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Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 11:40 AM
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By James Neveau

Why Kane, Toews Deals Spell Changes for Team

Why Kane, Toews Deals Spell Changes for Team

The Chicago Blackhawks brought back their two biggest stars in Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, but their contracts likely mean a looming shake-up to the team's core. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 1:31 PM
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By James Neveau

Kane, Toews Sign 8-Year Extensions

Kane, Toews Sign 8-Year Extensions

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Wednesday that they had signed Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to eight-year contract extensions. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: What Is Richards' Role?

Hawks Headlines: What Is Richards' Role?

Will Brad Richards be the answer for the Chicago Blackhawks at second line center? That's one question we examine in this edition of Hawks Headlines. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Assistant Kompon Reportedly Leaving Team

Hawks Assistant Kompon Reportedly Leaving Team

The Chicago Blackhawks will reportedly be searching for a new assistant coach, as Jamie Kompon has accepted a position with the WHL's Portland Winterhawks. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:34 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Prospect Hayes Will Skip Prospect Camp

Hawks Prospect Hayes Will Skip Prospect Camp

Chicago Blackhawks prospect Kevin Hayes will not be attending the team's development camp next week, according to reports. Read »

Sunday, Jul 6, 2014 at 1:21 PM
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By James Neveau

Chicago Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Sheldon Brookbank

Chicago Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Sheldon Brookbank

The Chicago Blackhawks went into the 2013-14 campaign with several defensemen competing for playing time, and Sheldon Brookbank was one of the main competitors. Read »

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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By James Neveau

Teravainen Likely to Start Season in Rockford

Teravainen Likely to Start Season in Rockford

With Brad Richards in the fold, it's likely that Teuvo Teravainen will begin the season with the Rockford IceHogs, and in all likelihood, that's a good thing. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 7:12 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Brandon Bollig

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Brandon Bollig

Brandon Bollig won't be patrolling United Center ice for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2014, but Madhouse Enforcer checks in with our evaluation of his final season in a Hawks' uniform. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 7:11 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Richards Signing Draws Plaudits

Hawks Headlines: Richards Signing Draws Plaudits

The Chicago Blackhawks weren't particularly active on the first day of free agency, but their one big splash did draw a lot of positive attention to the team. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 4:09 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Sign Richards to 1-Year Deal

Blackhawks Sign Richards to 1-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have been looking for a while for a second line center, and they may have found a placeholder for the spot as they signed Brad Richards to a 1-year deal. 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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