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Various thoughts & ideas about the Chicago Blackhawks

Western Conference Trade Deadline Breakdown

The 2014 NHL trade deadline has come and gone, and the Western Conference was incredibly busy. In total, nine different picks in the 2014 NHL Draft were traded away by the top ten teams in the Western Conference, while the … Continue reading

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Ryan Miller, Steve Ott Dealt To St. Louis

The first bombshell of the NHL trade season hit late Friday as the St. Louis Blues acquired goaltender Ryan Miller and forward Steve Ott from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a first-round … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Fall To Rangers

The Blackhawks stumbled out of the gate to start the home stretch of their regular season, losing 2-1 to the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Tweet

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Blackhawks Roster Moves: Internal Promotion Candidates

As the Blackhawks’ Olympians return to North American ice and fans prepare for the Stadium Series game at Soldier Field this weekend, the trade deadline is coming soon (March 5). The Hawks will likely see a name or two added to … Continue reading

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Tampa Claims Mike Kostka

TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting that the Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed defenseman Mike Kostka off waivers. Tweet

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Finland Hammers USA 5-0, Wins Bronze

Patrick Kane had a frustrating night and the United States didn’t show up as Finland rolled the Americans to capture the bronze medal. Tweet

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USA, Canada Advance In Sochi

On Wednesday, the field was cut to four in Sochi. And on Friday morning, the United States will face Canada with a shot at the gold medal on the line. Tweet

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Hossa, Handzus Head Home

On Tuesday, the first four games of the medal tournament at the 2014 Winter Olympics were contested and two Blackhawks saw their Olympics come to an end. Slovenia defeated Austria 4-0. Russia defeated Norway 4-0. Latvia upset Switzerland 3-1. And … Continue reading

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Canada Wins In OT, Medal Tournament Set

Drew Doughty scored both of Canada’s goals, but the game-winner didn’t come until overtime. With the extra session, the United States clinched the second seed for the medal tournament with Sweden at number one, Canada at three and Finland at … Continue reading

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TJ Oshie, USA Defeat Russia In Shootout

It wasn’t quite what Herb Brooks had drawn up 34 years ago, but strong penalty killing and the hands of TJ Oshie picked up the extra point to take control of the group as the United States defeated Russia 3-2 on Saturday … Continue reading

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