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Jonathan Toews explains why he altered his offseason training regime: 'I might have overdone it'

Days after the Blackhawks were swept in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Jonathan Toews made it known that he wanted to make
CSN Chicago Aug 21, 2017

Projecting Blackhawks' Opening Day lineup in 2017-18

With Blackhawks single-game tickets having gone on sale Monday and less than a month away from the first preseason game of the 2017-18 season
Second City Hockey Aug 17, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: Leon Draisaitl-Connor McDavid to match Patrick Kane-Jonathan Toews’ salary cap total

Morning Bag Skate: Leon Draisaitl-Connor McDavid to match Patrick Kane-Jonathan Toews’ salary cap total

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Chicago Blackhawks stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are no longer the single highest paid duo in the NHL. The Edmonton Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year, $68 million deal Wednesday. The deal paired with Connor McDavid’s eight-year, $100 million extension equals Kane and Toews’ $21 million salary-cap hit for next season. HAWKS **Hawks T25U25: Matheson Iacopelli comes in at No. 17 (SCH) **SCH GIF Tournament: Goal of the year vs Subban tickling Colton (SCH) **Panarin addresses his trade to...
CSN Chicago Aug 16, 2017

Where does Patrick Kane rank among Hart Trophy candidates for 2017-18 season?

Patrick Kane is among the Hart Trophy candidates for the 2017-18 season, but what are his early odds to reclaim the title?The 28-year-old Blackhawks star
Second City Hockey Aug 16, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: Patrick Kane among greatest players to never play college hockey

Morning Bag Skate: Patrick Kane among greatest players to never play college hockey

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. Chicago Blackhawks star winger Patrick Kane was named one of the top players to never play college hockey by SB Nation College Hockey’s Chris Dilks. Kane was set to play for Boston University, but decided to play with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League then join the Blackhawks after being drafted first overall. HAWKS **Panarin addresses his trade to Columbus in Q&A with Russian reporter (SCH) **Hawks T25U25: Tim Soderlund debuts at No. 18 (SCH) **Who is missing from last year’s list, and why...
Chicago Tribune Aug 14, 2017

NHL Network ranks the top wings: What they got right and wrong

It may be the dog days of summer, but it’s never too early to think hockey. The NHL Network ranked the Top 20 wingers in the game today and, not surprisingly, the Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane was No. 1. On the list revealed Sunday, Kane topped a group that was followed by Nikita Kucherov, Brad Marchand,...
Second City Hockey Aug 14, 2017
Patrick Kane named best winger in hockey by NHL Network

Patrick Kane named best winger in hockey by NHL Network

A ranking that we can agree with! Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was named the NHL’s best winger entering the 2017-18 season by NHL Network on Monday. They’ve been rolling out rankings by position for the whole league this month, and Kane comes in No. 1 on the list of top wings. Here are the full rankings: And the Top 20 Wings Right Now are…#NHLTopPlayers pic.twitter.com/JDQEV17bmd— NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) August 14, 2017 So this list, like the one that somehow ranked Corey Crawford outside the top 10 goalies, definitely is not perfect. Pastrnak and Hall seem too low,...
Second City Hockey Aug 11, 2017
Predicting the Blackhawks’ power play look for next season

Predicting the Blackhawks’ power play look for next season

Can Chicago's power play improve without Artemi Panarin? When the Chicago Blackhawks traded Artemi Panarin and Tyler Motte to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad and Anton Forsberg, they weren't just losing any ol' 30-goal scoring winger. They were trading away one of Patrick Kane's most formidable linemates of his career and a power play specialist. While Chicago’s special teams as a whole need work from last season to this season, the power play ranked 19th in the NHL and performed better than its penalty kill. But one of the Blackhawks’ biggest gripes with the power play unit...
CSN Chicago Aug 8, 2017

Vinnie Hinostroza training with Patrick Kane to help elevate game going into 'prove-it' year

Vinnie Hinostroza is looking to take his game to the next level in 2017-18, and to help do that, he's been training with Patrick Kane in Chicago this summer.
Second City Hockey Aug 8, 2017
Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 for 2017-18: The complete rankings

Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 for 2017-18: The complete rankings

