Ben Smith is Chicago Blackhawks’ Dark Horse Role Player
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With the Chicago Blackhawks and the Dallas Stars tied not just on the scoreboard but in the shootout, 11 skaters had already taken their turn. The only two players to score in the shootout were Patrick Sharp and Rich Peverley. But then, a little-known young role […]

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CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

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Who would have thought that losing their two best players would be the best thing that could happen to the Chicago Blackhawks this season? That’s not a knock against Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, but it seems as if the […]

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Jeremy Morin Chicago Blackhawks

As a team, the undermanned Chicago Blackhawks impressed in a win on the road against the desperate Columbus Blue Jackets. Included among the bunch was a slew of great individual performances, and chief among all of these was Jeremy Morin‘s. Morin hasn’t ever managed […]

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Jonathan Toews Injury Chicago Blackhawks

After several days of no news, it has finally come out that Jonathan Toews will miss the rest of the regular season for the Chicago Blackhawks. According to Joel Quenneville, Toews will be completely healthy by playoff time and will play in Game 1 […]

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Chicago Blackhawks Injury

The long and grinding 82-game season seems to finally be taking its toll on the Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago had stayed mostly injury free during the past several seasons. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been outstandingly durable during their careers, and the worst the […]

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Jonathan Toews Injury Chicago Blackhawks

Falling 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins was not the only loss for the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. Jonathan Toews, the team’s only consistent offensive presence as of late and likely its single most important player, was injured on a hit […]

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Nobody could be blamed for giving up on the Chicago Blackhawks season. The way the team has played in the last month — calendar year, in fact — has left such a bad taste in people’s mouths that next year is […]

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Chicago Blackhawks Slump

In the wake of a 5-3 loss to the flailing Ottawa Senators, the Chicago Blackhawks now sit at 13-11-7 in their last 31 games and 7-7-1 since the conclusion of the Winter Olympics. Needless to say, it has been several […]

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Michal Handzus Chicago Blackhawks

In Thursday night’s 3-0 loss to the Boston Bruins, the Chicago Blackhawks delivered another disturbingly anemic offensive performance. At the head of the disappointment was Michal Handzus, who Joel Quenneville bizarrely decided to give 17 minutes of ice time — as much as Marian Hossa. […]

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Boston Bruins vs Chicago Blackhawks

In the eyes of Chicago and Boston sports fans, June 24, 2013 was the date, and TD Garden was the location, of the most shocking sports thefts in recent memory. Down 2-1 with just over a minute remaining in Game […]

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