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Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:08 PM
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By James Neveau

Toews, Kane Likely to Sign New Deals on Same Day

Toews, Kane Likely to Sign New Deals on Same Day

The Chicago Blackhawks' two biggest stars will "probably" sign contracts on the same day, according to captain Jonathan Toews when asked about negotiations on new contracts for him and Patrick Kane. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 8:45 PM
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By James Neveau

Toews, Keith Headline Hawks' Vote-Getters at NHL Awards

Toews, Keith Headline Hawks' Vote-Getters at NHL Awards

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith won the 2014 Norris Trophy, but several of his teammates ended up getting some love from voters as well. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Release 2014-15 Schedule

Blackhawks Release 2014-15 Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks released their 2014-15 schedule, and we have five days to circle on the calendar for Hawks fans. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 10:04 AM
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By James Neveau

Top 10 Hawks Draft Picks: #7 Patrick Kane

Top 10 Hawks Draft Picks: #7 Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane may be in the early stages of his career, but he has already made a massive impact on the Chicago Blackhawks, which gives him the #7 slot in our Top 10 draft countdown. Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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By James Neveau

Capitals to Host Blackhawks in 2015 Winter Classic

Capitals to Host Blackhawks in 2015 Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals have long been rumored to be the hosts of the 2015 Winter Classic, and reports have the Chicago Blackhawks playing against them in the New Year's Day showdown. Read »

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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By James Neveau

Could Spezza Deal Make Sense for Blackhawks?

Could Spezza Deal Make Sense for Blackhawks?

Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza has reportedly asked for a trade. Would the Chicago Blackhawks be a good fit for him? Read »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 7:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Bowman Optimistic Kane, Toews Deals Will be Done Soon

Bowman Optimistic Kane, Toews Deals Will be Done Soon

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to lock up Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to new long-term deals, and GM Stan Bowman is optimistic the contracts will be agreed to by July 1. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 9:43 AM
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By James Neveau

Salary Cap Increases Help Hawks in Kane/Toews Talks

Salary Cap Increases Help Hawks in Kane/Toews Talks

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are in line for big pay raises from the Chicago Blackhawks, but if reports about the NHL's salary cap are true, GM Stan Bowman's job could be getting much easier. Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 9:49 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Kane's Maturation Continues to Impress

Hawks Headlines: Kane's Maturation Continues to Impress

The Chicago Blackhawks are currently enjoying their offseason, but we'll periodically check up on the team in our Hawks Headlines feature. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:47 AM
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By James Neveau

Could Sharp, Seabrook Be on the Chopping Block?

Could Sharp, Seabrook Be on the Chopping Block?

With extensions to Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews looming, could GM Stan Bowman consider trading Patrick Sharp or Brent Seabrook to clear salary cap space? 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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