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Blackhawks Win In Shootout, Lock Up Sixth Seed

For 59 minutes, the Blackhawks appeared to be headed to a first round series against division rivals from Nashville. But a last-minute goal for the Red Wings pushed the game into overtime – and the Hawks into sixth place – … Continue reading

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Blackhawks vs. Pacific Division: Why Regular Season Means Nothing

Fans in Chicago is looking at Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Jose and picking which team they would prefer the Blackhawks face in the first round of the playoffs. On face value, the Blackhawks didn’t do very well against the Pacific … Continue reading

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Bryan Bickell’s Second Half Surge Helping Hawks

While Jonathan Toews has been missing from the lineup, the superstars on the Hawks roster have carried their share of the offensive burden. But the contributions of the much-maligned Bryan Bickell, who struggled for much of the season’s first half, … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Blow Late Lead, Lose To Wild In Shootout

As the Western Conference playoff race heats up, the Blackhawks suffered a tough shootout loss in Minnesota. Tweet

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What Is The Future Of Kyle Beach?

As the regular season finishes for both the NHL and the AHL, at least 14 teams will begin evaluating their potential roster for next season next week. Others, including the Blackhawks, will have to wait until their playoffs end at … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Survive Duncan Keith Suspension

Now that it’s over, we can look back at the five games Duncan Keith was suspended. How did the Blackhawks do without the NHL’s ice time leader? Tweet

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Young Blackhawks Fight Back, Lose To Wild In Shootout

Ray Emery wasn’t great but the Hawks scorers tried to make things interesting the night after locking up a playoff spot in the regular season finale at the United Center. Tweet

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Blackhawks Finally Beat Preds, Clinch Playoff Spot

The Blackhawks are in the playoffs for the fourth straight year. Chicago clinched a postseason spot with a win over a Nashville team that has dominated them all year. Like the rest of the season, it wasn’t pretty. But there … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Finish Off Blues

It wasn’t pretty, and included the Hawks giving away a two-goal lead in the third period, but the final result was all that mattered on Thursday night. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues. Tweet

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Sympathy For The Blackhawks: Devils Win In Shootout

Looking for critical late-season points to assure a playoff position, the Blackhawks dressed seven defensemen for a tough road game in New Jersey. Corey Crawford bounced back from a rough night against Nashville and the Hawks allowed only 22 shots … Continue reading

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