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Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:45 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

With several third period power plays, the Chicago Blackhawks had plenty of chances to win Game 1 over the St. Louis Blues, but they let those opportunities slip between their fingers. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:53 PM
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By James Neveau
      

Blackhawks' Road to a Repeat Begins Thursday

Last season, the Chicago Blackhawks cruised into the playoffs as favorites and emerged as champions. Coming in as underdogs this time, can they work the same magic as they try to repeat? Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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By James Neveau

First Round Matchups: Backes vs. Toews

First Round Matchups: Backes vs. Toews

When the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues renew acquaintances on Thursday night, the battle between their respective captains will be fascinating to watch. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:37 PM
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By James Neveau

Blues vs. Blackhawks: A History Lesson

Blues vs. Blackhawks: A History Lesson

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues were two of the league's most violent rivals in the early 1990's, and this year's playoff matchup could contain echoes of that hard-hitting past. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:19 PM
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By James Neveau

First Round Matchups: Hitchcock vs. Quenneville

First Round Matchups: Hitchcock vs. Quenneville

Ken Hitchcock and Joel Quenneville are both in the top-10 in all-time coaching victories in NHL history, but which tactician holds the edge when the playoffs begin this week? Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By James Neveau

First Round Matchups: Miller vs. Crawford

First Round Matchups: Miller vs. Crawford

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are both strong defensive teams, but goaltenders Corey Crawford and Ryan Miller will be equally instrumental in determining their teams' fate. Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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By James Neveau

Blues vs. Blackhawks: TV Schedule

Blues vs. Blackhawks: TV Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are meeting in the playoffs for the first time since 2002, and we have your full TV schedule for this matchup of heated rivals. Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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By James Neveau

First Thoughts: Blues vs. Blackhawks

First Thoughts: Blues vs. Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues have had their fair share of run-ins in the NHL playoffs, and this year will be no different as the teams square off in the first round. Read »

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 at 4:12 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks, Blues to Battle in First Round of Playoffs

Blackhawks, Blues to Battle in First Round of Playoffs

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues will be meeting in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and national TV networks are paying attention as NBC will air Game 2 on Saturday afternoon. Read »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM
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By James Neveau

Blues, Avalanche Heading in Opposite Directions as Playoffs Near

Blues, Avalanche Heading in Opposite Directions as Playoffs Near

Some Chicago Blackhawks fans are hoping for a series against the skidding St. Louis Blues, but if history tells us anything, it's that the way a team finishes the regular season doesn't mean anything in the... 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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