24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Olli Malmivaara frustrated
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Olli Malmivaara feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Olli Malmivaara was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 4th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


22-6-2005 Scott Balan agrees on a contract.
Scott Balan has signed a $330 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 Tommi Jaminki agrees on a contract.
Tommi Jaminki has signed a $310 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jean-Yves Leroux (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chris Clark (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Casey Hankinson (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ty Jones (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Bobby Russell (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Stephane Friesen (Norfolk Admirals) UFA
-Troy Stonier (Norfolk Admirals) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Denis Savard(pro)
-Don Jackson(pro)
-Joe Yannetti(pro)
-Al MacIssac(farm)
-Dominic Roch(farm)
-Kevin Nakai(farm)


21-6-2005 Igor Radulov agrees on a contract.
Igor Radulov has signed a $290 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $600 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2005 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $600 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2005 Mike Souza agrees on a contract.
Mike Souza has signed a $600 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Mike Souza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 27 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


20-6-2005 Jonas Nordqvist agrees on a contract.
Jonas Nordqvist has signed a $330 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Dany Sabourin agrees on a contract.
Dany Sabourin has signed a $525 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Dany Sabourin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


Eastside Hockey Manager