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Blackhawks Buried By Avalanche

The Blackhawks flew to Denver and lost 5-1 to the Avalanche. While the score was ugly, the play wasn’t nearly as one-sided as the final tally would indicate. But the bigger concern will be the health of Bryan Bickell, who … Continue reading

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Kruger, Bollig Leads Blackhawks Past Jets

The story before Saturday’s game was all about Jonathan Toews playing “at home” in Winnipeg, but it was the kids on the Hawks roster that won the day. A second period outburst propelled the Blackhawks to another big victory, this … Continue reading

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Roster Update: Handzus, Mills Not Traveling to Winnipeg

According to the Blackhawks, forwards Michal Handzus and Brad Mills will not travel with the team to Winnipeg. Ben Smith will take Mills’ place on the fourth line. Tweet

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Corey Crawford, Blackhawks Outduel Sabres

Ryan Miller survived an onslaught through the first two periods and kept the Buffalo Sabres close, but Corey Crawford was good enough to earn a hard-fought victory on Saturday night at the United Center. Tweet

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Ben Smith In Against Bolts

Ben Smith will reportedly make his 2013-14 season debut on Saturday night when the Blackhawks host the Tampa Bay Lightning. Smith has spent much of the last few practice days on the third line, indicating that Jimmy Hayes is likely … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Engraving Complete

The Blackhawks released the first image of the engraved names of the 2012-13 Stanley Cup Champions on Thursday. Included are since-departed veterans Jamal Mayers and Daniel Carcillo. The organization needed to petition to have¬†Mayers’ name on the Cup. Ben Smith … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Fall To Crosby, Pens in Shootout

For the first time since 2006, Sidney Crosby played a game in Chicago. This time, in a meaningless preseason game, Crosby and the Penguins escaped with a 4-3 shootout victory. Tweet

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Blackhawks Blank Red Wings, Win Preseason Opener 2-0

Patrick Sharp and Ben Smith scored second period goals 69 seconds apart and Corey Crawford stopped all 19 shots he faced as the Blackhawks started their 2013 preseason with a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Tweet

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Rosters For Blackhawks vs. Red Wings

When the Blackhawks face the Red Wings to begin their preseason schedule on Tuesday night, it appears some of the key members of the Cup winning roster will be in the lineup. And, of course, some won’t. Tweet

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The 2008 NHL Draft: Chicago’s Worst Of The Decade

With news on Wednesday that Shawn Lalonde is headed to Germany, the Blackhawks 2008 Draft Class takes another hit. Looking back five years to that group, the Hawks nearly missed on an entire draft. Tweet

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