Category: Chicago Black Hawks

Draft lottery win could fast track Blackhawks rebuild

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoJust when it seemed Chicago Blackhawks fans were settling in for a multi-year rebuild, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly held up the team’s logo as the winners of the Draft Lottery. As a result, the Hawks who officially wrapped up the Kane and Toews era this spring will begin the Connor Bedard

Blues meet Hawks heading in opposite directions

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  Two Midwest-based NHL teams met up on Wednesday (Nov. 16) possibly heading in opposite directions.  The St. Louis Blues continued its winning streak, capturing a 5-2 win against the host Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center in the Windy City.  After the game, the Hawks remain a point ahead

All five Midwest NHL teams will look different in 2022-23

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  In the years this website has been run the five Midwest-based NHL teams have gone through big changes.  The Blackhawks have gone from a rebuilding team to three Stanley Cups and now back to a rebuilding team. The Columbus Blue Jackets had never won a playoff series when

Rebuild made official for Hawks with 2022 Entry Draft moves

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  When Chicago Blackhawks fans awoke on July 7, they had little to look forward to that night with no first-round selections in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal.  By the time they turned in for the night they had witnessed perhaps the busiest day in terms of moves