In Wednesday’s edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at a former Chicago Blackhawks All-Star who is part of a potential new NHL ownership group, a couple of Hawks prospects who are looking at making an impact soon in the NHL, and a current star who isn’t happy with his play despite the accolades he’s been receiving.
-We lead off today by congratulating Jay Zawaski, formerly of Red Light District, on his new gig covering the Blackhawks for CBS Chicago. His first piece is about defenseman Duncan Keith, who is establishing himself as a serious contender for the Norris Trophy this season. [CBS Chicago]
-The Hawks will begin selling selected tickets to their 2014 Stadium Series game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, December 11th. [Blackhawks.com]
-Despite being named the First Star of the month by the NHL on Tuesday, Patrick Kane isn’t satisfied with where he is at in terms of his game, and he’s looking for more. [ESPN Chicago]
-Jeremy Roenick may be best known for being an outspoken commentator on NBCSN’s NHL broadcasts, but reports are swirling that he could be looking for an even bigger megaphone: as the face of a bid to bring NHL hockey to Seattle. [SB Nation]
-Mark McCneill and Phillip Danault are both aware of the challenges that lay in front of them as they try to make the Hawks’ NHL roster, but those roadblocks aren’t deterring them from giving it their all to make it to the show. [Chicago Sun-Times]
-Kyle Beach notched a hat trick for the Rockford IceHogs over the weekend, but in an interesting interview with Chris Block, he opens up about looking for another chance to make the Hawks’ NHL roster after a falling out with the team. [Third Man In]
-Finally, GM Stan Bowman weighed in on various issues, including whether or not the salary cap would hinder his ability to bring back Kane and Jonathan Toews when their contracts expire after next season. [Chicago Tribune]