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What if there’s no way to save these Blackhawks?

Would you really want to know?

Number Munchers: Quantifying the Blackhawks’ dreadful start

An 0-2-1 start looks even worse when stats get involved.

Second City Hockey’s 2021-22 NHL season predictions

Will the Blackhawks make the playoffs? Who’s taking home the Cup? We’ll tell you and you can tell us if we’re wrong.

Blackhawks 2021-22 season preview: Top-six forwards

The biggest addition to the Blackhawks’ top-six may be a re-addition

Blackhawks 2021-22 season preview: Bottom-six forwards

Last season’s breakout player, Brandon Hagel, leads this group.

Blackhawks 2021-22 season preview: Defensemen

The defense underwent major changes in the offseason - hopefully for the betterment of the Blackhawks.

Who’s this Marc-Andre Fleury fella?

With Fleury holding the reins of the Blackhawks’ net this season, here’s what you need to know.

Blackhawks 2021-22 season preview: Goaltending

After last season’s open competition, the No. 1 goaltender position is not in question.

What to watch as Blackhawks open training camp on Thursday

Everything you need to know as the Blackhawks open practice to start the 2021-22 season.

What Brian Urlacher’s past may tell us about Jonathan Toews’ future

It’ll all make sense. We promise.

Second City Hockey’s 2021-22 season preview: Arizona Coyotes

The new-look Coyotes are joining the Central Division in ‘21-22.

Second City Hockey’s 2021-22 season preview: Nashville Predators

Can the Predators expect to reach the playoffs in back-to-back seasons?

Second City Hockey’s 2021-22 season preview: Dallas Stars

Can the Stars find a way to bounce back into the playoffs and avoid being a one-year wonder?

2021 Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Graduates, departed players

Five players from last year’s rankings have departed the organization.

Jones-ing for a No. 1 defenseman: A Q&A with The Cannon on Seth Jones

We reached out to one of our sibling sites for more info on the Blackhawks’ most controversial offseason move.

Meet the new Blackhawks: Tyler Johnson

What does the veteran forward bring to the table for the Hawks?

Meet the new Blackhawks: Jake McCabe

McCabe has the ability to be a dependable, shutdown second-pairing defensemen.

Meet the new Blackhawks: Forward Jujhar Khaira

Khaira, 26, signed a two-year contract with an annual cap hit of $975,000.

Meet the new Blackhawks: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Fleury, who agreed to play for the Blackhawks as announced Monday, is a likely Hall of Famer

So, Blackhawks ... what now?

After a week that altered the state of the franchise, what does the next season look like for Chicago?

The Seth Jones deal is worse than expected

This was a bad move by the Blackhawks through and through.

This Jones-to-the-Blackhawks thing isn’t going away, is it?

Another report has the Blackhawks back in trade talks for the Columbus defenseman.

This is not the defenseman you’re looking for

The Blackhawks need help on the blue line but Seth Jones isn’t going to provide the kind of help they need.

What can the Blackhawks expect from Caleb Jones?

What does the newly acquired defenseman bring to the table for Chicago?

Evaulating the Blackhawks on the Expansion Draft ‘bubble’

Who should the team protect? Who could end up getting taken by the Kraken?

Blackhawks and the Expansion Draft: Who’s protected? Who isn’t?

A quick guide to how the upcoming expansion draft will affect the Blackhawks roster.

What the Blackhawks’ future holds for forwards like MacKenzie Entwistle, Mike Hardman

What can this forward duo offer the Blackhawks?

The Blackhawks goaltender race has two clear front-runners

Collin Delia and Kevin Lankinen should likely start next season as the battery

Calvin de Haan is better than just expansion draft bait

While de Haan may not add offensively, his defense certainly helps

Examining the rookie season — and the potential — of Philipp Kurashev

How did this young forward perform offensively during his first NHL season?

For the Blackhawks, it’s too little, too late

The time to do the right thing is well into the past now.

The curious case of Nikita Zadorov

He’s not the best but he’s also not the worst.