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Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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By James Neveau

Capitals to Host Blackhawks in 2015 Winter Classic

Capitals to Host Blackhawks in 2015 Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals have long been rumored to be the hosts of the 2015 Winter Classic, and reports have the Chicago Blackhawks playing against them in the New Year's Day showdown. Read »

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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By James Neveau

Could Spezza Deal Make Sense for Blackhawks?

Could Spezza Deal Make Sense for Blackhawks?

Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza has reportedly asked for a trade. Would the Chicago Blackhawks be a good fit for him? Read »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 7:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Bowman Optimistic Kane, Toews Deals Will be Done Soon

Bowman Optimistic Kane, Toews Deals Will be Done Soon

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to lock up Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to new long-term deals, and GM Stan Bowman is optimistic the contracts will be agreed to by July 1. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 9:43 AM
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By James Neveau

Salary Cap Increases Help Hawks in Kane/Toews Talks

Salary Cap Increases Help Hawks in Kane/Toews Talks

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are in line for big pay raises from the Chicago Blackhawks, but if reports about the NHL's salary cap are true, GM Stan Bowman's job could be getting much easier. Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 9:49 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Kane's Maturation Continues to Impress

Hawks Headlines: Kane's Maturation Continues to Impress

The Chicago Blackhawks are currently enjoying their offseason, but we'll periodically check up on the team in our Hawks Headlines feature. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:47 AM
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By James Neveau

Could Sharp, Seabrook Be on the Chopping Block?

Could Sharp, Seabrook Be on the Chopping Block?

With extensions to Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews looming, could GM Stan Bowman consider trading Patrick Sharp or Brent Seabrook to clear salary cap space? Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 9:16 AM
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By James Neveau

Kane, Toews Extensions Blackhawks' "Highest Priority"

Kane, Toews Extensions Blackhawks'

The Chicago Blackhawks will have to open up their wallets next season to re-sign Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, but GM Stan Bowman says the deals are the team's "highest priority" heading into the offseason. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 6:41 AM
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By James Neveau

Final Thoughts: Blackhawks' 2013-14 Season

Final Thoughts: Blackhawks' 2013-14 Season

The Chicago Blackhawks may have fallen short of their ultimate goal this season, but their perseverance gives fans something to hang their hats on heading into the offseason. Read »

Sunday, Jun 1, 2014 at 10:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Eliminated in 5-4 Loss to Kings

Blackhawks Eliminated in 5-4 Loss to Kings

The Chicago Blackhawks were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday night as the Los Angeles Kings won a 5-4 contest in overtime. Read »

Sunday, Jun 1, 2014 at 12:59 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks' Limited Game 7 History Bears Important Lessons

Hawks' Limited Game 7 History Bears Important Lessons

The Chicago Blackhawks don't have a lot of recent experience in Game 7's, but the games they have played provide them with some important lessons heading into Sunday's game against the Kings. 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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