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Johnny Oduya Paying Immediate Dividends In Chicago

At the trade deadline, the only addition to the Blackhawks roster was defenseman Johnny Oduya. Most fans thought GM Stan Bowman didn’t do enough, and Oduya wasn’t big enough or physical enough to fix what was supposedly broken with the … Continue reading

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Do The Blackhawks Miss Niklas Hjalmarsson?

On Feb. 15, we looked at the impact Niklas Hjalmarsson makes on the Chicago Blackhawks lineup. At that point, he had missed three games (all road losses), and the Hawks had been outscored 11-5 in those three games. There was … Continue reading

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Ray Emery, Defense Dominate Sens

After a comeback win against the Leafs that ultimately cost Ron Wilson the coaching job in Toronto on Wednesday night, the Blackhawks played a fantastic defensive game against the Ottawa Senators on Friday to earn two big points. And no Blackhawks … Continue reading

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Ray Emery Carries Blackhawks To Comeback Win

The trade deadline has passed, and so must the pleasantries. Corey Crawford sucked on Wednesday night. Ray Emery was fantastic, and the Blackhawks offensively fought back to beat a really, really bad Toronto Maple Leafs team 5-4. Tweet

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Blackhawks Edge Red Wings As Rookies Shine

Jimmy Hayes and Marcus Kruger scored Chicago’s two goals as the Blackhawks extended their winning streak to four games, three of which have come against the NHL’s elite. Tweet

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Blackhawks Win Streak Hits 3 With Big Third Period

Trailing after two periods, the Blackhawks put together a huge third period to win a third consecutive game, two of which have come against elite competition. Tweet

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Blackhawks Defensemen Decisions Determining Success

When trying to figure out how the Blackhawks need to be better to be legitimate Cup contenders, there is one statistic that desperately needs to be addressed. While the team’s goals against average is the obvious area of weakness, another … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Unload In Columbus, Win 6-1

Sami Lepisto scored his first goal with the Blackhawks, John Scott hammered Derek Dorsett and Viktor Stalberg continued to light up the Blue Jackets in a much-needed blowout victory for Chicago. Tweet

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Blackhawks Hammer Rangers, End Losing Streak

With an incredible first ten minutes that included four goals, the Chicago Blackhawks have ended a painful losing streak with an emphatic 4-2 victory of the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers. Tweet

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Does Anyone Miss Niklas Hjalmarsson?

The Blackhawks have now been without defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in three straight games, and have (obviously) lost all three. But have they really missed his presence on the ice? Tweet

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