1. Chicago Blackhawks' Quiet Key to Success: The Face-Off

    During the 2009-10 campaign, the oft-mentioned offense is what continued to excite the Chicago Blackhawks fanbase...

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  2. 2010-11 NHL Player Projection: Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane

    After taking a step back from the 2009-10 season, it can easily be stated that anything other than the tribulations of last season's start would be welcomed...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,851 reads 12 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks, Nick Boynton Reach Cap-Fitting Agreement

    As the Chicago Blackhawks begin to prepare for what may be a very important training camp, they recently announced an agreement with defenseman Nick Boynton...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,137 reads 8 comments

  4. NHL Free Agents 2010: Marty Turco and Five Other Underpaid Signings

    Heading into an offseason filled with projections of who will go where ran into many road bumps.  A year that many may not forget is being referenced as a "salary cap" stricken period...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 2,124 reads 8 comments

  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Five Reasons They Still Shine

    At times during the 2009-10 season the Chicago Blackhawks seemed to be leaps and bounds ahead of their competition...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 2,881 reads 42 comments

  6. Brett Favre Retires: 10 Bold Predictions for His Future

    Dominating the NFL headlines once again is the ongoing retirement tirade of Brett Favre. While once already spurning his long-time career team, the Green Bay Packers, for the New York ...

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  7. Chicago Blackhawks: Managing a Faithless Fan Base, Instilling Success

    Drama... Drama... Drama. Who could've imagined all of the steps taken in nearly the past month? Arguably many saw it coming, but no one could have assumed how it would feel afterwards...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 858 reads 24 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks Netminder Antti Niemi Needs Lesson in Humility

    The jubilation of winning the Stanley Cup has begun to come to a close. Over the weekend, with the third annual Chicago Blackhawks Convention congesting the city streets, many could only speak of the goaltending situation at hand...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 146 reads 26 comments

  9. Arbitrating News: Chicago Blackhawks, Antti Niemi Ruling Announced

    While the story continues to develop, the NHL arbitrator recently awarded Antti Niemi and his agent Bill Zito the amount of $2,750,000. A night after many Chicago Blackhawks contingent announced a one-year, $1...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,990 reads 16 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks, Antti Niemi Coming To a Head

    As a Blackhawks fan, July 29th has been noted in my Android since we learned of the arbitration date. As many know, an arbitrator will decide on a ruling regarding the showdown between the two parties...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,127 reads 9 comments

  11. Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Will Compete In Rookie Tournament

    For those unwilling to wait for the regular season puck to drop, the young prospects will be headed to Toronto for a rookie-only tournament...

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  12. Chicago Blackhawks' Recent Trade Uncovers Opening Roster

    With the recent trade of the newly acquired Marty Reasoner, the Chicago Blackhawks have begun the process of filling a questionable roster...

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  13. Arbitrating a Scenario: Chicago Blackhawks, Antti Niemi at a Crossroads

    Not too long ago it was 2006, and the Carolina Hurricanes had just defeated the Edmonton Oilers in the Stanley Cup Finals. Winning goaltender and Conn Smythe winner? That would be Cam Ward...

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  14. The Winning Way Isn't Necessarily the Easiest Way

    Many fans have pronounced their mere disgust for what has unfolded in the past few weeks. Unfortunately, what some are forgetting is the path of a champion and what it takes to repeat...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,117 reads 5 comments

  15. The Windy City DA-Bate: Pick Your Team

    The summer is upon us and while there is never a good time to compare one to the other, lets just take a shot. Obviously the city of Chicago has brought many great things upon the citizens that walk the streets, ride the cabs, and cram on the trains...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Blackhawks Fans Know One Thing: Their Ice Crew Brings the Heat

    For every team there is an image. That image is molded from hard work and determination. The image leads to perhaps a Stanley Cup for one team every year...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 4,019 reads 4 comments

  17. A Brian Campbell Scenario: Making Room for the Future Chicago Blackhawks

    Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who shall be the next Hawk to fall? Now having a Shark-bitten predicament on our hands, the logic needs to really kick in...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,280 reads 4 comments

  18. The Bowman Reaction: Blackhawks Decide On Antti Niemi Or Niklas Hjalmarsson

    As reported across all major sports websites, fan blogs, and twitter accounts alike, the San Jose Sharks signed Niklas Hjalmarsson to a four year, $14 million offer sheet...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 831 reads 15 comments

  19. Building a NHL Champion: Top Five Prospects To Watch

    The miraculous goal is now one month old. The parades and appearances have come and gone, just as players have. How the Blackhawks have gotten to this moment is by having one of the best organizations from the top down...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 1,254 reads 0 comments

  20. New Look Chicago Blackhawks Welcome Adversity, New Challenges

    The aftermath of the salary cap whirlwind has left many fans looking up and down the Blackhawks depth chart wondering who is actually on their team...

    Kyle Wahlgren Written by Kyle Wahlgren about 4 years ago 653 reads 6 comments

  21. Andrew Ladd Dealt To Atlanta For 2nd Round Pick and Defenseman

    TSN has reported that Andrew Ladd has been dealt to the Atlanta Thrashers for a 2011 second round draft pick and defenseman Ivan Vishnevskiy...

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  22. Kris Versteeg Sent To the Leafs; Hawks Receive Three Forwards In Return

    As many have probably assumed Kris Versteeg has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs along with the rights to Bill Sweatt. Per Pierre LeBrun, the Blackhawks will receive forwards: Viktor Stalberg, Chris DiDomenico, and Philippe Paradis...

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  23. For The Blackhawks: The D Will Be What's Key Next Season

    Amongst all speculation going into the free agency period, the question blatantly points towards who will replace? While most of the discussion has revolved around the Dustin Byfuglien trade and Antti Niemi possibility, one thing hasn't been discussed...

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  24. Chicago Blackhawks Make Offer To Niklas Hjalmarsson

    Just after offering Antti Niemi a chance to remain part of the team, the Chicago Blackhawks offered Niklas Hjalmarsson a qualifying amount, ESPN.com has reported...

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  25. Blackhawks Present Qualifying Offer to Niemi, Ladd Awaits Word

    The Chicago Blackhawks have officially sent a qualifying offer to their netminder, Antti Niemi. With the offer deadline approaching for restricted free agents on July 1, the Hawks made the first step in retaining Antti Niemi...

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