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Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp, Kevin Hayes Updates

On Wednesday night, Mark Lazerus at the Sun-Times posted a telling article quoting Patrick Sharp’s agent, Rick Curran. This quote from the article sums it up well: “There’s no truth to any rumor that Patrick Sharp is available to trade,” … Continue reading

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Blackhawks, Michal Handzus Part Ways

CHI has told Michal Handzus it is going in a different direction. Big veteran Slovak centre will be going to UFA. #TSN — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 16, 2014 Handzus, 37, posted five goals and 17 assists in 70 regular … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Free Agent Target: Brian Boyle

As the Blackhawks prepare for free agency, obviously the first order of business is getting Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane locked-up long term. After the two faces of the franchise, the team will start looking to the future, and there … Continue reading

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How Much Is Corey Crawford Worth?

With news on Wednesday that Boston had given Tuukka Rask an eight-year, $56M contract, the bar has once again been raised for contracts given to goaltenders in the NHL. In 12 months, Corey Crawford – who just defeated Rask in the Stanley … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Goalies: Case Study Supports Corey Crawford

As the summer continues without the Blackhawks having made a significant addition to their roster, the man between the pipes has remained the focus of concern for Chicago fans. Corey Crawford had a disappointing 2011-12 season. Everyone knows that, including … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign C Martin St. Pierre

On Monday evening, the Blackhawks announced an agreement for veteran center Martin St. Pierre to join the Rockford IceHogs. St. Pierre, who will turn 29 in August, played in Chicago over parts of three seasons between 2005-2008. He has three goals … Continue reading

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NHL Free Agency: Shane Doan In Chicago?

After the NHLPA closed their meetings in Chicago on Wednesday, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews joked with the media that he “lobbied” for could-be-former Coyotes captain Shane Doan to sign with the Hawks when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on … Continue reading

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