Hawks Headlines: Leddy Looking to Improve On Last Season

Also, Kim Wrona previews the upcoming Rockford IceHogs season

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In Wednesday's edition of Hawks Headlines, we examine a couple of Chicago Blackhawks players looking to make an impact this season, and provide an update on the Rockford IceHogs. 

- Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy is looking to build on his performance from the 2013 campaign, and whether he can or not will have a big impact on whether or not he stays on the team for the long-term. [CSN Chicago]

- After the Hawks trimmed their roster to 28 players, they are really close to having their final group put together for the regular season. Chris Kuc has an update. [Chicago Tribune]

- WGN Radio will be hosting a "Puck Drop" party on Thursday at 11:30am to celebrate the beginning of the Hawks' upcoming season. A panel will be assembled to preview the campaign, and the first 100 people in line get an autograph from Ben Smith. [Blackhawks.com]

- With a $16 million contract in hand, Bryan Bickell is eagerly looking to earn his new coin. [Chicago Sun-Times]

- Kim Wrona did a great job of breaking down the upcoming season for the Rockford IceHogs, as they look to reach the playoffs after barely missing out last year. [The Committed Indian]

- Wrestler CM Punk has made a name for himself as a huge Blackhawks fan, and he took that love on-air on WWE Raw on Monday night. [Yahoo! Sports]

- Former Blackhawk Viktor Stalberg, now with the Nashville Predators, injured his arm on Tuesday night. [NHL.com]

- Finally, Andrew Shaw may not have been on the Hawks' roster the past few games, but he has clearly been busy, building a new "doghouse" for his pup. [Instagram]

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