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Van Riemsdyk enjoys Stanley Cup as brother James looks on

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk enjoyed his day with the Stanley Cup on Thursday while brother James honored tradition and did not touch it.The younger van Riemsdyk received the 'Key to the City' in his hometown of Middletown, N.J., in addition to taking pictures at Brick Stars Challenger Hockey, a program for developmentally challenged kids that his family supports...
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Blackhawks getting new practice facility

CHICAGO (AP) The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are getting a new practice facility. The team says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce a deal Thursday to build a 125,000-square foot facility on the site occupied by Malcolm X College just south of the United Center on the city's West Side. It will include two rinks and also serve as a community ice center. Construction...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks To Build New Practice Facility

On Wednesday night, reports surfaced that the Blackhawks and the City of Chicago have agreed on a new facility being built on the site of Malcolm X College. Crain’s Danny Ecker tweeted a few images of the future project, which is slated to begin construction in 2016. Breaking: Blackhawks and city have deal to build […] The post Blackhawks To Build New Practice Facility appeared...
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Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while hiking in Peru (photo)

Jonathan Toews decided to get away for some R&R after the Chicago Blackhawks’ grueling but rewarding run to another Stanley Cup title by taking a hiking vacation in Peru. Who would have thought he would run into one of the team’s fans so far away from Chi-Town? But that’s what happened when Ryan Adorjan ran...Read More The post Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Kruger will be patient with Blackhawks

Fourth-line center Marcus Kruger is willing to play the waiting game while the Chicago Blackhawks clear space under the salary cap."We will be patient," Kruger's agent, J.P. Barry, told the Chicago Tribune in an email as the Blackhawks crunch the numbers of their salary situation. Barry also informed the newspaper that the restricted free agent "will have no choice later in August...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Announce 2015-16 National TV Schedule

As the defending Stanley Cup champions and arguably the biggest television draw in the NHL, the Blackhawks will play a lot of games on national television in the U.S. during the 2015-16 season. On Monday afternoon, the league released the details of their national television schedule and the Hawks are prominently featured. Included in the […] The post Blackhawks Announce 2015-16...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Chicago Blackhawks be Able to Retain Marcus Kruger?

Marcus Kruger willing to wait patiently to re-sign with Chicago Blackhawks (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) The Chicago Blackhawks have already had to make some tough decisions due to their cap restrictions. Jonathan Toews’ and Patrick Kane’s 8-year, $10.5 million per year contracts begin this year, and with them came the Blackhawks’ cap struggles. It also comes...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Mayers Joins The Hawks Front Office

On Monday, the Blackhawks announced that former Chicago forward Jamal Mayers will join the front office as Community Liaison. From the Blackhawks statement: “We are proud to welcome Jamal back to the organization in this role. We envision him being a strong asset to the Blackhawks as we continue to focus on the growth of […] The post Jamal Mayers Joins The Hawks Front Office...
Via Committed Indians
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: 2015 Blackhawks Convention representative of the fanbase’s prominence

Earlier this month, from July 17-19, the Chicago Blackhawks hosted their Eighth Annual Blackhawks Convention. The event took place at the Hilton Chicago, and was attended by thousands of fans eager to see current players and coaches, as well as notable Blackhawks alumni. Some of the more notable attendees included: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, coach Joel Quenneville, Tony Esposito...
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Illinois farm’s Chicago Blackhawks corn maze covers 33 acres (photo)

First a towering Stanley Cup replica made entirely out of chocolate weighing in at 100 pounds, now this? Richardson Farm, a popular “adventure farm” located in Spring Grove, Ill., went all out in its efforts to create a corn maze worthy of the tremendous accomplishment by the Chicago Blackhawks as the local NHL club in...Read More The post Illinois farm’s Chicago Blackhawks...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane once allowed a goal because of Taylor Swift

Patrick Kane should’ve said no — to the idea of trying to keep an eye on Taylor Swift during a game in his rookie season. The Chicago Blackhawks forward just couldn’t help himself way back in his rookie season of 2008-09. With the Blackhawks in Nashville to take on the Predators, there was one very notable guest in attendance behind the bench. Swift apparently decided to...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp knew a trade was coming

Trade rumors surrounded Patrick Sharp for quite some time and a deal finally developed which shipped Sharp to the Dallas Stars. A trade always seemed likely as the Chicago Blackhawks desperately needed to shed salary, but did Sharp buy into the rumors? According to the site for the Stars, Sharp knew a trade was coming but it still came as a shock when the official news broke. ...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Marko Dano’s Potential

This offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks are once again faced with major salary cap issues, much like during the offseason following their 2010 cup win. This was to be expected, as Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have an almost unbelievable combined $13 million cap hit. Unfortunately, this led to the trading of Brandon Saad, who played a crucial role in the Hawks’ cup win this season...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Bickell doesn’t feel like he’ll be traded

The Chicago Blackhawks have already traded away Patrick Sharp and Brandon Saad, but that hasn’t prevented Bryan Bickell’s name from popping up in recent trade rumors. The Blackhawks may still look to free up cap space and Bickell’s annual $4 million cap hit may just be large enough for the organization to attempt a trade. Does Bickell think he’ll be moved? Does he want to...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Oduya won’t be returning to the Blackhawks

Everyone knew heading into this upcoming season that the Chicago Blackhawks roster would look a lot different. Just how different though, that was the million dollar question. That question continues to be answered as Johnny Oduya is the latest player to be leaving the 2014-15 Stanley Cup winning team. Don Meehan, Oduya’s agent, said Tuesday that Oduya would not be returning to...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Oduya not Likely to Return with Chicago Blackhawks

Game 1: Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) controls the puck against Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) in the third period at Amalie Arena. Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports It looks like another significant piece of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks will not be returning with the team for the 2015-16 season. According to ESPN Chicago’s...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Awesome flipbook of Blackhawks' Cup win

Flipbooks are awesome. Flipbooks based on hockey are even better. You might remember when The Flippist put out an incredible flipbook featuring Vladimir Tarasenko’s goal against the New York Rangers. This time they’re honoring the Chicago Blackhawks and their Stanley Cup victory.  These are incredible and the talent to put these together is off the charts. The post Video...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Desjardins eats cereal out of Stanley Cup

What would you do if you could spend a day with the Stanley Cup? If you’re Andrew Desjardins, you start the day by eating a huge amount of Lucky Charms out of the Cup. Starting a day with breakfast, yummy. #StanleyCup @NHLBlackhawks @HockeyHallFame (Hhofarchives) — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 7, 2015   That Cup has been in a...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks Look to Clear Cap Space for Johnny Oduya

Chicago Blackhawks Defenseman Johnny Oduya reacts during a game against the Ottawa Senators at the United Center in Chicago. (Mandatory Credit: Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune) The NHL Salary Cap is reminding Chicago Blackhawks fans that the offseason after winning the Stanley Cup isn’t always as fun as it sounds. Similar to the situation the Blackhawks faced in 2010 after winning...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane spotted wasting away again (again) in Margaritaville (video)

Patrick Kane must be a huge Jimmy Buffett fan or the events of the weekend were an example of one heckuva coincidence, as the Chicago Blackhawks superstar again ended up at a concert of the good-time-having crooner with Lord Stanley’s Cup in tow. The celebratory atmosphere played out during a show on Saturday at Chicago’s...Read More The post Patrick Kane spotted wasting away...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Toews, Kane share cover of 'NHL 16' video game

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane won the Stanley Cup and now the “NHL 16″ cover.   EA Sports, creators of the popular video game series, made the announcement Wednesday night as the NHL awards were revealed in Las Vegas. Play Together. Win Together. The cover athletes for #NHL16! — EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) June 25, 2015 Chicago Blackhawks haters...
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Teravainen: Female Blackhawks fans are ‘quite horny’

Teuvo Teravainen has learned a lot about Chicago Blackhawks fans since the team won the Stanley Cup earlier this month. Most notably, he has gotten very familiar with Chicago’s female fan population. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old told reporters in his home country of Finland that female Blackhawks fans are a bit intrusive. Only, Teravainen phrased...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Chicago Blackhawks a dynasty?

By James McKinnie / @MrESPN For the first time in 77 years, the Chicago Blackhawks were able to win the Stanley Cup in their home arena. For the first time..... The post Are The Chicago Blackhawks A Dynasty? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning delayed Blackhawks' Stanley Cup parade

Too little, too late, Lightning. The Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup parade Thursday morning got off to a late start when some nasty weather — that also goes by the same name of the team they just beat in six games in the Final — delayed the festivities. Lightning is delaying the @NHLBlackhawks' Stanley Cup parade. This is not a joke. — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) June...
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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