1. Chicago Blackhawks: Center Depth Addressed on the Cheap by Stan Bowman

    The Chicago Blackhawks had to address their lack of depth at center by signing free agents this summer. General manager Stan Bowman was able to go a long way toward filling Chicago's needs without denting his pocketbook...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 3 months ago 1,546 reads 3 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks: Trade of Brandon Bollig Just the Start of Summer Moves

    Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman moved some personnel over the weekend. Expect more of the same in the next few weeks...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 3 months ago 3,316 reads 1 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: LA Kings More Than Lucky, They Were Good

    Chicago Blackhawks fans can whine about lucky bounces all summer long if they so choose. That may be easier to do than admit what was obvious throughout the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 4 months ago 1,063 reads 1 comments

  4. Chicago Blackhawks: What to Watch for in Game 6 vs. Los Angeles Kings

    The Chicago Blackhawks have what it takes to bring the Western Conference Final back to the Windy City. Friday's Game 6 is at the Staples Center, where the Blackhawks have found a way to win in the past...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Andrew Shaw Returns for Game 3 vs. L.A. Kings...Who's Out?

    The Chicago Blackhawks hope to exact a measure of payback in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals with the Los Angeles Kings ...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp Is Biggest X-Factor vs. Los Angeles Kings

    Patrick Sharp is having a pretty quiet postseason for the Chicago Blackhawks . His ability to pick up his game in the scoring column may factor heavily in the Blackhawks' chances of reaching a second straight Stanley Cup Final...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 4 months ago 1,094 reads 0 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks Need to Get to Work vs. Minnesota Wild in Game 5

    The Chicago Blackhawks are now in need of a big home effort to hold serve in their Western Conference second-round series with the Minnesota Wild . The best-of-seven series is even at two games apiece, and it isn't hard to see why...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 576 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: What to Expect in Game 2 vs. Minnesota Wild

    The Chicago Blackhawks should have a clear purpose for Game 2 of their Western Conference second-round tilt against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. That would be retaining home-ice advantage and taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Injury to Andrew Shaw Could Be Chance for Jeremy Morin

    Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville isn't one to change a winning lineup. A 5-2 win in Game 1 of the Hawks' Western Conference second-round series with the Minnesota Wild suggests ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 2,972 reads 0 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Matchups to Watch vs. Minnesota Wild

    The Chicago Blackhawks get their Western Conference second-round series underway Friday night in an unexpected place. The opponent, however, is all too familiar...

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  11. Chicago Blackhawks: How to Close Out St. Louis Blues in Game 6

    The Chicago Blackhawks have control of their Western Conference first-round series with the St. Louis Blues . What a difference a week makes. At this time seven days ago, Chicago was down 0-2 in the series...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 2,360 reads 0 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks: Ben Smith's Heavy Lifting and Heroics Leads to Game 5 Win

    The Chicago Blackhawks got some big plays out of Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa Friday night in St. Louis. However, a lot of credit for Chicago's 3-2 overtime victory over the Blues has to go to the less-heralded Ben Smith...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 911 reads 0 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Potential Heroes for Game 4 vs. St. Louis Blues

    The Chicago Blackhawks got a big effort from goalie Corey Crawford to win Game 3 of their Western Conference first-round series with the St. Louis Blues ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 3,023 reads 2 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks: What Needs to Happen in Game 3 vs. St. Louis Blues

    The Chicago Blackhawks need to get back to playing a brand of hockey that has made them one of the NHL 's best teams over the past four seasons. To put it simply, the 'Hawks need to avoid falling into another shoving match with the St...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 2,550 reads 2 comments

  15. Chicago Blackhawks: How Brent Seabrook's Hit on David Backes Alters Series

    The Chicago Blackhawks Western Conference first-round series with the St. Louis Blues was altered drastically late in the contest, when Brent Seabrook plowed into Blues captain David Backes ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 5,160 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Keys to Evening Up the Series vs. St. Louis Blues

    The Chicago Blackhawks are in need of a win Saturday to even up their Western Conference first-round series with the St. Louis Blues ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 456 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks: Loss to Open Series Tough to Swallow but Not a Crushing Blow

    The Chicago Blackhawks were less than two minutes from taking a 1-0 lead in their first-round NHL playoff series with the St. Louis Blues . Dropping the opening game to the Blues in a 4-3 triple-overtime marathon wasn't the start the 'Hawks wanted..

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 364 reads 0 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues: 5 Key Storylines to Follow in the Series

    The Chicago Blackhawks are set to tangle with Central Division rival St. Louis in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. What should prove to be a hard-fought series gets underway Thursday night...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 631 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: Jeremy Morin Needs a Spot in the Playoff Lineup

    The Chicago Blackhawks have some decisions to make concerning their lineup for the playoffs. Coach Joel Quenneville should be thinking long and hard about making Jeremy Morin part of Chicago's attempt to defend the Stanley Cup...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 5 months ago 1,950 reads 2 comments

  20. Chicago Blackhawks: Finishing Up Minus Kane and Toews Has Some Advantages

    The Chicago Blackhawks are finishing the 2013-14 regular season without two of the organization's cornerstone players. We won't see Patrick Kane or Jonathan Toews on the ice until the playoffs start...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 2,972 reads 4 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks' Struggles Hitting Critical Mass as Season Winds Down

    The Chicago Blackhawks have hit the nadir of the 2013-14 campaign following a 5-3 defeat at the hands of the Ottawa Senators ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 1,735 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: Checking In with Former 'Hawks from 2013 Stanley Cup Team

    The Chicago Blackhawks are dropping the puck in Boston on Thursday night in a rematch of last spring's Stanley Cup Final...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 1,033 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Teuvo Teravainen Solid, Not Savior, in His NHL Debut

    The Chicago Blackhawks chose Tuesday night to give the NHL its first taste of Teuvo Teravainen . The much-anticipated debut of the 19-year-old Finn proved to be a solid effort in a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 2,434 reads 1 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks: Joel Quenneville Has to Spread the Minutes Around

    The Chicago Blackhawks are in an unfamiliar position these days in terms of health. Maybe that's why coach Joel Quenneville is having trouble utilizing his bench...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 1,136 reads 3 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: What Losing Patrick Kane Means for the Playoff Push

    The Chicago Blackhawks are facing the possibility of playing out the regular season without superstar forward Patrick Kane . An injury to his left leg Wednesday night against the St...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 6 months ago 1,408 reads 2 comments