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Author: Bryan Oakley

Chicago Blackhawks 2017-18 Season Autopsy

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville yells from the bench during a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks on February 23, 2018, at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Blackhawks won 3-1. (Photo by Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks season ended barely a week ago. It was another early disappointing end to a season for the team and their loyal fans. This time around there was not a loss in the first round of the playoffs like the last two post-seasons. This time the hopes for...

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Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Sharp Announces Retirement

Patrick Sharp retired from the Chicago Blackhawks after the final game of the season Saturday night. Always the classy individual and ultimate team player, Sharp went out in style. His career has been a very good one. After being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round in 2001, he spent most of his NHL career with the Blackhawks.  Sharp has many career highlights. He won the Calder Cup with the Flyers AHL team in 2005. Sharp won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics, and was an NHL All-Star in 2011. He was also a huge part of the...

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Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Getting Their Shot

The 2017-18 NHL season is winding down for the Chicago Blackhawks. There are many questions facing the Blackhawks with regards to their goalie situation for next season. Number one is the status of Corey Crawford and his return from injury. The forwards are another area in question. With six games left, it appears that two of the Blackhawks prospects will get a chance to show their stuff. Questions in Goal There haven’t been many bright spots for the Chicago Blackhawks since the middle of the season. Losing Corey Crawford for the year back in December started the Blackhawks downhill slide...

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