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Jay Zawaski

Jay Zawaski is the executive producer of The Spiegel and Mannelly Show. He’s been at 670 The Score since 2001 and has produced shows for Mike North, Mike Murphy, Doug Buffone and many others. He also hosts Bud Light Hockey Night in Chicago. Follow Jay on Twitter at @JayZawaski670.

Jay Zawaski.

Jay Zawaski

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Zawaski: Blackhawks Still Need To Make Move To Get Under Salary Cap

The Blackhawks open training camp Friday at Notre Dame.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Blackhawks winger Bryan Bickell. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski Blackhawks Mailbag: Who’s Poised To Break Out?

Plus, Jay Zawaski is always talking about second-line centers.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Kevin Hayes, left. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP?Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Unable to Reach Deal With Prospect Hayes

Chicago receives a second-round pick as compensation in the 2015 draft.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

The Bourbonnais water tower. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: There’s Entertainment In Bourbonnais

(Author’s Note : This post has absolutely nothing to do with the Chicago Blackhawks) With Bears camp finally and officially open, you, the Bears fan, could be making the trek down I-57 to Kankakee. Sure, [...]

07/25/2014

Brad Richards. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Find 2nd-Line Center In Richards

Brad Richards isn’t the fastest skater, but he’s a creator and quality passer.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Vernon Fiddler. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks On Hunt For Second-Line Center

As free agency opens, here’s some names who could fit Chicago’s future plans.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down Hawks’ Draft Picks

The Blackhawks relied heavily on the NCAA ranks in the draft.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

Brandon Bollig squares off in a fight with Paul Bissonnette. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Bollig Traded As Hawks Prepare For Free Agency

(CBS) — Friday, when the NHL announced the salary cap for the 2014-15 season would only be $69 million (instead of the expected/assumed $71 million), there was a collective gasp from fans and GMs alike. [...]

670 The Score–06/28/2014

Nick Schmaltz of USA looks dejected after losing the men's bronze medal match between Canada and USA in the Ice Hockey at the Tyrolean Ice Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Game on January 21, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks’ First-Round Draft Pick Gets Mixed Reviews In Scouting Reports

The smoke was still clearing Friday evening after the Blackhawks jumped ahead in the NHL draft to pick center Nick Schmaltz.

670 The Score–06/27/2014

Canucks center Ryan Kesler. (Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Zawaski: What To Make Of The Kesler-To-Chicago Rumors

It’d take a pretty penny and creative maneuvering to acquire Canucks center Ryan Kesler.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Assessing The Blackhawks’ Most NHL-Ready Prospects

As veterans price themselves out of the pictures, some youngsters will have to step up for the Hawks.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski Blackhawks Mailbag: Evaluating Bowman, Trade Possibilities, Youngsters

How would you rate Chicago general manager Stan Bowman’s performance last season?

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

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Blackhawks Sign Dennis Rasmussen To 1-Year Deal

Rasmussen has played in Sweden since 2011.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Final Thoughts on 2013-14 Blackhawks

For Chicago, there’s a lingering feeling of missed opportunity.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Kings defenseman Drew Doughty. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Stanley Cup Final Preview

Drew Doughty and the Kings are favored over the Rangers.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate their Game 5 win. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Survive, But Changes Needed

Kris Versteeg needs to stay benched, while Michal Handzus should be a specialist.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli celebrate after Carter scores a second period goal against the Blackhawks.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Have Been Their Own Worst Enemies In West Final

With Monday’s Western Conference Final Game 4 hours away, I find myself looking back on this series and asking myself what has gone wrong? Why are the Blackhawks trailing two games to one?

CBS Chicago–05/26/2014

Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Who Should Sit When Shaw Returns?

Brandon Bollig, Peter Regin and Kris Versteeg are all candidates to lose their spot.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Goaltender Jonathan Quick  defends his net as Andrew Shaw tries for the wrap-around shot.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Vs Kings Preview

Since eliminating the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, the Blackhawks have been waiting to find out which team they’d face in the Western Conference Final.

05/17/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down Blackhawks’ Potential Matchups With Ducks, Kings

Chicago had regular-season success against both Anaheim and Los Angeles.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

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