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Grading Stan Bowman’s Moves: Free Agents

Before we can look ahead to potential summer shopping, it’s a worthy exercise to look back at the past performance of Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. Bowman made a number of moves before and during the 2011-12 season that … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Andrew Shaw Set To Return: Now What?

When Jonathan Toews scored the dramatic, game-winning goal in Phoenix late on Saturday night, two things were assured. The two teams will meet again, in Chicago, on Monday night. And Andrew Shaw will return to the lineup for the Blackhawks. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Problems: Are They Stan Bowman’s Fault?

Lots of Blackhawks fans are placing blame on the job general manager Stan Bowman did last summer for the team’s perceived inability to compete. With the ability to evaluate the additions made via free agency 52 games later, did Bowman … Continue reading

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Blackhawks: Forward Grades At The All-Star Break

In the last couple days we’ve evaluated the performances of some of the Blackhawks. First we looked at the rookies, and then we graded the defensemen and goalies. Now, let’s take a serious¬†look at the forwards’ play before the All-Star … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Grades At Christmas: Forwards

With the Blackhawks taking time away from the ice for Christmas, it’s a good time to look back at the first 35 games of the NHL season. The Hawks are 22-9-4,¬†good for first place in the Central Division and Western … Continue reading

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Could The Blackhawks Enter The Trade Market Soon?

The Canucks made a fairly significant trade over the weekend, acquiring David Booth from Florida. Other teams are said to be getting into the market as injuries pile up all over the NHL. Could the Blackhawks enter the market soon? … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Fantasy Hockey Predictions

Most of America is drafting fantasy football teams right now, but in a couple weeks our eyes will turn to hockey. Even if you don’t participate in fantasy hockey, predicting the output from the Hawks players in the coming season … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Roster Breakdown: The 1st Line

The Blackhawks roster is set, and we’ve started looking at the team’s depth chart heading toward the coming season. On Sunday, we examined the potential fourth line combinations. Next, we looked at the third line potential for this season. Then, … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign F Andrew Brunette

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed forward Andrew Brunette to a one-year, $2M contract. Brunette, 37, scored 18 goals and added 28 assists for the Minnesota Wild last season. He could fit into the Hawks’ top six this season. Tweet

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