Hawks name 26 to training camp roster

January, 13, 2013
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Powers By Scott Powers
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The Chicago Blackhawks announced their training camp roster on Sunday, and it included 15 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders.

Twenty-three of the 26 players on the training roster played for the Blackhawks last season. The Blackhawks acquired defensemen Sheldon Brookbank and Michal Rozsival as free agents in the offseason and defenseman Ryan Stanton played for the Rockford IceHogs last season.

The Blackhawks will begin practice at Johnny’s IceHouse West in Chicago at noon on Sunday. The practice is open to the public.


The Blackhawks' 15 training camp forwards include Bryan Bickell, Dave Bolland, Brandon Bollig, Daniel Carcillo, Michael Frolik, Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane, Marcus Kruger, Jamal Mayers, Brandon Pirri, Brandon Saad, Patrick Sharp, Andrew Shaw, Viktor Stalberg and Jonathan Toews.

The nine defensemen include Brookbank, Rozsival, Stanton, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Duncan Keith, Nick Leddy, Steve Montador, Johnny Oduya and Brent Seabrook.

The two goalies are Corey Crawford and Ray Emery. Crawford played in 57 games last season, and Emery appeared in 34 games.

The Blackhawks will begin their 48-game regular season in Los Angeles against the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Blackhawks will host their season opener against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Scott Powers is the Blackhawks beat reporter for ESPNChicago.com. He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Patrick Kane
PTS GOALS AST +/-
64 27 37 10
OTHER LEADERS
GoalsP. Kane 27
AssistsP. Kane 37
+/-J. Toews 21
GAAC. Crawford 2.30