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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
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Watch the Throne: Hawks Face Grave Challenge From Blues, Avalanche

In case you missed it, the Blackhawks lost again to the Avalanche on Wednesday night.  The 3-2 defeat dropped the Hawks behind Colorado to third in the Central Division.  It […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Fate Of The Blackhawks Held By Goaltending?

Corey Crawford has been there, done that, and got the t-shirt – literally. The 29-year-old starter is a back-to-back 30 game winner who’s in the prime of his career. In […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Teuvo Teravainen is expected to join the Blackhawks before the playoffs. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Teuvo Time For Blackhawks Coming Soon?

Ready or not, it will soon be Teuvo Time in Chicago. With Chicago jockeying for the Central Division lead and home ice advantage in the playoffs, the Hawks’ 2012 1st […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago’s Unsung Heroes: The Best 4th Line in the NHL

Chicago’s Unsung Heroes: The Best 4th Line in the NHL

Over the course of the first 4 games after the Olympic break, the Blackhawks have proven their depth to all doubters. Sure, they only have a record of 2-2 over […]

by · March 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks