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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

Avalanche Sign Jarome Iginla

The Colorado Avalanche have reportedly signed forward Jarome Iginla to a three-year deal. Iginla gets $5.5M, $5.5M and $5M in each of three years with COL. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2014   Tweet

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Wild Sign Thomas Vanek

The Minnesota Wild have reportedly signed forward Thomas Vanek to a three-year deal worth $6.5M per. Tweet

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Jason Spezza Dealt To Dallas

As free agency gets set to officially open, the Ottawa Senators made the first big splash of the day. Jason Spezza has been dealt to Dallas for Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill and Nick Paul and a second round pick in 2015. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Trade Brandon Bollig

The Blackhawks traded forward Brandon Bollig to the Calgary Flames for the 83rd overall selection in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft. Moving Bollig saves the Blackhawks $1.25M against the cap for the next three years. Tweet

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Blackhawks Make Coaching Change

After selecting Nick Schmaltz in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft, the Blackhawks confirmed that goaltending coach Steve Weeks will not return next year. Coach Joel Quenneville said it was his decision to make the chance. Weeks was … Continue reading

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2014 NHL Draft: Round One

1. Florida Panthers – Aaron Ekblad, D, Barrie (OHL) 2. Buffalo Sabres – Sam Reinhart, C, Kootenay (WHL) 3. Edmonton Oilers – Leon Draisaitl, C, Prince Albert (WHL) 4. Calgary Flames – Sam Bennett, C, Kingston (OHL) 5. New York … Continue reading

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Ryan Kesler Traded – To Anaheim

Ryan Kesler has reportedly been traded before the 2014 NHL Draft, but he isn’t coming to Chicago. The Anaheim Ducks appear to have landed the coveted center. Anaheim will trade center Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and tonight’s 24th overall pick … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Smith, Morin and Raanta To 2 Year Deals

Before the NHL Draft starts on Friday, the Blackhawks have been busy. The Hawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Ben Smith and goaltender Antti Raanta on two-year contract extensions, which run through the end of the 2015-16 season. ESPN’s … Continue reading

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Duncan Keith Wins Norris Trophy

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith won the 2013-14 Norris Trophy in a landslide. Tweet

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2014 NHL Awards: Bergeron, Brown Win

The Blackhawks won only one of the four awards they were nominated for at the 2014 NHL Awards. Boston’s Patrice Bergeron won the NHL Foundation Award, finishing ahead of Duncan Keith. Kings captain Dustin Brown won the Mark Messier Leadership … Continue reading

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