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Van Riemsdyk enjoys Stanley Cup as brother James looks on

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk enjoyed his day with the Stanley Cup on Thursday while brother James honored tradition and did not touch it.The younger van Riemsdyk received the 'Key to the City' in his hometown of Middletown, N.J., in addition to taking pictures at Brick Stars Challenger Hockey, a program for developmentally challenged kids that his family supports...
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Blackhawks getting new practice facility

CHICAGO (AP) The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are getting a new practice facility. The team says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce a deal Thursday to build a 125,000-square foot facility on the site occupied by Malcolm X College just south of the United Center on the city's West Side. It will include two rinks and also serve as a community ice center. Construction...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks To Build New Practice Facility

On Wednesday night, reports surfaced that the Blackhawks and the City of Chicago have agreed on a new facility being built on the site of Malcolm X College. Crain’s Danny Ecker tweeted a few images of the future project, which is slated to begin construction in 2016. Breaking: Blackhawks and city have deal to build […] The post Blackhawks To Build New Practice Facility appeared...
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Toews meets Blackhawks fan in Peru

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is recognizable all over the world.After all, winning three Stanley Cup titles in six years has a way of keeping one from flying under the radar.While on vacation in Peru, Toews was discovered by hockey fan and Oswego, Ill. native Ryan Adorjan as the pair hiked among the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Adorjan told OnlyOswego that the 2010 Conn...
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Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while hiking in Peru (photo)

Jonathan Toews decided to get away for some R&R after the Chicago Blackhawks’ grueling but rewarding run to another Stanley Cup title by taking a hiking vacation in Peru. Who would have thought he would run into one of the team’s fans so far away from Chi-Town? But that’s what happened when Ryan Adorjan ran...Read More The post Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Kruger will be patient with Blackhawks

Fourth-line center Marcus Kruger is willing to play the waiting game while the Chicago Blackhawks clear space under the salary cap."We will be patient," Kruger's agent, J.P. Barry, told the Chicago Tribune in an email as the Blackhawks crunch the numbers of their salary situation. Barry also informed the newspaper that the restricted free agent "will have no choice later in August...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Announce 2015-16 National TV Schedule

As the defending Stanley Cup champions and arguably the biggest television draw in the NHL, the Blackhawks will play a lot of games on national television in the U.S. during the 2015-16 season. On Monday afternoon, the league released the details of their national television schedule and the Hawks are prominently featured. Included in the […] The post Blackhawks Announce 2015-16...
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Mayers joins Blackhawks' front office as community liaison

The Chicago Blackhawks looked to a familiar face by tabbing Jamal Mayers as the team's community liaison on Monday.Mayers played the final two seasons of his 15-year career with the Blackhawks, recording six goals and 11 assists in 100 regular-season games. The 40-year-old Toronto native capped off his stint by helping the club defeat Boston to win the Stanley Cup in 2013."We are...
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Will the Chicago Blackhawks be Able to Retain Marcus Kruger?

Marcus Kruger willing to wait patiently to re-sign with Chicago Blackhawks (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) The Chicago Blackhawks have already had to make some tough decisions due to their cap restrictions. Jonathan Toews’ and Patrick Kane’s 8-year, $10.5 million per year contracts begin this year, and with them came the Blackhawks’ cap struggles. It also comes...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Mayers Joins The Hawks Front Office

On Monday, the Blackhawks announced that former Chicago forward Jamal Mayers will join the front office as Community Liaison. From the Blackhawks statement: “We are proud to welcome Jamal back to the organization in this role. We envision him being a strong asset to the Blackhawks as we continue to focus on the growth of […] The post Jamal Mayers Joins The Hawks Front Office...
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Chicago Blackhawks: 2015 Blackhawks Convention representative of the fanbase’s prominence

Earlier this month, from July 17-19, the Chicago Blackhawks hosted their Eighth Annual Blackhawks Convention. The event took place at the Hilton Chicago, and was attended by thousands of fans eager to see current players and coaches, as well as notable Blackhawks alumni. Some of the more notable attendees included: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, coach Joel Quenneville, Tony Esposito...
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Kane and Toews could get a statue one day

Both Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have already become legends to Chicago, but one day both could be immortalized with a statue outside United Center.Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz discussed the possibility with the Chicago Tribune editorial board."In the long run, we'll see if we get a couple of more statues,” Wirtz said while discussing the $84 million contract extensions for...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks Bid To Host 2018 World Junior Championships

