Blackhawk Up: Dump & Chase 8/3/13

By Keith Schultz

Jun 28, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the 2013 Stanley Cup championship celebration at Grant Park. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Good Morning Blackhawks Fans! I hope you enjoy the first weekend of August, with only 59 days until the season starts.  Here are some morning links.

Paying it Forward Video (Blackhawks)

Pirri (Most Talked about Center in Chicago) (Bleacher Report)

Chance for a new Identity (SI)

Five year extension for Bouwmeester (St Louis Game Time)

Fans and the offseason (Predlines)

Regression-Meet the Maple Leafs (Editor-In-Leaf)

Kyle Clifford gets two more years with the Kings (NHL)

Three possible playoff returns (SenShot)

Q & A between Blackhawk Up and Eye On Isles (Eye on Isles)

Kane’s interview (Puck Daddy)

Have a great Saturday! We are on Twitter @Blackhawk_Up and Facebook at Blackhawkup.