Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: Chicago Blackhawks

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the […] READ MORE


For The Blackhawks, Trading Saad Was Ultimately Best Move

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If the playoffs are any indication, Brandon Saad is going to be a heck of a player. At 22 years old, you can see the star potential each and every time he stepped onto the ice. The Columbus Blue Jackets, who acquired the Pittsburgh born Saad, have added another young piece to an already impressive […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Chicago Blackhawks

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE




The Chicago Blackhawks Dynasty: From Depths to Dominance

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Sports fans forgive all sorts of indignities that local owners dish out to their clientele. Fans can wrap their brains around realistic financial limitations. They understand the results of incompetence. Stadiums will always be packed full of enthusiastic crowds when they know their local heroes are playing hard. But there are some things fans will […] READ MORE


Kimmo Timonen Goes Out on Top

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After a long and fruitful career that was nearly cut short by an alarming and serious medical situation, Blackhawks defenseman Kimmo Timonen was finally able to write his own storybook ending, concluding his 16-year career as a Stanley Cup champion. The 40-year-old Timonen was drafted way back in 1993 by the Los Angeles Kings, 250th overall, but […] READ MORE


Five Reasons why the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup

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For the third time in six years, the Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup. Their 2014-15 campaign is the first time the team has won the Cup on home ice since 1938, with their more recent championship celebrations taking place on the opposition’s turf. As the players took to the ice to partake in […] READ MORE