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Czech and Soviet ice hockey players are tangled in front of the Czech goal cage as the referee stops the play 15 February 1968 in Grenoble (French Alps) during the Winter Olympic match between the USSR and Czechoslovakia. The Czech team upset the defending Olympic champions 5-4. (STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Film Festival To Feature Glencoe Native’s Documentary On Soviet Hockey Team

The documentary “Red Army” about the legendary Soviet hockey team of the Cold War years is being shown at the Chicago International Film Festival Tuesday night.

10/14/2014

Blackhawks fans. (Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Blackhawks Hopefully Begin Journey Toward Better Respecting Female Fans

As a marquee team, the Blackhawks could set a standard for the entire NHL.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Leddy Deal Adequate, But Carcillo Signing Troubling

The Blackhawks have been wheeling and dealing this weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2014

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

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

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

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

Chicago Wolves

Wolves Cap Furious Game 1 Rally With Jaskin’s OT Winner

It did not take long for left wing Dmitrij Jaskin’s presence in the Chicago Wolves lineup to be felt. Reassigned to the Wolves on Friday morning after six weeks away, Jaskin’s goal 1:06 into overtime gave Chicago a 4-3 win over Rochester in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Blue Cross Arena.

04/25/2014

Referee Brad Kovachick restrains Brent Seabrook.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Bad Penalties, Dirty Play Sink Hawks In Game 2

The Blackhawks are in deep trouble, and have no one to blame but themselves.

670 The Score–04/19/2014

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes the puck against St. Louis Blues in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 17, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Despite Game One Loss, Blackhawks Far From Finished

For Blackhawk fans, Thursday night’s 4-3 triple overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues hurt like hell.

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Duncan Keith  is pressured by Vladimir Sobotkaof the St. Louis Blues. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks’ Keys To Winning Game 1 Vs Blues

The playoffs are finally upon us, and while many are writing off the St. Louis Blues, it’s important to remember that they were the best team in the NHL for about 90 percent of the season.

04/17/2014

Chicago Wolves

Special Teams Power Wolves Over Wild 4-1

Goaltender Jake Allen saw his shutout bid spoiled with 1:35 remaining as the Chicago Wolves skated to a dominant 4-1 win over the Iowa Wild on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena.

04/11/2014

Jeremy Morin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks’ Morin Has Earned A Playoff Spot

Morin’s speed would benefit the Blackhawks against the Avalanche in the playoffs.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: It’s OK If Teravainen’s Not In Blackhawks’ Playoff Plans

Teuvo Teravainen hasn’t wowed with his early play, but he’s only 19.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2014

Jonathan Toews skates off the ice after being checked into the corner by Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Retaliation For Hit On Toews Would Have Accomplished Nothing

Hockey’s a contact sport, so we shouldn’t have an uproar when a star gets a hard check.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Jonathan Toews skates off the ice after being checked into the corner by Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts On Toews Injury, Crawford’s Play And Seabrook’s Struggles

The Blackhawks dodged a bullet when Jonathan Toews avoided serious injury on a nasty hit.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Teuvo Time Is Nigh

It’s “TAY-voh tair-uh-VIGH-nehn.” Get to know the name.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: If Teuvo Teravainen Is Ready, He Should Play

What’s the point of saving a good player for later when the goal is to win the Stanley Cup now?

CBS Chicago–03/18/2014

Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down Blackhawks-Avs Numbers And Pondering Quenneville’s Moves

The numbers show Chicago has outperformed Colorado in many aspects, but not what matters most.

670 The Score–03/13/2014

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