<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Madhouse Enforcer | Chicago Blackhawks NHL Blog]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/madhouse-enforcer http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:52:15 -0600 Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:52:15 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Kero a Hero as Blackhawks Best Sharks]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:40:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498779488.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks got the California leg of their circus trip off to a good start with a win over the San Jose Sharks, but which players played the biggest role in the victory?

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Steamroll Sharks in 5-2 Slugfest ]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:17:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks11.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks got the California-portion of their road trip off to a great start on Wednesday as they beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks vs. Sharks Preview ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:45:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_59505653957.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have lost two games in a row, but they'll be looking to get off the skids on Wednesday when they battle the San Jose Sharks.

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<![CDATA[First Quarter Review: Three Stars ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:10:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Brent+Seabrook.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are a quarter of the way through their 2015-16 season, but who has the team's best player been thus far?

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Unveil Jerseys for 2016 Stadium Series Game]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:38:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ToewsStadiumSeriesJersey.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have unveiled the jerseys that they will wear on Feb. 21 when they take on the Minnesota Wild in an outdoor game in Minneapolis.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks One of NHL's Most Valuable Franchises]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:10:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-477604226.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks continue to see success on the ice, and that means that more money is flowing into their coffers as they remain one of the league's most valuable franchises in a new ranking.]]>
<![CDATA[Canucks Clobber Blackhawks 6-3]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 08:25:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cauncks+hawks+crawford.jpg
Behind nine combined points from Daniel and Henrik Sedin, the Vancouver Canucks knocked off the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[ Blackhawks Look to Rebound vs. Canucks Saturday]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:23:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/toews+canucks.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will wrap up the Canadian portion of their circus road trip on Saturday as they take on the Vancouver Canucks.

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<![CDATA[Teravainen, Dano Ruled Out for Blackhawks vs. Flames Friday ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:06:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Side-Black1.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are taking on the Calgary Flames on Friday night, but they'll have to do so without two of their best young players.]]>
<![CDATA[Experts Weigh in on Trevor Daley's Future ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:46:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_586284513440.jpg
Will he stay or will he go? In this edition of Hawks Headlines, experts weigh in on whether or not Trevor Daley will be traded by the Chicago Blackhawks.

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<![CDATA[NHL Unveils 3-on-3 ASG Tournament ]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 01:26:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/GettyImages-462728974.jpg
On Wednesday, the NHL announced sweeping changes to the All-Star Game format, ditching the fantasy draft and installing a completely new structure to the festivities.

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<![CDATA[Hossa's Heroics Help Hawks to 4-3 Victory ]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 23:22:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-497764558.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks coughed up their lead late in regulation, but Marian Hossa ensured a victory as he scored an overtime goal to lift the team to a 4-3 victory.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Look to Reverse Road Fortunes on Circus Trip]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:40:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kane+new.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have only won twice on the road so far this season, but they'll get a chance to make a statement on their six-game circus trip, which begins on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Hawks Look For Momentum Heading Into Circus Trip ]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17:05:40 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/marko+dano+hawks.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are going to head out on their annual circus trip later this week, and they'll look to get some momentum going as they welcome the Calgary Flames at the United Center.

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<![CDATA[Duncan Keith Returns to Hawks Lineup After Injury]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:54:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Duncan+Keith.png
The Chicago Blackhawks have been waiting for some good news on the injury front, and they finally got some on Friday as it was revealed that defenseman Duncan Keith will return to the lineup on Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Activate Michal Rozsival From Injured Reserve ]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:38:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/170769033.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are finally getting healthy again, and on Friday they activated defenseman Michal Rozsival from long-term injured reserve.]]>
<![CDATA[Devils Defeat Blackhawks, 3-2]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:33:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-496908024.jpg
Sergey Kalinin's first power-play goal in the NHL timed out well for the New Jersey Devils.

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<![CDATA[Kane Named NHL's First Star of the Week]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:24:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/165*120/GettyImages-496340444+%281%29.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane has been running roughshod over opposing teams so far in November, and on Monday he was rewarded with First Star of the Week honors by the NHL.

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<![CDATA[Panarin's Explosive 1st Period Hits 2 Milestones]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 09:03:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/GettyImages-496340440.jpg
It's been a while since the Chicago Blackhawks have had a rookie as exciting as Artemi Panarin, and his two first period goals on Sunday night put him with some elite company in the milestone department. ]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Beat Oilers 4-2 ]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 21:44:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hawks+oilers.jpg
Artemi Panarin scored two goals, and Artem Anisimov and Patrick Kane each scored as the Chicago Blackhawks seized a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Quenneville Reconfigures Lines With Hossa's Return ]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 13:56:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/quenneville-1-22.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will get Marian Hossa back in their lineup on Sunday, and Joel Quenneville is tinkering with his lines again as the veteran forward returns.

