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Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Blackhawks and Nathan Noel agree to three-year deal

The Blackhawks and Nathan Noel, a fourth-round pick in 2016, agreed to a three-year deal, the team announced. More details to come. 
Second City Hockey 20 hours ago
Blackhawks’ Nick Schmaltz to play for Team USA at 2017 World Championship

Blackhawks’ Nick Schmaltz to play for Team USA at 2017 World Championship

The 21-year-old scored six goals and 28 points in 61 games during his rookie season. Chicago Blackhawks forward Nick Schmaltz will play for the United States at the 2017 World Championship, USA Hockey announced Thursday. The news comes a day after Chicago defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk was added to Team USA’s roster. Both players will make their debuts at the senior level at Worlds, which runs from May 5 to 21 in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France. Schmaltz, 21, scored six goals and 28 points in 61 games during his rookie season with Chicago. He also had nine points (six goals, three...
Second City Hockey Apr 25, 2017
Patrick Kane won’t play for Team USA at 2017 World Championship, per report

Patrick Kane won’t play for Team USA at 2017 World Championship, per report

The Blackhawks forward “gave it serious consideration.” Patrick Kane won’t be playing for the United States men’s national team this year. The Chicago Blackhawks forward informed USA Hockey he will not play for Team USA at the 2017 World Championship, which runs from May 5 to 21 in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France. Kane reportedly mulled over the decision last weekend and “gave it serious consideration,” reports ESPN’s Craig Custance. Kane, 28, hasn’t played at the tournament since 2008. He previously played for Team USA at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics and the 2016...

No Patrick Kane for U.S. at Worlds

Announced just hours after Auston Matthews said he wasnt going, either.
Second City Hockey Apr 24, 2017
Artem Anisimov will not play for Russia at 2017 World Championship

Artem Anisimov will not play for Russia at 2017 World Championship

The 28-year-old center set a new career high with 45 points in 64 regular-season games. Chicago Blackhawks forward Artem Anisimov will not play for Russia at the 2017 World Championship, reports The Athletic’s Scott Powers. Anisimov, 28, tied a career high with 22 goals and set a new career high in points (45) in 64 games this season. He missed most of March with an ankle injury, which he appeared not to be fully recovered from during the postseason has he had 0 points and was 29.41 on face offs. While Anisimov will not play for Russia his Chicago teammate Artemi Panarin reportedly will...
Second City Hockey Apr 24, 2017
Chicago Blackhawks team awards for the 2016-17 season

Chicago Blackhawks team awards for the 2016-17 season

None of the Blackhawks will win major NHL awards or a Stanley Cup this season, but they’re still winners in our hearts. There won’t be as much hardware for the Chicago Blackhawks this year. In 2015, it was the Stanley Cup and all the flashy metal that came along with that. Last year, it was Patrick Kane as league MVP and Artemi Panarin as rookie of the year even as the team fell short in the playoffs. This time around, there probably won’t be anything. Kane isn’t really in the mix for another Hart Trophy, Panarin obviously isn’t eligible for another Calder, and there’s nobody...
Second City Hockey Apr 24, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: USA Hockey awaits Patrick Kane’s decision for World Championship

Morning Bag Skate: USA Hockey awaits Patrick Kane’s decision for World Championship

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane will make his decision this week on whether or not he’ll play for Team USA at the World Championship. In Hawks prospect news, Alex DeBrincat had a goal and an assist for the Erie Otters in a 4-3 loss to Owen Sound in Game 1 of the Ontario Hockey League’s Western Conference Final on Saturday. The series is tied 1-1 and Game 3 is Monday at Owen Sound. Matthew Highmore scored a goal in Saint John’s 3-2 double overtime loss to Chicoutimi in Game 2 of the Quebec Major...
CSN Chicago Apr 23, 2017

Which Blackhawks will be participating in 2017 IIHF World Championships?

The Blackhawks' season ended much sooner than expected after being swept in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Nashville Predators.But for
Second City Hockey Apr 23, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: Which Blackhawks will play in 2017 World Championships?

Morning Bag Skate: Which Blackhawks will play in 2017 World Championships?

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Commencing on May 5, the stars of hockey will descend upon Paris, France and Cologne, Germany, the settings for the 2017 IIHF World Championships. But with so many Blackhawks stars declining to represent their countries, how many names will Chicago fans able to pick out on the international stage? BLACKHAWKS **Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith, and Brent Seabrook declined to play for Canada (SCH) **Patrick Kane will consider repping the Red, White, and Blue at the Worlds (SCH) **Richard Panik won't play for Slovakia,...
CSN Chicago Apr 22, 2017

Jonathan Toews will make 'little changes' to offseason prep

Jonathan Toews gave a succinct "no" when asked if he'd consider playing in the World Championships next month in Europe. For the Blackhawks captain, his 2016-17
Chicago Tribune Apr 22, 2017

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane on the playoff loss to Nashville

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane on the playoff loss to Nashville. (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune)
FOX Sports Apr 22, 2017
NHL Playoffs 2017: What the Chicago Blackhawks Did Wrong

NHL Playoffs 2017: What the Chicago Blackhawks Did Wrong

As teams begin getting eliminated in the NHL Playoffs, Puck Prose will take a look at how they got eliminated. First up: Chicago Blackhawks.The Chicago Blackhawks entered the NHL Playoffs as the expected favorite to win it all, maybe besides the Washington Capitals. Thats not what happened, ...
Second City Hockey Apr 22, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane will decide this weekend if he’ll play for Team USA at World Championships

Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane will decide this weekend if he’ll play for Team USA at World Championships

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane will reportedly decide this weekend whether he’ll play for the United States or the upcoming 2017 World Championships starting May 5. In Hawks prospect news, Alex DeBrincat had a goal and two assists for the Erie Otters in a 6-1 win over Owen Sound in Game 1 of the Ontario Hockey League’s Western Conference Final. Matthew Highmore and Nathan Noel each had an assist in Saint John’s 4-1 win over Chicoutimi in Game 1 of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s...
FOX Sports Apr 21, 2017

Blackhawks begin uncertain offseason after sweep by Preds

CHICAGO (AP) Just two short weeks ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were closing out another successful regular season. The top seed in the Western Conference was wrapped up, and Jonathan Toews and company were a common pick for another run to the Stanley Cup.
Second City Hockey Apr 21, 2017
Patrick Kane to join Team USA for 2017 Worlds, per report

Patrick Kane to join Team USA for 2017 Worlds, per report

No longer in the NHL playoffs, Kane will represent the red, white, and blue in Europe. Patrick Kane is expected to join Team USA for the upcoming 2017 World Championships starting on May 5, reports Sportsnet’s John Shannon. The move comes after Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks were swept by the Nashville Predators in the first round of this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is the second major addition to the American team in two days after Sabres star Jack Eichel signed on Thursday. The first 15 players to the team, including Jacob Trouba, Dylan Larkin, Brock Nelson, Anders Lee, and...

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