Cam Barker

#17D,
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 223
Born:
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Draft: 2004 1st round (3rd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Why Blackhawks prospects are already buying what Rockford coach Jeremy Colliton is selling
    CSN Chicago

    Why Blackhawks prospects are already buying what Rockford coach Jeremy Colliton is selling

    Luke Johnson has gotten a few chances to talk to Rockford head coach Jeremy Colliton, and he likes what the new coach is selling. “He seems like a knowledgeable guy about the game,” said Johnson, who played 73 games with the IceHogs last season. “He’s a younger guy and his career wasn’t too long ago. That’s always nice having a younger coach that can kind of relate to us a little bit more. I’m looking forward to getting going with him and working with him.” They’ve gotten to work together some already at the Blackhawks’ development camp this week, where Colliton has started to see who may be making up the IceHogs’ roster in a few months. The 32-year-old Colliton was a player himself not too long

  • Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrincat relishes challenge of meeting expectations
    Chicago Tribune

    Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrincat relishes challenge of meeting expectations

    After watching helplessly as Alex DeBrincat encountered yet another on-ice skirmish, an exasperated Jen Santos wondered why opponents consistently picked on the Erie Otters' leading scorer. So Santos, who along with husband Ron served as DeBrincat's billet family the last two seasons in Erie, pulled aside teammate Dylan Strome, who also lived in their home. "And Dylan just laughed,'' Jen recalled in a phone interview. "He said, 'It's because Alex started it. Alex is always starting it.''' The memory brought a smile of affirmation to DeBrincat's face Thursday before the last day of Blackhawks prospect camp. DeBrincat takes as much pride in getting under players' skins as he does putting pucks