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Grading Stan Bowman’s Moves: Free Agents

Before we can look ahead to potential summer shopping, it’s a worthy exercise to look back at the past performance of Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. Bowman made a number of moves before and during the 2011-12 season that … 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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Is Sami Lepisto The New Kim Johnsson?

The Blackhawks do, contrary to popular belief, have someone under contract right now named Sami Lepisto. He’s a defenseman, he’s getting paid, but hasn’t been seen in almost a month. What happened to Lepisto? Tweet

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Blackhawks: Defensemen & Goalie Grades At The All-Star Break

Yesterday we graded the performances of the Blackhawks’ rookies through the first 50 games of the regular season. Today, in the second part of the series, we’ll evaluate the defensemen and goalies. Tweet

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Blackhawks Stepping Up In Patrick Sharp’s Absence

When Patrick Sharp went down for a few weeks, there were instant concerns that the struggling Blackhawks were going to need help to get back on track. In the two games since Sharp left the lineup, the Hawks have received … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Grades At Christmas: Defensemen & Goalies

In this second part of our look back at the Blackhawks performance through Christmas, we’ll grade the performances from the Blackhawks’ defensemen and goalies through the season’s first 35 games. We previously graded the forwards. Tweet

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Blackhawks Blue Line Becoming Offensively Dominant

When the Blackhawks traded away Brian Campbell this summer and brought in Steve Montador, Sean O’Donnell and Sami Lepisto, the initial assumption was that Chicago would feel a drop-off on the offensive end of the ice. That couldn’t be further … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Blue Line Depth Paying Dividends

We’re only six games into October, but the summer shopping of Chicago GM Stan Bowman is already making a clear impact on the team’s play. Looking around the roster, there is much better chemistry and production coming already this year … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Roster for Second Preseason game

The Chicago Blackhawks have posted the official roster for Thursday night’s second preseason game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tweet

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Blackhawks Blue Line: What Sami Lepisto Means To The Depth Chart

It was announced hours before the Blackhawks Convention opens that the team had reached an agreement with free agent defenseman Sami Lepisto on a one-year deal. What does this mean to the blue line for the Hawks this year? Let’s … Continue reading

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