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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • Kris Versteeg injured, questionable for opener

    Forward Kris Versteeg sustained a lower body injury during the Blackhawks practice at Johnny’s Ice House West on Tuesday morning and is questionable for the season opener Thursday night against the Stars in Dallas. About halfway through the...
  • Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap

    Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap
    Someone had to go. That someone turned out to be Nick Leddy. The anticipated departure of one of the Blackhawks' regulars came to fruition Saturday when the team traded Leddy to the Islanders for three prospects. The Hawks needed to make a deal by...
  • Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey

     Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey
    After graduating from Lake Forest High School, Cody Murphy hoped to play college hockey in Illinois. The problem: No Divison I schools in his home state have varsity hockey teams. "It would be nice for a lot of Chicagoans to have a place to call home,...
  • More relaxed, Blackhawks' Ben Smith cements role

     More relaxed, Blackhawks' Ben Smith cements role
    DETROIT — A mechanical issue with their plane delayed the Blackhawks' arrival in Detroit, causing a late start for their exhibition with the Red Wings. When the teams finally did face off Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena — about 45...
  • Blackhawks fall to Red Wings 3-2 in exhibition game

    Blackhawks fall to Red Wings 3-2 in exhibition game
    The Chicago Blackhawks' exhibition game against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night didn't exactly get off to a roaring start as the Hawks' plane was delayed at O'Hare due to a mechanical issue and the game began late. The contest was originally...
  • Jeremy Morin knows Blackhawks prospects face daunting task

    Jeremy Morin knows Blackhawks prospects face daunting task
    Regulars on the Chicago Blackhawks roster skated with prospects hoping to earn their keep Thursday morning at the United Center, in preparation for the evening exhibition game in Detroit. Among those on the ice was forward Jeremy Morin, who registered...
  • Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp

    Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp
    The Chicago Blackhawks released their official training camp roster Thursday, and the list includes 52 players who will compete for jobs for the 2014-15 NHL season. The biggest surprise is the presence of Cam Barker, who was considered a bust with the...
  • Blackhawks ink deals with Smith, Raanta, Morin

    Blackhawks ink deals with Smith, Raanta, Morin
    PHILADELPHIA -- Stan Bowman kicked off what likely will be a busy weekend for the general manager when the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms on two-year contracts extensions with forwards Ben Smith and Jeremy Morin and goaltender Antti Raanta on Friday....
  • Blackhawks move up in draft to take Nick Schmaltz

     Blackhawks move up in draft to take Nick Schmaltz
    PHILADELPHIA — The Blackhawks moved up in the NHL draft and got the man they wanted when they selected center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th overall pick Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. After acquiring picks No. 20 and 179 from the Sharks for...
  • At NHL draft, Blackhawks try to fine-tune roster

    At NHL draft, Blackhawks try to fine-tune roster
    PHILADELPHIA — Even while Stan Bowman was securing three of his own players for the next two seasons, the Blackhawks general manager was chasing a bigger prize Friday as the NHL draft weekend began. Bowman and the Hawks fell short — for...
  • Blackhawks hopefuls on display at prospects camp

    Blackhawks hopefuls on display at prospects camp
    Players from near and far have gathered in Chicago for the Blackhawks' annual prospects camp, all with the goal of catching the eye of the team's hierarchy to advance their hockey careers. After nearly a week of sessions that will give 62 of the...