Lukas Reichel, Jakub Galvas Succeeding In First Few Games

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The Chicago Blackhawks call-ups have been making the most of their time in the NHL. Jakub Galvas and Lukas Reichel both were called up for different reasons. Galvas was called up out of necessity, as multiple defencemen were in COVID protocol and unavailable to play. Reichel’s callup was planned, as he was set to get […] READ MORE




NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres and the Olympics

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To our American readers, Happy Thanksgiving! We’re thankful that you’re taking some time to read about new NHL rumours. To readers from outside the United States, we are happy to have you too, and happy Thursday. NHL Rumours Chicago Blackhawks Rumour: Mark Lazerus of the Athletic writes about the future of Jonathan Toews and Patrick […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews on COVID List

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced that team captain Jonathan Toews is on the COVID-19 protocol list. Team officials made the announcement that he and Henrik Borgstrom were added to the list on Tuesday. MEDICAL UPDATE: Forwards Jonathan Toews and Henrik Borgstrom will not practice today (COVID-19 Protocol). #Blackhawks — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) October 26, 2021 Blackhawks […] READ MORE


The Chicago Blackhawks Bad Start Puts Them In Trouble

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Through five games, the Chicago Blackhawks are still looking for their first win of the 2021-22 season. Over the offseason, General Manager Stan Bowman reconstructed the Hawks’ roster from the ground up—instilling faith into the fanbase. Now, the fans are losing hope quicker than ever, but how bad are things actually?  Chicago Blackhawks’ Bad Start […] 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 Chicago Blackhawks Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE