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Tyler Mains
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Christ follower, journalism student at RVC and a die hard Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and Northwestern Wildcats fan. Follow me on Twitter: @WindyCityTy

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EA Sports removes Patrick Kane from NHL 16 cover

EA Sports announced today that Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane would no longer appear on the cover of NHL 16 with ongoing investigations involving Kane. EA Sports revealed earlier this summer that both Jonathan Toews and Kane would appear together hoisting the Stanley Cup on the cover of the hockey video game NHL 16. While Kane has been removed from the cover, Toews will remain as the lone Blackhawk ho ...

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Chicago Blackhawks reach deal to build new practice facility

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce this morning that the city of Chicago and the Chicago Blackhawks organization have reached an agreement to build a new practice facility and community ice center. The Blackhawks' current practice facility is Johnny's IceHouse which is about one mile west of the United Center. The new practice facility and community ice center will be built on the site of the Malcolm ...

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Chicago Blackhawks release national TV schedule

The 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks released their national television schedule for the 2015-2016 season. The Blackhawks will be broadcasted on national TV a league-high 21 times during the upcoming season. The Blackhawks will be featured exclusively on NBC and NBCSN a total of 12 times next season which is the maximum broadcasts allowed for one team per the league's national television agreeme ...

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MLB All-Star Game: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant recap

Just last week we learned that Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant would not only be representing the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game but in the Home Run Derby as well. Rizzo was the first batter up in the Home Run Derby and got off to a slow start. Rizzo had a tough time finding rhythm with his pitcher and called a timeout to settle things down. Rizzo ended up with eight home runs but was eliminated b ...

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Wrigley Field: Red, white and Cubbie blue festivities

Wrigley Field will be one of many venues for people in Chicago to experience an incredible fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July but there is something quite special about the fireworks show at the 101-year old ballpark tomorrow night. Tomorrow marks 100 years to the date that the Chicago Whales hosted a Fourth of July celebration at Wrigley Field which was then known as Weeghman Park. The festi ...

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Chicago Blackhawks send Antti Raanta to Rangers for Ryan Haggerty

The Chicago Blackhawks have sent goalie Antti Raanta to the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Ryan Haggerty. The 26-year old Finnish goalie signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks in 2013. Raanta played with the Blackhawks' AHL affiliate Rockford IceHogs before making his NHL debut in November 2013 to fill in for the Blackhawks injured backup goalie Nikolai Khabibulin. Raanta was named Rookie ...

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Chicago Blackhawks 2015-2016 season schedule

The NHL has released the full 2015-2016 pre-season and regular season schedule for the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. The home opener will be an Original Six matchup on Wednesday, October 7 against the New York Rangers. The Stanley Cup championship banner-raising ceremony will take place sometime prior to the home opener with more details coming at a later time. Below is the full schedul ...

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Chicago Blackhawks look to trade Patrick Sharp to free up salary

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp has been a big part of the Blackhawks recent success that includes winning the Stanley Cup three times in six seasons. The Blackhawks front office knew long before the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs began that they would have to move players this off-season to free up salary cap and Sharp was at the top of that list. Sharp's name has been part of trade rumors since last ...

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Taj Gibson to miss four months to recover from surgery

Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson is expected to miss approximately four months after receiving surgery on his left ankle. Dr. David Porter, a foot specialist from Indianapolis, performed arthroscopic surgery on Gibson's left ankle on Tuesday. The cleaning and repairing of the ankle was successful and the Bulls stated that Gibson has already begun his rehabilitation for his left ankle. Gibson is likely ...

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Current state of Wrigley Field renovations and what is still to come

The renovated right field bleachers at Wrigley Field officially opened on Thursday, June 11. The renovated left and center field bleachers opened last month but with the opening of the right field bleachers, the first phase of renovations for the historic ballpark are nearly complete. The bleacher renovations are just the first of four renovation phases for 101 year old Wrigley Field. The first phase includ ...

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