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Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Receives two-year contract
Kurashev (shoulder) was awarded a two-year, $4.5 million contract with Chicago on Sunday by an independent arbitrator, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Kurashev, who missed the final 11 games of the 2022-23 season because of a shoulder injury, will be a restricted free agent at the conclusion of his new deal. The 23-year-old forward produced nine goals and 25 points in 70 games last season. Kurashev should occupy a middle-six spot in the lineup next campaign.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Done for the year
Kurashev (shoulder) has been shut down for the remainder of the season, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Kurashev's shoulder injury won't require surgery, but with the Blackhawks out of playoff contention, the team has decided to shut him down for the final nine games of the regular season. The 23-year-old winger will finish the campaign having picked up nine goals, 25 points and an ugly minus-32 rating while averaging 17:25 of ice time through 70 contests.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Out Sunday
Kurashev (upper body) will not play Sunday against the Canucks, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Kurashev will miss his second straight game Sunday. There's been no update on his timeline but his next chance to suit up will be Tuesday against the Stars.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Unavailable Saturday
Kurashev (upper body) will not be in the lineup for Saturday's game in Minnesota, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Kurashev, who has nine goals and 25 points in 69 appearances this season, was injured on a hit by Tom Wilson during Thursday's contest against Washington. The Blackhawks are hoping that Kurashev doesn't have a concussion, but he'll need to be evaluated once the team is back in Chicago on Sunday. In the meantime, Reese Johnson (concussion) is expected to make his return Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Sustains injury Thursday
Kurashev (undisclosed) won't finish Thursday's game versus the Capitals.
Kurashev was hit early in the first period by Tom Wilson. The severity of Kurashev's injury isn't know, but he's been logging top-six minutes lately, so the Blackhawks will miss him if he's out beyond the rest of Thursday's game.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Opens scoring Monday
Kurashev scored a goal on two shots and went plus-3 in Monday's 5-0 win over the Senators.
Kurashev had gone eight games without a goal, logging just two helpers over that span. The 23-year-old tallied the opening goal Monday at 16:22 of the first period. Following the trade of Max Domi to the Stars, Kurashev has moved from the wing to centering the first line. He has career highs in goals (nine) and assists (16) while adding 109 shots on net, a minus-27 rating, 36 hits and 27 blocked shots through 62 contests. Given his role, Kurashev could be a solid depth addition for fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Contributes helper in return
Kurashev notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Coyotes.
Kurashev missed Monday's contest with an illness, but he was right back on the top line Tuesday. He set up an Andreas Athanasiou tally in the third period. That was Kurashev's second assist in his last six games. The winger has a career-best 24 points with 103 shots on net, 35 hits, 26 blocked shots and a minus-28 rating through 59 appearances, but he should be in line for a big role down the stretch.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Likely to play Tuesday
Kurashev (illness) is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday versus the Coyotes, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Kurashev should be back in his usual top-six role after missing Monday's game. The 23-year-old has 23 points and a minus-28 rating through 58 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Not playing Monday
Kurashev (illness) will not play Monday against Anaheim, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Kurashev will miss his first game of the year Monday. The 23-year-old has eight goals, 23 points and a minus-28 rating through 58 games this season. After being a game-time decision, Kurashev will be questionable for Tuesday's contest in Arizona.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Questionable for Monday
Kurashev (illness) is questionable for Monday's contest against Anaheim, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Kurashev's availability will be determined closer to puck drop after he didn't take part in the morning skate. He has produced eight goals, 23 points, 101 shots on net and 35 hits in 58 games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Sets up equalizer
Kurashev posted an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Stars.
Kurashev set up Patrick Kane's game-tying goal at 18:05 of the second period. Despite primarily playing in a top-line role recently, Kurashev has just two points through nine outings in February. The 23-year-old winger is up to eight goals, 15 helpers, 98 shots, 35 hits and a minus-28 rating through 57 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Nets goal vs. Leafs
Kurashev scored a goal in Chicago's 5-2 loss to Toronto on Wednesday.
Kurashev scored 46 seconds into the second period to narrow Toronto's lead to 3-2. He has eight goals and 22 points in 53 contests in 2022-23. Kurashev was held off the scoresheet in his previous four games.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Assists in consecutive contests
Kurashev logged an assist and three hits in Saturday's 7-3 loss to the Oilers.
The Blackhawks' top line tied the game at 1-1, with Kurashev getting the puck to Patrick Kane, who then set up Jason Dickinson. This was Kurashev's second straight contest with a helper after he went three games without a point. The winger has matched his career high with 21 points through 48 outings this season (compared to 67 games last year). He's added 82 shots on net, 30 hits and a minus-25 rating in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Supplies helper in win
Kurashev notched an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Kurashev snapped a three-game point drought with his helper on a Taylor Raddysh goal in the first period. With six points through 12 outings in January, Kurashev has done just fine as a middle-six forward. The 23-year-old reached the 20-point mark Thursday -- he's now one shy of matching his total from 68 games last season. He's added 81 shots on net, 27 hits and a minus-25 rating through 47 contests this year.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Gets three points Tuesday
Kurashev had a goal and two assists in Chicago's 4-3 overtime win against Buffalo on Tuesday.
Kurashev scored at 1:34 of the third period to narrow Buffalo's lead to 3-2. He broke out of his cold stretch after being limited to a goal and no assists in his previous nine games. He has six goals and 18 points in 42 contests in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Snaps six-game point drought
Kurashev scored a goal in Chicago's 4-3 overtime win against Calgary on Sunday.
Kurashev's marker came at 0:35 of the second period and increased the Blackhawks' lead to 3-1. He has five goals and 15 points in 39 contests this season. Kurashev brought his six-game scoring drought to an end.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Nets unassisted tally
Kurashev scored a goal during a 7-1 loss to the visiting Rangers on Sunday.
Kurashev's second-period tally pulled the struggling Blackhawks to within 3-1 early in the second period. The 23-year-old center notched his first goal in 12 outings before the Rangers turned the matchup into a rout. Kurashev contributed two shots Sunday after producing zero during his previous two outings, totaling 32:04 of ice time. Including Kurashev's marker Sunday, the Blackhawks have been outscored 31-7 during their seven-game losing streak.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Philipp Kurashev: Provides two assists in loss
Kurashev assisted on both of Chicago's goals in Sunday's 7-2 loss to Winnipeg.
Kurashev has three goals and 11 points in 21 games this season. His scoring pace is way up from his 21 points in 67 contests in 2021-22, but that makes perfect sense given his increased role. Going into Sunday's contest, he was averaging 17:04 of ice time in 2022-23, up from 12:51 last season.... See More ... See Less
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