Chicago Blackhawks

WATCH: Try not to get emotional during the NHL's tribute to Bryan Bickell
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LAS VEGAS — As soon as the Blackhawks’ season ended, the questions began for Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger. They were two of the most likely candidates to be exposed to the expansion draft and the two most likely to be part of the Blackhawks’ attempts to get back under the salary cap. One […]

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TTYL, TVR: Blackhawks lose Trevor van Riemsdyk to Vegas Golden Knights in NHL expansion draft
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LAS VEGAS — As soon as the Blackhawks’ season ended, the questions began for Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger. They were two of the most likely candidates to be exposed to the expansion draft and the two most likely to be part of the Blackhawks’ attempts to get back under the salary cap. One […]

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Why placing Marian Hossa on long-term injured reserve wouldn't help Blackhawks' cap issues
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When the news came down that Marian Hossa would miss the 2017-18 season, most first thoughts were about his health. But it was only natural to look at the business implications, and the possibility of Hossa going on long-term injured reserve (LTIR). That would solve the Blackhawks’ cap issues, right? That would give them more […]

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Blackhawks unsure how they'll address Hossa's absence
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Marian Hossa has been a key performer for the Chicago Blackhawks for a long time. The decision creates all sorts of questions for the Blackhawks, ranging from how they might go about replacing the rugged forward to what they might do with any cap space created by his absence. "Everybody's got a different style, so […]

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OHL star Darren Raddysh signs AHL contract with Rockford
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Darren Raddysh had a huge year for OHL Erie, and now the 21-year-old defenseman has signed a one-year AHL contract with the Chicago Blackhawks’ affiliate in Rockford. Raddysh spent the last five seasons playing for the Erie Otters in the Ontario Hockey League, where he was teammates with Chicago Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrincat. Raddysh, 21, […]

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Marian Hossa will miss the 2017-18 season due to a skin condition
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The 38-year-old has reportedly had an allergic reaction to his equipment. On Tuesday evening, SportsNet’s Elliotte Friedman reported in his weekly 30 Thoughts column that Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa likely could have played his last game due to an allergic reaction to his equipment. Wednesday, Hossa himself confirmed the news that he would miss […]

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Marian Hossa to miss NHL season, reportedly due to allergy to hockey equipment
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Marian Hossa (right) celebrates the Blackhawks’ victory in the 2015 Stanley Cup final. The Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder he says he’s been treating for years. The 38-year-old veteran said severe side effects associated with medication to treat the skin disorder will make it […]

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Marian Hossa reveals skin disorder, to miss season
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Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will not play in the NHL next season, saying in a statement that he has been receiving treatment for a skin disorder. "Over the course of the last few years, under the supervision of the Blackhawks medical staff, I have been privately undergoing treatment for a progressive skin disorder and […]

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What Skin Disease Does Marian Hossa Have?
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Chicago Blackhawks player Marian Hossa has to forgo competing in the 2017-18 NHL season because he’s suffering from a “progressive skin disorder,” USA Today reported Wednesday. The player did not reveal what type of skin disorder he was being treated for, but the medication has side effects that make it impossible for him to continue […]

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Blackhawks' Marian Hossa to miss 2017-18 season because of skin disorder
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Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition he's been dealing with for years. The 38-year-old Hossa has four years left on his contract and says "playing hockey is not possible" for him next season. "While I am […]

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Marian Hossa Latest: Allergies Could Force Blackhawks Star to Retire From NHL
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Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa may have played his last game in the NHL because he is allergic to his equipment, according to reports. Canadian broadcast network Sportsnet reported that there is a “legitimate possibility” that Hossa has featured in the league for the last time due to a serious allergic reaction. Hossa, 38, released a […]

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NHL will rule on Marian Hossa salary cap impact for Blackhawks
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The Chicago Blackhawks informed the National Hockey League a few weeks ago that there was a problem with winger Marian Hossa. Due to the severe side effects associated with those medications, playing hockey is not possible for me during the upcoming 2017-18 season,” said Hossa in a statement, via the Blackhawks. While the loss of […]

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