Ryan Johnson, the newest Blackhawk, is a tough one. The Hawks officially added Johnson, a seasoned shot-blocker who played through broken bones in each foot last regular season with the rival Vancouver Canucks, to their mix Friday with a one-year, $500,000 deal.
Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said he was looking for depth at center and made his first move at trying to address it Friday. The Hawks signed veteran center Ryan Johnson to a one-year deal worth $500,000. Ryan, 34, signed a professional tryout offer with the Rockford IceHogs earlier this week, playing in one game
Patrick Kane was on the ice at practice Thursday. Then he came off and went into the locker room. He came back, skated a little bit and then went off again. In other words, Kane, who suffered an ankle injury on Dec. 5, is “doubtful” for Friday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings.
BY BEN MEYER-ABBOTT firstname.lastname@example.org — The Blackhawks got some good news Wednesday when wingers Patrick Kane and Fernando Pisani and center Dave Bolland all participated in the morning skate and seem to be on the road to recover from their injuries.
DENVER – For the Blackhawks, it’s about thriving when trying to survive a spat of injuries that seem to add up while there are signs things are getting better. The good news Monday was that Marian Hossa, Fernando Pisani and even Patrick Kane will be on the ice this week as part of their rehab
DENVER — Dave Bolland will sit out Monday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. Ryan Potulny was recalled to take his place in the lineup. Coach Joel Quenneville said Bolland is day-to-day with an upper-body injury suffered against the San Jose Sharks Saturday. Bolland did finish the game and the injury is not believed to be
DENVER — Blackhawks goalie Marty Turco will be making his first start in more than a week Monday against the Colorado Avalanche. Turco got the nod from the coach Joel Quenneville over Corey Crawford, who is 7-0-1 in his last seven starts.
DENVER — Jordan Hendry may have earned himself another game at wing with his performance against the San Jose Sharks. Hendry scored the Hawks’ only goal – his first this season — as fellow defenseman-turned-wing John Scott and center Jake Dowell assisted. He played 8:18 and had three shots and a big hit on Sharks
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Blackhawks winger Viktor Stalberg raised his arms in celebration. He had just scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, putting a loose puck past San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi. But wait … referee Greg Kimmerly had whistled the play dead. The goal was no good. Kimmerly thought Niemi had
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The blue-line line is back together for the Hawks Saturday against the San Jose Sharks. Defensemen Jordan Hendry and John Scott will play wing on the fourth line with center Jake Dowell. The Hawks only recalled Jeremy Morin from the Rockford IceHogs. Morin flew in Friday night as the Hawks continue