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The Chicago Blackhawks reacquire Kris Versteeg in a brilliant trade by Stan Bowman

The Chicago Blackhawks reacquire Kris Versteeg in a brilliant trade by Stan Bowman
The Chicago Blackhawks have brought back Kris Versteeg, of the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion team. Stan Bowman acquired the former-Hawk from the Florida Panthers, and former Hawk GM Dale Talon, for two young prospects in forward Jimmy Hayes and defenseman Dylan Olsen. This was a fantastic deal for the Blackhawks, and upon closer inspection, Bowman... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks begin the quest to repeat in seven days

The Chicago Blackhawks begin the quest to repeat in seven days
After one of the shortest offseasons in professional sports history, the Chicago Blackhawks will be back on United Center ice one week from tonight. Just 79 days after winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years, the Blackhawks will be raising the 2013 Champions banner at the United Center next Tuesday before the... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks sign Corey Crawford to a six-year extension

The Chicago Blackhawks sign Corey Crawford to a six-year extension
After a phenomenal 2013 season, highlighted by a shared Jennings trophy performance in the regular season and a certain Stanley Cup in the playoffs, Corey Crawford earned one more honor for his performace. Today the Chicago Blackhawks announced a six-year extension for the Stanley Cup-winning goaltender. The deal is reportedly worth a total of $36... Read more »
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The greatness of the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks

The greatness of the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks
Although the official celebrations have concluded, this 2013 summer will be full of Blackhawks fans reflecting on the incredible season the team had. The Stanley Cup will be showing up numerous places over the next few months, as will players, and the already rampant merchandise tents. Whether fan or player, media or staff member, no... Read more »

Stan Bowman: Prepping the Blackhawks for a dynasty

Stan Bowman: Prepping the Blackhawks for a dynasty
Just as the team moves quickly on the ice, Blackhawks management moves impressively fast as well. Less than a week after they won the Stanley Cup, the Blackhawks have parted ways with Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik. Both players scored on the Cup-clinching play, just 17 seconds after Bryan Bickell’s game-tying goal, as Frolik assisted on Bolland’s... Read more »

Three key adjustments the Blackhawks need to make for game three of the Stanley Cup Final

Three key adjustments the Blackhawks need to make for game three of the Stanley Cup Final
In round one, the Chicago Blackhawks were able to sneak in a knockout punch, defeating the Boston Bruins in triple in overtime. In overtime of the second bout between the two teams, the Bruins effectively countered in overtime, and now prepare to head back to Boston with the series tied at 1-1. The Blackhawks dominated... Read more »
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Holy crap: Game one of the Stanley Cup Final

Holy crap: Game one of the Stanley Cup Final
The Stanley Cup Final started off last night in such a manner that I cannot imagine a higher-quality game. What more could fans ask for than a triple-overtime game- the fifth longest in Stanley Cup history- full of point-blank chances, mind-blowing saves, a physicality as of yet unmatched in these playoffs, and a spectacular, twice-redirected,... Read more »

Blackhawks fans: stop hoping, and start believing

Blackhawks fans: stop hoping, and start believing
Chicago is plagued. A near-champion team calls this city home, yet the streets are filled with a hushed apprehension. There is little swagger or boasting from sports fans, something this town used to be known for. Although some Blackhawks fans seem to be enjoying this playoff run with hopeful confidence, at every turn throughout these... Read more »

NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings

NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings
First things first; its okay. Breathe. Brent Seabrook scored in overtime, the Blackhawks completed their first ever comeback from a 3-1 playoff series deficit, and now advance to the Western Conference Finals. Game one against the Los Angeles Kings is less then 48 hours away, with puck-drop coming at 4pm Saturday afternoon. The Blackhawks are... Read more »
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The Chicago Blackhawks on the verge of making history in game 7 v Detroit

The Chicago Blackhawks on the verge of making history in game 7 v Detroit
Everyone knows the situation: game seven of the semifinals against the Detroit Red Wings. The goal? Completing a comeback from a three games to one deficit to eliminate the storied rivals from the Western Conference playoffs for the last time. At this point, everyone expects the Blackhawks to put the finishing touches on this series.... Read more »
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