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Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:30 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Blast Blues 4-0

Blackhawks Blast Blues 4-0

The St. Louis Blues came into the United Center full of momentum Wednesday night, but it was the Chicago Blackhawks who got the last laugh in a 4-0 shutout victory. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By James Neveau
      

Bollig Signs 3-Year Extension with Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have been handing out contract extensions to a lot of their key players recently, and they signed another one Monday as Brandon Bollig signed a three year deal. Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:19 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks' Penalty Kill Rounding Into Form

Blackhawks' Penalty Kill Rounding Into Form

The Chicago Blackhawks' penalty kill, a strength last season, has been a liability for the most part this year, but after 23 straight kills, they are rounding into form in a big way. Read »

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Sharp Stellar Even as Hawks Fall

Three Stars: Sharp Stellar Even as Hawks Fall

The Chicago Blackhawks couldn't hold onto an early lead against the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday, but several Hawks players really stood out with their performances in the loss. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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By James Neveau

Red Wings Knock Off Blackhawks In Shootout

Red Wings Knock Off Blackhawks In Shootout

The Chicago Blackhawks got out to an early 2-0 lead, but the Detroit Red Wings stormed back and ended up grabbing a 5-4 shootout victory at Joe Louis Arena Wednesday night. Read »

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 12:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Quenneville Open to Using Kruger at 2nd Line Center

Quenneville Open to Using Kruger at 2nd Line Center

On Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks used Marcus Kruger at the second line center slot for most of the game. Should they make his replacement of Michal Handzus a full-time thing? Read »

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Kruger Does It All Even as Hawks Lose

Three Stars: Kruger Does It All Even as Hawks Lose

The Chicago Blackhawks are stumbling a bit lately, but even though they lost 3-2 to the New York Rangers, there were still several good performances to choose from for our Three Stars. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By James Neveau

Hjalmarsson One of 3 Hawks to Make Team Sweden

Hjalmarsson One of 3 Hawks to Make Team Sweden

The Chicago Blackhawks knew they'd have at least one player on team Sweden with Niklas Hjalmarsson, but Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger both made the roster as well on Tuesday. Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars: Hjalmarsson, Kruger Step Up Defensively for Hawks

Three Stars: Hjalmarsson, Kruger Step Up Defensively for Hawks

In his second game back from injury, Corey Crawford shook off a bad early goal and had an excellent game for the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 1:24 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks' PK Improves Dramatically in Win vs. Predators

Hawks' PK Improves Dramatically in Win vs. Predators

The Chicago Blackhawks' penalty killing unit got off to a rough start Tuesday, but as the game wore on, they kept the Nashville Predators at bay by getting back to basics. 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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