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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:56 AM

Folk Hero Scott Foster Honored at NHL Awards

Folk Hero Scott Foster Honored at NHL Awards

Chicago Blackhawks emergency goaltender Scott Foster became a folk hero when he stepped into the net for a game against the Winnipeg Jets, and on Wednesday he was honored at the NHL Awards. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:46 AM

Blackhawks to Open 2018-19 Season in Ottawa

Blackhawks to Open 2018-19 Season in Ottawa

The Chicago Blackhawks will drop the puck on their 2018-19 season with a road matchup against the Ottawa Senators. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 2:51 PM

Panarin Could Hit Trade Market, Report Says

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to shake things up after missing the playoffs for the first time in a decade, and a player they jettisoned last season may be available on the trade market. Read »

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 10:01 PM
Chicago Hockey Stars Join New League

Chicago Hockey Stars Join New League

 The Chicago Pro Hockey League will drop the puck this summer, and there are some BIG names signed up to play.  Watch »

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:17 PM

Blackhawks Ink Hinostroza to Contract Extension

Blackhawks Ink Hinostroza to Contract Extension

The Chicago Blackhawks are handing out contract extensions like candy on Friday, inking Vincent Hinostroza to a new deal. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:06 PM

Hayden Agrees to Contract Extension With Blackhawks

Hayden Agrees to Contract Extension With Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have retained another piece of their bottom six forward group, as they’ve agreed to terms on a new contract with winger John Hayden. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 11:15 AM

Blackhawks Unveil Preseason Schedule

Blackhawks Unveil Preseason Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks will release their full schedule along with the rest of the NHL next week, but on Friday they gave fans a taste as they revealed their preseason slate. Read »

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Blackhawks Considered Longshots to Win 2019 Stanley Cup

Blackhawks Considered Longshots to Win 2019 Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks are coming off their first missed playoff run since 2008, and it doesn’t appear that oddsmakers have a ton of confidence that they’ll be championship contenders next season. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 7:34 PM

Kane, Coyne Commit to CPHL

Kane, Coyne Commit to CPHL

If you’re hungry for hockey this summer, a new league in Chicago will feature some of the Blackhawks’ biggest stars on a slightly different stage. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 12:08 PM

Blackhawks Sign Andreas Martinsen to New Contract

Blackhawks Sign Andreas Martinsen to New Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks have added more depth to their roster, as they’ve re-signed winger Andreas Martinsen to a one-year contract. Read »

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James Neveau James Neveau is a digital content producer and sports writer for NBC Chicago. He started writing for the company in 2013 covering the Blackhawks, but has since added the rest of Chicago's sports teams, as well as news, to his coverage. You can email James at james.neveau@nbcuni.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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