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Remembering Al Arbour

Remembering Al Arbour

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 28 (yesterday)
My first chat with Al ‘Radar’ Arbour took place in Detroit’s old Leland Hotel in 1961, several hours after the defenseman’s Chicago Black Hawks had defeated the Red Wings for their first Stanley Cup since 1938. Al, myself and Toronto’s Hall of Fame goal…
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  • Watch KHL defenseman score on Blackhawks draft pick from center…

    Watch KHL defenseman score on Blackhawks draft pick from center ice

    thehockeynews.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    There aren’t many goalies who get through their entire career without surrendering a goal they would desperately like to have back, but when it comes to goals from center ice, usually a bouncing puck is to blame. Unfortunately, Ivan Nalimov can’t blame …
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  • Longtime Chicago Blackhawk, former NHL all-star Chico Maki pass…

    Longtime Chicago Blackhawk, former NHL all-star Chico Maki passes away at 76

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    The Chicago Blackhawks have announced Ron ‘Chico’ Maki passed away Monday at age 76 while at his home in Port Dover, Ont. With Maki’s passing, the Blackhawks family has lost one of the longest tenured players in the franchise’s history. Over his 15-year…
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  • Chico Maki, longtime Blackhawks forward, dies at 76

    Chico Maki, longtime Blackhawks forward, dies at 76

    NHL.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Longtime Chicago Blackhawks forward Ron "Chico" Maki died Monday. He was 76. Maki spent 15 seasons with the Blackhawks, from 1961-62 to 1975-76. He won the Stanley Cup in 1961 and played in three NHL All-Star Games. The right wing had 143 go...
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  • Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patri…

    Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patrick Kane and his attorney as they inve

    deadspin.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Hamburg (N.Y.) police and the D.A.’s office have met with Patrick Kane and his attorney as they investigate a rape accusation against the Blackhawks star. more...
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  • Vermette’s stay in Chicago was short but very, very sweet

    Vermette’s stay in Chicago was short but very, very sweet

    thehockeynews.com Aug 23 (6 days ago)
    As Antoine Vermette made his way through the mass of humanity in the cramped visitor’s dressing room at Amalie Arena after Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final, he was unfailingly polite. “Sorry for the sweat,” he said as he brushed up against people on his …
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  • Marcus Kruger still without contract, but Blackhawks center isn…

    Marcus Kruger still without contract, but Blackhawks center isn’t stressed

    There’s patiently waiting for a new contract and then there’s Marcus Kruger. The Chicago Blackhawks center became a restricted free agent on July 1, but still he is without a new deal. While it has been speculated that a new contract is coming soon for …
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  • Blackhawks prospect Phillip Danault has left hip surgery for a …

    Blackhawks prospect Phillip Danault has left hip surgery for a torn labrum

    NHL.com Aug 18
    CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks say prospect Phillip Danault had surgery on his left hip and will be held out of hockey-related activities for four months. The team said Tuesday the operation was for a torn labrum. The procedure was performe...
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 25 – Rockford IceHogs

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 25 – Rockford IceHogs

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Tryout contracts could be only option for severa…

    Rumor Roundup: Tryout contracts could be only option for several free agents

    With the start of NHL training camps a month away, a number of unrestricted free agents are still seeking contracts for 2015-16. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline compiled a roster of the best available players. The notables include forwards Marti…
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  • Why is Brandon Saad’s nickname ‘Man-Child’?

    Why is Brandon Saad’s nickname ‘Man-Child’?

    Long before he was a man-child in the NHL, Brandon Saad was a 15-year-old kid who was terrorizing goalies in youth hockey in Pittsburgh, dreaming of one day playing in the same league as his heroes, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Bob Mainhardt recalls…
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  • Alleged Patrick Kane rape victim accompanied friend to his home…

    Alleged Patrick Kane rape victim accompanied friend to his home: Report

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    The woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape went to his Hamburg, New York home because her friend wanted to go there, according to a report in The Buffalo News. Per the story in The News: “They were at SkyBar, and Kane invited them t…
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  • Lightning's Johnson recovering from broken wrist

    Lightning's Johnson recovering from broken wrist

    NHL.com Aug 12
    Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson no longer needs to wear a brace on his right wrist that was fractured in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks in June. "It's recovering, and I can't wait for camp," Johnson tol...
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  • Patrick Kane will no longer appear on the cover of EA Sports’ N…

    Patrick Kane will no longer appear on the cover of EA Sports’ NHL 16

    Amid the allegations and investigation involving Patrick Kane, EA Sports announced Wednesday they will be removing the Chicago Blackhawks right winger from the cover of the latest instalment in their NHL video game series. “In light of the ongoing inves…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    This summer’s pool of unrestricted free agent talent was the shallowest in recent memory, but next summer’s crop promises to be considerably deeper. Here’s a look at several NHL stars who could be available by July 1, 2016. Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lig…
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  • Richards' contract impact; Blackhawks responsible for Kane?; Do…

    Richards' contract impact; Blackhawks responsible for Kane?; Dougie causes confusion (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Nice new bed sheets provided by …
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  • Watch Kris Versteeg, Jason Demers team up for bizarre, hilariou…

    Watch Kris Versteeg, Jason Demers team up for bizarre, hilarious dance at Devin Setoguchi’s wedding

    Aside from being a three-time 20-goal scorer, Kris Versteeg is known for some rather ridiculous off-ice moments. There’s his singing, there’s his rapping and, now, there’s this: Versteeg, alongside fellow NHLer and Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers, …
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  • Patrick Kane hires lawyer as police investigation continues

    Patrick Kane hires lawyer as police investigation continues

    Chicago Blackhawks right winger Patrick Kane has hired an attorney as more details continue to emerge in the police investigation involving an alleged incident involving Kane and a woman in Hamburg, N.Y. Kane has hired attorney Paul Cambria, who also re…
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  • Chronicles of Stanley: Scotty Bowman day with Cup No. 14; baby …

    Chronicles of Stanley: Scotty Bowman day with Cup No. 14; baby Versteeg's 'Blue Steel'

    yahoo.com Aug 9
    The Chronicles of Stanley is an occasional series this summer that tracks the Chicago Blackhawks as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. Let's get the elephant out of the room right away: this was going to be Patrick Kane's weeke…
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  • Where can you find a taste of Chicago, and the Blackhawks, in t…

    Where can you find a taste of Chicago, and the Blackhawks, in the Windy City?

    The Blackhawks have made a remarkable comeback since the days they were ranked the second-worst sports franchise in North America, ahead of only the Los Angeles Clippers. On game nights in the early 2000s, George Lemperis would look out at the Palace Gr…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Chicago Blackhawks from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Chicago Blackhawks from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 7
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders 00:40

    Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders

    Mar 17
    Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.

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