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Shawn Lalonde | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/10/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Shawn Lalonde has signed with Polar Bears Berlin of the Germany league, according to a German media report.
Lalonde was a third-round pick of Chicago's in 2008 but has played in just one career NHL game since being drafted. Lalonde was unlikely to see much, if any, time with the Blackhawks this season. Fri, Aug 2, 2013 06:33:00 PM
Source: NBC Chicago

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Shawn Lalonde has been recalled by the Blackhawks.

Lalonde has 23 points and 91 penalty minutes in 59 AHL contests this season. The 23-year-old blueliner hasn't made his NHL debut yet.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 04:37:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks sent 11 players, including Shawn Lalonde to the minors.

Brandon Bollig, Chris DiDomenico, Byron Froese, David Gilbert, Andrew Shaw, David Toews, Paul Zanette, Simon Danis-Pepin, Ryan Stanton and Ben Youds were also sent to Rockford of the AHL. Lalonde could see some NHL time on the blueline if the Blackhawks have a few injuries during the regular season.
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 06:20:00 AM

Forward Kyle Beach and defenseman Shawn Lalonde may have roster spots with the Chicago Blackhawks.

For now it appears Lalonde has an inside track on the Chicago blue line for the upcoming season. With the Sharks’ offer to Niklas Hjalmarsson, along with the trading of Brent Sopel, the Hawks have an open spot. Lalone commented, saying "They've made some moves. For me, it's a big year. I need a big summer. Personally, I think I'm almost there."
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 10:42:00 AM

Shawn Lalonde has been reassigned to the Rockford IceHogs in the AHL.

The 20-year-old defenseman had been playing in the OHL with Belleville, but they failed to qualify for the playoffs. Lalonde scored 13 goals and 56 points 58 games this season.
Tue, Mar 16, 2010 01:42:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed Shawn Lalonde to a three-year/entry level deal.

Lalonde was the Blackhawks third round selection, 68th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft. The Blackhawks were thrilled to take him as they thought he was a late first-round talent. The defenseman has 27 points in 28 games with the Belleville Bulls of the OHL this season. He is still at least a few years away from cracking the talented Blackhawks blueline.
Fri, Jan 1, 2010 06:19:00 AM

Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Dale Tallon is happy with the team’s draft picks.

''Despite not having a second-round pick [traded to Ottawa in the Martin Havlat deal], we were happy to be able to get Shawn Lalonde, a talented kid whom we had rated as worthy of first-round recognition. We paid a price to get him [the Hawks' 72nd and 102nd picks]. But getting him [and Beach], we feel, is like getting two first-rounders. After that, we added [right wing] Ben Smith, who is a pretty good goal-scorer from Boston College. Then we also got a variety of different kinds of defensemen with toughness and speed and skill. This is something we feel we had to do to replenish our supply of defensemen. We're very happy with our additions today. We got four of the top 60 on our list.''
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 10:02:00 AM

Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Dale Tallon considers 68th pick Shawn Lalonde to be a steal.

Hawks scouts had pegged the 6-foot-1-inch, 175-pound defenseman to go in the first round. When Lalonde was still available in the third round, the Blackhawks traded their 72nd and 102nd picks to the New York Islanders in order to get him. "Beach(Kyle Beach) and Lalonde were two guys we really liked. I like [Lalonde's] wheels, he can really skate. He has good puck skills and he's a good defensemen", said Tallon.
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 09:53:00 AM

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