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Blackhawks Prospects

Updates on Blackhawks prospects from around the hockey world.

Blackhawks Prospect Report: Reichel returns; Slaggert, Kaiser, Commesso named to Team USA for 2022 WJC

Another look across the organization’s potential future.

Blackhawks Prospect Report: Lukas Reichel injured; IceHogs defensemen showing promise

Despite Rockford facing some offensive woes at forward, the blueline prospects are chipping in.

Blackhawks Prospect Report: Reichel, Slavin, Söderblom are standouts with Rockford

The two linemates are obviously the cream of the forward crop for the Blackhawks AHL affiliate team.

2020 first-round pick Lukas Reichel among 9 players assigned to IceHogs

A quiet pair of preseason games from the rookie left him destined for the AHL.

Blackhawks sign 2021 second-round pick Colton Dach to entry-level contract

A second member of the family is officially with the organization.

Blackhawks at Prospect Showcase: How to watch, game discussion

An open thread for the weekend and (kind of) Blackhawks hockey!

A different approach: Here’s a Blackhawks Prospect Pyramid

Another way to consider how things look within the Blackhawks prospect pipeline.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Reactions and full ballot reveal

The Second City Hockey staff reveals the full ballot and shares their thoughts

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Alex DeBrincat is a natural No. 1

DeBrincat regained form in 2021 and was arguably the Blackhawks’ best forward.

Blackhawks sign 2021 first-round pick Nolan Allan to entry-level contract

It’s a three-year deal with an annual cap hit of $870,000.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Kirby Dach down slightly to No. 2

Dach still has a bright future despite an injury shortened 2021 season.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Dylan Strome slides up to No. 3

A shaky 2021 season has Strome’s long-term standing within the organization in question.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Philipp Kurashev skates to No. 4

Kurashev rises five spots into the top 5 after his rookie season in the NHL.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Lukas Reichel moves up to No. 5

An impressive season overseas has raised expectations for the Blackhawks’ 2020 first-round pick.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Brandon Hagel skyrockets to No. 6

Hagel climbs up the list in his typical, speedy fashion.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Ian Mitchell down slightly to No. 7

Following a limited rookie season, Mitchell falls two spots.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Wyatt Kalynuk climbs to No. 8

After a short rookie campaign, the second-year defenseman looks to make an impact on the Hawks blue line.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Nicolas Beaudin drops to No. 9

Beaudin, on the bubble between the NHL and AHL during the 2021 season, drops two spots.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Drew Commesso pivots to No. 10

After a fantastic freshman season in the NCAA, Commesso moves into the top 10.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Henrik Borgström at 11

Can the Finnish center finally translate the tantalizing skill flashed in the NCAA to the NHL?

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Riley Stillman arrives at No. 12

An in-season acquisition makes his initial appearance on this list.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Alex Vlasic moves up to No. 13

The big, defense-first Vlasic made large strides this season to jump up the 25 Under 25 list.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Alex Nylander drops to No. 14

After missing last season with an injury, a pivotal moment in Nylander’s career awaits.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Arvid Soderblom debuts at No. 15

The Swedish netminder signed with the Blackhawks after an excellent SHL season

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: MacKenzie Entwistle works to No. 16

Entwistle showed the ability to improve with the IceHogs in 2021.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Wyatt Kaiser steamrolls to 17

After an impressive freshman season, Kaiser is arguably the second best defensive prospect in the the Blackhawks’ system to not play a pro game yet.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Alec Regula at No. 18

Regula made his NHL debut in 2021, appearing in the final three games of the season.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Evan Barratt down to No. 19

After nearly cracking the top 10 last year, Barratt dropped eight spots from his 2020 ranking.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Landon Slaggert showed fighting spirit, takes 20 on list

Slaggert had a great freshman season with the Fighting Irish and makes his debut on list

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Isaak Phillips jumps onto list at 21

Phillips impressed in a stint with the IceHogs this season after the OHL season was wiped out by the pandemic.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Nolan Allan debuts at 22

The 2021 first-round pick makes his makes his first appearance on the list.

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Artur Kayumov ships in at 23

Kayumov remains on the list, albeit far from his 13th place finish in 2020.