Tags Archives: Craig Smith

Waterloo and the NHL

Hawks Ties Likely to Continue After Already-Remarkable Year The 2016/17 National Hockey League season included several milestones for former Waterloo Black Hawks.  This week’s draft and other NHL activities could include more once-in-a-lifetime memorie

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Waterloo Black Hawks Summer Update, June 7

Stay informed with the latest on what’s happening in Party Town.  Look for a new edition of the Waterloo Black Hawks Summer Update every few weeks. • Chasing the Cup – The Nashville Predators and former Waterloo Black Hawk captain Craig Smith face

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NHL Alumni Openers

Karen’s Print Rite presents this update on former Black Hawks preparing for their first game of the season as the NHL schedule opens on Wednesday evening. Four games will be played on opening night in the National Hockey League.  Waterloo Black Hawks w

Hinostroza Makes Russia Return

Visited Russia with Black Hawks in 2012 Four years after starring for the Waterloo Black Hawks during the 2012 Junior Club World Cup in Siberia, forward Vince Hinostroza will represent the United States in St. Petersburg during the 2016 IIHF Men’s World

Smith Re-Signs with Nashville

New Deal for Former Hawk Nashville Predators forward Craig Smith signed a new five-year contract which will keep him in Music City through the end of the decade. Smith was originally drafted by the Predators in 2009, following his third season with the Wa

Wild Excitement for Palmquist

From Minnesota State to Minnesota Wild Defenseman Zach Palmquist moved from high school hockey in Minnesota to junior hockey in Iowa and eventually back to his home state for four years of NCAA hockey.  His career is on a path to yo-yo across the Hawkeye

Hinostroza Dream Comes True

Forward Signs with Hometown Team For the second time within a week, a former Waterloo Black Hawk has signed a National Hockey League contract, with Saturday’s announcement by the Chicago Blackhawks that Vince Hinostroza has decided to leave Notre Dame t