1. Chicago Blackhawks: What's the Plan at the Trade Deadline?

    Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman has been consistent in his strategy at the trade deadline. With just hours to go before this year's cutoff, we can only speculate on how active the 'Hawks will be Wednesday...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 1,400 reads 2 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks: Brandon Bollig's Jaw-Dropping Three-Year Extension Explained

    The Chicago Blackhawks have been an active organization over the last few days. A win in the final Stadium Series contest of the season, the trading of Brandon Pirri , prospect ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 6,991 reads 18 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Brandon Pirri's Exit Leaves Stan Bowman Several Options

    The Chicago Blackhawks have closed the book on center Brandon Pirri . As I expected, Pirri was moved before the trade deadline after failing to stick with the 'Hawks in several stints with the club this season...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 6,282 reads 13 comments

  4. Chicago Blackhawks: Marian Hossa's Injury and Other Stadium Series Observatons

    The Chicago Blackhawks were one with the weather Saturday night as they treated a national audience to a dominating performance against the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks: Can Stan Bowman Match St. Louis Blues with Big Trade?

    As the Chicago Blackhawks prepare to host their Stadium Series contest with the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night, news of a big trade swung by a Central Division rival has to be ringing in Stan Bowman's ears...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 4,067 reads 5 comments

  6. Chicago Blackhawks: Time to Give Marcus Kruger His Shot on the Second Line

    The Chicago Blackhawks have a hole in the middle of their second line. That's far from breaking news. Coach Joel Quenneville has tried to plug the hole with several players. It's time to give Marcus Kruger his turn...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 1,426 reads 4 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks: 4 Players Who Benefited from the Olympic Break

    The Chicago Blackhawks will be returning to action in a few days. Ten 'Hawks took part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics over the last two weeks. Six of them will be going head to head in Sunday's gold-medal clash between Canada and Sweden...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 2,182 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: Jeremy Morin Heats Up in Rockford, Can He Help the 'Hawks?

    Chicago Blackhawks prospect Jeremy Morin couldn't be blamed for feeling frustrated with the way his season has gone so far. However, the talented forward is heating up in February and looking to claim a spot on Chicago's roster...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 2,340 reads 2 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Brandon Pirri Is as Good as Gone by the Trade Deadline

    The Chicago Blackhawks enter the Olympic break on pretty solid footing despite a loss to Phoenix to close out a six-game road trip. Several things are evident as far as the 'Hawks are concerned...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 8 months ago 8,367 reads 11 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks: How Concerning Is the Overtime Drought?

    The Chicago Blackhawks managed a point in San Jose Saturday night, though a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Sharks had an all-too-familiar ring. The 'Hawks played tough on the road but came up short in overtime...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 9 months ago 2,174 reads 7 comments

  11. Chicago Blackhawks: Road Trip Hinges on 3 California Clashes

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' six-game road trip prior to the Olympic break has already been an up-and-down affair...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 9 months ago 575 reads 0 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks: How Brandon Pirri Alters the Lineup on Upcoming Road Trip

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' recall of Brandon Pirri Monday afternoon, via the team's official website , is a welcome addition to a struggling lineup. The 'Hawks need a kick in the pants following three straight losses...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 9 months ago 2,465 reads 4 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford Not to Blame for Loss to Winnipeg Jets

    The Chicago Blackhawks can point to a lot of reasons for a disappointing 3-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets Sunday night. Pointing to the play of Corey Crawford is not the place to start...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 9 months ago 2,540 reads 16 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks Make a Defensive Statement While Cooling off Anaheim Ducks

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' high-flying offense is the NHL 's most prolific this season. However, it took a big effort in the other two zones for Chicago to come out on top of a key Western Conference battle with the visiting Anaheim Ducks ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 9 months ago 1,154 reads 2 comments

  15. Chicago Blackhawks: A Look at the 10 Players Headed to the Sochi Olympics

    The Chicago Blackhawks are going to be well represented at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Come February, 'Hawks fans will be able to watch a host of their team's players on the ice in the Olympic tournament...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 20,931 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Blackhawks: Despite 2 Losses, Corey Crawford Solid in His Return

    Despite the results of the last three games, the Chicago Blackhawks do not have a controversy between the pipes. Corey Crawford made his return to the lineup Thursday evening after missing nearly a month with a lower-body injury...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 1,394 reads 4 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks: Brandon Saad Wasn't Snubbed by USA Hockey

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad is having a fine sophomore season for the defending Stanley Cup champs. As of right now, it wasn't enough to merit a spot on the U.S.A. Olympic hockey team...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 4,825 reads 17 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks: Deciding the Fate of Antti Raanta

    Chicago Blackhawks rookie goalie Antti Raanta has had himself quite a run in relief of an injured Corey Crawford...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 5,395 reads 22 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp's Birthday Hat Trick Is Message to Team Canada

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp really wants a spot on Team Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics . Friday night's effort against Colorado makes Sharp's case as neatly as possible for a trip to Sochi in February...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 3,002 reads 9 comments

  20. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Questions to Face Going into Tough Weekend Test

    The Chicago Blackhawks are ending the 2013 portion of this season's schedule with what should be an interesting stretch of games. Back-to-back action this weekend against two pesky Central Division foes figures to be a test of mettle for the 'Hawks...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 1,321 reads 3 comments

  21. Selecting the Chicago Blackhawks' First-Half MVP

    The Chicago Blackhawks are quickly coming up on the midway point of the 2013-14 season. With 39 games in the books heading into a tough weekend of action, it's a good time to talk about the Hawks' most valuable player for the first half...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 1,425 reads 5 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: Stadium Series Sweater Lacking in Originality

    Chicago Blackhawks fans who still pine for the team to break out the black alternate sweater will get their wishes granted...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 3,711 reads 5 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Despite Points Lead, Western Conference Is Tight at Top

    The Chicago Blackhawks currently sit atop the Western Conference standings. Don't let that lofty position go to your head. The competition is going to be intense as we approach the midpoint of the 2013-14 campaign...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 1,293 reads 5 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks: Rivalry with Vancouver Canucks Fading, or Is It?

    The Chicago Blackhawks host a familiar Western Conference rival Friday when the Vancouver Canucks come to the United Center. The two teams have had some memorable clashes in recent seasons, though some of the zip may be missing from this matchup...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 1,856 reads 4 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Relying on Antti Raanta Until January

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford's shadow may not grace the crease until 2014. Nikolai Khabibulin may have played his last game in net in the NHL ...

    Jon Fromi Written by Jon Fromi about 10 months ago 4,381 reads 5 comments