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Patrick Kane is an All-Star, a Stanley Cup champion and a reckless party animal. The Blackhawks are pleased with two of those three, and it's pretty obvious which one has drawn the ire of the organization. The team's concern with Kane's off-ice antics, however, may go beyond general manager Stan Bowman's unhappiness. According to Adam Jahns of the Chicago-Sun Times, a team source indicated that some in the organization have suggested that Kane seek help for his crazy off-ice lifestyle. "[Kane's] obviously got some issues," the source told Jahns. "How many more times can these things happen? It's a much...

Blackhawks Have Every Right to Put Patrick Kane on Notice for His Questionable Off-Ice Decisions

Patrick Kane has been put on double secret probation. That's only fitting after his Animal House imitation early this month at the University of Wisconsin. The Blackhawks star made headlines when photos surfaced across the web of Kane partying around the Madison campus during the Cinco do Mayo celebration, including one photo of him passed out at a bar. The organization had remained...

Blackhawks concerned about Kane

The Chicago Blackhawks have suggested Patrick Kane seek counseling after the latest alcohol-related incident involving the star center, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday. Earlier this month, photos surfaced of the 23-year-old partying at Cinco de Mayo celebrations near the University of Wisconsin. Numerous people wrote anonymously to the website Deadspin with details of Kane...

Blackhawks Sign Four Prospects

Blackhawks have agreed to terms with forward Joakim Nordstrom, defenseman Klas Dahlbeck, and goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson on three-year contracts. We reported the Carruth deal last week. Carruth, Nordstrom and Simpson were drafted in 2010; Dahlbeck was a … Continue reading →

Chicago Extends Mayers And Oduya

via the Chicago Black Hawks, The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with forward Jamal Mayers on a one-year contract extension, and defenseman Johnny Oduya on a three-year contract extension. Mayers, 37, registered six goals, nine assists and a team-high 91 penalty minutes in 81 regular-season tilts with the Blackhawks during the 2011-12 regular-season, his first with the organization...

Busted Coverage Gets On ABC7 Chicago For Those Drunken Patrick Kane Photos

BC reader J.D. in Evanston sent word last night that Busted made an appearance on the local news. “Dude, I was watching ABC7 last night and all of a sudden there are the Kaner photos and BC on the sports. Couldn’t believe it.” Well, we were kinda tipped off that ABC-Chicago was going to use the drunken Kane pics. We just didn’t know they’d use them in this context of a...

Blackhawks agree with Bollig, Smith

The Chicago Blackhawks say the team has agreed to terms with forwards Brandon Bollig and Ben Smith on two-year contracts. The 25-year-old Bollig was an NHL rookie last season, playing in 22 games, including four playoff games. He has eight goals, seven assists and 285 penalty minutes in 111 career games over parts of three AHL seasons in Rockford. The 23-year-old Smith has six...
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