Chicago Blackhawks

Should Blackhawks' next assistant coach be Joel Quenneville's choice?
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On April 22, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman vented his frustrations on the teams all-too-abrupt exit from the postseason, adding that he and coach Joel Quenneville, are going to work together to make sure that this never happens again. There will be plenty of decisions for the two to mull between now and September, when […]

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Nashville Predators will play for Stanley Cup, oust Ducks in Game 6
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The Nashville Predators will play for the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history, surviving a wild Game 6 against the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 victory on Monday night. Colton Sissons tallied a hat trick, and Pekka Rinne managed to stop a Ducks’ barrage of 41 shots to eliminate Anaheim. Nashville makes […]

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Former Blackhawks defenseman Bill White dies at 77
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Bill White, who played 604 career regular season games in the National Hockey League, has passed away, the Chicago Blackhawks announced Sunday. White spent seven years in the minors before the National Hockey League grew from six to 12 teams in 1967. When the expansion Los Angeles Kings gained his rights, he immediately earned acclaim […]

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Blackhawks hire Jeremy Colliton as new Rockford IceHogs coach
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Jeremy Colliton would still love to be playing hockey. As he put it, “it’s the best game in the world to play.” But post-concussion symptoms cut his pro playing career short and led to a coaching opportunity in Sweden. It was a successful transition. Now, Colliton will bring his coaching ability back to this side […]

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‘Hawks name Jeremy Colliton head coach of their AHL affiliate
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The Chicago Blackhawks have hired former NHLer Jeremy Colliton to be the next head coach of their AHL affiliate in Rockford. Colliton, who was a second-round pick of the Islanders in 2003, had been serving as the head coach of Mora IK of the Swedish League for the last four seasons. The 32-year-old spent most […]

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Bowman says firing assistant coach was not a warning to Quenneville
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After the Chicago Blackhawks were swept out of the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Nashville Predators, general manager Stan Bowman was brutally honest in his assessment of the team’s performance and insisted that changes were going to come this offseason. One of the first changes to be made was the firing of  Mike Kitchen, a […]

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Bryan Bickell talks life after hockey
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When Richard Panik had his final season media session on April 22, he didn’t know what the future held for him. Coming off what he considered his most consistent season in the NHL, he hoped to return to the Blackhawks. Now he will. The Blackhawks and Panik agreed on a two-year extension, the team announced […]

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Patrick Kane gives up first-class seat to soldier, flight attendant says
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Blackhawks star and South Buffalo native Patrick Kane voluntarily traded seats with a soldier on a flight this week to allow the soldier to sit in first class, according to the flight attendant who said she coordinated the switch. Teri Truss, a flight attendant for Envoy Air (formerly American Eagle Airlines), posted a photo with Kane that has […]

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What's the severity of Nick Schmaltz's injury, and when could he return for USA?
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When Richard Panik had his final season media session on April 22, he didn’t know what the future held for him. Coming off what he considered his most consistent season in the NHL, he hoped to return to the Blackhawks. Now he will. The Blackhawks and Panik agreed on a two-year extension, the team announced […]

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Patrick Kane gives up first-class seat to soldier
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An American Airlines flight attendant says Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane gave up his first-class seat on a recent flight to a member of the armed forces. The flight attendant, Teri Truss, called Kane a "class act" in a photo she posted to Twitter on Wednesday. “He said, ‘There’s a soldier on this flight,’ and […]

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Patrick Kane gave a touching tribute to a soldier on a recent flight
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When Richard Panik had his final season media session on April 22, he didn’t know what the future held for him. Coming off what he considered his most consistent season in the NHL, he hoped to return to the Blackhawks. Now he will. The Blackhawks and Panik agreed on a two-year extension, the team announced […]

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Blackhawks lock up Richard Panik with two-year extension
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When Richard Panik had his final season media session on April 22, he didnt know what the future held for him. Coming off what he considered his most consistent season in the NHL, he hoped to return to the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks and Panik agreed on a two-year extension, the team announced on Thursday.

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