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Blackhawks Bring Ben Smith to Chicago

Ben Smith is the prospect coming to Chicago to fill Marian Hossa’s roster spot. After practice on Friday morning, Smith indicated he’ll be skating with Dave Bolland and Fernando Pisani when the Blackhawks welcome the Edmonton Oilers to the United … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks: Fourth Line Focus

When the Blackhawks made the summer overhaul of their roster, veterans were expected to pick up the slack. Certainly, coming into the pressure of defending a championship and a new system would lead to a longer learning curve from the … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Exhausting Ten Game Recap

Teams in the NHL only get 82 games to prove themselves, so making the most of every night is crucial. Spoiled Blackhawks fans only have to look back three years to see an 88-point season leave them three points out … Continue reading

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Canucks-Blackhawks: New Era… No Rivalry?

On Wednesday night the Vancouver Canucks come to the United Center to face the Blackhawks for the first time in the 2010-11 season. For the last two seasons, this would be the hottest match-up of the week with players on … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Numbers: Wandering Around the Stats Through 7 Games

The Blackhawks have already played seven games in the young 2010-11 season (only Pittsburgh has played as many), but the strong play in the last three games has launched the Hawks into first place in the Central Division andthe Western … Continue reading

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As Blackhawks Win, Does John Scott Lose?

When Patrick Kane stayed in Chicago because of an illness before Friday’s game, the Blackhawks had to make a decision. How would they fill the roster? Complicating the matter was the unusual circumstances for the organization. When Patrick Sharp wasn’t … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Have Big Blue Line Questions

Another night, another tough home loss. But there is reason for concern now. Last year’s Blackhawks were successful when the team got into rhythm, but because of injuries and suspensions the roster hasn’t been together yet. Unfortunately, coach Joel Quenneville … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Problem: Kids Outplaying Veterans

Close the book. Find a good, dusty spot on the shelf for it, and put it there. Forget about it. The 2009-10 season is, officially, over. The banner is in the rafters, the rings have been distributed, the Commissioner was … Continue reading

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Blackhawks-Avalanche: What We Learned In Game One

If you watched any of the games between the Blackhawks and Avalanche last year, an easy ending was the furthest thing from your mind. If Marty Turco expected to face fewer shots in Chicago than he did in Dallas… Despite … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Opening Night Lineup Projection

Now that the Jeremy Morin question has been answered, it appears the Blackhawks’ roster for Opening Night in Denver is fairly certain. But where will the names fall in the lineup? There are a lot of intriguing options for coach … Continue reading

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