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Still-unsigned Blackhawk Brendan Perlini is just one small piece of NHL’s massive restricted-free-agent blockade

Perlini is the last Blackhawk without a contract, but he’s one of many restricted free agents still unsigned around the league.

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New Blackhawks forward Ryan Carpenter has made a hockey career the hard way

Before arriving in the NHL, the Florida-born Carpenter helped revive the struggling hockey program at Bowling Green.

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Blackhawks will be featured in league-high 12 nationally televised games

NBC Sports Chicago will carry the remaining 70 games of the 2019-20 schedule.

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Chicago Hockey Charity Classic focuses on inclusiveness, with Kendall Coyne Schofield, Josh Pauls as headliners

The event, held at the Blackhawks’ Fifth Third Arena, raised about $40,000 for Special Olympics Chicago.

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Inside the Alex Nylander trade: How Anders Sorensen gave the Blackhawks exclusive insight

Nylander grew up always playing for Sorensen, whether it was ice hockey for the Chicago Mission or knee hockey in Sorensen’s basement. Now, the lifelong friends are reunited in the Hawks’ organization.

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Chris Kunitz’s new position in Blackhawks’ coaching staff to ‘evolve over time’

After retiring Tuesday, Kunitz is officially the Hawks’ newest player development advisor, but that role is fluid for now.

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Chris Kunitz retires, joins Blackhawks’ coaching staff

Kunitz had 10 points in 56 games with the Hawks last season, his last of 15 years as a player.

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Blackhawks notebook: Kris Versteeg’s Rockford contract not a ‘joke’

The former Hawks forward has serious intentions about his new AHL contract. Plus, the Blues’ Stanley Cup title is poorly received, and goalie coach Jimmy Waite unloads on goaltender interference.

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Blackhawks’ veteran core ‘on alert’ after sweeping offseason roster changes

"It’s going to be a battle for ice time and positioning, so it’s good to have competition within the group," defenseman Brent Seabrook said.

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Entering second year with Blackhawks, understated Jeremy Colliton is sticking to his message — and himself

Colliton has now coached in 26 NHL arenas, developed relationships with returning players, chosen new additions and fleshed out his coaching staff. But his mellow personality and believe-in-yourself teachings? Those haven’t changed a bit.

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Andrew Shaw is back, and the Blackhawks couldn’t be happier to have him

The Hawks recently reacquired Shaw from the Canadiens after trading him before the 2016-17 season for two second-round picks.

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Crawford-Lehner gives Blackhawks elite goaltending duo, but Collin Delia isn’t discouraged

The Hawks clearly see veteran Corey Crawford and star addition Robin Lehner as their top two goaltenders for 2019-20. Presumed No. 3 option Collin Delia has plans to re-enter his name into the conversation.

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Corey Crawford married fiancée Kristy Muscolino, and lots of Hawks were there

Crawford and Muscolino tied the knot over the weekend in Chicago.

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How the Blackhawks’ unique summer training regimen has transformed Dylan Strome

Strome has stayed in Chicago all summer while Paul Goodman, the Hawks’ strength and conditioning coach, has molded the rising star’s posture and balance.

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Boqvist amazes, Nylander underwhelms at Blackhawks’ development-camp scrimmage

The red team, led by Adam Boqvist, defeated the white team, led by Kirby Dach, 6-5 in the final event of camp week.

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Blackhawks development camp notebook: After 4 days, Kirby Dach already emerging as leader

Plus, Brandon Hagel is preparing for his rookie season in AHL, and Philipp Kurashev’s blinding speed stands out.

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Blackhawks development camp: Goalie invitees vying for possible future NHL contracts

Four of the six goaltenders at camp are undrafted college free agents. One of them could be the Hawks’ next Collin Delia.

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Stan Bowman shares thoughts on Nylander, Kubalik, Perlini and Blackhawks’ defense

The Hawks GM provided updates on a number of players and topics at a Wednesday press conference.

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Blackhawks development camp notebook: Ian Mitchell reiterates loyalty to Denver

The Blackhawks’ much-debated defenseman prospect makes it clear he’s not going to sign this summer.

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Blackhawks gain cap flexibility, send Artem Anisimov to Senators for Zack Smith

Anisimov and Smith are 31-year-old forwards, but Smith comes $1.3 million cheaper and brings more defensive attentiveness.

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Dach, Nylander, others debut as Blackhawks’ development camp begins

The Hawks’ six 2019 draft picks all saw the ice at Fifth Third Arena as the weeklong event began Monday.

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Ian Mitchell’s future emerges as key storyline for Blackhawks’ development camp

The highly touted defense prospect is slated to return to the University of Denver after camp ends.

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Under tutelage of Campbell and Eaton, Blackhawks groom next generation of defensemen

The continued progress of top prospects Adam Boqvist, Nicolas Beaudin and others, which will be showcased at development camp starting Monday, helped make Henri Jokiharju expendable.

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Blackhawks make major prospect swap, sending Jokiharju to Sabres for Alex Nylander

The Hawks’ 2017 first-round pick was considered dispensable considering the strength of the defensive prospect pipeline.

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Blackhawks sign 1st-round pick Kirby Dach to entry-level contract

The Hawks officially announced the signing of the No. 3 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Reliable, relaxed Calvin de Haan ready to refresh Blackhawks’ defense, on and off the ice

From co-owning a brewery to regularly responding to trolls on Twitter, the Hawks’ summer acquisition is more than just a stay-at-home defenseman.

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Daniel Carcillo accuses Blackhawks of mismanaging Steve Montador’s concussions in 2011-12

In two Wednesday tweets, Carcillo alleges the Hawks ostracized Montador in 2012 during the fallout from a string of concussions. Montador died in 2015.

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Just Sayin’: The White Sox’ first-half MVP? It’s got to be the non-All-Star with the bum ankle

With his energy, enthusiasm and hard play, shortstop Tim Anderson has done more than anyone else to give these Sox the identity they were sorely lacking.

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Blackhawks’ offseason plan reaches fork: Upgrade forwards or close up shop?

As July progresses, Stan Bowman can either execute a final big roster shakeup or unplug the phone lines. There’s no middle road.

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Blackhawks sign stud goaltender Robin Lehner, casting Corey Crawford’s future into question

Lehner was a top-tier free-agent goalie after ranking second in the NHL with a .930 save percentage last season, but the Hawks were never expected to be a suitor.

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Blackhawks re-sign David Kampf, one of their top defensive forwards

Despite not sending him a qualifying offer last week, the Hawks are bringing back the depth center.

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Blackhawks begin free agency by signing depth center Ryan Carpenter

Carpenter will add depth and dependability to the Hawks’ cast of bottom-six forwards.