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Thoughts and reactions from Blackhawks games

Blackhawks Win Fights, Game Against Canucks

It only took 37 seconds for the gloves to drop, and the penalties kept coming all night but the Blackhawks handled their business with a stunning 6-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. The Blackhawks ran a clearly … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Strike Oil, Get Back to Winning

After a disappointing return from the Olympic break in New York on Tuesday, the Blackhawks certainly didn’t want to leave points on the table against the dreadful Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. They didn’t. The Oilers were playing with a handful … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Come Back from Olympics Break… Sort Of…

On Tuesday night in their first game together in two weeks, the Chicago Blackhawks looked like a team that was still on vacation. Despite outshooting the New York Islanders 22-9 in the first period, the Hawks failed to pull away … Continue reading

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Olympic Schedule Update: Blackhawks’ Playoff Schedule

By virtue of defeating Canada on Sunday night, the United States not only won their group but also clinched the top overall seed in the Olympic playoffs. The US was allegedly undersized and didn’t have as much fire power as … Continue reading

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Olympic Shocker: USA Upsets Canada

Wow. It wasn’t 1980’s “Miracle on Ice,” but Sunday night’s game between Canada and the United States felt like rivals from opposite sides of the tracks meeting for a grudge match with everything on the line. The game didn’t determine … Continue reading

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Brouwer Sends Blackhawks to Olympic Break with a Bang

If players had stock like companies, Troy Brouwer’s is at an all-time high. Brouwer recorded an unofficial Gordie Howe hat trick on Sunday afternoon: he had an assist on Jake Dowell’s goal in the second period and scored the game-winner in … Continue reading

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Patrick Kane Fuels Blackhawks To Shootout Win Over Active Stars

Even with a fantastic game happening on the ice, the action off the ice might end up being the headlines after tonight’s Blackhawks win over the Stars. Antti Niemi allowed three goals on 27 shots, Patrick Kane scored two first … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Lineup Changes (Again) Against Dallas?

It looks like the only person experimenting with lines more than Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville these days is Charlie Sheen… Reports are that, for Tuesday night’s game against the Stars, Quenneville will again keep Ben Eager on the bench. Because … Continue reading

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Antti Niemi Returns, Brings Winning With Him

After a rare poor performance at the United Center on Friday night, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was clear that some things needed to change. The apathy needed to die, or the season’s longest losing streak wouldn’t. On Saturday night, the … Continue reading

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Welcome… Home? Soft Second Period Costs Blackhawks Against Blues

After almost three weeks and eight games on the road, and with Dave Bolland returning to the lineup for the first time since Nov. 5, the Blackhawks figured to get an emotional lift on Wednesday night. Everything started well. Patrick … Continue reading

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