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Patrick Kane Dominated October

With one month in the books, the Blackhawks have looked pretty good. But not many players in the league have been as impressive as Patrick Kane. Tweet

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Nick Leddy Leads Blackhawks To Win Over Blue Jackets

Two Blackhawks were credited with their first goals of the season, and the highlights revealed a number of other players making special plays, but it was young defenseman Nick Leddy that led the Chicago Blackhawks to victory on Saturday night. … Continue reading

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NHL Central Division Standings (thru Oct. 20)

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2011-12 NHL Predictions: The “Experts” Like The Blackhawks

Here are a few links to what the so-called “experts” are saying about the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks. NHL.com is split between the Blackhawks and Penguins to win the Cup. THN.com has the Hawks winning the Central, finishing third in the … Continue reading

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Corey Crawford: Sophomore Slump or Star in 2011-12?

After a fantastic rookie season, Chicago netminder Corey Crawford will begin his sophomore campaign on Friday night as the undisputed started between the pipes for the Hawks. Will he be as good, or better, this year than he was in … Continue reading

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Brandon Saad Signs with Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms on Tuesday afternoon with 2011 second round draft pick Brandon Saad. UPDATE: His NHL cap number for the deal is reportedly $795k. Saad will begin the season skating with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Goalie Question: Is A Veteran Necessary?

There are a lot of people in Chicago that are ready to buy the gas that send rookie netminder Alexander Salak to Rockford. In the eyes of the masses, the Hawks must have a veteran to back up Corey Crawford … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Brendan Smith Suspended 5 Regular Season Games

For his hit on Blackhawks forward Ben Smith on Wednesday night, Detroit prospect Brendan Smith has been suspended for the rest of the preseason plus five regular season games. Tweet

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Blackhawks Beat Red Wings: Non-Smith/Stalberg Thoughts

Other than Ben Smith getting hit on a dirty play and Viktor Stalberg hurting a knee, there was a lot to learn from the Blackhawks 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings. Tweet

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Blackhawks Lose Viktor Stalberg to Knee Injury

Joel Quenneville told the media after Wednesday night’s 4-3 win that forward Viktor Stalberg suffered a knee injury late in the first period. “It’s probably not good either,” said Quenneville. “But we’ll have a better idea tomorrow.” (quote from CSN … Continue reading

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