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BLOG: Commesso, Kaiser and Slaggert Competing in U.S. Summer Showcase

Trio of 2020 draft picks invited to annual week-long evaluation camp ahead of 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

While the Blackhawks were busy selecting their 2021 NHL Draft class over the weekend, three of the top picks from the 2020 class began a busy week at the USA Hockey World Junior Summer Showcase. 

Drew Commesso (2nd Rd., 46th Ovr.), Wyatt Kaiser (3rd Rd., 81st Ovr.) and Landon Slaggert (3rd Rd., 79th Ovr.) are part of the 44-player roster gathered in Plymoth, Mich. for the annual U.S. evaluation camp ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship beginning in late December. 

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RELEASE: AHL Board of Governors Approves Acquisition of IceHogs

Blackhawks ownership of Rockford IceHogs finalized as AHL team begins 15th season as top development affiliate

by AHL Press Release / TheAHL.com

American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Howson announced that the AHL Board of Governors has approved the transfer of ownership of the Rockford IceHogs AHL franchise to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The IceHogs will begin their 15th season as the Blackhawks' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League this fall.

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FEATURE: Lukas Reichel Ready to Take Next Step with Blackhawks

After taking big strides overseas, 2020 first-round pick set to continue development trajectory in North America

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

The excitement was palpable on Friday as Lukas Reichel met with the media after signing a three-year, entry-level contract earlier in the week. 

"I'm really proud to be part of the organization," the team's first-round selection from last year's draft said. "I'm so excited and really looking forward to the future with the Blackhawks. I'm just really happy."

Given the strides the already highly-touted prospect has taken in the eight months since he was taken No. 17 overall, the Blackhawks are equally ecstatic.

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PROSPECTS: Reichel Captures DEL Title with Eisbaren Berlin

Take a look at some of the top prospect performances over the last two weeks of action

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

For full Blackhawks prospect stats, click here.

The 2020 draft class has led the way for the Blackhawks prospects over the last two weeks, including a pair of picks playing important roles in playoff action for their clubs. 

Take a look at some of the top performers across the organization:

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PROSPECTS: Slavin Off to Red-Hot Start in Rockford

Take a look at some of the top prospect performances over the last two weeks of action

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

For full Blackhawks prospect stats, click here.

One of the newest Blackhawks signings has wasted no time making an impact at the next level.

Take a look at some of the top prospect performers across the organization over the last two weeks of action:  

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PROSPECTS: Wyatt Kaiser, Minnesota Duluth Advance to Frozen Four in 5OT

Take a look at some of the top prospect performances over the last two weeks of action

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

For full Blackhawks prospect stats, click here.

The NCAA tournament opened this weekend and only one Blackhawks prospect made it out of the opening two rounds -- doing so in historical fashion on Saturday night. 

Take a look at some of the top prospect performers across the organization over the last two weeks of action: 

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PROSPECTS: Five Blackhawks Prospects in 2021 NCAA Hockey Tournament

Five Blackhawks prospects begin NCAA tournament play this weekend

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

As the Blackhawks battle down the stretch for a playoff spot, it's already tournament season for five prospects as the NCAA men's hockey championship begins play on Friday. 

The 16-team tournament opens with four regionals this weekend, the winner of each advancing to the Frozen Four in two weeks in Pittsburgh. 

Here's who to keep an eye on in the opening rounds: 

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THREE THINGS: Get to Know Josiah Slavin

Everything you need to know about Chicago's newest forward signing

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

The Blackhawks signed 2018 seven-round pick Josiah Slavin to a two-year entry-level contract on Tuesday after two seasons at Colorado College.

"It's just pure excitement for me," Slavin said shortly after signing. "Moving on with my career and moving on to the next level. There's just nothing but excitement."

Here are three things you should know about the new signing:

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PROSPECTS: Altybarmakian Enjoys Breakout Stretch with Four in Four

Take a look at some of the top prospect performances over the last two weeks of action

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

For full Blackhawks prospect stats, click here.

Young forwards across the organization continue to post point-per-game performances as a trio of prospects led their teams across three different levels. 

Take a look at some of the top performers from the past two weeks of action: 

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PROSPECTS: Landon Slaggert Adds Seven Points, Lukas Reichel Stays Hot

Take a look at some of the top prospect performances over the last two weeks of action

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

For full Blackhawks prospect stats, click here.

The 2020 draft class led the way for the Blackhawks prospects over the last two weeks and the Rockford IceHogs were led to their first victory of the year by a pair of three-point performances from two members of the 2017 draft class. 

Take a look at some of the top performers: 

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