Chicago Blackhawks

It is always easy to determine the winner and loser of a trade long after the fact.  The Chicago Blackhawks have made some awful trades that looked like mistakes the very moment they made them. Here are the five worst trades in franchise history. 5. October 25, 1991 Blackhawks trade away offense to get better
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The first month of the 2018-19 hockey season is upon us, and the Chicago Blackhawks are in this thing for better or for worse. There have been so many question marks surrounding this team throughout the offseason. But the preseason has given us a glimpse at some of the answers. Will they be the kind
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Welcome to our second monthly installment of The Hockey Writers Chicago Blackhawks roundtable! In our first roundtable, we discussed line combinations, the state of management, and our opinion on bringing back Marcus Kruger. Today Meghan Dillon, Greg Boysen, and Gail Kauchak give their view on three more questions regarding the Blackhawks. Let’s get started. The
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In today’s rumor rundown, the Buffalo Sabres and Jeff Skinner may be thinking long-term extension behind the scenes but you’d never know it by what they’re saying. Artemi Panarin might be interested in a move back to Chicago, William Nylander isn’t worried about his contract extension in Toronto and Mark Stone’s signing for one year
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Before any hockey season, there are certain games that fans circle on the schedule. Every team has rivals, and often, a team’s season is defined by how they perform against these rivals, particularly in their own division. In Rivalry Recap, we’ll examine how the St. Louis Blues performed against their biggest divisional foes in the
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In today’s rumor rundown Jacob Trouba and the Winnipeg Jets have both submitted their ask for the purpose of salary arbitration and the two sides are far apart. Another report suggests the practice of tendering offer sheets in the NHL is vanishing quicker than a speeding ticket and the Chicago Blackhawks appeared to have hurried
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The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Marian Hossa, Vinnie Hinostroza, Jordan Oesterle and a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Marcus Kruger, Mackenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta, Andrew Campbell and a fifth-round pick in the 2019 fifth-round draft pick, the Blackhawks announced Thursday. OFFICIAL: The #Blackhawks have acquired Marcus
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Soon after the unrestricted free-agent signing period officially kicked off, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a trio of signings. Addressing depth for all three position groups, the Hawks agreed to terms with forward Chris Kunitz, goaltender Cam Ward, and defenseman Brandon Manning. OFFICIAL: Forward Chris Kunitz and goaltender Cam Ward have signed 1-year contracts and defenseman
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The Stanley Cup Final is about to start and free agency is still more than a month away, with the NHL’s annual offseason reshaping of rosters not quite ready to commence in full. Despite that, the numerous predictions about what’s in store for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2018-19 have evoked a sense of certainty. The
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It’s going to be a very long summer for Chicago Blackhawks fans. For the first time in 10 years, the Hawks aren’t participating in the postseason festivities. It’s a tough pill to swallow for a fanbase that’s watched their favorite team win the Stanley Cup three times in a span of six years. We’re told
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Let’s face it, we’re all a little tired of the Chicago Blackhawks. Given how often they’re on national television, how many of them were named to the National Hockey League’s Top 100 (despite questionable qualifications) and, of course, the league’s insistence on sending them to every single outdoor game ever, the NHL seems to view
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The Chicago Blackhawks have some of the most historic rivalries in National Hockey League history. Although many of them are in the past, the Hawks have earned plenty of enemies in the past decade with their three Stanley Cups in six seasons. Here are the top three current rivals of the Blackhawks. St. Louis Blues Although it
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The Chicago Blackhawks went out with a whimper. But considering this dismal season, did you really expect anything else? After a refreshing 4-3 come-back win to the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, things went downhill. The Hawks proceeded to lose 4-1 to the same team two days later, extending the Blues’ playoff hopes a while
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The Boston Bruins have acquired forward Tommy Wingels from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the team announced Monday. The fifth-round pick can become a fourth-round pick if the Bruins advance past the first-round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs or if the Bruins re-sign
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While the Chicago Blackhawks, for all intents and purposes, are outside of playoff contention, they also find themselves in a very interesting situation. No longer do they have to double-shift Patrick Kane, or lean on Jonathan Toews to take all the faceoffs so the team can win. Sure, the veterans still have their place, and
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