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Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of a…

Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of all-time most uncomfortable NHLer commericals

thehockeynews.com Updated 1 hour ago
Endorsing products has been a part of being a top talent in the NHL for nearly as long as the league has been in existence. Advertisers want the star power of hockey players, even if the low-key personalities of those players don’t make them natural pub…
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  • Grandparents allege L.A. Kings ruined their sex life in lawsuit…

    Grandparents allege L.A. Kings ruined their sex life in lawsuit: report

    yahoo.com 23 hours ago
    The LA Kings have been on a roll of late, with two Stanley Cups in the last three seasons (and two in the last two full seasons, if you want to make it seem even better while simultaneously disrespecting the Chicago Blackhawks). But that roll stops now.…
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  • Patrick Kane shows up to Buffalo men's league game, destroys ev…

    Patrick Kane shows up to Buffalo men's league game, destroys everyone

    yahoo.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    Buffalo Sabres fans were disheartened to learn that Patrick Kane had signed an eight-year, $84 million contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks, a deal that will likely prevent him from coming home, Lebron-style, for the remainder of his NHL caree…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blackhawks & Bruins need to make moves. Who …

    Rumor Roundup: Blackhawks & Bruins need to make moves. Who gets traded?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are featured prominently in an otherwise quiet NHL summer rumor mill. Both teams face moving players before the new season begins in October, though for different reasons. For the Bruins, it’s dealing with a surp…
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  • Ryan Johansen’s stare-down with Blue Jackets could have negativ…

    Ryan Johansen’s stare-down with Blue Jackets could have negative effect

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    News and views from the meager scraps left by the hockey world in a very slow middle of July: News: Columbus Blue Jackets president John Davidson says the organization is trying to figure out, “the right thing to do,” when it comes to restricted free ag…
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  • Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews rekindle their dance feud at Black…

    Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews rekindle their dance feud at Blackhawks Convention (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    The friendy rivalry between Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will continue for at least the next nine seasons after the Chicago Blackhawks pair inked matching 8-year, $84 million contracts last week to remain in The Windy City. Their personal competition…
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  • Introducing the Combativity Award – and the winner is David Bac…

    Introducing the Combativity Award – and the winner is David Backes

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    I’ve been watching the Tour de France nightly the past couple of weeks and am taken by one of the awards they give out after each stage. It’s the Combativity Award and it goes to the cyclist that day who shows the most fighting spirit. This isn’t about …
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  • Blackhawks D Oduya expects to be ready for camp after breaking …

    Blackhawks D Oduya expects to be ready for camp after breaking foot in playoffs

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Jul 19 (6 days ago)
    CHICAGO - Johnny Oduya's walking boot caused a bit of a stir this weekend at the Chicago Blackhawks' annual fan convention. The veteran defenceman said he broke his right foot when he blocked a shot in Game 7 of the Western Conference final a...
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  • Kane: 'Not even a thought' to leave Chicago

    Kane: 'Not even a thought' to leave Chicago

    Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said Wednesday he understands there will be salary cap challenges ahead after recently re-signing Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to identical eight-year, $84 million contract extensions, but it's his job to make it work.
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  • Blackhawks fan sues after taking puck to face

    Blackhawks fan sues after taking puck to face

    A hockey spectator has filed a lawsuit after being struck by a puck at the United Center during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins in 2013.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Pan…

    Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Panthers?

    With the Chicago Blackhawks needing to shed salary before the regular season begins, NBC Sports’ Mike Halford wonders if they could turn to their pipeline with the Florida Panthers. The Blackhawks currently sit $2.2 million over the $69-million cap for …
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  • Dineen joins Blackhawks as assistant coach

    Dineen joins Blackhawks as assistant coach

    The Chicago Blackhawks hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach on Monday.
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  • There was a time when Dany Heatley was the NHL’s Patrick Kane. …

    There was a time when Dany Heatley was the NHL’s Patrick Kane. About eight years ago

    When Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews signed their monster eight-year extensions this week, the reviews were generally very positive. The Blackhawks secured the services of two superstars, players who are integral to their core and who would be just 34 a…
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  • Long-term deals great if you give them to the right players

    Long-term deals great if you give them to the right players

    At one point during negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement during the 2012 lockout, a juncture during which things weren’t looking particularly good, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly outlined the league’s insistence on limiting contract…
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  • Who will be the next $10 million-a-year NHL players?

    Who will be the next $10 million-a-year NHL players?

    yahoo.com Jul 10
    This week, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks became the first two players to cross the $10 million annual salary threshold in the NHL, under the salary cap. They won’t be the last. Thing is, many of their comrades worthy of an ei…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Prospect Eyes Improvement 02:56

    Blackhawks Prospect Eyes Improvement

    Jul 13
    Teuvo Teravainen, the Chicago Blackhawks top prospect, meets with the media on the first day of the organization's prospect camp in Chicago.
  • Video - Blackhawks Reach Deal With Toews, Kane 02:09

    Blackhawks Reach Deal With Toews, Kane

    Jul 9
    Scott Powers discusses whether the financial commitment the Blackhawks have made in Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane was a good deal for the organization.
  • Video - Blackhawks Pleased With 2014 Draft 00:56

    Blackhawks Pleased With 2014 Draft

    Jun 28
    Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman discusses his team's overall draft and trading Brandon Bollig.
  • Video - Kane, Toews Looking For Big Salary Bump 02:02

    Kane, Toews Looking For Big Salary Bump

    Jun 26
    Craig Custance discusses the report that Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are looking to increase their current salaries to $12 million per year.

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