IceHogs forward Ryan Hartman (middle) celebrates his first professional goal with Terry Broadhurst (front) and Stephen Johns (back). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)
The final week of the 2013-14 AHL regular season saw the IceHogs play in 2 final contests with their playoff hopes barely alive. The IceHogs needed to win both games and get some help from other teams—mainly the Oklahoma City Barons—in order to make the post season. Continue reading →
IceHogs defenseman Stephen Johns and center Teuvo Teravainen have both contributed since coming to Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)
The IceHogs did not fare very well in their games during week 28 of the AHL schedule. With 3 important contests over the weekend, they dropped 2 of them, which set them back in their race to the playoffs. Continue reading →
Marcus Kruger‘s re-signing for two years at $1.325 million a year, which should wrap up Chicago Blackhawks’ offseason signings.
Discussing Blackhawks Prospect Camp, which took place last week, where Kim fills us in on who impressed, who didn’t do so well, and where we can hope to find some of these guys next year (hint: mostly with the Rockford IceHogs)
Other goings-on around the league, including Ilya Kovalchuk‘s retirement from the NHL and Tyler Seguin‘s parents doing him no favors with these interviews with the media after his trade to the Dallas Stars
Goaltender Mac Carruth makes a save during practice. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)
The baby Blackhawks were back in action on Tuesday at Johnny’s Ice House West for Day 2 of Prospect Camp. It was the last full day of practices before they start scrimmaging during the rest of the week.
“It’s more than just another game. That place was close to me and a lot of players in this room,” Versteeg lamented. “It’s something I’ve been looking forward to. I want to see the banner, one a lot of us didn’t get to see get raised. I still haven’t seen it.” (CSN Chicago)
Remember when we gotMichael Frolik for Jack Skille? Good times. I mean, it’s not like Frolik is scoring, but at least he knows how to backcheck like a mofo.
Anyway, Ray Emery will be in net for the Blackhawks tonight. Jose Theodore will be in net for the Panthers. (Left Wing Lock)
Patrick Sharp is expected to rejoin the team during the Disney On Ice seven-game road trip in Western Canada. (@TramyersCSN)