Thursday Jul 24
'Hawks 2011 first-round pick Danault told to emulate Kruger
After completing his first full AHL campaign, Phillip Danault has gotten very specific instructions from Rockford IceHogs coach Ted Dent and Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman.
Ranking the Chicago Blackhawks' Top 10 Prospects
As a general rule, dominant hockey teams don't have deep prospect groups. Not only do they get lesser draft picks than the NHL 's basket-case franchises, but they are also more prone to trading the talent in their systems for immediate help.
Potential Blackhawks Picks: Nick Schmaltz
JANUARY 21: Nick Schmaltz of USA looks dejected after losing the men's bronze medal match between Canada and USA in the Ice Hockey at the Tyrolean Ice Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Game on January 21, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria.