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Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Nick Leddy

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Nick Leddy

The Chicago Blackhawks have two of the top defensive pairings in the NHL, but Nick Leddy is still a force to be reckoned with despite his lower stature on the depth chart. 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 »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 4:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks in Cap Crunch with New NHL Salary Cap

Hawks in Cap Crunch with New NHL Salary Cap

The Chicago Blackhawks have 22 players under contract for next season, but they will have to sacrifice at least one of those contracts as the NHL's salary cap was set at $69 million. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 3:05 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Re-Sign Morin to Two-Year Deal

Blackhawks Re-Sign Morin to Two-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have now re-signed all three of their restricted free agents, as Jeremy Morin has agreed to a two-year deal to stay with the team. Read »

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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By James Neveau
      

How Will Quenneville Set Up His Lineup Without Seabrook?

With defenseman Brent Seabrook out for three games due to suspension, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has a few options on how he should configure his lineup. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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By James Neveau

Oduya Out for Friday's Game vs. Blue Jackets

Oduya Out for Friday's Game vs. Blue Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks' injury woes will continue Friday, as defenseman Johnny Oduya will miss his second straight game with a lower body injury. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By James Neveau

Central Division Power Rankings: Week 23

Central Division Power Rankings: Week 23

The Chicago Blackhawks jumped back ahead of the Colorado Avalanche this week, but were the defending champions able to crawl ahead of the St. Louis Blues too? Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 12:01 PM
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By James Neveau

Bickell, Rozsival to Miss Game vs. Stars

Bickell, Rozsival to Miss Game vs. Stars

The Chicago Blackhawks will not have Bryan Bickell or Michal Rozsival in their lineup Tuesday night, but both players are close to returning according to head coach Joel Quenneville. Read »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 5:41 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Ink Matt Carey to 2-Year Deal

Blackhawks Ink Matt Carey to 2-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks made an interesting move on Thursday, signing collegian Matt Carey to a two-year contract. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014 at 6:33 PM
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By James Neveau

Saad, Rozsival Both Out Versus Blues

Saad, Rozsival Both Out Versus Blues

Both Brandon Saad and Michal Rozsival will miss their second straight game on Wednesday as the Blackhawks play the Blues, according to head coach Joel Quenneville. 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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