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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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Blackhawks Come Up Short, Season Ends In Overtime

The Blackhawks and Kings treated hockey fans to seven fantastic games in the Western Conference Final, and it seemed fitting that the series would take an extra period of sudden death hockey to be decided. Unfortunately for the Hawks and … Continue reading

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Not So Quick: Blackhawks Force Game 7

Down 3-1 in the series, the Blackhawks needed their stars to bring them back in the series. And Patrick Kane has been an absolute beast since the puck dropped in Game Five. With two goals and three points in Game … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks Stun St. Louis

For the fourth time in five games, the first round series between the Blackhawks and Blues went to extra hockey. In the previous three overtimes, the home team came away with the win. On Friday night, Jonathan Toews broke that … Continue reading

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Corey Crawford, Blackhawks Shut Out Blues

Corey Crawford was called out by coach Joel Quenneville after Game 2 of the series. Chicago’s netminder said he needed to be better. On Monday night, Crawford shut down the St. Louis Blues with a 34-save shutout and the Hawks are … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Handle Business Against Blues

The Blackhawks were without Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Johnny Oduya and Brandon Saad on Sunday morning when they welcomed the division leading St. Louis Blues to the United Center. But another strong effort from all four lines extended the Hawks’ … Continue reading

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Bryan Bickell Returns, Blackhawks Bounce Back

For the first time since they joined the NHL roster, the Chicago Blackhawks played a game without Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews because of injury. The Hawks were also without Michal Rozsival and Johnny Oduya (lower-body) was scratched after warm-ups. … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Lose Patrick Kane, Dominate Blues

Michal Handzus played in his 1,000th game in the NHL. Coach Joel Quenneville won his 700th in the NHL. Patrick Sharp collected his 300th assist. And the Blackhawks moved back into second place in the Central Division with a dominant … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Buried By Avalanche

With the trade deadline less than 24 hours away, the Blackhawks dropped an important divisional game against the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 at the United Center on Tuesday night. Tweet

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Blackhawks Fall To Flames In OT

Both teams scored a short-handed goal and neither starting netminder finished the game as the Blackhawks and Flames skated to an overtime decision. Unfortunately, as has been the trend in 2014, extra hockey ended with the Hawks disappointed as the … Continue reading

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