17, and it appears on option could be a return to a former city w…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders 00:40

    Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders

    Mar 17
    Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.