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Theo Peckham | Defenseman | #70

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/10/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 246
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (75) / EDM

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The Chicago Blackhawks did not qualify five players including Theo Peckham.
Peckham played 45 games with Rockford in 2013-14 but had spent a lot of time on the blueline for the Edmonton Oilers. Terry Broadhurst, Byron Froese, David Gilbert and Philippe Lefebvre also were not qualified. Tue, Jul 1, 2014 12:05:00 PM

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Theo Peckham was placed on waivers by Chicago on Tuesday, according to Renaud Lavoie.

The Blackhawks also waived Brad Winchester. They will probably be bound for the minors if they clear.
Source: CSN Chicago
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 09:09:00 AM

If it’s true as RDS commentator Ren Lavoie tweets that Theo Peckham signed a two-way deal with the Chicago Blackhawks ($575,000 in the NHL), that is a $500,000 drop for the one-time Edmonton Oilers defenseman, writes The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson.

Peckham made $1.075 million the past two seasons with the Oilers, but last year he fell out of favor when he showed up for camp out of shape. Peckham has had issues with his calorie intake in the summer months. Last year, the Oilers played him for only four games. They didn't offer him a new contract and the Stanley Cup champion Hawks picked him for barely more than the NHL minimum. He'll occupy a depth role with his new club.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 10:22:00 AM

Theo Peckham's one-year contract with the Blackhawks is worth $575,000, according to RDS' Renaud Lavoie.

Peckham's deal is also a two-way contract and there's a good chance he'll bounce between the NHL and AHL next season with Chicago. Peckham has 17 points and 388 penalty minutes in 160 career games.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 10:32:00 AM

Theo Peckham signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Edmonton Oilers decided against giving Peckham a qualifying offer, which made him an unrestricted free agent this summer. He only played in four NHL games last season, but has 17 points and 388 penalty minutes in 160 career contests.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 11:06:00 PM

Theo Peckham was disappointed to find out that the team wouldn't present him with a qualifying offer.

Peckham only played in four games with the Oilers last season after reporting into training camp out of shape. "It’s definitely tough. When I came into camp, I didn’t think I was that out of shape," he said. "I was 245 (pounds) and my bike testing was the same as last year — some numbers were actually better — so was really confused in that sense, but that was the hole I dug. I guess they decided to move on without me." He's now eligible to test the unrestricted free agent waters.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 10:46:00 AM

Edmonton didn't give Theo Peckham a qualifying offer, so he'll be eligible for unrestricted free agency on Friday.

He played in just four games for the Oilers during the lockout-shortened season and spent a fair amount of the year as a depth defender. Peckham fell out of favor the team's brass by showing up out of shape and being hurt at training camp.
Tue, Jul 2, 2013 07:56:00 PM

Theo Peckham was back in the Oiler lineup Friday night against the Predators.

Peckham is obviously over the flu. However the rough and tumble defenseman will continue to rotate in and out of the Edmonton lineup depending on matchups so deploy him accordingly.
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 02:26:00 AM

Theo Peckham has an illness and will not play Tuesday night.

Peckham has played in just three NHL games this season and was sent down to the AHL for a two-game conditioning stint in February. He'll be replaced in the lineup Tuesday by Corey Potter.
Tue, Mar 5, 2013 06:55:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenseman Theo Peckham after a two-week conditioning stint with the AHL Barons.

Peckham came to training camp in less than perfect shape after suffering a hip flexor injury just before camp. He did not think the lockout would end in mid-January. "I brought this on myself," Peckham said. "I don't think I'll have to worry about another lockout. What's the CBA? Another eight years. I'll be gone by then. I've got my weight down and it's up to them when I get a chance." Peckham contributes in the penalty minute category and had 29 penalty minutes in four games with Oklahoma City. He is a depth defenseman at this time and will be in the press box Thursday.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 08:40:00 AM

The Oilers removed Theo Peckham (hip) from the injured list and added him to the active roster.

Peckham has been practicing with the team after aggravating his hip flexor injury at the start of training camp. He takes Ben Eager's (concussion) place on the roster, but is nothing more than a depth defenseman at this point.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 02:09:00 PM

Theo Peckham (hip flexor) continues to practice but is not ready for game action.

Peckham aggravated his hip flexor injury at the start of training camp and is still not ready to go. He is now a depth defenseman with the Oilers but can be counted on for penalty minutes when he gets into the lineup.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 09:40:00 AM

Theo Peckham (hip flexor) hasn't been cleared for the Oilers' season opener.

Peckham isn't expected to be available on Sunday at this point. He might end up being sent to the AHL on a conditioning stint.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 10:35:00 AM

Theo Peckham has aggravated a hip flexor injury and has been pulled from the Oilers' training camp roster.

Peckham's odds of sticking with Edmonton faded when the team acquired Mark Fistric from Dallas on Monday, but the injury certainly didn't help his cause either. The physical defenseman picked up 80 penalty minutes and 94 hits in 54 games with the Oilers last season.
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 04:55:00 PM

Theo Peckham has parted ways with the ECHL San Francisco Bulls.

Peckham reportedly asked the team to leave. He ended up with no points and 11 penalty minutes in four games with the squad.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 05:55:00 PM

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