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NHL Stadium Series preview — Blackhawks v. Penguins

Thanks to our friends at Can-Am Spyder, we have an opportunity to give you live coverage at the NHL’s latest installment of the NHL Stadium Series as your defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field! BRP and Can-Am Spyder are official partners of the NHL and throughout the season are bringing special experiences to the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series out ...

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The Blackhawks Stanley Cup Victory: A Look Back

Monday, June 24, 2013. Boston, Massachusetts. 17 seconds that defined a season, brought the world’s greatest fan base from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs, and sent a city into a state of pure ecstasy. Unfortunately, I was not in Chicago on that fateful night. Stuck in Tampa Bay for work training with no other Hawks fans in sight, I was forced to watch Game 6 sitting alone in a hotel bar, with no ...

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Olympic Deal Reached; Divisions Named; Blackhawks Schedule Released

Friday was a busy day for the National Hockey League’s front office. It started off with the NHL, the NHL Players Association, and the International Olympic Committee reaching an agreement to allow the NHL players to play in the 2014 winter Olympics (in Sochi, Russia). According to the Chicago Blackhawks team website, 13 current players in the Blackhawks organization could possibly play in the tournament. P ...

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Goodbye Hockey: Fallout From ESPN’s Love Affair with the NFL

While the NFL's popularity continues to skyrocket, there is a growing resentment towards the media for its over the top and obsessive coverage of the league. On the surface, it might just seem like petty jealousy from those who are loyal to other sports. Not in this case. At some point during the last few years, aided mostly by the cable network ESPN, it became necessary to over-analyze every single detail ...

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Five Ways Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Series Brought Chicago Together

Feature article by Ros Dumlao of BleacherReport. Richard Nixon resigned the day after my brother-in-law was born. It was an eventful week for my brother-in-law's parents. And the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup the day after my nephew was born, the day after I officially became an aunt. Yes, I watched the game from a hospital in downtown Chicago. It wasn't the most ideal setting, but at least I saw i ...

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Off-season Will Make (or Break) Dynasty; Big Buff Gone

Obviously the initial thing to do after winning any championship is to celebrate.  As we have read over and over, that is what the players did.  From hearing about Sharp surviving on merely hours of sleep to Kane taking sip after sip of beer out of the Cup.  Unlike a marriage, the honeymoon period in sports is much, much shorter. As Stan Bowman told ChicagoBlackhawks.com website, "There's not one way to app ...

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House of Chicago Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville Gets TP’D

If you haven't heard, the Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup. Many fans took to the streets of Chicago to celebrate, and some even took to the yard of Joel Quenneville. TMZ broke the story today about Coach Q's yard being TP'D. Don't expect Patrick Kane and other players to help clean it up either Coach. They will be heavily intoxicated from the Blackhawks parade in Chicago that has drawn an estima ...

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Blackhawks parade and rally being held Friday afternoon

Friday, the Hawks will begin their parade at  Wacker Drive and Washington Street.  The parade will head east until Michigan Avenue, where they will then turn and head north until they reach East Wacker Drive.  With the parade to start at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Championship rally should follow around 11:30 a.m.  With the "Crosstown Rival" beginning tomorrow, the turnout should be large and expected to ...

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The Savvy Opinion: The Finnish Professor

While the Flyers put consistent pressure on the Hawks on Monday night, they couldn’t bury that puck.  Any question the Flyers had, the Hawks provided an answer.  While the first game replicated Wayne Gretzky’s 3D Hockey on Nintendo 64 back in the day, the world would meet the real teams of the Stanley Cup Finals in Game 2.  Now with the Hawks up 2-0 after playing two drastically different styles, the Hawk “ ...

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