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Should The Chicago Blackhawks Bring Back Black Alternate Jerseys?

The mid 1990’s.  An era when a trend began of introducing alternate jerseys for NHL clubs. In fact, some teams even got greedy and carried four sweaters. And, a majority of teams who unveiled a third jersey typically donned a black uniform — even if black wasn’t a part of the organization’s color scheme. The black third jersey trend received, …

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Chicago Blackhawks 2015-16 Season Preview

While the celebrations and legal disputes die down, Chicago is looking at another hopeful season. Even with the loss of some popular names, the Blackhawks are still hopeful that they will be reliable contenders for post-season hockey. They’ve got good reason to be excited.   Chicago’s reliable formula is still kicking and holding true for the upcoming season. They’ve kept …

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Chicago Blackhawks Contracts

PLAYER POS TEAM AGE YRS DOLLARS AVERAGE FREE AGENT Patrick Kane (2015-2022) RW CHI 26 8 $84,000,000 $10,500,000 2023 Jonathan Toews (2015-2022) C CHI 26 8 $84,000,000 $10,500,000 2023 Duncan Keith (2010-2022) D CHI 31 13 $72,000,000 $5,538,462 2023 Marian Hossa (2009-2020) RW CHI 35 12 $63,300,000 $5,275,000 2021 Corey Crawford (2014-2019) G CHI 30 6 $36,000,000 $6,000,000 2020 Jonathan Toews (2010-2014) C CHI 26 5 …

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Corey Crawford’s Injury Reveals Strength for the Chicago Blackhawks

Corey Crawford’s recent injury has proven valuable of the Chicago Blackhawks as of late. No, Crawford’s season didn’t end and he is back in the net as the starter. However, the brief hiccup did reveal that the Blackhawks do have some depth when it comes to netminders. It’s true in all examples; winning teams are built from the net outward. …

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Great Chicago Blackhawks Nicknames; Part 2

In-case you missed it or haven’t read part 1 of Great Chicago Blackhawks Nicknames, then you can check it out here. Savvy Patrick Kane didn’t invent Spin-o-Rama. Let’s just make that clear. He wasn’t even the first Blackhawk to perfect it. He was following in the skates of Denis “Savvy” Savard. Savard would execute the Spin-O-Rama flawlessly on his way …

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Chicago’s Voice for 31 Years

For sports fans, an announcer’s voice becomes synonymous with the team itself. If the commentator stays with the team long enough, they can become, in every imagination, the voice of the team’s logo.   For the Blackhawks, that voice belongs to Pat Foley. For over three decades the Chicago-suburbs native has uttered the names of countless NHL and Blackhawk stars …

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Kevin Dineen & Jimmy Waite Are Great Additions To The Chicago Blackhawks

Kevin Dineen has a proven track record. He arrives in Chicago fresh after leading Canada’s Olympic Women’s team claim Gold in Sochi. On an international stage, he’s proven he can do the job.   But he doesn’t only have Olympic experience. In the NHL, Dineen most recently helped the Florida Panthers take their first ever Southeast Division Championship in 2012-2013 …

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