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Blackhawks: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Sam Lafferty

During his Chicago Blackhawks tenure, Sam Lafferty has shown that he’s the perfect role player. Despite getting limited opportunities to crack the Pittsburgh Penguins’ roster, Lafferty emerged as a major positive since Blackhawks general manager (GM) Kyle Davidson acquired him in Jan. 2022. Lafferty’s versatility has greatly benefited...
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Dubas watches games, Leafs want to keep Timmins, and Sam Lafferty sweepstakes

We’re at the five week until the trade deadline. And as with other seasons it feels like we’re counting down to something that can’t possibly live up to the expectations. It’s fun to daydream about Timo Meier and Jakob Chychrun somehow coming in as Leafs in the next couple of weeks, but maybe it’s time to prepare ourselves for the reality of Jaycob Megna, Sam Lafferty, and maybe a veteran who would have been an exciting addition half a decade ago. That doesn’t mean that’s a bad deadline and it’s on par with what NHL teams typically do, so maybe it’s a good time to remind ourselves that Kyle Dubas isn’t a riverboat gambler.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Scores again Thursday

Lafferty scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Flames. Lafferty has three goals and an assist over his last four games. The 27-year-old forward tallied at 16:09 of the second period to make it a 4-1 lead for Chicago, just 32 seconds after Jason Dickinson's goal. Lafferty continues to be effective in a third-line role with eight tallies, 17 points, 59 shots on net, 70 hits and a minus-6 rating through 41 appearances.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Tickles twine Tuesday

Lafferty scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks. Lafferty has scored three times and added an assist over his last seven outings. The 27-year-old continues to be an effective depth forward with some defensive skill and a physical streak. He's up to 16 points, 56 shots on net, 70 hits, 19 PIM and a minus-7 rating through 40 contests.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Multi-point performance in win

Lafferty scored a goal and an assist on five shots, fueling the Blackhawks to a 5-3 win over the Blues on Saturday. Lafferty scored a short-handed goal in the first period, beating Jordan Binnington on a breakaway. He also added an assist on Jason Dickinson's goal. This performance snaps a three-game pointless streak and gives him three goals and six points in the month of January. On the season, Lafferty has six goals and 15 points in 38 games.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Scores on breakaway

Lafferty scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche. Lafferty continued his strong stretch of offense with a breakaway tally in the first period. He has two goals and three helpers over his last six games, and he's been held off the scoresheet only once in that span. The 27-year-old forward is up to five goals, eight helpers, 42 shots on net, 51 hits, 17 PIM and a minus-7 rating through 34 contests this season.

20 questions with Blackhawks forward Sam Lafferty

In our latest series of 20 questions, I go 1-on-1 with Blackhawks forward Sam Lafferty:. Pittsburgh Penguins because I was from the area and they were having some success when I was getting into hockey. I was always a huge Penguins fan. What was that like getting drafted by them? It was crazy. It was surreal. One of the craziest days of my life. To be able to play there and get my start in the NHL was pretty special.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Puts up assist Friday

Lafferty notched an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 2-0 win over the Coyotes. Lafferty helped out on Tyler Johnson's empty-net goal in the final minute of the game. With a goal and three helpers over his last seven contests, Lafferty is getting back to being a supporting contributor on offense. The 27-year-old is at 11 points, 40 shots on net, 49 hits, 17 PIM and a minus-9 rating through 32 appearances this season, mainly playing in a bottom-six role.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Buries goal in loss

Lafferty scored a goal, added two PIM and went minus-2 in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Sharks. The goal was his first since Oct. 29, and in the 21 games in the interim, he produced a meager three assists. Lafferty has made a decent impact from a bottom-six role with 10 points in 30 contests overall, but he hasn't been able to sustain a hot start to the season. He's added 36 shots on net, 15 PIM, a minus-8 rating and 47 hits.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Game-time decision Thursday

Lafferty (illness) will be a game-time decision Thursday against the Blues, Mark Lazerus of The Athletic reports. Lafferty has three goals and five assists in 27 games this season, but he's only picked up one assist in 17 games since Nov. 1. If Lafferty plays, Mackenzie Entwistle (undisclosed), who is banged up but practiced Thursday, would come out of the lineup.
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Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: In lineup Thursday

Lafferty (illness) will play Thursday versus the Blues, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Lafferty will play on the third line with Jason Dickinson and Andreas Athanasiou. Through 27 games, Lafferty has eight points while playing mainly in a bottom-six role.
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Blackhawks Trade Tree Friday: Sam Lafferty

Over the past few weeks we’ve been enjoying the long, winding roads it has taken for players and/or prospects to be part of the current Chicago Blackhawks organization. We’ve looked at the trade trees of Connor Murphy, Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome. The third trade made by Kyle...
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BLOG: Caleb Jones, Seth Jones & Sam Lafferty Named to U.S. Worlds Roster

Trio will represent Team USA at 2022 IIHF World Championship later this month. A trio of Blackhawks are headed to Finland with the U.S. Men's National Team for the 2022 IIHF World Championship. Caleb Jones, Seth Jones and Sam Lafferty were all named to Team USA on Thursday morning and...

Chicago Blackhawks extend Sam Lafferty on two-year deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have obviously enjoyed what they’ve seen from Sam Lafferty down the stretch, as Mark Lazerus of The Athletic reports that the team will sign him to a two-year contract extension. The deal will carry a $1.15M cap hit and keeps Lafferty from becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer.
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