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<![CDATA[Hossa Will Play for Blackhawks vs. Oilers ]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 13:27:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/marian+hossa81.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks' offense will get a boost on Sunday as they will get Marian Hossa back in the lineup, along with Artem Anisimov, who left Friday's game with an injury.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Lose Second Straight in 4-2 Defeat vs. Devils ]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:14:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-496053106.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks coughed up three first period goals as they fell by a score of 4-2 to the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Kane, Teammates Address Dismissal of Rape Investigation]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18:53:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Kane+2.png
Patrick Kane on Friday spoke to reporters about news that an investigation into allegations of rape against him would be dismissed thanking his family and fans for support.]]>
<![CDATA[Rockford IceHogs Unveil Christmas-Themed Jerseys ]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:07:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hockey_skates_puck_01.jpg
The Rockford IceHogs will be rocking "Ugly Christmas Sweater" jerseys against the Chicago Wolves later this month, but we ask you: are they actually that ugly?

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<![CDATA[Hossa Out Again for Blackhawks Friday]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:43:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/456992906.jpg
Despite optimism that he would be back in the lineup, Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will miss his third straight game on Friday when the team plays against the New Jersey Devils.

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<![CDATA[Joel Quenneville Named Assistant Coach for 2016 World Cup ]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:43:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/466738891.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has had an excellent NHL career, and he'll look to parlay that into success at the international level next summer.

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<![CDATA[How Should Lineup Look Upon Hossa's Return?]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:55:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/163*120/GettyImages-492241394.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will likely get Marian Hossa back in the very near future, but how should their lineup look when the winger returns?]]>
<![CDATA[DA Drops Patrick Kane Investigation]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:45:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Kane+2.png
Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita announced Thursday an investigation into allegations of rape against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane will be dismissed.]]>
<![CDATA[Blues Beat Blackhawks 6-5 ]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 22:12:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495711844.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks built up a three goal lead, but the St. Louis Blues scored four unanswered goals to grab a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Report: Kane Accuser No Longer Wants to Cooperate in Investigation]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 20:03:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kane+new.jpg
The woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape over the summer has reportedly said she no longer wants to cooperate with an investigation into her claims.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Score 4-2 Comeback Win Over Kings Monday ]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 22:17:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-495410634.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks scored three third-period goals to knock off the Los Angeles Kings by a score of 4-2 on Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Marian Hossa Likely Won't Play Monday vs. Kings]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 12:38:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-459563171.jpg
The Los Angeles Kings have won seven games in a row, but the Chicago Blackhawks will more than likely be without one of their best players as they try to end that winning streak Monday.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Send Bryan Bickell to Rockford]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 11:44:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bryan+Bickell+hawks+new.JPG
The Chicago Blackhawks have been hoping that Bryan Bickell would find his form this season, but with zero points in seven games, the forward was sent down to Rockford on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Kane Responds to Report That He is 'Unlikely' to Face Charges]]> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 15:55:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kane+nov+1.jpg
After practice on Sunday, Blackhawks star Patrick Kane responded to a new report that claims he is "unlikely" to face criminal charges relating to allegations of sexual assault.

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<![CDATA[Report: Patrick Kane 'Unlikely' to Face Criminal Charges]]> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 09:58:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kane+new.jpg
The allegations of sexual assault against Blackhawks star Patrick Kane may soon be coming to an end, according to a new report that claims Kane is "unlikely" to face criminal charge

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<![CDATA[Wild Beat Blackhawks 5-4 ]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 21:01:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495016090.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks' offense showed up in force on Friday night, but their defense was nowhere to be found as they dropped a 5-4 decision to the Minnesota Wild.

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<![CDATA[Three Stars: Blackhawks vs. Jets ]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:48:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-494861926.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks were unable to get over the hump against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night, but there were several individual performances worth celebrating even in defeat.

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<![CDATA[Ten Game Report: Standouts and Busts ]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:13:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/niklas+hjalmarsson+blues.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have played 10 games so far this season, and we took a look at the players who are excelling, and which ones have been disappointments in the early going.

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<![CDATA[Could Dano Help With Scoring Woes?]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:58:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-494394814.jpg
In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at whether Marko Dano would help boost the Chicago Blackhawks' sagging defense, one forward's epic high school hairstyle, and engage in a bit of shameless...]]>
<![CDATA[Jets Best Blackhawks 3-1 ]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:53:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-494862588.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks saw their four-game winning streak come to an end on Thursday night as they dropped a 3-1 decision to the Winnipeg Jets.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Make History With Monday Win Over Ducks]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:27:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-494374842.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks in a 1-0 thriller on Monday night, but it was the way that they won that made NHL history.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Demote Vincent Hinostroza to Rockford ]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 11:03:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*127/GettyImages-494136688.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have sent forward Vincent Hinostroza back to the Rockford IceHogs, opening up speculation on which player will be called upon next to help their ailing offense.

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<![CDATA[Toews Goal Lifts Blackhawks to 1-0 Win Over Ducks ]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:24:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-494374842.jpg
For the second consecutive game, the Chicago Blackhawks played to a scoreless draw during regulation, and for the second straight game Jonathan Toews scored to give the team a 1-0 victory.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Look to Exploit Ducks' Scoring Woes ]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:54:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-494118672.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have won three games in a row, and the Anaheim Ducks have lost six of their first seven games. The Hawks will look to continue those trends when they engage in a Western Conference...

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<![CDATA[What Should Blackhawks Do Without Keith?]]> Fri, 23 Oct 2015 07:20:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/GettyImages-108292510.jpg
In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at what the Chicago Blackhawks should do without Duncan Keith, and we also watch the weirdest rendition of Chelsea Dagger ever recorded.]]>