1. The Weakest Link at Every Position for Chicago Blackhawks

    With the offseason comes time for the Chicago Blackhawks to evaluate weaknesses in every position. However, it's hard to find many weak links on the Stanley Cup champion team...

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  2. Early Projection for Chicago Blackhawks' 2013-14 Depth Chart

    The Chicago Blackhawks didn't rid the team of key players as they did in 2010. With a great prospect system, however, there's no doubt changes will be made to the Blackhawks lineup...

    Nicole Blum Written by Nicole Blum about 1 year ago 6,937 reads 16 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks' 2013-14 NHL Schedule: Must-See Games, Predictions & More

    The Chicago Blackhawks will have begin their campaign to repeat as Stanley Cup champions on October 1. Thankfully, there's no lockout to mess with the newly released 2013-14 NHL schedule...

    Nicole Blum Written by Nicole Blum about 1 year ago 9,183 reads 18 comments

  4. Predicting How Chicago Blackhawks Will Fare Against Each Team in New Division

    The Chicago Blackhawks will face new rivalries in the 2013-14 season. And even without the Detroit Red Wings in the division, the Blackhawks shouldn't expect it to be easy to win the division...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Michael Frolik Was a Bad Trade

    It was expected that the Chicago Blackhawks would make a trade or two during the offseason. But Michael Frolik was an unexpected trade—for good reason...

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  6. NHL Draft 2013: Latest Expert Predictions for Chicago Blackhawks 1st-Round Pick

    The Chicago Blackhawks are back to business less than a week after they won the Stanley Cup—the 2013 NHL draft is here. Now's the time for the Blackhawks to invest in future players, even if their first pick is 30th in the draft...

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  7. What's Next for Chicago Blackhawks After Win in 2013 Stanley Cup Final?

    After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010, the team was purged of much of its key role players. This shouldn't be the case after the Blackhawks' 2013 Stanley Cup win...

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  8. Biggest Questions Facing Chicago Blackhawks After Start of Stanley Cup Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks have played incredibly inconsistent hockey against the Boston Bruins . After losing at home for only the second time in the playoffs, there are questions that the Blackhawks need to answer...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews Should Be Linemates

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' 4-3 triple-overtime win against the Boston Bruins was an ugly win. It shouldn't have been this way. All of Chicago's scoring came from depth players Brandon Saad , Dave Bolland , Johnny Oduya and Andrew Shaw...

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  10. Chicago Blackhawks: Most Overrated and Underrated Playoff Performers

    The Chicago Blackhawks are back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2010—thanks to some gutsy performances. Bryan Bickell and Corey Crawford have been arguably the best two players for the 'Hawks in the playoffs...

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  11. Blackhawks vs. Kings: Chicago's 5 Biggest Worries Heading into Series

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' playoff performance has been less than consistent this year compared to their record-setting regular season. But hey, the Blackhawks are back in the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2010...

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  12. St. Louis Blues: Interview with Prospect Dmitrij Jaskin

    St. Louis Blues prospect Dmitrij Jaskin got a taste of NHL play in the 2013 season. But now Jaskin is vying for a permanent spot on a powerful Blues team...

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  13. 5 Most Incredible Images from Chicago Blackhawks' 2013 Stanley Cup Playoff Run

    The Chicago Blackhawks have been looking to play their best hockey in the NHL playoffs. While they might not have played as well as they have wanted to thus far, a few images have captured the fantastic nature of the Blackhawks' playoff run...

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  14. Chicago Blackhawks' 5 Most Impressive Players During 2013 Playoffs

    The Chicago Blackhawks have seen contributions from every single line in the playoffs this year. This kind of depth makes the Blackhawks a team that's hard to beat...

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  15. Will Corey Crawford Stay Hot in Chicago Blackhawks' 2nd-Round Playoff Series?

    Corey Crawford 's 2012 playoff performance left Chicago Blackhawks fans booing. But only cheering for Crawford coming up huge in net is heard at the United Center these days...

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  16. 3 Adjustments Chicago Blackhawks Must Make to Continue Stanley Cup Playoff Run

    Finally the Chicago Blackhawks have done it—they have advanced past the first round of the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2010. But the Hawks aren't playing at their highest level just yet...

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  17. 5 Signs That Patrick Sharp Is Ready to Take Over the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Patrick Sharp 's name was rarely heard by Chicago Blackhawks fans this season—until now. Plagued with an upper-body injury , Sharp only scored six goals in 28 games played during the shortened season...

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  18. Top 5 Story Lines Surrounding Chicago Blackhawks' Postseason Performances

    This year's playoffs are going quite differently than last year's for the Chicago Blackhawks —and that's a good thing...

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  19. Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Schedule: Picks for Each Remaining 1st-Round Game

    The Chicago Blackhawks needed overtime to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in Game 1 of this first-round playoff series. Tuesday's game revealed an unexpectedly slow start for the Blackhawks in a game where the Minnesota Wild almost stole the win...

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  20. Chicago Blackhawks' 5 Most Important Players in Minnesota Wild Playoff Series

    For the Chicago Blackhawks, it's that time of year again. Where every game matters. Where it doesn't matter how well you played in the regular season...

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  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Ray Emery Deserves to Be the Starting Goaltender

    Ray Emery has played 14 games for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. His record? 13-1-0. His save percentage? 0.923. His goals-against-average? 1.95. His position on the Blackhawks? Backup goaltender...

    Nicole Blum Written by Nicole Blum about over 1 year ago 2,309 reads 36 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: Is the Blackhawks Penalty Kill a New Problem?

    The Chicago Blackhawks penalty kill was ranked in the top three in the NHL for the first half of the season. In the last few games, however, the Blackhawks penalty kill has faltered to sixth in the league...

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  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Top 5 Highlights from Their Win Streak

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' record-setting 24-game point streak to start an NHL season finally ended on Friday when they lost to the Colorado Avalanche , 6-2. You know what they say— All good things must come to an end ...

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  24. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp Must Improve His Game

    Patrick Sharp is—more like was —known for his ability to score key goals and make plays for the Chicago Blackhawks . His presence on the ice this season, however, is lacking...

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  25. Chicago Blackhawks: 3 Reasons Why Chicago Has the Best Penalty Kill in the NHL

    The Chicago Blackhawks have gone from almost worst to first on the penalty kill. Like the Blackhawks' next-to-perfect start to the season, the penalty kill is playing out like a fairytale...

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