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Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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By James Neveau

Can Smith, Pirri Capitalize On Chance for More Minutes?

Can Smith, Pirri Capitalize On Chance for More Minutes?

With Joakim Nordstrom's demotion to Rockford, Ben Smith and Brandon Pirri are looking to take advantage of their new found opportunity with the Chicago Blackhawks. Read »

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Keith Gets Two Assist in Hawks Win

Three Stars: Keith Gets Two Assist in Hawks Win

In what was a showcase of two of the best offensive teams in hockey, the Chicago Blackhawks knocked off the New York Islanders by a 3-2 margin on Friday night. Read »

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 4:02 PM
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By James Neveau

Should Hawks Consider Demoting Nordstrom?

Should Hawks Consider Demoting Nordstrom?

The Chicago Blackhawks surprised many folks when they kept Joakim Nordstrom on their opening day roster, but should the experiment come to an end soon? Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 5:29 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Nordstrom Adjusting to Role on Penatly Kill

Hawks Headlines: Nordstrom Adjusting to Role on Penatly Kill

In today's batch of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at why Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp may miss a game this week, and Joakim Nordstrom's penalty killing performance. Read »

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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By James Neveau

Smith Added to Hawks' Lineup for Game vs. Lightning

Smith Added to Hawks' Lineup for Game vs. Lightning

The Chicago Blackhawks will make a slight lineup change on Saturday, inserting Ben Smith onto the third line and taking Jimmy Hayes out of the lineup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:30 PM
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By James Neveau

Should Hawks Start Hayes Over Nordstrom?

Should Hawks Start Hayes Over Nordstrom?

The Chicago Blackhawks will likely have all hands on deck against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, but should they play Jimmy Hayes in place of Joakim Nordstrom? Read »

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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By James Neveau

Should the Hawks Be Concerned with Their PK Unit?

Should the Hawks Be Concerned with Their PK Unit?

The Chicago Blackhawks' penalty killing unit had a rough night on Tuesday, giving up three goals to the Washington Capitals. Is that a legitimate cause for concern? Read »

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:18 PM
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By James Neveau

Could Dark Horse Nordstrom Actually Make Hawks' Roster?

Could Dark Horse Nordstrom Actually Make Hawks' Roster?

During the Chicago Blackhawks' practice on Wednesday, Brandon Pirri and Jeremy Morin didn't skate on lines, but Swedish forward Joakim Nordstrom did. Could he make the opening night roster? Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 5:38 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Froese Scores Twice as Blackhawks Clip Wings

Three Stars: Froese Scores Twice as Blackhawks Clip Wings

Byron Froese scored twice, and Garret Ross and Joakim Nordstrom both added tallies as the Chicago Blackhawks knocked off the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Sunday. 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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