A Playoff Roadmap for the Chicago Blackhawks

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82 games, 16 teams, and sports’ greatest trophy, the Stanley Cup. The Chicago Blackhawks have been there and done that six times since their existence in the NHL, most notably three Cup wins in five seasons during the 2010s. The glory days of the modern Blackhawks era might be behind the organization, but an active […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Players to Watch in 2021-22

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After a hectic and eventful offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks have entirely revamped their roster. Because preseason has already started for most teams and the regular season will quickly follow within the next two weeks for all, here are the top Blackhawks to watch this season.  Top Five Blackhawks to Watch in 2021-22 Training camp is […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Chicago Blackhawks

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


2021 TSP: Chicago Blackhawks Prospects

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Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […] READ MORE


Can the 2021-22 Chicago Blackhawks Make the Playoffs?

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With the return of the traditional divisions, in-person fans, and 82-game schedules, things will start to feel normal again this regular NHL season. Chicago will be back in the standard Central Division where they will face five teams they have not played against in over a year. When compared to last season, this will be […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class in Chicago Blackhawks History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE


Breaking Down The 2021 Chicago Blackhawks Offseason So Far

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For a team heading into year-two of a rebuild, the Chicago Blackhawks offseason has been busy so far. From trading away franchise defenceman Duncan Keith to acquiring young blue liner Seth Jones, the Blackhawks have been all over hockey headlines in recent weeks. As of today the roster that’s set to play for them on […] READ MORE


Keeping Up With the Chicago Blackhawks News

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The Chicago Blackhawks front office has had quite the month. Despite the most pressing matter, the ongoing sexual assault lawsuit against former Chicago coach Brad Aldrich, they have been making so many moves behind the scenes that even the most dedicated Chicago fans might be struggling to retain it all. The following looks at the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Arizona Coyotes, Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks

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We’re only two days away from the opening of NHL free agency, and the rumours are coming in rapidly. NHL insiders are as busy as Quebec Nordiques goaltender Ron Tugnutt when he faced 73 shots from the Boston Bruins in 1991. If Tugnutt was playing today, there might be two teams looking at him. Instead, […] READ MORE