Chicago Blackhawks

The decline of Jonathan Toews has gone beyond just a slump, as his point production has decreased steadily over the past four seasons. His total of 52 points last season was the lowest output of his career, excluding the lockout-shortened season of 2013. The Chicago Blackhawks will need their captain to perform at a peak
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Welcome to our second monthly installment of The Hockey Writers Chicago Blackhawks roundtable! In our first roundtable, we discussed line combinations, the state of management, and our opinion on bringing back Marcus Kruger. Today Meghan Dillon, Greg Boysen, and Gail Kauchak give their view on three more questions regarding the Blackhawks. Let’s get started. The
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In today’s rumor rundown, the Buffalo Sabres and Jeff Skinner may be thinking long-term extension behind the scenes but you’d never know it by what they’re saying. Artemi Panarin might be interested in a move back to Chicago, William Nylander isn’t worried about his contract extension in Toronto and Mark Stone’s signing for one year
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In today’s rumor rundown Jacob Trouba and the Winnipeg Jets have both submitted their ask for the purpose of salary arbitration and the two sides are far apart. Another report suggests the practice of tendering offer sheets in the NHL is vanishing quicker than a speeding ticket and the Chicago Blackhawks appeared to have hurried
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The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Marian Hossa, Vinnie Hinostroza, Jordan Oesterle and a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Marcus Kruger, Mackenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta, Andrew Campbell and a fifth-round pick in the 2019 fifth-round draft pick, the Blackhawks announced Thursday. OFFICIAL: The #Blackhawks have acquired Marcus
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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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