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Various thoughts & ideas about the Chicago Blackhawks

Report: Hawks To Sign Dennis Rasmussen

Reports out of Europe are that the Chicago Blackhawks will sign forward Dennis Rasmussen to a one-year deal. #blackhawks signed Swedish C Dennis Rasmussen. One year contract at $793,000 (2 way) #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) June 10, 2014 Rasmussen … Continue reading

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Duncan Keith Named a Finalist For NHL Foundation Player Award

On Friday morning, the NHL announced that Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was among the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL Foundation Player Award. Keith is also a finalist for the Norris Trophy. Tweet

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Roll On

Now that the Blackhawks have tied the series against the St. Louis Blues, the intensity will only increase. But this isn’t the only series in the postseason that’s close. Will the Colorado-Minnesota series go seven games? Can Philly push the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: First Round

It is time! The 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight, so it’s time to reveal our predictions for the first round. These picks can been seen and compared against the rest of the staff at The Fourth Period. Tweet

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What’s Up, Kevin Hayes?

Various media outlets have alluded to something CSN Chicago’s Tracey Myers tweeted a couple weeks ago: Boston College senior forward Kevin Hayes will not sign with the Chicago Blackhawks. Tweet

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Blackhawks Blanked In Washington

No Toews, no Kane, no Keith, no offense. Tweet

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Injuries Impacting Western Conference Playoff Races

Blackhawks fans watched Jonathan Toews skate off the ice in pain on Sunday night in Pittsburgh, and a roster already missing Patrick Kane and Bryan Bickell had another hole to fill. Unfortunately for the NHL, the Hawks aren’t the only … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Trevor van Riemsdyk

On Monday the Blackhawks announced they have agreed to termson a two-year contract  with NCAA free agent defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. The contract will begin at the start of the 2014-15 season. Tweet

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Blackhawks Handle Sabres

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews scored in the same game for the 51st time in their careers, and those two goals were enough as the Hawks edged the Sabres in Kane’s home town. Tweet

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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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