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The NHL trade deadline is less than two weeks away. As usual, there's likely to be a frenzy of deals in the days and hours leading up to that Feb. 27 cut-off point, and every team in the league will be burning up the phone lines looking to get in on the action. Which teams will be looking to add the final pieces for a long playoff run? Which teams are hoping to cash in on the market to build a foundation for the future? And which teams are caught in the middle still trying to figure out which direction...

Does Anyone Miss Niklas Hjalmarsson?

The Blackhawks have now been without defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in three straight games, and have (obviously) lost all three. But have they really missed his presence on the ice? When Steve Montador was placed on IR, rookie Dylan Olsen was … Continue reading →

Mounting Losses Wear On Chicago Blackhawks

OK, so why can’t the once-mighty Chicago Blackhawks win a hockey game?Goaltenders Corey Crawford and Ray Emery have struggled. The team defense has been surprisingly mistake-prone for a Joel Quenneville-coached squad. Their top scorers have scuffled, which his way the Blackhawks rank just 17th in power-play efficiency after ranking fourth last season.And now the losing appears...

Roenick: Blackhawks should trade Kane for stud goaltender

The Chicago Blackhawks are in the midst of a nine-game losing skid, but current NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick believes he sees a potential long-term solution to their woes. "Everybody knows I am a huge Patrick Kane fan, but when you're talking something of this nature, is Patrick Kane dealable? As much as I don't want to say it, they can afford to get rid of Patrick Kane...

Previewing the deadline in the Central

Chicago Blackhawks Buyers or Sellers? Once considered a lock for the playoffs, the Blackhawks' slide since late January has teams currently on the outside of the playoff race eyeing their spot. Something needs to be done before the deadline to shake up a team that is sinking fast and in danger of falling out of the West's top eight. Needs Their goaltending has been shaky...

Keith Relief announces inaugural charity concert event

Chicago, IL–Duncan Keith, defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks,and his wife Kelly-Raehave revealed details of their inaugural Keith Relief fundraising event and benefit concert, taking place on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 7:30pm &ndas...

Milan Lucic and hockey hate: Why Canucks fans have earned a bad reputation

We hate him for his church? In the wake of the first arrest stemming from last year’s post-Stanley Cup Final riot, Vancouver Canucks “fans” continue to prove they are still pathetically bitter about last year’s loss. Congrats to the idiots in the City of Vancouver, you’ve done it again. In the latest exhibit of hockey-oriented idiocy, this week an individual chose to write...

Canucks 3, Avalanche 1

Jannik Hansen scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:29 remaining, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Wednesday night. Hansen, who had gone 12 games without a goal, took Cody Hodgson's pass and drilled a shot over the shoulder of backup goalie Semyon Varlamov to give Vancouver a 2-1 lead. A defensive zone turnover led to Hansen's 14th of the season...

Bettman: Chicago 'on radar' to host NHL All-Star Game

NEW YORK -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday that the Chicago Blackhawks are being considered to host a future NHL All-Star Game.

Trade history: Vancouver Canucks

You can make a strong case that no other Canadian NHL team has done as well with second-half trades over the last three decades as the Vancouver Canucks.

Blackhawks try to stay positive through winless skid

NEW YORK -- Soon after finishing his media responsibilities Wednesday afternoon at Chelsea Piers, Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp went down the long row of benches looking for John Scott's shoes....

Struggling Blackhawks Visit Blueshirts

The New York Rangers, one of the league’s hottest teams right now, will take on a struggling Chicago Blackhawks hockey club tonight at Madison Square Garden. The Blackhawks have lost nine straight games and are currently struggling in all areas of their game. They are not scoring goals like they used to, not playing tight defense and getting wildly inconsistent goaltending from...

Roenick: Hawks can afford to deal Kane for G

The free-falling Chicago Blackhawks are in need of a goaltender, and they can afford to trade All-Star Patrick Kane to get one, former Hawk and current NBC analyst Jeremy Roenick said Wednesday.
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