Chicago Blackhawks

Soon after the unrestricted free-agent signing period officially kicked off, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a trio of signings. Addressing depth for all three position groups, the Hawks agreed to terms with forward Chris Kunitz, goaltender Cam Ward, and defenseman Brandon Manning. OFFICIAL: Forward Chris Kunitz and goaltender Cam Ward have signed 1-year contracts and defenseman
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In honour of Glenn Hall’s incredible accomplishments, we have pulled this beauty from the THW Archives, written by former THW contributor Mike Moore and originally published Oct. 23, 2010. It seems like every season, a new hockey trivia book hits the shelves. Hockey fans love hockey trivia. “Puck-Saving Trivia”, “Super, Unbelievable, Twine-Bulging Trivia” – we
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Most hockey fans know that Patrick Kane is considered one of the most dangerous and dynamic playmakers in the NHL. Chicago Blackhawks fans have enjoyed watching him work his magic since he was drafted and started with the team in the 2007-08 season. It’s been 11 years now, but the 29-year-old winger is still going
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The Stanley Cup Final is about to start and free agency is still more than a month away, with the NHL’s annual offseason reshaping of rosters not quite ready to commence in full. Despite that, the numerous predictions about what’s in store for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2018-19 have evoked a sense of certainty. The
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The Chicago Blackhawks have some of the most historic rivalries in National Hockey League history. Although many of them are in the past, the Hawks have earned plenty of enemies in the past decade with their three Stanley Cups in six seasons. Here are the top three current rivals of the Blackhawks. St. Louis Blues Although it
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The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the NHL’s “Original Six” teams. As such, Chicago has gone through many goalies in the history of the franchise — some memorable, and some not so memorable. For this list, the focus will be not just on the most memorable, but the absolute best. The cream of the crop.
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It is always easy to determine the winner and loser of a trade long after the fact.  The Chicago Blackhawks have made some awful trades that looked like mistakes the very moment they made them. Here are the five worst trades in franchise history. 5. October 25, 1991 Blackhawks trade away offense to get better
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Here we are, at the conclusion of the NHL All-Star weekend, sitting through yet another break in the action for the Chicago Blackhawks. It’s unfortunate that this break and the team’s five-day mandated break came with only four games in-between. All this waiting is getting frustrating, because, for better or for worse, everyone is anxious to
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The Chicago Blackhawks could be in the market for a goaltender to help them for the remainder of the season after it was reported by Chicago Sun-Times’ Mark Lazerus that Corey Crawford could be done for the rest of the season. After playing in a game on Dec. 23 against the New Jersey Devils –
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There’s no way to sugarcoat it. As we embark upon a new year, the Chicago Blackhawks are struggling. They headed into the Christmas break in a rut and have now come out of the break much the same. The Hawks are in the midst of a six-game road trip, and it hasn’t been pretty. They fell
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After a brief hiatus due to a special night for this hockey fan, it’s back to business with your weekly updates. The Chicago Blackhawks just finished their eleventh week of the season and their 33rd game. It also marked their fifth win in a row! Up until now, the Hawks haven’t strung together more than two
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It was a very busy day. I had to take the daughter to the urgent care as she wasn’t feeling well. I had to finish the grocery shopping. Everyone insisted this was the day to decorate the Christmas tree. An item needed to be run across town sooner rather than later. I was out and
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Let’s face it, we’re all a little tired of the Chicago Blackhawks. Given how often they’re on national television, how many of them were named to the National Hockey League’s Top 100 (despite questionable qualifications) and, of course, the league’s insistence on sending them to every single outdoor game ever, the NHL seems to view
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While most of us enjoyed an extra day off and a Thanksgiving feast this past week, the Chicago Blackhawks were taking care of some business down in sunny Florida. The Hawks went head-to-head with one of the best teams in the league in the Tampa Bay Lightning last Wednesday night. They ended up dropping a
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A little over a month into the 2017-18 season, the Chicago Blackhawks have had their fair share of ups and downs. After a successful matchup against the New York Rangers, the future of the Blackhawks looks bright. Veterans like Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been successful as of late, but plenty of the younger Hawks show plenty of
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