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Will the Hawks Crash and Burn Without Patrick Kane?

Last week’s news of the loss of Patrick Kane was certainly not welcome for Chicago Blackhawks fans. The Hawks had just squeaked through the Olympic break, bringing home 3 gold and […]

by · March 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Injury Report
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Live Blog: Bruins vs Blackhawks – Chapter Two, Round Two

All you ever hear about is 17 seconds. Not the 6:33 that the Bruins failed to preserve the lead for, nor the 58.3 seconds that the Bruins failed to tie […]

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks
Patrick Kane

Lord Stanley’s Mug Slipping Further Away From the Hawks?

They are battered and bruised, fighting for home-ice advantage and have history working against them. These are the cards the Blackhawks have been dealt, as the playoffs approach. Last week, […]

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Teuvo Teravainen is expected to join the Blackhawks before the playoffs. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Are Unrealistic Expectations Making Teuvo Teravainen Overhyped?

I’m not here to rain on anyone’s parade. Heck, I even enjoyed the buzz surrounding Teuvo Teravainen’s debut with the Blackhawks. But there’s a difference between anxiousness and overkill; funny […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

The brother of Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk has inked a two-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks that will go into effect next season. Trevor van Riemsdyk will […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Free Agents
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The Decline of the NHL Product

Sunday night was a disturbingly stark representation of all that is wrong with hockey in 2014. The scene was Chicago’s United Center, a building that has achieved nearly iconic status not […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, News
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Blackhawks Taking Kane’s Injury In Stride

The roller coaster ride, otherwise known as the Chicago Blackhawks season, has now added a twist that would make a Hollywood producer giddy. Patrick Kane’s knee injury, suffered in last […]

by · March 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Stan Bowman, Chicago’s Mad Genius

Where would the Chicago Blackhawks be without GM Stan Bowman? That’s a fair question with a dim answer. In his fifth year in the driver’s seat in the Windy City, […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Do the Blackhawks Possess This Key Trait of Past Championship Teams?

Quality beyond merely the top two forward lines has been a stable trait of every Stanley Cup champion since the 2004-05 NHL lockout. The Pittsburgh Penguins in 2008-09 are the […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Marian Hossa is on the other side of his prime but he is still very effective. (David Sandford/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports)

Some ‘Saad’ News and Good News for the Blackhawks

The Blackhawks received some good news and bad news as they are currently embroiled in a dogfight for the Central Division lead. Forward Brandon Saad did not make the trip to […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Injury Report
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Will Duncan Keith Win Second Norris Trophy?

In an effort to reel in his second career Norris Trophy, Duncan Keith faces stiff competition. While the Blackhawks have slipped to fifth in the Western Conference, the ninth year […]

by · March 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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The Importance of Jonathan Toews

Jonathan Toews gets a lot of press, some if it occasionally going a bit over the top. Such hyperbole, however, is in itself a representation of the elite level Chicago’s […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 4 comments · Chicago Blackhawks