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Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:02 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Niklas Hjalmarsson

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Niklas Hjalmarsson

Niklas Hjalmarsson may not have won the Norris Trophy that Duncan Keith has, but you'd find few Chicago Blackhawks observers who weren't blown away by his 2013-14 season. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:06 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Convention: 5 Must-See Events

Blackhawks Convention: 5 Must-See Events

The Chicago Blackhawks' annual convention has become a must-attend event for fans, but which panels should you check out? We have our must-see list as things get underway at the Chicago Hilton. Read »

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 10:45 PM
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By James Neveau
      

Kane, Toews Optimistic About Hawks' Future

The Chicago Blackhawks held a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the contract extensions Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews recently signed, and both players expressed optimism about the team's... Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Hire Kevin Dineen as Assistant Coach

Blackhawks Hire Kevin Dineen as Assistant Coach

The Chicago Blackhawks hired Kevin Dineen as the team's new assistant coach on Monday to replace Jamie Kompon. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:18 AM
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By Associated Press

Hawks Hire Dineen as Assistant Coach

Hawks Hire Dineen as Assistant Coach

In addition to winning gold in Sochi with the Canadian women, the 50-year-old led Canada's under-18 men's team to a bronze medal at the world championship in Finland in April. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:19 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher
      

Young Hockey Fan Attempts to Recreate Viral Kane Video

One young hockey fan hopes he can play with Patrick Kane someday. He’s starting his training by attempting to recreate the puck-handling skills the winger displayed in a viral video last season. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 7:55 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Johns Ready for a Shot at Roster

Hawks Headlines: Johns Ready for a Shot at Roster

The Chicago Blackhawks began their annual prospect camp on Sunday, and we have profiles of a couple of the key players who will be looking to make an impression on the ice. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 4:15 PM
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By James Neveau

Oduya Reportedly on Trading Block for Hawks

Oduya Reportedly on Trading Block for Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to clear salary cap space, and defenseman Johnny Oduya may be on the block according to reports coming out of Canada. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:36 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Corey Crawford

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Corey Crawford

We continue our series of Chicago Blackhawks Player Evaluations today by examining the performance of goaltender Corey Crawford, and what he needs to work on next season for the Hawks. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Dissecting the Kane and Toews Extensions

Hawks Headlines: Dissecting the Kane and Toews Extensions

In this Friday edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at what the extensions for Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews mean for the team, and what will come next for the Chicago Blackhawks. 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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