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Blackhawks’ Toews Heating Up With New Linemates

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Blackhawks’ Toews Heating Up With New Linemates

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The Chicago Blackhawks have found themselves winners of 7 of their last 8 games after defeating the Conference leading, Minnesota Wild in their own building for the 2nd time in two weeks, with a 5-3 victory, leaving them 5 points behind the Wild.  Coming off of the bye week, the Blackhawks […]

Will the Bye Week Help The Blackhawks?

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Will the Bye Week Help The Blackhawks?

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The bye week was introduced this year to help alleviate a long 82-game season for teams.  It was to give a minimum of five days off to rest and prepare for the rest of the grueling season and two months of post-season. Teams coming off of their break so far, are […]

Blackhawks’ Future Looks Bright With DeBrincat

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Blackhawks’ Future Looks Bright With DeBrincat

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The Chicago Blackhawks over the last two seasons have traded their first round picks for a run at another Stanley Cup.  In 2015, it paid off as their 1st round pick and defenseman, Klas Dahlbeck, were shipped to Arizona for forward, Antoine Vermette.  Vermette was a key player in Chicago’s third […]

Blackhawks, Toews, Head Into “Bye Week” Feeling Good

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Blackhawks, Toews, Head Into “Bye Week” Feeling Good

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The Chicago Blackhawks had a daunting task heading into this week with road games in Minnesota (who they had lost their last 8 games against), Winnipeg (who have beaten them 4 straight times this year), and Edmonton (where they were beaten soundly, 5-0, in November). The results?  Three road wins that […]

Franchise Milestones Help Blackhawks Battle Back To Win In ‘Big D’, 5-3 Over Stars

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Franchise Milestones Help Blackhawks Battle Back To Win In ‘Big D’, 5-3 Over Stars

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) The Chicago Blackhawks gave up yet another third period lead, before battling back to beat the Dallas Stars, 5-3 in Dallas tonight. The Blackhawks had yet another rough go, entering the third period in Dallas.  After giving up the first goal of the game :08 into the second period, the Hawks […]

Blackhawks Recall Forsling, Place Rozsival on IR

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Blackhawks Recall Forsling, Place Rozsival on IR

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) During the All-Star break, the Chicago Blackhawks recalled rookie defenseman, Gustav Forsling from the Rockford Icehogs, and placed defenseman, Michal Rozsival on injured reserve.   Rozisval was injured during practice last Wednesday, and is IR status is retroactive as of that date.   Forsling, 20, was a surprise roster addition at the beginning […]

Blackhawks Tail Spin Into All-Star Break.  Is It Time To Panic?

Blackhawks Tail Spin Into All-Star Break. Is It Time To Panic?

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Four days off could not have come to the Chicago Blackhawks at a better time, after they find themselves limping into the All Star break losing their last two games in heart breaking fashion.   78-0-5.  That was the Blackhawks’ record when leading after two periods going into last Tuesday’s game against […]

Crawford Wins 200th, Arguably Among Blackhawks Greats

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Crawford Wins 200th, Arguably Among Blackhawks Greats

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) Sunday night, Chicago Blackhawks goalie, Corey Crawford, became just the 4th goalie in franchise history, to win 200 games with the club.  Crawford can arguably be put into the list as one of the Blackhawks greatest goalies. Crawford, 32, was drafted in the second round, 52nd overall, in the 2003 NHL […]

Blackhawks In The Thick Of Trade Rumors

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Blackhawks In The Thick Of Trade Rumors

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) For the last 10 years, the Chicago Blackhawks were among the talk come free agency in capturing the big names of the time; Brian Campbell (2008, 2016), and Marian Hossa (2010).  There were also the semi-big names; Ray Emery (2011), Michal Handzus (2012), and Brad Richards (2015). The trade deadline and […]

Blackhawks’ Hossa Passes Another Milestone In A Long Career

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Blackhawks’ Hossa Passes Another Milestone In A Long Career

By Randy Holndoner (@bhawkschatter) If not for Jaromir Jagr, Chicago Blackhawks‘ right winger, Marian Hossa would arguably be the oldest player in the league that is still making a major impact in scoring production for his team, and shows no signs of stopping.  Hossa, who recently turned 38, hit another milestone in his career as […]

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