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Blackhawks-Blues: Numbers of Note

Blackhawks-Blues: Numbers of Note
Here are a few individual performances that jumped off the page from the Blackhawks first round series victory over the St. Louis Blues: Before the Dallas-Anaheim game, only 32 players in the postseason had been credited with at least 10 blocked shots. Of those 32, only 2 are forwards: Michal Handzus (14) and Marcus Kruger... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Marcus Kruger New 2nd Line Center

Chicago Blackhawks: Marcus Kruger New 2nd Line Center
As Marcus Kruger moves to the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks, fears about his production may be deceiving. Through the season’s first 46 games, Kruger is tied with Niklas Hjalmarsson for 10th on the Blackhawks with 18 points. One of his four goals was a game-winner, and 12 of his 14 assists have come... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Bears Game Appearance, Rookie Tournament, Training Camp Roster Set

Chicago Blackhawks: Bears Game Appearance, Rookie Tournament, Training Camp Roster Set
While many of us were watching and/or thinking about college/pro/fantasy football this weekend, there was a lot going on with the Chicago Blackhawks. And, for what it’s worth, the Hawks were thinking football, too. Click here to see a gallery of photos from Sunday’s Bears home opener. A number of Blackhawks, including Jonathan Toews, Patrick... Read more »
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2013 NHL Draft: Chicago Blackhawks Get Busy

2013 NHL Draft: Chicago Blackhawks Get Busy
In 2010, the draft brought a fire sale that was required by the salary cap. Hawks fans had to watch as Kris Versteeg, Dustin Byfuglien, Andrew Ladd and other favorites were dealt out of town so the team could afford to keep Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Duncan Keith. Fast forward three summers and… the... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: 2013 Stanley Cup Champions!

Chicago Blackhawks: 2013 Stanley Cup Champions!
With two goals in 17 seconds, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years. It wasn’t pretty for either team in Game Six, and the reports on injuries players were dealing with at the end of the series are starting to come out in the wake of the Hawks... Read more »

Blackhawks vs Bruins: Stanley Cup Final Preview

Blackhawks vs Bruins: Stanley Cup Final Preview
The Stanley Cup Final begins on Wednesday night, and history will be made. When this series is done, either the Blackhawks or the Bruins will be the first team to win a second championship since the last lockout. How will one team finish the series on top? Let’s look ahead at some key match-ups, and... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Come Back, Force Game 7

Chicago Blackhawks Come Back, Force Game 7
After a knuckling puck beat Corey Crawford from nearly 40 feet out, the Blackhawks returned to the ice for a third period with 20 minutes of effort standing between either the end of their season or Game 7 on Wednesday night. A huge effort from the entire roster brought the Hawks back, and a 4-3... Read more »

Blackhawks Tame Wild Again, Take 2-0 Lead

Blackhawks Tame Wild Again, Take 2-0 Lead
With a more complete, dominant performance than Game One, the Chicago Blackhawks handled their business at home and will take a 2-0 series lead to Minnesota. In this victory, the Hawks continued to answer many of the questions doubters had coming into the postseason. Many fans have continued to question Corey Crawford throughout the regular... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact

Chicago Blackhawks: Forward Depth Making An Impact
The Chicago Blackhawks stayed on top of the NHL with a strong victory on Friday night. Chicago showed San Jose and the rest of the league why they have yet to lose a game in regulation through 14 games once again, as the team’s depth was on display. Antti Niemi has allowed more than three... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency: How 2013 Could Impact This Summer

Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency: How 2013 Could Impact This Summer
This summer’s crop of free agents in Chicago is loaded with veterans, most of whom aren’t expected back next year. But looking at the summer of 2013, the Blackhawks are looking at a number of intriguing decisions that could impact the roster in the coming season. Since taking over at the general manager of the... Read more »