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Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Hjalmarsson, Kruger Step Up Defensively for Hawks

Three Stars: Hjalmarsson, Kruger Step Up Defensively for Hawks

In his second game back from injury, Corey Crawford shook off a bad early goal and had an excellent game for the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. Read »

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 12:05 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks at the Olympics: Team Sweden Hopefuls

Blackhawks at the Olympics: Team Sweden Hopefuls

The Chicago Blackhawks will potentially be sending a lot of players to the Sochi Winter Olympics, and that number could be bolstered by up to three Hawks playing for Team Sweden. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 1:24 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks' PK Improves Dramatically in Win vs. Predators

Hawks' PK Improves Dramatically in Win vs. Predators

The Chicago Blackhawks' penalty killing unit got off to a rough start Tuesday, but as the game wore on, they kept the Nashville Predators at bay by getting back to basics. Read »

Sunday, Dec 1, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Smith Excels in All Areas as Hawks Win Sixth Straight

Three Stars: Smith Excels in All Areas as Hawks Win Sixth Straight

The temptation may have been there for the Chicago Blackhawks to mail in Saturday's effort against the Phoenix Coyotes, but they came out firing as they won a 5-2 game at Jobing.com Arena. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:42 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Sign Shaw to Two Year Contract Extension

Hawks Sign Shaw to Two Year Contract Extension

The Chicago Blackhawks have made it a point recently to keep homegrown players with the organization, and they did so once again by signing Andrew Shaw to a two-year contract extension. Read »

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 at 6:52 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headines: Kane, Toews Top NHL Jersey Sales

Hawks Headines: Kane, Toews Top NHL Jersey Sales

Duncan Keith and Niklas Hjalmarsson have been excelling on offense lately, and their contributions to the Chicago Blackhawks' success cannot be overstated. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks' PK Unit Must Make Adjustments to Succeed

Hawks' PK Unit Must Make Adjustments to Succeed

Through 15 games, the Chicago Blackhawks' penalty killing unit is still the worst in the NHL. How can they improve on it after their early season struggles? Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Players Embrace Halloween Spirit

Blackhawks Players Embrace Halloween Spirit

The Chicago Blackhawks don't play again until Saturday afternoon, and some of them are taking the time off to get into the Halloween spirit. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 6:21 AM
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By James Neveau

Hjalmarsson Adds Offensive Pop to Skillset

Hjalmarsson Adds Offensive Pop to Skillset

The Chicago Blackhawks are used to getting offensive help from defensemen like Duncan Keith and Nick Leddy, but Niklas Hjalmarsson is turning heads with his play this season. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 6:36 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Toews Breaks Out of Slump

Three Stars: Toews Breaks Out of Slump

Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell scored the goals, and Corey Crawford stopped 20 shots and both Florida Panthers shootout attempts as the Chicago Blackhawks won 3-2 Tuesday night. 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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