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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Blackhawks Trade Panarin to Blue Jackets for Saad

The Chicago Blackhawks made a massive trade on Friday before the NHL Draft, sending Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Brandon Saad. Read »

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:12 AM

Blackhawks Trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes

The Chicago Blackhawks sent Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin, the team announced Friday. Read »

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:22 PM

Chicago Blackhawks Release 2017-18 Schedule

Chicago Blackhawks Release 2017-18 Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks announced their 2017-18 schedule on Thursday, and they’ll open the campaign with two straight home games as they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets. Read »

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:14 PM

Golden Knights Trade van Riemsdyk to Carolina: Reports

Golden Knights Trade van Riemsdyk to Carolina: Reports

Less than 24 hours after plucking him from the Chicago Blackhawks' roster, the Vegas Golden Knights have already traded defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Carolina Hurricanes. Read »

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 9:59 AM

Tearful Tribute: NHL Honors Bickell With Emotional Video

In a night filled with honors for some of the best hockey players in the country, one emotional moment stood above the rest. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:16 PM

Golden Knights Take van Riemsdyk in Expansion Draft

Golden Knights Take van Riemsdyk in Expansion Draft

The Chicago Blackhawks will say goodbye to defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk after the Vegas Golden Knights selected him in the NHL Expansion Draft. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:26 PM

Blackhawks Reveal Jersey for 2017-18 Season

Blackhawks Reveal Jersey for 2017-18 Season

The Chicago Blackhawks have long been ranked as one of the top jersey designs in the NHL, and the team unveiled their newest look on Tuesday night. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:49 AM

Blackhawks Will Open New Season vs. Penguins

Blackhawks Will Open New Season vs. Penguins

The Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2017-18 season against the defending Stanley Cup champions, as the Pittsburgh Penguins will come to town to kick off the NHL campaign. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:25 AM

Hossa Situation Will Have Huge Impact on Hawks' Cap Issues

Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the 2017-18 season with a serious allergy condition, but what does that mean for the team's salary cap situation? Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 6:41 AM

Hossa: 'Playing Hockey Not Possible' During 2017-18 Season

Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa might have to retire from the NHL due to a medical condition, according to a new report. Read »

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James Neveau James Neveau is a digital content producer and sports writer for NBC Chicago. He started writing for the company in 2013 covering the Blackhawks, but has since added the rest of Chicago's sports teams, as well as news, to his coverage. You can email James at james.neveau@nbcuni.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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