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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Julien Firing Elevates Quenneville to Unique Position in NHL

Julien Firing Elevates Quenneville to Unique Position in NHL

On Tuesday morning, the struggling Boston Bruins made a move as they fired head coach Claude Julien, and with his ouster, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has ascended to a unique position... Read »

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 5:38 AM

Blackhawks' TV Ratings Take a Dip in 2016-17 Season

Blackhawks' TV Ratings Take a Dip in 2016-17 Season

The Chicago Blackhawks sell out every game at the United Center and are still one of the most watched teams in the United States, but their TV ratings have taken a surprisingly steep dip this season. Read »

Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Blackhawks Rally to Beat Dallas Stars, 5-3

Blackhawks Rally to Beat Dallas Stars, 5-3

Trevor Van Riemsdyk put in a rebound for his second goal of the season with 4:03 left, lifting Chicago over the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Saturday night Read »

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 2:11 PM

Video: NHL Mixes Up Marleau, Kane Goals Thursday

Video: NHL Mixes Up Marleau, Kane Goals Thursday

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane tied Jeremy Roenick for seventh place on the team’s all-time scoring list on Thursday night, but his momentous goal accidentally overshadowed another big milestone... Read »

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 6:40 AM

Kane, Blackhawks Beat Coyotes 4-3 to Snap 3-Game Skid

Kane, Blackhawks Beat Coyotes 4-3 to Snap 3-Game Skid

The first period was one of Chicago's best all season, but it gave way to a penalty-ridden second. Through it all, the Blackhawks found a cure for their ailing power play and stopped a three-game slide. Read »

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 6:21 PM

Blackhawks Look to Right Ship vs. Lowly Coyotes Thursday

Blackhawks Look to Right Ship vs. Lowly Coyotes Thursday

The Chicago Blackhawks, fresh off a loss to the San Jose Sharks that kicked off the second half of their season, will try to find their rhythm again on Thursday night as they take on the lowly Arizona Coyotes. Read »

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Video: Toews Pranks Kane at NHL All-Star Game

Video: Toews Pranks Kane at NHL All-Star Game

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews may have a reputation as a very serious person, but he also has a lighter side, and he showed that by pranking teammate Patrick Kane at the NHL All-Star Game. Read »

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:11 PM

Blackhawks Recall Gustav Forsling, Place Michal Rozsival on IR

Blackhawks Recall Gustav Forsling, Place Michal Rozsival on IR

The Chicago Blackhawks will resume their season on Tuesday night after the All-Star break concludes, and they made a roster change as they prepare for the stretch run. Read »

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 at 3:46 PM

Former Blackhawks Star Signs With Chicago Wolves

Former Blackhawks Star Signs With Chicago Wolves

The Chicago Wolves have made it a habit of signing notable veteran talent to their roster over the years, and they dipped into the free agent pool again on Sunday as they agreed to terms with defenseman... Read »

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 at 10:37 AM

10 Blackhawks Named to NHL's 100 Greatest Players List

As the NHL named its top 100 players of all-time Friday, the Chicago Blackhawks were well-represented, with 10 players making it onto the historic list. Read »

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James Neveau James Neveau covers the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears for NBC Chicago. If you have an idea for a story, or want to share your thoughts on a post, you can email him at jamesneveau@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @jamesneveau.
Peggy Kusinski Peggy Kusinski joined the NBC5 sports team in 2000 as a sports reporter. She is also a contributor to NBC5's "Sports Sunday." A native Chicagoan from the northwest side, Kusinski was an all-city/all-state basketball player. She received her B.S. in Radio and Television from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and actually began her career in broadcasting as an intern for Warner Saunders right here at NBCChicago.com
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