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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

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

Patrick Kane. (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

Kane Named to USA Olympic Hockey Team

Patrick Kane is the lone Blackhawk representative on the squad.  

670 The Score–01/01/2014

Duncan Keith passes around Steve Downie  of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Zawaski: No More Bears? Catch Up With The Blackhawks

The Hawks are among the best teams in the league this season. If you’re not already on board, jump on now. Business is about to pick up.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Antti Raanta. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: The Antti Raanta Dilemma

He’s shown an above average glove hand, while making a spectacular save seemingly every night.  The young Finn seems to get better and more comfortable with every passing game.


Aaron Volpatti and Daniel Carcillo drop the gloves. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Is the Blackhawks-Canucks Rivalry Losing Steam?

In the NHL (and most other sports), rivalries are grown and cultivated by playoff series.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

Bryan Bickell

Blackhawks Activate Bickell; Send Morin To Rockford

On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they had activated winger Bryan Bickell from injured reserve.

670 The Score–12/16/2013

Jason LaBarbera. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Zawaski: LaBarbera Acquisition Gives Hawks Goaltending Depth

The acquisition of LaBarbera, 33, bolsters the organization’s goaltending depth.


Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks Recall Morin, Nordstrom; Demote Struggling Pirri

On Wednesday morning, the Blackhawks announced that they’ve recalled forwards Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom, and have demoted center Brandon Pirri to Rockford.


Duncan Keith. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Duncan Keith And His Case For The Norris Trophy

What Duncan Keith is doing this season is nothing short of remarkable.


Johnny Boychuk hooks Jonathan Toews. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Quenneville Has Options If Toews Can’t Play In Game 6

Saturday night in Chicago, the Blackhawks put together their most complete effort of the Stanley Cup Final so far.


Brent Seabrook shoots the game-winning goal.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Where’s Your Swagger, Hawks Fans?

The Blackhawks won the President’s Trophy for the best record in the league. In fact, had the season not been shortened by a lockout, the Hawks were on pace to tie the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens’ record for total points in a season (132).


Corey Crawford

Zawaski: 7 Reasons To Believe In The Blackhawks

As I sit here, nervously awaiting the start of Game 7, I find myself wavering between total confidence and extreme fear and panic.


Daniel Cleary is called for interference after pushing Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks-Red Wings Series Perfect Way To End Division Rivalry

Back in the early 2000s, my wife Hope and I had just met.

670 The Score–05/15/2013

Patrick Kane. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Zawaski: 10 Reasons For The Blackhawks’ Record-Setting Start

Last night, the Blackhawks tied the NHL record for consecutive games without a regulation loss after beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in the shootout.

670 The Score–02/20/2013

Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Thoughts On The Upcoming Blackhawks Season

Now that the ugliness of the lockout is behind us, I’ve been spending most of my day (and NHL 13 video game season) contemplating how the 2013-13 (heh) Blackhawks will look and what we can expect from the season.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

Jim Cummins. (Elsa Hasch/Allsport)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Uniforms Rank 5th In All Sports

Anyone with a functioning pair of eyes can see that the Blackhawks have one of the finest uniforms in all of professional sports. It can not be disputed.

670 The Score–08/20/2012

Credit: Terez Owens.

Zawaski: Time For Patrick Kane To Grow Up

Once again, Patrick Kane’s public drunkenness has brought embarrassment to his team, his family, his organization, and to the fans of the Chicago Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2012

The Blackhawks celebrate after Bryan Bickell scored the game winning goal against the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Despite Dramatic Win, Problems Remain For Blackhawks

Saturday night’s Blackhawk win was as exciting and memorable as any in recent memory.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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

Zawaski: Rushing Toews Back Would Be A Mistake

While Toews obviously makes the team better, risking re-injury is not worth what could amount to a meaningless win or two.

670 The Score–03/27/2012