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Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 11:14 AM

6 Things to Do and See at the Chicago Blackhawks Convention

For Chicago Blackhawks fans— their ‘one goal’ this weekend is to get pumped for the upcoming season.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 2:32 PM
By James Neveau

Blackhawks vs. Bruins: The Winter Classic in Photos

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins battled in the 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium, and the game provided some iconic images.View gallery »

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Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 8:44 PM
By James Neveau

A Close-Up Look at the Blackhawks' Winter Classic Jersey

The Chicago Blackhawks will wear special edition jerseys for the 2019 Winter Classic, and we have an up-close look at some of the jersey's more interesting features.View gallery »

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Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:13 PM
By James Neveau

Blackhawks Open Epic Winter Classic Pop-Up Store

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins will battle in the Winter Classic, and the Hawks have opened a sparkling new pop-up store on Michigan Avenue to celebrate the occasion!View gallery »

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Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 4:06 PM
By James Neveau

Blackhawks Season Preview: New Faces Reign in Chicago

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to get back into the postseason after missing the playoffs a year ago, and some new faces on the West Side will be looking to help them accomplish that goal.View gallery »

  • Defenseman: Brandon Davidson
  • Center: Luke Johnson
  • Defenseman: Henri Jokiharju
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 8:14 PM
By James Neveau

Photos: Great Accomplishments of Stan Mikita's Career

Chicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita passed away this month, and we're reliving some of his greatest accomplishments.View gallery »

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Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 7:51 PM
By James Neveau

Free Agency Preview: 10 Potential Blackhawks Targets

The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to make some moves this offseason, and here are 10 potential players that they could target in free agency.View gallery »

  • Center - Jay Beagle
  • Defenseman - Ian Cole
  • Defenseman - Calvin de Haan
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 4:22 PM
By James Neveau

A Look Back at the Blackhawks' Outdoor Games

The Chicago Blackhawks will take on the Boston Bruins in the 2019 Winter Classic, but before they do, we're taking a look back at the team's previous outdoor tilts.View gallery »

  • 2009 Winter Classic - Wrigley Field
  • 2014 Stadium Series - Soldier Field
  • 2015 Winter Classic - Nationals Park
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:05 PM
By James Neveau

Blackhawks Walk the Red Carpet Ahead of Home Opener

The Chicago Blackhawks got the red carpet treatment on Thursday as they got ready to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the United Center.View gallery »

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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:40 PM
By James Neveau

Blackhawks Return to United Center for Preseason Opener

The Chicago Blackhawks returned home to the United Center on Thursday for their first home preseason game of the year, and they brought along their biggest stars for the party.View gallery »

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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, 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
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