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Blackhawks Leaders Step Up, Hammer Ducks

After an ugly first few minutes, the Blackhawks veteran leadership had a huge third period and got Chicago out of the loss column. The offensive outburst was exceptional, and the key players that need to carry this team did so … Continue reading

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Should The Blackhawks Consider An In-House Option At Center?

With news that Kyle Turris is getting back on the ice in Phoenix, and as Patrick Kane’s faceoff winning has dipped under 50 percent in November, the focus of Hawks fans “holiday shopping” is once again on a second line … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Failure In Edmonton Exposes Problem

The Blackhawks losses in Calgary and Edmonton were ugly, and may have exposed a disturbing trend. Tweet

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Blackhawks To Recall Ben Smith

Rostislav Olesz cleared waivers on Thursday morning and was sent to Rockford. In his place, the Blackhawks will reportedly recall Ben Smith from Rockford. Smith had 10 points (six goals, four assists) in nine games with the IceHogs this year. … Continue reading

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Ray Emery, Blackhawks Put Out Flames

Ray Emery had his best night as a member of the Blackhawks and the offense came through again as Chicago won their second game in as many days. But, after struggling for a stretch, what has changed? Tweet

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Blackhawks Trade Rumors: 5 Other Names Chicago Could Consider

Here are five other names the Blackhawks might consider adding at some point this year. Tweet

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Blackhawks-Blues Preview: Too Many Storylines For One Night

On Tuesday night, the Blackhawks visit the Blues in what will be one of the most emotional nights either team will play this year. Tweet

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Blackhawks: Backing the Bickell Benching

According to reports, the Chicago Blackhawks will roll out new-look lines on Tuesday night in an effort to get the team out of a funk. Part of that new look will be Bryan Bickell watching from the press box. Why … Continue reading

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St. Louis Blues Make A Coaching Change

On Sunday night, the St. Louis Blues announced that they had fired Davis Payne as their head coach, replacing him with Ken Hitchcock. Hitchcock’s first games behind the bench for the Blues will be Tuesday, when St. Louis hosts the … Continue reading

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Pekka Rinne Staying In Nashville

On Thursday morning, the Nashville Predators agreed to terms on a new seven-year, $49M contract with netminder Pekka Rinne. Rinne was a Vezina finalist last year, when he posted a 33-22-9 record, 2.12 goals against average and .930 save percentage … Continue reading

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