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Xfinity High-Flying Hawk vs. Blue Jackets: Alex DeBrincat

See why Alex DeBrincat was named Xfinity High-Flying Hawk in Blackhawks loss 3-2 to Blue Jackets.

Game Notes: Feb. 24 at Columbus Blue Jackets

<b>LAST GAME</b><p>The Blackhawks defeated the Sharks 3-1 on Friday night at the United Center. It was Chicago's second consecutive victory and third in their …

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Blackhawks backup goalie Anton Forsberg just trying to move forward

When he was told Alex DeBrincat wouldn’t mind trying his hand at playing goalie again, like he did when he was younger, Anton Forsberg cracked wise.<p>“Alex? Really? He’s a little small,” Forsberg said of his 5-foot-7 teammate. “We should let him try it. And let me try shooting against him.”<p>While …

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Preview: Blue Jackets look to get back on track against Blackhawks

<b>SERIES RECORD</b><p><b>2017-18 Season</b>: (0-1-0). This is the final game of the two-game season series. The Blackhawks won, 5-1, on Oct. 7 in the first game at …

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Thanks, Blackhawks fans and Tribune readers, for responding to racism with nearly $20,000 in donations

<b>Thank you, Blackhawks fans. Thank you, Tribune readers.</b> Thank you all. You rallied and scored big — nearly $20,000 in donations at last count to the charity designated by Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly.<p>I’m grateful to all of you who participated. I can’t remember the last time I wrote a piece …

Chicago Blackhawks

Jean-Francois Berube impressed in his first Blackhawks start

Jean-Francois Berube got his first start of the season on Friday night, and it couldn't have gone any better.<p>The 26-year-old goaltender stopped 42 of …

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Will Karlsson be a Sen Monday?

Monday is the trade deadline and it will be a busy day at NHL headquarters (as well as Rotoworld). There are still five games to be played that night …

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Flyers in uncharted territory with lack of penalties

To the Broad Street Bullies of the 1970s, today’s brand of hockey is simply unrecognizable, and perhaps to some, even unacceptable.<p>When the Flyers …

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Bold fantasy predictions for every NHL team

With the ESPN standard fantasy league trade deadline closing and the NHL's own cut-off date for deals pending on Monday, here are a few bold -- and …

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Chicago Blackhawks Should Model Penguins’ Path To Cup Contention

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 04: Sidney Crosby<p>The Chicago Blackhawks are mired in their third straight season with no playoff success after winning the …

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Chicago Blackhawks Forward Lines: A Change is a Comin'

While the Chicago Blackhawks, for all intents and purposes, are outside of playoff contention, they also find themselves in a very interesting …

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Blackhawks edge Senators in seven-round shootout

Joel Quenneville is always searching for some form of motivation this time of year. These are the dog days of the season, when the excitement of the …

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Golden Knights snuff Flames 7-3

Alex Tuch scored the tie-breaking goal in the second period and the host Vegas Golden Knights pulled away for a 7-3 victory over Calgary on Wednesday night.<p>With the win, the Golden Knights moved back atop the NHL standings with 84 points — one ahead of Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay.<p>Ryan …

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Schmaltz scores in 7th round of SO, Blackhawks edge Senators

Nick Schmaltz scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to give Chicago a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, …

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How U.S. hockey team could look if NHL goes to 2022 Winter Olympics

Kevin Allen | USA TODAY Sports<p>With the USA eliminated from the 2018 Olympic men's hockey tournament, it’s not too soon to think about what the American team will look like at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.<p>The best guess is that NHL players will be back for those Games. Players will demand the right …

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NHL Rumour Roundup: Latest on Karlsson, Hoffman, Tanev, Grabner

The NHL’s trade deadline is less than a week away, and though we’re still waiting for our first major “hockey deal,” the rumour mill is full of …

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Blood, spit and teeth: The grossest things NHL players have seen on the ice

When Nazem Kadri ripped out a chunk of Joe Thornton's beard last month, we'll be honest: We thought it was pretty gross. The multicolored bushel has …

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The perfect format for Olympic hockey? Keep it 25 and under

The 2018 Winter Olympic men's hockey tournament is like asking for a glass of Mountain Dew and getting a warm glass of some generic supermarket …

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What are the Blackhawks' young players actually learning from the untradable veterans?

<b>Stop me if you’ve heard this before:</b><p>The Blackhawks rip an opponent the way they did in a 7-1 strafing of the Capitals on Saturday and then immediately roll over and die the way they did against the Kings on Monday.<p>Actually, you hadn’t heard this before, and here’s why: The Hawks don’t win often …

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Will Rest Determine Blackhawks' Fate?

Every time the Blackhawks have a long break between games, they come out flat and lose badly in the next. Isn’t that the opposite of what you’d …

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Five Questions with Patrick Sharp

<b>CHICAGO --</b> Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp didn't see this coming. After the Blackhawks were swept by the Nashville Predators in the 2017 …

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Rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings

While there is plenty of merit in looking at where some of the most discussed trade-bait players will land and how they will perform, there is also …

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Fantasy: Top 10 waiver wire pickups for Week 19

<b>FORWARD</b><p><b>Alex Galchenyuk, C/LW, MTL (35 percent):</b> The Montreal Canadiens forward has assists in five of his past seven games totaling six assists, four …

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2-Minute Drill: LeBron rules, Kris Dunn is driven, Fergie's anthem fail

<i>Catching you up on the latest news, trending topics and meaningless minutiae we all love to talk about in less than 120 seconds.</i><p>Under the NBA’s new …

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NHL condemns fans chanting racial taunt against black player at Chicago Blackhawks game

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league condemns the behavior of four fans chanting a racial taunt against a black player, and backs the …

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Kings hold off Blackhawks for 3-1 win

CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have owned the third period this season. The first period has been a bit of an adventure, but it's coming around.<p>Torrey Mitchell and Andy Andreoff scored during Los Angeles' dominant start, and the Kings held off the Chicago Blackhawks for a 3-1 victory Monday …

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Alex DeBrincat chases down Patrick Kane for the Blackhawks team lead in goals

Patrick Kane makes more than 13 times as much money per season as Alex DeBrincat, so a friendly wager between the two probably wouldn’t be all that …

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Ban the racist jerks who embarrassed the Blackhawks and Chicago from all future sporting events

On Saturday at the United Center, a beautiful night on the ice coincided with ugliness in the stands when four racist jerks embarrassed themselves, the Blackhawks, the sport of hockey and the city of Chicago.<p>It should be their last Hawks game at the UC. Come to think of it, every one of Chicago’s …

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Blackhawks release statement following incident that happened during game vs. Capitals

Four fans at the United Center were thrown out of Saturday's Blackhawks game for taunting Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly with racist …

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5 Chicago Blackhawks Thoughts Amid Embarrassing Racial Incident

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Jordan Oesterle<p>Even when the Chicago Blackhawks win a game, they can’t truly win. A group of idiotic fans ensured …

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