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13 hrs ago | Blackhhawk up

Blackhawk Up Puts Their Bear Goggles On

Nov 17, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; A general shot of Soldier Field prior to a game between the Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Players, Nick Leddy, Marian Hossa, Kyle Cumiskey, Michal Handzus

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Second City Hockey

Staff Report Cards : Brandon Bollig

I don't think anyone or any subject caused more debates in Blackhawks fandom than Brandon Bollig did during the 2013-14 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Brandon Bollig, NHL Players, Jeremy Morin, Marcus Kruger

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Chicago Blackhawks' Most Improved Players for the 2014-15 Season

The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the most consistent and productive teams in the NHL , and there's no reason to believe they won't continue to contend for the Stanley Cup next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

Blackhhawk up

Blackhawks: Getting Back To Rolling 4 Lines

Apr 9, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Jeremy Morin celebrates his goal during the third period at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jeremy Morin, NHL Players, Peter Regin, Brad Richards, Michal Handzus

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Blackhhawk up

3 Questions That The Chicago Blackhawks Must Answer Before A 2014-2015 Stanley Cup Run

March 3, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya listens to center Patrick Sharp during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Johnny Oduya, Patrick Sharp, NHL Players, Michal Rozsival, Brandon Saad

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Chicago Blackhawks prospect profile: Teuvo Teravainen

The 19-year-old phenom Teuvo Teravainen looks to be the next rising star for the Chicago Blackhawks, but what does he bring to the table? Teravainen was drafted 18th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2012 entry draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Teuvo Teravainen, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Brandon Saad

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Blackhawks Rewind: Hawks vs Oilers 1/12/14

Jan 12, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews moves the puck against Edmonton Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk to score a goal during the second period at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Marian Hossa, Andrew Shaw, Brent Seabrook

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Chicago

Blackhawks to Appear 20 Times on National TV in 2014-15

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ben Smith, middle, celebrates as Los Angeles Kings right wing Marian Gaborik, left, and center Anze Kopitar look away after Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Marian Gaborik, Anze Kopitar

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Blackhhawk up

Chicago Blackhawks: Will This Be Patrick Sharp's Last Season?

Jan 29, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp awaits start of the play against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period at Rogers Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Sharp, NHL Players, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Brandon Saad

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

Blackhawks watch the 'Thrones'

Although there hasn't been an official announcement from the Hawks or HBO, it's likely the Blackhawks will appear on HBO's "24/7" along with the Washington Capitals leading up to the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, D.C. RedEye caught up with some of the Hawks during their fan convention this weekend to ask about their favorite HBO shows.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Blackhawks, Bryan Bickell, Andrew Shaw, Brandon Saad, NHL Players

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Blackhhawk up

Brandon Saad's Next Step

May 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad moves the puck past Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov during the third period in game six of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Brandon Saad, NHL Players, Marian Hossa, Andrew Shaw, Jeremy Morin

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Second City Hockey

Staff Report Cards : Bryan Bickell

Bryan Bickell's new contract was the source of many a hot take around the league during the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Bryan Bickell, NHL Players, Andrew Shaw, Jeremy Morin, Brandon Saad

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NBC Chicago

Hawks Headlines: Johns Ready for a Shot at Roster

In this Monday edition of Hawks Headlines, we condense the media's focus on Teuvo Teravainen on the opening day of Prospect Camp down to one article, take a look at defenseman Stephen Johns, and see how Ben Smith's season graded out according to one website.

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Related Topix: Sports, Teuvo Teravainen, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Johnny Oduya, Michal Rozsival

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

For Blackhawks' prospects, it all boils down to patience

Funny thing about being a Blackhawks prospect: The organization has become renowned for developing prospects and turning them into NHL players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Teuvo Teravainen, Nick Leddy, Brandon Saad, Jeremy Morin, NHL Players

Second City Hockey

Staff Report Cards : Ben Smith

Ben Smith finally got his chance to earn a permanent roster spot on the Blackhawks and he took full advantage of it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Players, Marian Hossa, Brandon Bollig, Andrew Shaw, Marcus Kruger

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Blackhhawk up

It's One Last Ride with the Chicago Blackhawks Current Core

Jun 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Teuvo Teravainen, Brandon Saad, Jeremy Morin, NHL Players

Sun Jul 06, 2014

NBC Chicago

Chicago Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Sheldon Brookbank

JUNE 24: Sheldon Brookbank #17 of the Chicago Blackhawks hoists the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Johnny Oduya, Nick Leddy, Sheldon Brookbank, NHL Players, Michal Rozsival

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Second City Hockey

The Blackhawks vs. the Salary Cap

The Chicago Blackhawks are going to have to unload at least one player off of their current roster to get back under the salary cap.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Sharp, Nick Leddy, Bryan Bickell, NHL Players, Brandon Bollig

Tue Jul 01, 2014

NBC Chicago

Blackhawks Sign Peter Regin to 1-Year Contract

MAY 11: Peter Regin #12 of the Chicago Blackhawks crashes into the net next to Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Minnesota Wild in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Peter Regin, NHL Players, Jeremy Morin, Bryan Bickell

Gapers Block

Blackhawks Deal Bollig and Draft for Skill

With all the rumors swirling around last week about Patrick Sharp and his $5.9 million cap hit being dealt away to make room for cap space, it turned out general manager Stan Bowman had other plans in mind -- at least for now.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Brandon Bollig, Jeremy Morin, NHL Players

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