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Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Quenneville May Have Too Many Options For Own Good

It’s time to let the likes of Morin, Clendening or Dahlbeck to take on bigger roles.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

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

Michal Handzus. (Getty Images)

Handzus’ Time In Chicago Appears Over

The Blackhawks have reportedly told Michal Handzus they’re going a “different direction.”

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

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

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

Blackhawks GM Bowman: Wholesale Changes Not Needed

Stan Bowman also made it clear that inking Kane and Toews to long-term deals is “the highest priority.”

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Brandon Saad celebrates with teammates. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Need To Know Which Blackhawks Team Is Showing Up For Game 6

For all the success, being a Blackhawks fan isn’t easy on the heart.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Top 5 Blackhawks’ Overtime Goals Of Kane-Toews Era

Watch some of the greatest goals in Blackhawks’ franchise history.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Blackhawks winger Brandon Saad. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Hawks Notes: Saad Looking To Bring High Level Of Play To L.A.

Brandon Saad had a goal and two assists Wednesday in one of his best performances.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

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

Michal Handzus, left, celebrate with Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Watch: Handzus’ Game-Winner In Double OT

Chicago trails 3-2 in the best-of-seven Western Conference Final.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Michal Handzus scores the winning goal in double overtime. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) overtime.

Blackhawks Beat Kings, 5-4, In Double-OT To Stay Alive

Chicago trails the series 3-2 heading back to Los Angeles for Game 6.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Patrick Kane, right. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hoge: Patrick Kane — Hockey’s Matchup Nightmare

Kaner, he’s a special player,” Joel Quenneville says. “We use that term a lot with him.”

CBS Chicago–05/15/2014

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

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

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

Jonathan Toews #19 and Patrick Sharp #10 celebrate with Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks on his goal in the second period of play against the Florida Panthers at the United Center on December 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Without Crawford, Blackhawks Top Panthers 6-2

Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists, and Chicago scored a season-high three times on the power play in a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.

12/09/2013

Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes between Kyle Brodziak #21 (L) and Jason Pominville #29 of the Minnesota Wild to teammates Michal Rozsival #32 and Michal Handzus #26 in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 5-1 to win the series. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Re-Sign Handzus, Rozsival

The Blackhawks are bringing back two key veteran free agents from their Stanley Cup championship team.

07/05/2013

Viktor Stalberg. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Lines Shaken Up With Stalberg’s Return

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that winger Viktor Stalberg will return to the lineup tonight for Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals in Detroit.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

Dave Bolland. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge On The Hawks: All Lines Up In the Air Vs Red Wings

Just two days after it looked like Dave Bolland was set for a return to the third line, the center was back on the Blackhawks’ second line at Monday’s practice.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2013

Michal Handzus (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hoge On The Hawks: Handzus’ Role Becoming More Apparent

Handzus will play in his first game with the Blackhawks tonight against the Blues and at Thursday’s morning skate, it became more apparent what his role will be.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

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