Brandon Saad, Blackhawks Escape With Another Win

It wasn’t pretty, but a goal from Brandon Saad with 27 seconds left in the third period gave the Blackhawks their fifth straight win.

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Blackhawks Recall Dahlbeck, Send Clendening to Rockford

On Wednesday morning, the Blackhawks announced a pair of roster moves. Defenseman Adam Clendening was sent back to Rockford, and Klas Dahlbeck was recalled in his place.

Clendening had one goal and one assist in four games with the Blackhawks after getting called-up to replace injured Trevor vanRiemsdyk, but has been a healthy scratch since the middle of the Circus Trip.

Dahlbeck, 23, has six points (two points, four assists) in 22 games with the IceHogs this season.

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Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Blow Out Blues

Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg stayed hot and the Blackhawks used an early third period highlight display to blow away the division-leading Blues.

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Corey Crawford Out 2-3 Weeks

According to the Blackhawks, goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next 2-3 weeks with a leg injury.

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Corey Crawford Out, Scott Darling Coming Back

On Tuesday, the Blackhawks announced that Antti Raanta will break up Corey Crawford’s streak of 14 consecutive starts on Wednesday night when St. Louis visits the United Center.

Crawford will miss the game with a lower-body injury, and Scott Darling is expected to back-up Raanta.

The Blues, still without Brian Elliott, will have Jake Allen between the pipes. Earlier on Tuesday, St. Louis formally announced they have signed future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur, who will back-up Allen on Wednesday. Ken Hitchcock indicated Brodeur could start for the Blues on Thursday or Saturday.

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USA Hockey Names World Junior Camp Roster

On Tuesday morning, USA Hockey named the preliminary roster from which they will select the player to represent the country at the 2015 World Junior Championships. The Blackhawks will be well represented on – and off – the ice.

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Tale of the Tape: Chicago Dominated November

November treated the Blackhawks well.

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Chris Chelios Book Signings

Chris Chelios will be back in the Chicago area to sign copies of his book. If you haven’t read it, you should… and if you’re still a Chelios fan, these are some opportunities to get the book autographed before the holidays.

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Blackhawks Dominate Kings, Finish Circus Trip 5-1

Brad Richards and Kris Versteeg continued their strong play and concluded a successful Circus Trip leading a dominant victory in Los Angeles.

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Blackhawks Continue Rolling, Down Ducks In Anaheim

The line of Patrick Kane, Kris Versteeg and Brad Richards stayed hot and the Blackhawks overcame another superb performance by a young Anaheim netminder to beat the Ducks on their ice.

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