Keep track of our list of the Blackhawks’ best players under age 25 here. Second City Hockey Top 25 Under 25 for 2017 No. 25: Coming Tuesday. Introduction The Chicago Blackhawks enter the 2017-18 season with a much different team than the one that ended the playoffs in the spring. This year’s Top 25 Under 25 list here at Second City Hockey will be no different after another year of trades, draft picks, and prospect performances that have changed our outlook. One thing that seems certain is that the Blackhawks’ pool of young talent looks more intriguing than a year ago. Some key names...
CSN Chicago Aug 7, 2017

Patrick Kane believes Blackhawks might be better than last year ... on paper

After initially struggling to cope with the reality of losing linemate and close friend Artemi Panarin, along with teammate Niklas Hjalmarsson to trades his offseason,
CSN Chicago Aug 6, 2017

Patrick Kane, Vinnie Hinostroza help raise $139,437 for Special Olympics Chicago

It's been months since there was a meaningful hockey game played in Chicago, but that changed Saturday when Patrick Kane and Vinnie Hinostroza teammed up to play in a charity game.
Second City Hockey Aug 6, 2017
Morning Bag Skate: Hinostroza’s team victorious over Kane’s team in local charity game

Morning Bag Skate: Hinostroza’s team victorious over Kane’s team in local charity game

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world. The defense failed to show up, but this was one time where that didn’t matter. What did matter showed up on Saturday at Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva, Ill. during the 2017 Chicago Hockey Charity Classic: The smiles on the faces of fans, a good time, lots of scoring, and a substantial amount of money for a good cause. Charitable Hockey fans turned out in droves to watch teams led by current Blackhawks Vinnie Hinostroza and Patrick Kane square off in a competitive, but relaxed game of two 25-minute halves. Do I...
Second City Hockey Jul 31, 2017
Patrick Kane, Vinnie Hinostroza playing in charity game this weekend to support Special Olympics

Patrick Kane, Vinnie Hinostroza playing in charity game this weekend to support Special Olympics

A fun event for a good cause. If you’re hankering for some hockey, want to support a good cause, and/or live near Geneva, Ill., then we got a good opportunity for you. The 2017 Chicago Hockey Charity Classic, which will feature Blackhawks players Patrick Kane and Vinnie Hinostroza, is just a few days away on Saturday at 3 p.m. CT at Fox Valley Ice Arena, home of the USHL’s Chicago Steel. The special event is being held to raise money for Special Olympics-Chicago, which helps provide training and competitions for athletes with disabilities. It should be a fun day, and a worthy cause for...
Second City Hockey Jul 27, 2017
Introducing Second City Hockey’s Throwback Thursday Series

Introducing Second City Hockey’s Throwback Thursday Series

Our first trip goes back to the 2007-08 season It’s been over three months now since we’ve had a chance to see live Blackhawks hockey, and we’re still 10 weeks away from the opening of the 2017-18 season, when the Hawks will host the Pittsburgh Penguins. We here at Second City Hockey are going to do our best to help bridge that gap by introducing our weekly Throwback Thursday series, where we’ll take a look back at some of the moments that stood out in our memories from the last decade. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane just completed their 10th seasons in the NHL, and we’ve got 10...

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    Jonathan Toews explains why he altered his offseason training regime: 'I might have overdone it'

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    Jonathan Toews

    Jonathan Toews explains why he altered his offseason training regime: 'I might have overdone it'

  • Vinnie Hinostroza

    Connecting Blackhawks’ Rising Stars Hartman & Hinostroza

  • Johnny Oduya

    Morning Bag Skate: Johnny Oduya signs 1-year deal with Senators

  • Artemi Panarin

    Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 for 2017: new goalie Anton Forsberg is No. 14

  • Niklas Hjalmarsson

    Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 for 2017: New addition Laurent Dauphin comes in No. 20

  • Ryan Hartman

    Connecting Blackhawks’ Rising Stars Hartman & Hinostroza

  • Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell gets the job done off the ice

  • Scott Darling

    Scott Darling will be the key to the Hurricanes’ season

  • Nick Schmaltz

    Blackhawks need a push from young forwards Hartman, Schmaltz