1. Chicago Blackhawks: Renewal of Canuck Rivalry Kicks off Busy Weekend

    The Chicago Blackhawks are back in action Friday night as they tackle the Canadian portion of their current road trip. First up are the dreaded Vancouver Canucks . Cue the thunder and the sinister music...

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  2. Chicago Blackhawks: 3rd Line Is an Odd Combination That Has Clicked

    The Chicago Blackhawks third line is certainly made up of some strange bedfellows. I certainly wouldn't have figured to see a Bryan Bickell , Andrew Shaw and Viktor Stalberg trio entering the 2013 season...

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  3. Chicago Blackhawks: What Needs to Continue as the Road Games Pile Up

    The Chicago Blackhawks have played four of their first six games away from the United Center. Things don't get any better over the next two weeks, though a 6-0 start does offer a lot in the way of optimism...

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  4. Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford Comes Up Big vs Blues, but It Wasn't Perfect

    The Chicago Blackhawks got the home portion of their 2013 schedule off to a great start on Tuesday by defeating the St. Louis Blues , 3-2...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Henrik Karlsson Insurance Against Suspensions in Rockford

    The Chicago Blackhawks picked up some potential goalie depth Monday via a trade by GM Stan Bowman. Don't expect a change in the goalie tandem in Chicago just yet, though. This move is being made more to address the current situation in Rockford...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks: What to Take from Solid Opening Weekend

    The Chicago Blackhawks have come out of the gate in strong fashion following a pair of impressive road wins. Weekend victories in Los Angeles and Phoenix amp up an already-exciting home opener Tuesday night...

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  7. Chicago Blackhawks Brawling on the Farm: Video of the Donnybrook in Rockford

    The Chicago Blackhawks AHL affiliate in Rockford took on Grand Rapids Saturday night in the IceHogs ' annual "Pink In The Rink" promotion. The video below proves two things: 1...

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  8. Chicago Blackhawks: Pressure to Win Is on Coach Joel Quenneville's Shoulders

    The Chicago Blackhawks have a coach on the hot seat as they write the opening chapter of the lockout-shortened 2013 season...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Are Defensive Upgrades Enough to Make a Difference?

    The Chicago Blackhawks enter the 2013 season with many of the same issues that they possessed last season. One place GM Stan Bowman made some moves was on the blue line...

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  10. Chicago Blackhawks: Locking Down an Opening Day Roster

    For the Chicago Blackhawks , it's coming down to decision time. The team must trim their current roster to 23 players before heading West to face the defending Stanley Cup champions...

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  11. Chicago Blackhawks Farm Report: Brandon Saad CCM/AHL Player of the Week

    The Chicago Blackhawks have expected great things from 2011 second-round pick Brandon Saad . Over the weekend, the young wing got his game rolling in Rockford before coming up to Chicago for a shot at making the club...

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  12. Chicago Blackhawks: Dave Bolland Should Get His Shot on the Second Line

    The Chicago Blackhawks have had an issue in the middle of their second line for a while. With the advent of training camp on Saturday, a new candidate is being touted for the role...

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  13. Chicago Blackhawks: Schedule Offers Surprising Balance

    Chicago Blackhawks fans are used to a couple of stretches of watching their team on the road this time of year. It shouldn't come as a surprise that their recently announced schedule requires a lot of travel plans...

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  14. Chicago Blackhawks: Is GM Stan Bowman in a Dealing Mood?

    The Chicago Blackhawks are in preparations for what looks to be a brief training camp before beginning a shortened 2013 NHL season. 'Hawks from around the globe are headed for Chicago to commence preseason workouts...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about over 1 year ago 4,434 reads 20 comments

  15. Chicago Blackhawks Farm Report: Rockford Prepares for Roster Turnover

    The Chicago Blackhawks will soon be playing hockey. As good as that feels to say, that does mean changes for Chicago's AHL affiliate in Rockford...

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  16. Chicago Blackhawks: Brandon Saad Better Off in Rockford for Now

    The Chicago Blackhawks will undoubtedly be bringing up a host of young skaters currently in Rockford to fill out their roster. One of those young prospects could be Chicago's 2011 second-round sensation, forward Brandon Saad ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about over 1 year ago 1,695 reads 8 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Questions to Pose in the Post-Lockout Landscape

    The Chicago Blackhawks will be getting down to business as the NHL lockout comes to an end. Remember the Blackhawks? The team I've placed in the back of my mind as the first ...

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  18. Chicago Blackhawks: Prospects Who May Have Earned a Look in Training Camp

    The Chicago Blackhawks will have an abbreviated training camp to prepare for whatever season is played if and when the lockout ends...

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  19. Chicago Blackhawks Farm Report: Jimmy Hayes Mired in Scoring Drought

    The Chicago Blackhawks experimented with wing Jimmy Hayes at the center position while he and other 'Hawks players toil in Rockford...

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  20. Chicago Blackhawks: Can They Expect the Same Marian Hossa?

    The Chicago Blackhawks got a healthy season from forward Marian Hossa in his third season with the team. Now, after a devastating end to last season, the Blackhawks have to face what could be a very real possibility...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about almost 2 years ago 1,786 reads 4 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Adam Clendening Still Needs Work on the Blueline

    The Chicago Blackhawks have to be pleased with the way rookie defenseman Adam Clendening has performed offensively so far in Rockford...

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  22. Chicago Blackhawks Farm Report: The Opportunistic Ben Smith

    Chicago Blackhawks prospect Ben Smith's game is to work hard and be at the right place at the right time. Thus far this season for Chicago's AFL affiliate in Rockford, that place has been in front of the net...

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  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Should Jimmy Hayes Be Shifted to Center?

    The Chicago Blackhawks have been looking for help at the center position for several seasons. Despite having several prospects in the system, management has chosen to attempt a position switch with one of their highly-regarded wings...

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  24. Chicago White Sox: Is Jeff Keppinger the Next Mark Teahen?

    The Chicago White Sox would like you to believe that they have found a player to fill the void at third base. That could only have been done if they had signed a third baseman...

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  25. Chicago Blackhawks Farm Report: Rockford IceHogs Streak to Division Lead

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' AHL affiliate in Rockford has put together an impressive steak over the past two weeks of play. As a result, the IceHogs capped a big weekend in Charlotte by taking over first place in the AHL 's Midwest Division...

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