On Thursday, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune tweeted that Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz is trying to bring major international hockey events to Chicago. #Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz has put in bid to bring 2018 World Junior Championships to Chicago. Also wants future World Cup of Hockey. — Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) July 23, 2015 The […] The post Report: Hawks Bid To Host 2018...
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Central Division Offseason Roundup: Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have had to shed cap space and reformulate over and over since their 2010 Stanley Cup, but they always seem to come out the better for it. The NHL’s current champions are next in our Central Division Roundup series. Previously, we have explored the St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, Winnipeg Jets, and Nashville Predators. The Hawks have made all kinds of moves...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois farm’s Chicago Blackhawks corn maze covers 33 acres (photo)

First a towering Stanley Cup replica made entirely out of chocolate weighing in at 100 pounds, now this? Richardson Farm, a popular “adventure farm” located in Spring Grove, Ill., went all out in its efforts to create a corn maze worthy of the tremendous accomplishment by the Chicago Blackhawks as the local NHL club in...Read More The post Illinois farm’s Chicago Blackhawks...
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Patrick Kane once allowed a goal because of Taylor Swift

Patrick Kane should’ve said no — to the idea of trying to keep an eye on Taylor Swift during a game in his rookie season. The Chicago Blackhawks forward just couldn’t help himself way back in his rookie season of 2008-09. With the Blackhawks in Nashville to take on the Predators, there was one very notable guest in attendance behind the bench. Swift apparently decided to...
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That Time Taylor Swift Distracted Patrick Kane, Leading To An Opponent's Goal

The Blackhawks Fan Convention took place over the weekend at the Hilton in Chicago. The three-day event reunited fans with players and coaches, both past and present, just one month after the team's recent run through the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp knew a trade was coming

Trade rumors surrounded Patrick Sharp for quite some time and a deal finally developed which shipped Sharp to the Dallas Stars. A trade always seemed likely as the Chicago Blackhawks desperately needed to shed salary, but did Sharp buy into the rumors? According to the site for the Stars, Sharp knew a trade was coming but it still came as a shock when the official news broke. ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp knew a trade was coming

Trade rumors surrounded Patrick Sharp for quite some time and a deal finally developed which shipped Sharp to the Dallas Stars. A trade always seemed likely as the Chicago Blackhawks desperately needed to shed salary, but did Sharp buy into the rumors? According to the site for the Stars, Sharp knew a trade was coming but it still came as a shock when the official news broke. ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup replica made out of chocolate weighs in at 100 pounds (pic)

A replica of the Stanley Cup made entirely out of chocolate weighing in at a whopping 100 pounds made its debut at the Chicago Blackhawks’ annual fan convention over the weekend and also made an appearance at a party hosted by team owner Rocky Wirtz. Coming in at about six feet tall, the replica, created...Read More The post Stanley Cup replica made out of chocolate weighs in at...
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Chicago Blackhawks: Marko Dano’s Potential

This offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks are once again faced with major salary cap issues, much like during the offseason following their 2010 cup win. This was to be expected, as Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have an almost unbelievable combined $13 million cap hit. Unfortunately, this led to the trading of Brandon Saad, who played a crucial role in the Hawks’ cup win this season...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks: Ducks, not Lightning, were toughest foes during Stanley Cup run

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks won their third championship in six seasons by beating Tampa Bay in six tight games in the Stanley Cup Final. But Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and teammates said Saturday the Anaheim Ducks were a tougher opponent than the Lightning. Chicago topped Anaheim in seven games in the Western Conference finals. "Anaheim had so many components of the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks say Anaheim was biggest obstacle to Cup

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks won their third championship in six seasons by beating Tampa Bay in six tight games in the Stanley Cup Final. But Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and teammates said Saturday the Anaheim Ducks were a tougher opponent than the Lightning. Chicago topped Anaheim in seven games in the Western Conference final. ''Anaheim had so many components of...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible Line Combinations for the Chicago Blackhawks

View image | gettyimages.com It has been a rough offseason for the Stanley Cup Champions. They lost Patrick Sharp, Brandon Saad, Antoine Vermette, Brad Richards, and Johnny Oduya. With their current roster here’s a guess at best, at what I think Chicago will roll out next season. Forward Lines Teuvo Teravainen, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa Marko Dano, Artem Anisimov, Patrick...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Bickell doesn’t feel like he’ll be traded

The Chicago Blackhawks have already traded away Patrick Sharp and Brandon Saad, but that hasn’t prevented Bryan Bickell’s name from popping up in recent trade rumors. The Blackhawks may still look to free up cap space and Bickell’s annual $4 million cap hit may just be large enough for the organization to attempt a trade. Does Bickell think he’ll be moved? Does he want to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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