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Chicago Blackhawks ink Joel Quenneville to 3-year extension

Rejoice Chicago Blackhawks fans, Coach Q will be here until at least 2020. The Blackhawks announced on Tuesday that they have extended the contract of head coach Joel Quenneville through the 2019-20 season. Quenneville is in his eighth season with the Blackhawks after being named the head coach in October 2008. https://twitter.com/NHLBlackhawks/status/686949582861910017 The decision to extend Quenneville is ...

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Storylines to follow in the 2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks season

In a little less than 24 hours, we’ll get to witness the final act in yet another Stanley Cup victory for the Blackhawks, as the 2015 Stanley Cup Champions banner will be raised to the United Center rafters. Then that'll be a memory and it'll be time for a new season. So let's get right to it: here are some storylines to keep an eye on this winter: I've got Teuvo Teravainen scoring at least 52 points this s ...

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Who’s in goal? It shouldn’t matter for the Blackhawks

Crawford or Darling? Darling or Crawford? It shouldn’t matter. Chicago Blackhawks Joel Quenneville has already named Scott Darling the goalie in Saturday night’s Game 6 matchup between his Hawks and the Nashville Predators. But in all reality, it shouldn’t matter if Darling is the goalie, if Corey Crawford is the goalie, or if goalie coach Jimmy Waite stood between the pipes for the Hawks. This series shoul ...

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Corey Crawford to start game 2 for the Chicago Blackhawks

Well that didn't take long. Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has announced that Corey Crawford will be in net for game two Friday night in Nashville. Quenneville made the announcement when he met the press on Thursday, giving Crawford the nod despite backup Scott Darling's incredible game. Crawford was pulled after the first period Wednesday night, giving up three goals on 12 shots. Quennevill ...

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Predicting the Blackhawks playoff chances a lesson in futility

How are you supposed to make any type of predictions about the Chicago Blackhawks postseason run this year? How are you supposed to know anything about the state of this team as it enters the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the seventh season in a row? The final month of the regular season has been a series of skyscraping highs and plunging lows. It started with Patrick Kane’s injury during a game against the Flor ...

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Embrace Teuvo Time, Blackhawks fans

Listen closely. They’re out there. “THIS KID IS TOO SOFT TO PLAY IN THE NHL!” they’ll say when they call into The Score in the afternoon. “HE DOESN’T HIT ANYBODY!” they’ll yell from the tear-filled shrine to Brandon Bollig they’ve constructed in their basement. “HE DOESN’T HAVE ANY OF THAT GRIT AND TOUGHNESS LIKE THOSE GUYS ON THE ’85 BEARS DID!” they’ll scream from the darkest corners of a dimly-lit bar. T ...

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Chicago Blackhawks’ deadline moves could lead to more offense for captain Jonathan Toews

The trade deadline had, in the past few years, been a quiet part of the season for the Chicago Blackhawks. But some unique circumstances in the 2014-15 season forced the hand of Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman, leading him to pick up the phone and swing a trio of trades over the weekend. Kimmo Timonen, Antoine Vermette and Andrew Desjardins were all added to the roster, with some draft picks, prospec ...

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Why did the Chicago Blackhawks sign Daniel Carcillo?

Nearly lost in the weekend news of the long-rumored trade of Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy was the signing of forward Daniel Carcillo to his second stint with the team. This move came after Carcillo was invited to training camp on Friday morning and skated for the Hawks in their final preseason game, in New York, against the Rangers. It’s a one-year deal worth just $550,000, yet it still seems to be too ...

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Chicago Blackhawks begin transition to offseason mode

Less than 48 hours after a goofy bounce off defenseman Nick Leddy put Alec Martinez’s wrist shot past Corey Crawford to end their season, the Chicago Blackhawks were back at the United Center to clean out their lockers and close the book on their 2013-14 campaign. Many players, head coach Joel Quenneville and general manager Stan Bowman all met with the media on Tuesday, providing an early insight into the ...

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No Need for Hawks to Panic

The Chicago Blackhawks fell in regulation again as they lost to the Edmonton Oilers 6-5. The Blackhawks gave up four goals in the opening frame, and the Hawks failed to completely erase the deficit. Patrick Kane led the late charge with two goals. Ray Emery was pulled from the game. This due to giving up three even-strength goals. Corey Crawford gave up three power-play goals in relief. Every time it seemed ...

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