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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson prides himself on blocking shots - so much so that he leads the league in that department.
"It's something I take big pride in," the 24-year-old Swede told the Chicago Tribune of his 94 blocked shots in 35 games.
"Having the most blocked shots in the league is a pretty good feeling. It just makes me want to block more shots and be on top there."
Hjalmarsson, who had a career-best 166 blocked shots last season, has collected one goal, five assists and two penalty minutes this campaign.
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From all of us here at Outside the Boxscore, we would like to wish all of you a very happy and safe holidays.
Below, the Chicago Blackhawks belt out their favorite holiday songs in this team promotional video:
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Corey Crawford will make his second consecutive start in goal for the Chicago Blackhawks when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night at the United Center.
The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled forward Brandon Pirri from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Pirri, 20, has registered two assists ...
from Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, Forward Patrick Kane and defenseman Steve Montador should be fine for the Blackhawks. But there are real concerns about the status of center Marcus Kruger after all three players sat out practice Tuesday at the United Center.
Coach Joel Quenneville said Kane missed practice with the flu, while Montador got a maintenance day. But Kruger...
The Chicago Blackhawks are like that cool uncle that spoils you with expensive gifts around the holidays. Not only did the Hawks bestow their incredible holiday sing-a-long video upon us this year — they've also given us another batch of Joey Junior Blackhawks Reporter interviews.
Remind us again why VERSUS doesn't have this kid between the benches? As if Pierre McGuire...
Hawks winger goes through morning skate, misses 5th straight game with suspected concussionDaniel Carcillo was off the ice for about 30 seconds before he was asked how he was feeling.
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First off, a Merry Christmas . . . Happy Chanukah . . . Joyous Kwanzaa . . . to all my readers. Here's JJ's Christmas Gift List for the Beloved Blackhawks:
To GM Stan Bowman:
Glasses and Guts, so he can both see the weaknesses in his team and do something about it, moving the Hawks from good to great, and maybe causing another big parade....
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Chicago Blackhawks
RECORDS - CBJ: 9-21-4 (Road: 3-11-2), CHI: 22-9-4 (Home: 12-2-3)
WHEN: Dec. 26, 2011 - 8:30 p.m. | ...