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Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 4:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks in Cap Crunch with New NHL Salary Cap

Hawks in Cap Crunch with New NHL Salary Cap

The Chicago Blackhawks have 22 players under contract for next season, but they will have to sacrifice at least one of those contracts as the NHL's salary cap was set at $69 million. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 3:05 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Re-Sign Morin to Two-Year Deal

Blackhawks Re-Sign Morin to Two-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have now re-signed all three of their restricted free agents, as Jeremy Morin has agreed to a two-year deal to stay with the team. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 2:01 PM
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By James Neveau

Top Blackhawks Draft Picks: The Final Four

Top Blackhawks Draft Picks: The Final Four

The Chicago Blackhawks will make their first round selection on Friday night at the NHL Entry Draft, but who is their greatest draft pick of all time? Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Ink Smith, Raanta to Two-Year Extensions

Hawks Ink Smith, Raanta to Two-Year Extensions

The Chicago Blackhawks may be looking to make a move at the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, but the first dominoes to fall were actually new contract extensions for Ben Smith and Antti Raanta. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 7:43 PM
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By James Neveau

Agent Says Sharp is Not on Trading Block

Agent Says Sharp is Not on Trading Block

For fans worried about Patrick Sharp's status with the Chicago Blackhawks, his agent Rick Curran says that his client is not on the trading block. Read »

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 »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 4:50 PM
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By James Neveau

Keith Named to NHL First All-Star Team

Keith Named to NHL First All-Star Team

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith ran away with the Norris Trophy voting on Tuesday night, so it isn't much of a surprise he was named to the NHL First All-Star Team as well. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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By James Neveau

Duncan Keith Wins 2014 Norris Trophy

Duncan Keith Wins 2014 Norris Trophy

The Chicago Blackhawks got on the board at the NHL Awards on Tuesday night, with defenseman Duncan Keith beating out Shea Weber and Zdeno Chara for the Norris Trophy. 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 »

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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By James Neveau

Patrick Sharp Reportedly Being Shopped by Hawks

Patrick Sharp Reportedly Being Shopped by Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks could be looking to upgrade their second line center position, and winger Patrick Sharp could be dangled for help in that area, according to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet. 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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