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Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Lands on IR
Blackwell (groin) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Blackwell is expected to miss the first five games of the campaign at a minimum. He picked up just 10 points through 53 appearances with Chicago last season, so fantasy managers shouldn't need to track his status.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Skates after practice Saturday
Blackwell (sports hernia) was back on the ice after practice Saturday, according to Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Blackwell underwent season-ending surgery in March and it was thought the recovery period would be 12 weeks. It has been more than six months since the surgery and Blackwell finally returned to the ice for a skate Saturday. He had two goals and 10 points in 53 games last season. There is no timetable for his return at this time.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Doesn't practice Thursday
Blackwell (lower body) missed Thursday's practice, according to Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago.
Blackwell didn't play past Feb. 27 last season due to a sports hernia, but it's not clear if his current lower-body injury is in any way related or a new issue. He had two goals and 10 points in 53 contests last season.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Undergoes season-ending surgery
Blackwell underwent season-ending sports hernia surgery Wednesday, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Blackwell is expected to make a full recovery in 12 weeks, so at this point there's no reason to believe he won't be ready for training camp in September. He'll finish the 2022-23 campaign having collected 10 points and a minus-16 rating while averaging 11:48 of ice time through 53 contests.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Still not returning
Blackwell (groin) remains out of the lineup versus the Predators on Thursday, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Blackwell remains out indefinitely after sustaining a groin injury in late February. Even once he returns, he would likely be limited to a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Expected to miss time
Blackwell will "miss some time" with a pulled groin, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Blackwell was injured Monday against the Ducks and it sounds like he'll miss at least a few games, if not more. He can be considered out indefinitely until there's an update on his recovery. If Philipp Kurashev (illness) can't play Tuesday against Arizona, the team will likely need to promote a replacement.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Injured Monday
Blackwell (undisclosed) will not return Monday against Anaheim.
Blackwell logged 5:52 of ice time before exiting Monday's contest. He has seven points through 53 games this season, with seven of those coming in his last 21 appearances. There should be an update on his status before Tuesday's tilt with Arizona.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Offers helper in shootout win
Blackwell posted an assist and two hits in Saturday's 4-3 shootout win over the Sharks.
Blackwell ended a seven-game point drought with a helper on David Gust's first-period tally. The 29-year-old Blackwell remains in a bottom-six role, and he hasn't done much on offense in that spot all year. He's up to two goals, eight helpers, 53 shots on net, 49 hits and a minus-16 rating through 52 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Nets goal Friday
Blackwell scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Blackwell had gone 10 games without a goal, but he managed four assists in that span. His scoring drought ended at 14:34 of the third period, giving the Blackhawks their first lead in the game. The 29-year-old forward continues to play a fairly limited role with nine points, 45 shots on net, 44 hits and a minus-11 rating through 44 contests this season. Given his bottom-six role and the Blackhawks' lackluster team offense, Blackwell's best left on the waiver wire in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Provides assist in win
Blackwell logged an assist, four shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Blackwell has managed four assists over his last eight games. The forward didn't have more than two points in any of the first three months of the campaign, but he's been better in January. For the season, he's at one goal, seven helpers, 43 shots on net, 44 hits and a minus-11 rating through 41 outings.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Sets up opening tally
Blackwell registered an assist in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.
Blackwell has followed up a 16-game point drought with a goal and an assist over his last two contests. He fed Sam Lafferty for a breakaway goal 3:24 into the first period Thursday. Blackwell has struggled with the Blackhawks this year, logging five points, 38 shots on net, 34 hits and a minus-8 rating through 34 appearances in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Scores first goal of 2022-23
Blackwell found the back of the net in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win against Calgary.
Blackwell scored at 10:10 of the first period to put Chicago up 2-1. It was his first goal and fourth point in 33 games in 2022-23. Blackwell entered the contest averaging just 11:54 of ice time this season and shouldn't be expected to make regular offensive contributions unless his role grows.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Posts rare point
Blackwell managed an assist in Wednesday's 6-4 loss to the Stars.
Blackwell is a penalty-killing specialist with limited fantasy prospects. He's added three helpers through 16 games and 12:17 of average ice time.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Earns helper in win
Blackwell picked up his first point of the season with his assist versus Chicago on Sunday.
Blackwell has just five shots over the Hawks' first five games of the season, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to see he hasn't scored a goal yet. The 29-year-old natural center figures to remain in a bottom-six role the rest of the year, making him a low-end fantasy target at best.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Colin Blackwell: Signs two-year deal with Chicago
Blackwell signed a two-year, $2.4 million contract with the Blackhawks on Wednesday.
Blackwell drew into 58 games split between the Kraken and the Maple Leafs last season, picking up 10 goals and 20 points over that span. If he's able to to stay healthy for a full 82-game slate, the 29-year-old forward should be able to once again pot double-digit goals while surpassing the 25-point mark.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Colin Blackwell: Pockets helper in loss
Blackwell provided an assist, four hits and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 7-3 loss to the Lightning in Game 4.
Blackwell has done well on the road in the playoffs, earning a goal and an assist in the last two games. The 29-year-old finished the regular season with 20 points in 58 appearances between the Kraken and the Maple Leafs, playing mainly in a fourth-line role with the latter after the trade deadline. As such, he shouldn't be expected to produce much offense, and he could cycle out of the lineup for the likes of Kyle Clifford or Wayne Simmonds.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Colin Blackwell: First career NHL playoff goal
Blackwell scored a goal Friday in a 5-2 win over Tampa Bay in Game 3.
It was his first NHL playoff point and he made the most of his 6:27 of ice time. Blackwell isn't going to put up much for fantasy, but he plays an important energy role on the fourth line. He also managed a hit.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Colin Blackwell: Involved in Giordano deal
Seattle traded Blackwell and Mark Giordano to Toronto in exchange for two-second-round draft picks and a third-round draft pick Sunday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Blackwell has eight goals and 17 points while averaging 12:29 of ice time through 39 games in a middle-six role with Seattle this season. The 28-year-old winger should fill a bottom-six position in Toronto to provide some depth scoring during the playoff race. Blackwell will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Colin Blackwell: Pockets helper
Blackwell posted an assist and three hits in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Red Wings.
Blackwell helped out on Yanni Gourde's empty-netter late in the third period. The assist ended Blackwell's two-game mini-slump. The 28-year-old has looked more comfortable in a third-line role lately, logging seven points through eight games in March. For the season, he has 17 points, 61 shots on net, 57 hits and a plus-1 rating in 39 outings.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Colin Blackwell: Stays warm with assist
Blackwell provided an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Senators.
Blackwell helped out on Mason Appleton's game-tying goal at 13:01 of the third period. March has been kind to Blackwell so far -- he has three goals and three helpers in his last six games. The 28-year-old forward is up to 16 points, 57 shots on net, 51 hits and a plus-1 rating through 36 contests. He's shown chemsitry with Appleton and Yanni Gourde on the Kraken's third line in recent games.... See More ... See Less
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