Jan Hejda

#23D,
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 230
Born:
Birth Place: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Draft: 2003 4th round (106th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Morning Skate: Blackhawks get band back together
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    Morning Skate: Blackhawks get band back together

    It’s a slow period for hockey right now, so the NHL Network is doing a tremendously solid thing by recapping each of the 31 teams' situations after the expansion, draft and free agency periods altered many rosters. MORE What's left out there in free agency for Bruins?  This week, the NHL Network turned its TV eyes to the Bruins and pointed to their right-shot heavy stable of defensemen as the clear strength of the team. That perception is quite the 180-degree turn from just a couple of years ago when the B’s were bereft of top-four defensemen on the back end after shipping out Johnny Boychuk and Dougie Hamilton. This was further compounded by No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara approaching 40, and,

  • For the Blackhawks defense, change is the new normal
    CSN Chicago

    For the Blackhawks defense, change is the new normal

    Ulf Samuelsson saw the changes the Blackhawks made this season, his hiring as assistant coach being one of them. Soon he’ll be working with the team’s defensemen, another area that’s had some upheaval. “I think there’s a lot of opportunity here, some uncertainties and some moving parts that I probably, typically haven’t seen going into a season. So that makes it even more interesting and challenging,” Samuelsson said. “So I’m looking forward to this opportunity to really develop and work with some of the younger players.” From its immediate coach to its personnel, the Blackhawks’ defense is dealing with plenty of change that will continue when the season begins this fall. The Blackhawks have

  • Patrick Kane bummed about losing Artemi Panarin
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    Patrick Kane bummed about losing Artemi Panarin

    Other than Sidney Crosby, no NHL player has more points over the last four seasons than Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks with 328 in 294 games, with 136 of them goals. Panaerin was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in a deal that brought Brandon Saad back to the Blackhawks. What does Kane think about losing his wingman?