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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:59 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Johnny Oduya

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Johnny Oduya

Our player evaluation series continues on Friday as we examine the season of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:02 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Niklas Hjalmarsson

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Niklas Hjalmarsson

Niklas Hjalmarsson may not have won the Norris Trophy that Duncan Keith has, but you'd find few Chicago Blackhawks observers who weren't blown away by his 2013-14 season. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 10:03 AM
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By James Neveau

Top 10 Hawks Picks: #8 Niklas Hjalmarsson

Top 10 Hawks Picks: #8 Niklas Hjalmarsson

The Chicago Blackhawks have had a lot of talented defensemen on their roster, and our #8 all-time draft pick Niklas Hjalmarsson fits right into that category. Read »

Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Panic-Meter: Game 3 Edition

Blackhawks Panic-Meter: Game 3 Edition

The Chicago Blackhawks have lost two games in a row, but how concerned should their fans be about their recent struggles? Read »

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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By James Neveau

Hjalmarsson's Crazy Toughness a Blessing for Blackhawks

Hjalmarsson's Crazy Toughness a Blessing for Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson has been known as a fearless shot-blocker for years now, but Sunday's game against Minnesota took his legend to a whole new level. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:41 PM
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By James Neveau

Madhouse Enforcer Presents: The Blackhawks Awards

Madhouse Enforcer Presents: The Blackhawks Awards

The playoffs are rapidly approaching, but Madhouse Enforcer wants to take one more look back at the season as we give out our Blackhawks Awards. Read »

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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By James Neveau

Three Stars of Hawks vs. Sabres

Three Stars of Hawks vs. Sabres

Patrick Kane had a successful homecoming to Buffalo on Sunday, but was it enough to earn him First Star honors for the Chicago Blackhawks? Read »

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By James Neveau

Cubs GM Compares Hawks to Red Sox

Cubs GM Compares Hawks to Red Sox

Today in Hawks Headlines we are examining Cubs GM Jed Hoyer's comments about the Blackhawks, as well as looking at several players looking to thrive at opposite ends of the lineup. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 9:21 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks at Olympics: Hjalmarsson Seeks Gold in Sochi

Hawks at Olympics: Hjalmarsson Seeks Gold in Sochi

After winning gold in 2006, Sweden finished fifth in Vancouver in 2010. Can Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson guide them back to Olympic glory in 2014? Read »

Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 at 3:35 PM
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By James Neveau

Are Hawks' Defensive Woes a Cause for Concern?

Are Hawks' Defensive Woes a Cause for Concern?

The Chicago Blackhawks' strategy is predicated on limiting scoring chances, but indiscipline and poor execution have hampered them in recent games. 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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