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NHL Owners Continue Throwing Around Dollars, Years

This summer has been an intriguing one in many ways in the NHL. Small market teams in Minnesota and Carolina have thrown around a lot of money – and years – to get the players they feel will make them … Continue reading

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Nick Leddy: It’s Time For The Blackhawks To Lock Him Up

Fans have varying opinions on the play of young defenseman Nick Leddy, but now is the time for GM Stan Bowman to get together with him and get a deal done that keeps him in Chicago for the next few … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Hire Jamie Kompon As New Assistant Coach

On Tuesday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that Jamie Kompon will serve as an assistant coach, replacing Mike Haviland. Kompon spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach with the Kings. While with LA, he also served as Director … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Prospect Camp Notes and Updates

After many of the Blackhawks’ top prospects travelled to Chicago for the annual prospect camp this past week, fans were able to get a look at what the future might hold at the United Center. Here are a few observations. … 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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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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Evander Kane: The Blackhawks Must Pursue Unhappy Jet

Reports on Saturday are that Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane doesn’t want to negotiate an extension with the team, and may become available this week before the 2012 NHL Draft. If that’s the case, the Chicago Blackhawks should be on … Continue reading

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2012 NHL Draft Preview

The 2012 NHL Draft is coming up, and is the next major step in this summer’s evolution of the Chicago Blackhawks as an organization. Here’s a look at some players that might hear their name called by GM Stan Bowman … Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Blackhawks Adding Depth or Frustration?

Over the last 12 months, the front office of the Chicago Blackhawks has shown a great deal of confidence in their selections from the 2011 NHL Draft. Six of the Hawks’ 11 picks in last year’s draft have already signed an … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign D Adam Clendening

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with defenseman Adam Clendening on a three-year contract. He is the second defenseman drafted in 2011 to sign an entry-level deal with the Blackhawks this week (Klas Dahlbeck). Sources close to the top … Continue reading

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