Blackhawks trade Nick Schmaltz to Coyotes

By Jay Cohen AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Nick Schmaltz to the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night for Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini in a swap involving three former first-round picks. Schmaltz is off…

Pro Hockey: Blackhawks assign Luke Johnson to Rockford

Staff Report CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks in Sunday announced they have reassigned forward Luke Johnson to the Rockford IceHogs. Johnson, 24, has spent the majority of the season with Chicago, picking up one assist and 18 shots on…

Crawford logs 39 saves, Blackhawks beat Wild 3-1

By Matt Carlson Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks got off to a fast start and then leaned on Corey Crawford to pull out a sorely needed win. Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Crawford…

Jeremy Colliton era begins for Chicago Blackhawks

By Jim Hagerty Reporter CHICAGO - In a somewhat surprising move for fans, the Chicago Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville Tuesday and replaced him with Rockford IceHogs coach Jeremy Colliton. The move, however, may have been…

AHL Preview: IceHogs gear up for 2018-19 season

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - The Rockford IceHogs have made their final preseason roster moves and are set to begin the 2018-19 season Friday night in Cleveland. The 'Hogs started the week after releasing several players on…

Blackhawks sign D Brandon Davidson

Staff Report CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Brandon Davidson on a one-year, $650,000 contract that will run through the 2018-19 season. Davidson, 27, split time with…

Blackhawks ship 3 more players to Rockford

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - The Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, announced they have assigned forwards Victor Ejdsell, Alexandre Fortin and Matthew Highmore to the Rockford IceHogs. Ejdsell, 23, spent the majority of the…

Josh McArdle confident he’ll crack IceHogs roster

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Josh McArdle made history this summer when he became the first Rockford youth hockey player to come through the ranks and sign an AHL contract. Now the Hononegah High School graduate is looking to do it again…