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How did the Blackhawks go an entire season with no defenseman scoring a PPG?

Exploring the reasons behind a statistical anomaly from last season.

The ‘21-22 Chicago Blackhawks: By the Numbers

A mountain of team statistics to wade through as we begin looking back at the season that was.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 4/19: Film Don’t Lie

A film study highlights this week’s update.

There won’t be another one like Pat Foley

Some final thoughts after Foley’s final broadcast.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 4/11: Tellin’ Lies

Nostalgia trips and retired numbers and more.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 3/30: Best of You

A somber opening tangent to this week’s update.

Surely you can’t be (Captain) Serious

After Wednesday’s comments, it’s fair to wonder about Jonathan Toews’ future in Chicago.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 3/22: What’s next?

Looking ahead after a trio of trades over the last few days.

Analyzing the Brandon Hagel Trade

Let’s take a look at what Chicago lost and gained with their first big trade of the season.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 3/18: Cheers, mate

Back at it after a one-week hiatus.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 3/2: Ch-ch-changes

A quiet February wraps up as a busy March begins.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 2/16: Mercy Me

Thankfully, a quieter week off the ice for the Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 2/7: Facepalms for everyone

A bunch of awful headlines with an All-Star Weekend mixed in as well.

Failing to make sense of Rocky Wirtz’s senseless tirade

Sometimes the most obvious headline is also the correct one!

Introducing: The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be

It’s 2022, it’s time to try something new. Hey! That rhymed!

The Blackhawks’ plan for replacing Pat Foley has not been a good one

There had to be a better way to do this.

A Chicago Blackhawks’ Christmas Wish List

We checked it twice.

Number Munchers: Comparing the Blackhawks statistics under King, Colliton

At 12 games apiece, let’s examine what the numbers say about the Blackhawks before and after the coaching change.

Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome still deserves better

Strome was underutilized by Colliton and could get better play under Derek King

No, the Blackhawks underlying numbers have not been improving

A respectful — but also fervent — retort to a segment that aired on NBC Sports Chicago on Wednesday night.

So ... now what?

Where do we go from here?

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.