Latest Blackhawks News

Here is the latest Chicago Blackhawks news culled from the last 2 E-Newsletters:

HAWKS, NHL TAKE OLYMPIC BREAK

The Blackhawks and the NHL are on Olympic Break until March 1 when
the Hawks host the Nashville Predators at the United Center (7:30
pm). The Vancouver Canucks arrive in town on Friday, March 3 and the
Hawks skate with the Dallas Stars on Sunday, March 5. The first
10,000 fans to the Stars game on the 5th receive United
Rentals/Blackhawk Thundersticks
(http://www.chicagoblackhawks.com/community/events.asp?selected_month=6&selected_category_id=&event_id=109).
Tickets are still available for all three home games. Tickets
(http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/805913)
NBC Olympic Ice Hockey Schedule
(http://www.nbcolympics.com/results/1549007/detail.html)

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HAWKCAST #35: INSIDER, MIKE BLUNDEN

In the latest edition of the Blackhawks Official Podcast
(http://media.libsyn.com/media/blackhawks/hawkcast021006.mp3), Tuomo
Ruutu discusses Tony Salmelainen, director of hockey operations Stan
Bowman answers your questions, and hear an interview with 2005 2nd
round draft pick Michael Blunden. HawkCast will be off this week.
Hear the next episode on Friday, Feb. 24.
Got a burning question? Submit it to Hawks Insider
(http://www.chicagoblackhawks.com/news/HawksInsiderSubmission.asp)
and listen to HawkCast #36 next week to see if it gets answered.

RICHMOND, WISNIEWSKI ASSIGNED

The Blackhawks announced Monday that they have assigned defensemen
James Wisniewski and Danny Richmond to Norfolk. Wisniewski was
recalled on January 31 and appeared in six games recording two points
(0-2-2) and six penalty minutes. Richmond was recalled from the
Admirals on January 26 and appeared in seven games with the
Blackhawks recording no points and 11 penalty minutes. Press Release
(http://chicagoblackhawks.com/news/news.asp?story_id=3159)

BRENT SEABROOK WALLPAPER

Get the latest Blackhawks Desktop Wallpaper featuring rookie
defenseman Brent Seabrook! Seabrook Wallpaper
(http://www.chicagoblackhawks.com/fans/Wallpaper.asp) Check back soon
for the next Blackhawk wallpaper featuring interim captain Martin
Lapointe.

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HAWKS CLAIM ANDERSON, ASSIGN CRAWFORD

The Blackhawks Friday claimed goalie Craig Anderson
(http://www.chicagoblackhawks.com/news/news.asp?story_id=3149) off
waivers Friday from St. Louis. Anderson had been claimed by Boston
from the Hawks on Jan. 19 and was later picked up by the Blues. Corey
Crawford, who made his first NHL start in Thursday at St. Louis, was
reassigned to Norfolk.

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AUCOIN TO HAVE SHOULDER SURGERY

The Blackhawks will be without captain Adrian Aucoin for the
remainder of the season, coach Trent Yawney announced Wednesday.
Aucoin will have surgery this week to repair a dislocated shoulder
suffered at home Jan. 29 vs. Calgary … Assistant Martin Lapointe
will assume Aucoin’s role as captain with Jim Vandermeer and Mark
Bell rotating the other ‘A’. Aucoin Video
(http://www.chicagoblackhawks.com/multimedia/InterviewsArchive.asp)