Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks fans had something to celebrate on July 1 when the Hawks signed 3-time Stanley Cup champion Patrick Sharp. With the additional arrival of Brandon Saad, Hawks fans feel more optimistic than ever to bring the Cup back to Chicago after being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs two years in a row. However,
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After a 17-year NHL career spanning four different teams, Brian Campbell retired this week. The 38-year-old defenseman announced his decision as well as his plans to join the Chicago Blackhawks’ front office staff as a special advisor in business and hockey relations. Brian Campbell (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Campbell was willing to take a
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Summer is in full swing. Backyard barbecues are sizzling. Recreational lakes across North America are full of warm-weather visitors and weekend warriors. Daylight is plentiful. Cold beverages rarely taste better than in the heat of July. As summer reaches its peak, many wish time would stand still. But for some, a little slice of perfection
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Drafted 14th overall in the 2003 NHL Draft, the Blackhawks did well with their pick of defenseman Brent Seabrook. Seabrook has become essential to the Hawks’ core and serves as one of the team’s alternate captains alongside Duncan Keith. Known for his greasy goals and strong leadership skills, there is much more than meets the eye when
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The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights for future considerations, as reported by Darren Dreger of TSN on Sunday. Kruger was expected to be traded to the Golden Knights as part of the Expansion Draft in exchange for the Blackhawks allowing Vegas to select defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk. While the
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The Chicago Blackhawks organization and fan base endured an emotional weekend. The NHL Entry Draft, hosted by Chicago for the first time in history, was supposed to take center stage. For many, it quickly became an afterthought as general manager Stan Bowman made two trades that will re-shape the team’s 2017-18 roster. Blockbuster Trades In
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The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Artemi Panarin along with forward Tyler Motte and a 2017 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for forward Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick. This deal comes just minutes after the Blackhawks officially shipped veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for
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According to a report from Elliotte Friedman in his “30 Thoughts” column, Marian Hossa’s career could be cover due to an allergic reaction. The excerpt from Friedman’s article reads as follows: According to several sources, there is a legitimate possibility Hossa has played his final NHL game. (He could not be reached for comment. Neither
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The term blockbuster invokes thoughts of Star Wars, Titanic, Avatar and a now-defunct movie rental chain. Originally characterized by productions eliciting large audience responses, today blockbuster is more broadly used to describe high-cost or high-budget productions, sometimes irrespective of their success or popularity. That description seems apt for describing what may be on tap for the
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Since his debut in the 2015-16 season with the Chicago Blackhawks, Artemi Panarin has caught the eye of many on and off the ice. Often compared to teammate Patrick Kane, there is a lot about the Russian-born star that most of the public doesn’t know. Here are five quick things to know about Artemi Panarin.
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