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One day later, Hawks’ Game 7 loss still stings

One day later, it still hasn’t settled in. The 2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks season is over. Their dreams of becoming the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions — about the only aspect of the Detroit Red Wings run that the Hawks haven’t matched— were dashed. The next Blackhawks game that matters is about five-and-a-half months away. https://twitter.com/MarkLazerus/status/7248078674133 ...

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Somehow, someway, the Chicago Blackhawks head to Game 7

The best way to sum up the current thoughts on the Chicago Blackhawks is through two contradictory statements that are equally true. I cannot believe that this series with the St. Louis Blues is about to head to its seventh game. But on the other hand, I absolutely can believe that the Hawks have forced a Game 7 in this series. I didn’t think things could seem much bleaker after Game 4, with the Hawks on th ...

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A litany of Blackhawks mistakes in Game 4

If you came here to read an obituary on the Hawks 2015-16 season, you’re in the wrong place. I’m not going to declare this season over or declare this team dead or declare this obstacle too steep to climb. I’ve seen this team overcome too many mountainous hurdles over the last eight years to say that a comeback is not possible. But what I am going to do is to tell you how that road back into this series wil ...

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Previewing the Chicago Blackhawks series with the St. Louis Blues

You should know the drill by now. Seven games. Two teams. One advances. Once again, the Chicago Blackhawks will kick off another Stanley Cup chase in a first-round meeting against hated divisional rival St. Louis. Let’s get to it. Any discussion of the Blues starts with 24-year-old Vladimir Tarasenko, who’s sure to be a thorn in the side of the Hawks again this series. http://i.imgur.com/2QCIydi.gif He's go ...

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A look back at predictions for the Chicago Blackhawks 2015-16 season

Before we jump ahead to the playoffs, let’s go back and revisit our season preview (click that link for a reminder) from the start of the season to see just how wrong I was. I’ve got Teuvo Teravainen scoring at least 52 points this season: I should’ve put Artemi Panarin here, although I don’t think anyone expected Panarin to be quite as good as he was this year. I settled on 52 points because that was the n ...

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A Blackhawks Flashback to December 23, 2007

A quick note on this: I have to mention that the inspiration for writing about this night comes from recalling this article written by Sam Fels of The Committed Indian referring to the same night. I’d recommend checking out that story as well, as it’s the original (and almost certainly the better) one. I had no idea what I was in for when I talked my dad into taking the family to the Hawks game eight years ...

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Patrick Kane ties Jonathan Toews in career goals

The Chicago Blackhawks go as their two cornerstones go. And so far, those corner stones have produced for the organization. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90XpncKkLJg Winger Patrick Kane extended his franchise record point streak to 23 consecutive games on Tuesday, giving him some hope that he can catch Wayne Gretzky's all-time mark. But Kaner's goal did more than just extend the streak, he's now tied with ...

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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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A farewell to Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp

We all knew it was coming. No matter how the move was made, no matter how much sense it makes from a salary cap perspective, any time a player with a tenure as long and as successful as Patrick Sharp’s in Chicago is ended, the disappointment is going to linger for more than just a night. Let me take you back to my first memory of Patrick Sharp as a Blackhawks: April 5, 2007. The Blackhawks were approaching ...

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Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad got himself traded

Or maybe it was his agent. Either way, Brandon Saad forced the hand of the Blackhawks into making this deal when he entered the negotiations for his new contract. Brandon Saad was just coming off his entry-level deal, which is the three-year contract that all newly-drafted players sign, although the years don’t start ticking until that player reaches the NHL. He just wrapped up an 82-game regular season whe ...

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