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Jay Zawaski

Jay Zawaski is the Executive Producer of The McNeil and Spiegel 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.

Duncan Keith. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: With Stage Set, Blackhawks Turn Sights Toward Playoffs

By Jay Zawaski- (CBS) As exciting as the Olympic tournament was, I think I speak for most of the hockey community when I say, “Welcome back, NHL.” As the playoffs approach, everything the Blackhawks do [...]

670 The Score–02/27/2014

Jonathan Toews (Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Zawaski: My 6 Players To Start An NHL Franchise With

Jonathan Toews doesn’t have the top offensive game, but his defensive commitment and leadership is unmatched.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

Jonathan Toews  celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts From Canada’s Gold Medal Victory

Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Olli Maatta  of Finland celebrates his goal in the third period with Jussi Jokinen #36, Jori Lehtera and Sami Vatanen #45 against Jonathan Quick  of the United States during the Men's Ice Hockey Bronze Medal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Finns Crush Team USA 5-0, No Medal for Americans

When it was all said and done, Teemu Selanne and the Finns destroyed the Americans 5-0, capturing their second consecutive Olympic bronze medal.

670 The Score–02/22/2014

Canada's Jamie Benn, left, battles with Team USA's Phil Kessel. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada Dominates USA, Blackhawks Style

So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Jonathan Quick. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada’s Better, But Team USA Has The Quick Advantage

Team USA will have to be close to perfect to beat Canada in an Olympic hockey semifinal.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

T.J. Oshie  of the United States scores on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Zawaski: USA Defeats Russia in Shootout Thriller: What We Learned

It is impossible to argue that Team USA’s 3-2 shootout win over Russia wasn’t a fantastic sporting event, let alone hockey game.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

Brandon Pirri. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski Blackhawks Mailbag: Of Pirri, Deadline Deals And Sochi Fatigue

Jay Zawaski answers your questions on Brandon Pirri and weighs what the Blackhawks need moving forward.

670 The Score–02/11/2014

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Blackhawks Acquire Regin, Bouchard From Islanders

The Blackhawks have acquired two forwards from the New York Islanders in exchange for a draft pick in 2014. 670 The Score’s Jay Zawaski looks at the deal.

670 The Score–02/06/2014

Corey Crawford. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Crawford Finally Finding His Stride

Corey Crawford is playing the best he has all season, justifying his big contract.

670 The Score–02/06/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: With Terror Threats Looming, NHL Should Withdraw From Sochi Games

With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Brandon Pirri. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Recall Pirri From Rockford

By Jay Zawaski- (CBS) Fresh off their first three-game losing streak, the Blackhawks have recalled center Brandon Pirri from Rockford. It’s a move that the Hawks likely would have liked to make sooner, but Pirri [...]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Jonathan Toews. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts As Blackhawks Hit The Road

With the Blackhawks embarking on a five-game road trip ahead of the Olympic break, they find themselves in unfamiliar territory.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Bryan Bickell reacts to his third period goal in Game 6. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Catching Up With An Old Rival

Remember the Detroit Red Wings?

CBS Chicago–01/22/2014

Krys Barch of the Florida Panthers fights Brandon Bollig.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Bollig Becoming More Than A Fighter

Saturday night, the hockey world was abuzz in the wake of an all-out, slapshot style line-brawl between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks.

670 The Score–01/21/2014

Dustin Byfuglien holds the Stanley Cup in 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Blackhawks Mailbag: The Return Of Byfuglien?

Jay Zawaski answers your Blackhawks questions in his debut mailbag.

670 The Score–01/17/2014

Bryan Bickell. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Bickell Can’t Improve If He Doesn’t Play

Bryan Bickell can’t get better if he’s not on the ice.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014

Marian Hossa. (Credit: Getty Images)

Zawaski: Putting The Blackhawks’ Explosive Offense In Perspective

The Blackhawks’ explosive offense is no secret to those who watch them play on a regular basis. Chicago fills the net more than any team in the NHL.

670 The Score–01/09/2014

Patrick Kane, left; Antti Raanta (Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images)

Blackhawks Stacking Regular Season Awards

Friday, the National Hockey League announced a pair of honors for two members of the Chicago Blackhawks.

670 The Score–01/03/2014

Patrick Kane.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Handzus Hampering Kane’s Chase For MVP

Kane, while playing with Michal Handzus, the center he’s been pair with most often this season, has not recorded a single goal.

670 The Score–01/03/2014

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