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Jeremy Colliton expects Blackhawks’ bigger, deeper defensive corps to better fit his system

Seth Jones and Connor Murphy will both "play a lot of minutes," but Colliton will use training camp to determine which left-handed defensemen will pair with them.

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Blackhawks’ Henrik Borgstrom motivated for ‘second chance’ in NHL

After flaming out with the Panthers, Borgstrom — the 24-year-old former top prospect — must round out his game to succeed with the Hawks.

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This You Gotta See: Sky-Lynx showdown; Blackhawks’ preseason debut

Bears fans should prepare themselves for the possibility that Sunday’s game in Cleveland won’t be a smash success.

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Marc-Andre Fleury’s competitiveness, positivity already rubbing off on Blackhawks

Fleury takes every shot he faces in practice seriously but also knows how to keep the team relaxed off the ice.

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Patrick Kane ‘optimistic’ nagging injury won’t affect his 15th season with Blackhawks

As the Hawks evolve rapidly around him, Kane — the team’s leading scorer for six consecutive years — will need to battle through less-than-perfect health this season.

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Ex-Blackhawks coach Bradley Aldrich assaulted 2 men at Miami University, investigation concludes

But the investigation report, released Friday, also states Aldrich provided Miami (Ohio) no references during his hiring and does not mention any recommendation from the Blackhawks.

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Blackhawks’ players, coaches are 100% vaccinated

"From the logistical side of it, it’s much easier," general manager Stan Bowman said Thursday. "But also it’s just a sign of the players’ commitment to try to be safe."

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Jonathan Toews rejoins Blackhawks as training camp begins: ‘It’s a good feeling’

In his first public comments since taking his medical leave of absence in December, Toews said Thursday his goal is to play in the Oct. 13 season opener.

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Blackhawks enter jam-packed training camp with many questions to answer

From Jonathan Toews’ status to roster-spot battles to vaccinations, the Hawks have a lot to figure out — starting with their first practice Thursday.

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Lukas Reichel begins Blackhawks career, but Hawks prospects lose twice to Wild

Hawks prospects lost 3-2 on Friday and 4-3 in a shootout Sunday, although the experience mattered more than the results.

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Blackhawks’ Kirby Dach, healthy at last, hopes intensive summer training leads to explosive season

With his wrist 100% healed since the beginning of August and his skating strength refined by another summer with his longtime trainer, Dach feels confident entering his third year with the Hawks.

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Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane says he didn’t know in 2010 about assault allegations

"Obviously very serious allegations, and everyone knows that," Kane said Friday. "But I will say that I didn’t know anything about it at the time and did participate with the investigation."

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Blackhawks sign 1st-rounder Nolan Allan to 3-year contract

Allan, the 32nd overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, will carry an $870,000 cap hit on his entry-level contract.

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Former Bruins and Blackhawks center Fred Stanfield dies at 77

The Bruins acquired him from the Blackhawks in 1967 as part of one of the most famous trades in NHL history, swapped along with Phil Esposito and Ken Hodge for Gilles Marotte, Pit Martin and Jack Norris.

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New Blackhawks motions in Bradley Aldrich lawsuits focus on lack of evidence of recommendation letter

The Hawks said they sent a letter to Susan Loggans, the lawyer representing two of Aldrich’s alleged victims, asking she withdraw the "demonstrably false" claim that the Hawks recommended Aldrich to a Michigan high school.

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As Brandon Hagel’s Blackhawks career blossoms, his father watches in amazement: ‘He did it all’

In 2018, Dwayne Hagel told his son, Brandon, not to give up on his NHL dream. Three years later, Brandon has become an important part of the Hawks’ future.

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Blackhawks to honor retired Andrew Shaw, Brent Seabrook, Niklas Hjalmarsson this season

Ceremonies for those three beloved players, and for Patrick Kane’s 1,000th game, are among the special game nights announced by the Hawks on Wednesday.

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With NHL officially committed to Olympics, many Blackhawks could be in the mix

Americans Patrick Kane, Alex DeBrincat and Seth Jones may headline the contingent of Hawks headed to Beijing in February.

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NHL players can participate in Beijing Olympics

The league, its players’ union, the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation struck a deal Friday that will put the best players in the world back on sports’ biggest stage in February after they skipped the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

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Unvaccinated NHL players face unpaid suspension

Teams will be able to suspend unvaccinated players without pay if they cannot participate in hockey activities as part of new COVID-19 protocols.

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Departures of Jay Blunk, Pete Hassen headline another Blackhawks front-office shakeup

Two employees tied to the Bradley Aldrich scandal — James Gary and Marie Sutera — are also no longer listed in the Hawks’ front-office directory.

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United Center will require vaccination or negative COVID test to attend Blackhawks, Bulls games

The policy, announced Thursday, also applies to all other events at the United Center.

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Blackhawks sign Connor Murphy to 4-year extension, cementing new defensive core

Murphy, already by far the Hawks’ longest-tenured defenseman, will carry a $4.4 million cap hit through 2026.

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Jeremy Colliton ready to prove he can lead Blackhawks’ resurgence

Entering his fourth season as coach, Colliton carries the responsibility of ensuring his team lives up to its heightened expectations.

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Blackhawks hire Colby Cohen as TV studio analyst

Cohen’s official title is content analyst. The 32-year-old former NHL player and ESPN broadcaster will appear on all of the Hawks’ platforms and figures to fill in for game analyst Eddie Olczyk when he’s working for TNT.

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Former Blackhawks forward Jimmy Hayes dies at 31

Hayes played 43 games for the Hawks and 120 games for the Rockford IceHogs from 2011 to 2013.

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Projecting Blackhawks’ 2021-22 depth chart: How will a crowded field sort out?

A rough guess of the Hawks’ forward lines and defensive pairs still leaves out a number of arguably NHL-caliber players.

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NHL will let teams place sponsor advertisements on jerseys

The league will allow teams to put sponsor patches on jerseys beginning with the 2022-23 season.

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Blackhawks re-sign wing Alex Nylander to 1-year contract

"This will be an important season for [Nylander] to perform consistently and contribute offensively," GM Stan Bowman said.

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Jake McCabe, Connor Murphy united on Blackhawks after 12 years of friendship

McCabe’s summer signing with the Hawks finally puts him on the same NHL team as Murphy, his friend on U.S. national teams since 2009.

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Tony Esposito, Blackhawks’ all-time winningest goalie, dies at 78

Esposito — who won 418 games with the Hawks between 1969 and 1984 and was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988 — died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Blackhawks radio analyst Troy Murray announces he has cancer

Murray did not reveal what type of cancer or whether he’ll join John Wiedeman in the WGN booth at the start of next season.