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Pierre-Cedric Labrie #22 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Dylan Mcllrath #42 of the New York Rangers fight during a preseason game at the United Center on September 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Blackhawks 4-1 In Exhibition Win

Rookies Oscar Lindberg and Anthony Duclair scored in the first period and J.T. Miller and Marek Hrivik connected 2:40 apart late in the third in the New York Rangers’ 4-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.

09/26/2014

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

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 22nd-28th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 22nd-28th.

09/22/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/24/2014

Patrick Kane celebrates with teammates. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Blackhawks To Play On National TV 20 Times Next Season

Chicago will be shown nationally more than any other team.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

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

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

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

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)

Blackhawks Jump Ahead In Draft, Pick Center Nick Schmaltz

(CBS) – The Chicago Blackhawks traded up to select center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th pick overall in the NHL Draft on Friday. The 18-year-old Schmaltz has played for the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey […]

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his first period goal with teammates Willie Mitchell #33 and Slava Voynov #26 and against the New York Rangers during Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

L.A. Kings Clinch Stanley Cup

For the third time in the series — all in Los Angeles — the Rangers got outplayed in the latter stages, and it cost them a chance to extend the Stanley Cup finals.

06/14/2014

Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his goal on Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers with teammates at the bench during the second period of Game Three of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014 in New York, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

L.A. Kings On Brink Of Stanley Cup

Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.

06/09/2014

Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with teammate Slava Voynov #26 after scoring a goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in the second period during Game Two of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Kings Outlast Rangers In Double OT, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Captain Dustin Brown redirected Willie Mitchell’s shot 10:26 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4 Saturday night to take a 2-0 series lead.

06/07/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

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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

Joel Quenneville.  (Harry How/Getty Images)

Quenneville: Win Or Lose Game 7, Heated Series With Kings Has Been ‘Fun’

A wild series between the two most recent champions will come to a close with one final act Sunday, a seventh game in Chicago to decide who will advance to the Stanley Cup finals.

05/31/2014

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Longest Suspensions In Sports History

With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.

05/30/2014

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

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, left, and the Kings' Anze Kopitar. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kings Take 3-1 Series Lead Over Blackhawks

The Los Angeles Kings won their third consecutive game against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final on Monday, extending the team’s series lead to a daunting 3-1.

05/26/2014

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