|Assets:||Plays the game with a fair amount of aggression and grit. Is versatile enough to play either wing or center. Can put up good point totals, but is also a two-way presence. Can get opponents off their game.|
|Flaws:||Needs to add plenty more strength and bulk if he is to continue to play his straightforward, in-your-face, agitating style at the highest level. Also needs to work on his goal-scoring acumen.|
|Career Potential:||Aggressive forward with upside.|
|11/18/2013||Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/23/2013||Returned to his junior team (Plymouth-OHL).|
|6/30/2013||Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round (30th overall) in 2013.|
Ryan Hartman helps USA defeat Slovakia | 12/28/2013 6:15 PM
NewsRyan Hartman produced a goal and an assist in Team USA's 6-3 victory over Slovakia.
ImpactBoston draft pick Matt Grzelyck and 2015 draft eligible prospect Jack Eichel also generated a goal and a helper apiece in the match. The Americans currently stand alone in first place in Group A with a 2-0-0-0 record.
Chicago signs prospect Ryan Hartman | 11/18/2013 4:31 PM
NewsRyan Hartman has inked a three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.
ImpactHe was the 30th selection of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Hartman has 10 goals and 21 points in 20 games during his second season with the OHL's Plymouth Whalers in 2013-14.
Hartman is recovering from shoulder surgery | 07/09/2013 8:46 AM
NewsRyan Hartman isn't able to participate in Chicago's prospect camp because he's recovering from shoulder surgery.
Impact"It's definitely tough being on the other side of the glass, but I've been working out and doing other stuff," Hartman said. "I might be ahead of schedule a little bit, so it's feeling really good right now." Chicago selected Hartman with the 30th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He's from Illinois and is a "lifelong Blackhawks fans."
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