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Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 1:18 PM

Blackhawks Could Get Great Salary Cap News: Report

Blackhawks Could Get Great Salary Cap News: Report

The Chicago Blackhawks have their fingers crossed that the NHL salary cap will go up significantly for the 2017-18 season, and according to a new report, they may very well get their wish. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 12:33 PM

Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency Calendar

Chicago Blackhawks Free Agency Calendar

The Chicago Blackhawks should be plenty active on the free agent and trade markets this summer, and we have all the key dates for fans to circle on their calendars. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 1:24 PM

Darling Tells All in Emotional Goodbye Letter to Chicago

Scott Darling has been working on his goodbye to Chicago for months – and it was well worth the wait. Read »

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 at 4:05 PM
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Pros and Cons: Evaluating the Blackhawks' Trade Candidates

With trade rumors floating around the Chicago Blackhawks, which players could...View gallery »

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 7:27 PM

Blackhawks to Name Samuelsson as Assistant Coach: Reports

Blackhawks to Name Samuelsson as Assistant Coach: Reports

Several weeks after the Chicago Blackhawks fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen, it appears his replacement has been selected. Read »

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 4:16 PM

Five Top Moments From the Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup Run

Five Top Moments From the Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup Run

Friday marks the seventh anniversary of one of the biggest moments in the history of the Chicago Blackhawks, as the team captured its first Stanley Cup championship in nearly 50 years on this date in 2010. Read »

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:33 AM

Chicago Blackhawks Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

Chicago Blackhawks Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks announced their six-game preseason schedule on Thursday, which includes trips to Detroit's brand new Little Caesar's Arena and Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 10:46 AM

Blackhawks Sign Jan Rutta to 1-Year Contract

Blackhawks Sign Jan Rutta to 1-Year Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks have made an addition to their blue line on Wednesday as they inked Czech-born defenseman Jan Rutta to a one-year contract. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 6:23 AM

Judge Tosses Suit Against NHL for Enforcer Boogaard’s Death

Judge Tosses Suit Against NHL for Enforcer Boogaard’s Death

A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the National Hockey League by the parents of late Minnesota Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard, who died from an accidental overdose of painkillers when... Read »

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 at 12:14 PM

Toews Voices Opposition to Paris Accord Withdrawal

Toews Voices Opposition to Paris Accord Withdrawal

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews has become known for his quiet demeanor in the locker room and on the ice, but when it comes to environmental matters, the captain continues to loudly voice his opinion. 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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