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Blackhawks Playoff Hopes: Scheduling Help or Disaster?

The Blackhawks are at the top of a list of six teams battling for playoff slots six, seven and eight in the Western Conference. And, looking at those six teams, the schedule will play a huge role down the stretch. … Continue reading

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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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Andrew Shaw: Tracking The Ascent of Chicago’s New Star

When the dust settled on Sunday night, the talk of the United Center was (once again) Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw. Whether it was Jonathan Toews acknowledging his popularity with the fans or San Jose coach Todd McLellan admitting that Shaw … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospects In Action At World Junior Championships Friday

At the World Junior Championships on Friday, five Blackhawks prospects were in action. For Sweden, Ludvig Rensfeldt and Joakim Nordstrom continued their strong play in a 9-1 win over Slovakia. Nordstrom scored his third goal in three games, and Rensfeldt … Continue reading

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Blackhawks – Red Wings Renew Rivalry

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Patrick Kane Undresses Niklas Backstrom, Blackhawks Win in Shootout

A battle between two of the top teams in the NHL provided outstanding action on Wednesday night. When the dust settled, Minnesota netminder Niklas Backstrom was looking for his jock and Patrick Kane was leading a victorious Blackhawks team off … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Comeback, Fall Short In Shootout

Early in the second period, Corey Crawford skated off the ice and Ray Emery replaced him between the pipes for the Hawks. It felt like a week before, when the lifeless Hawks failed to show up and got hammered by … Continue reading

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Report: NHL To Propose 4 Division Realignment

According to reports on Saturday night, the NHL will present a four-division realignment scenario at the Board of Governors meeting next week. And the Blackhawks-Red Wings rivalry would remain. Tweet

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Blackhawks Escape With Embarrassing Win

The Chicago Blackhawks, coming off one of their now all-too-familiar emotionally vacant losses, made some lineup changes before Friday night’s game. The hope was that they would spark the team to a better performance. And then the game started… Tweet

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Chicago Blackhawks: November Ends With Questions

With November in the rear view mirror for the Chicago Blackhawks, we can look back at the first two months of the season and begin to make some more specific statements about this team. What have we learned about the … Continue reading

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