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Blackhawks Playoffs Begin In Nashville

With the Blues 4-2 win over the Wild on Saturday afternoon, the Blackhawks now know they will open their 2015 playoffs in Nashville. Rookie defenseman Mike Paliotta will make his NHL debut tonight in Denver. Tweet

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Tanner Kero, Mike Paliotta Named All-Americans

On Friday, the American Hockey Coaches Association named the 24 collegiate players players honored as CCM Hockey All-Americans for the 2014-15 season. Two players now in the Blackhawks organization were honored. Vermont defenseman Michael Paliotta was named to the second … Continue reading

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Andrew Shaw Fined For Diving

Having been cited for two diving infractions, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw has been fined $2,000 for diving by the NHL. The NHL’s Department of Hockey Operations cited Shaw for a dive against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Nov. 11, and … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Hand Central Division Crown To St. Louis

It took 57 minutes for the Blackhawks offense to show up, and when it did there wasn’t enough. The St. Louis Blues won in regulation, giving them the Central Division crown. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Wild came back from a 2-0 … Continue reading

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IceHogs Sign Dahlstrom, Norell

Defensemen Robin Norell and Carl Dahlstrom have signed ATOs with the Rockford IceHogs. Dahlstrom, 20, was a second round pick (51st overall) and Norell, 20, was a fourth round pick (111th overall) by the Blackhawks in the 2013 NHL Draft. … Continue reading

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Ville Pokka Earns AHL All-Rookie Honors

On Wednesday, Rockford IceHogs defenseman Ville Pokka was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team for the 2014-15 season. Pokka, 21, has eight goals and 22 assists in 64 games with Rockford this season. Tweet

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Blackhawks Prospects Set To Impact Frozen Four

The Frozen Four will play out in two national semifinal games tomorrow night in Boston, and a number of Blackhawks prospects will play a prominent role. Tweet

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Blackhawks Fall To Wild In Home Finale

Bryan Bickell got the Blackhawks on the board with less than two minutes remaining in regulation, but it was another case of too little, too late for the Chicago offense. With the Blues getting shut out at home by the … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Shut Down Brad Richards

On Tuesday morning, the Blackhawks announced that center Brad Richards (upper-body) is being shut down for the rest of the regular season. He is expected to be back for the playoffs. Tweet

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Blackhawks Squander Opportunity, Blues Move Into First

The Blackhawks and Blues had a chance to make the final week of the Central Division race more interesting on Sunday night. Unfortunately, it was the Blues who moved into first place with a big 2-1 victory at the United … Continue reading

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