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Up-to-date news and info about the Chicago Blackhawks, including news from regarding player movement to/from the minors, the draft, and trades

Johnny Oduya Out “A Couple Weeks”

After practice Monday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that defenseman Johnny Oduya will miss “a couple weeks” because of an upper-body injury. Oduya, 33, skated only one shift before leaving Sunday’s loss to the Bruins. He is averaging 20:06 on … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Scott Darling To 2-Year Extension

Late Sunday night, the Blackhawks announced that they have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with goaltender Scott Darling, running through the 2016-17 season. UPDATE: According to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, Darling will be paid $575,000 next season and $600,000 in the … Continue reading

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NHL, SAP Partner To Bring Advanced Stats To Fans

On Friday, the NHL and SAP announced a fantastic new partnership to make more advanced stats both available and regulated through the league. Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo’s Puck Daddy had a strong breakdown of the partnership earlier today. Tweet

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RIP Steve Montador

Just before puck drop on Sunday morning, news broke that former Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador had been found dead at his residence. He was 35. Tweet

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Nashville Blockbuster: Preds Add Franson, Santorelli

The Nashville Predators have acquired defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nashville’s first-round selection in the 2015 Draft, and forwards Brendan Leipsic and Olli Jokinen. Tweet

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Evander Kane Gone: Jets-Sabres Blockbuster Trade

According to reports, the Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jets have agreed in principal on a trade that will have a major impact on the Western Conference playoff picture this season – and Buffalo’s future. Tweet

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Trade Coming? IceHogs Add A Forward

Normally, a minor league team signing a player to a professional tryout contract isn’t newsworthy. But when the IceHogs signed a 25-year-old forward on Tuesday, it raised my eyebrows. Tweet

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VIDEO: Patrick Kane Wins NHL Accuracy Contest

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World Cup of Hockey Returns

On Saturday, the NHL announced the return of the World Cup of Hockey. Tweet

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Blackhawks, Wild Headed Outdoors in 2016

On Saturday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the three planned outdoor games for the 2015-16 season. The Minnesota Wild will host the Chicago Blackhawks in a Stadium Series game at TCF Bank Stadium, the football stadium for the University of … Continue reading

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