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PROSPECTS: Vlasic, Commesso, Slaggert Invited to U.S. World Juniors Camp

Trio of Blackhawks prospects invited to U.S. camp ahead of 2021 World Junior Championship

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum /

Blackhawks prospects Alex Vlasic, Drew Commessoand Landon Slaggert have all been invited to USA Hockey's training camp ahead of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship.

The three are part of a 29-man invite list for camp, which will determine the 25 players named to the U.S. National Junior Team in the coming weeks. All three took part in October's National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in Plymoth, Michigan. 

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THE VERDICT: Coyne Schofield Brings World-Class Experience to Blackhawks

Chicago adds superstar to front office roster with hiring of Kendall Coyne Schofield in player development role

by Bob Verdi /

She'll be on the ice Thursday, as usual. It's Thanksgiving, but that's what hockey players do, and what a hockey player she is.

Kendall Coyne Schofield has joined the Blackhawks because there's no rule against signing another superstar, even during a pandemic. She also belongs in the organization because she is uniquely qualified as Player Development Coach & Youth Hockey Growth Specialist, the first female in such a role with a franchise she remembers "watching win three Stanley Cups while rooting on my couch."

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STATEMENT: Blackhawks Mourn Passing of Fred Sasakamoose

Former Blackhawk, one of the first Indigenous-born athletes to play in NHL passed away Tuesday at the age of 86

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

Today we lost a luminary in the hockey world with the passing of Fred Sasakamoose (suhs-AK-uh-moos). Fred inspired many across the sport and throughout North America after becoming one of the first Indigenous-born athletes to play in the National Hockey League when he played 11 games with the Blackhawks during the 1953-54 season.

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ON LOAN: Dach Dazzles with Canada, Hagel Adds Nine Points in Four Games

Kirby Dach nets three-point night in Team Canada scrimmage, Brandon Hagel notches five points in single Swiss League game

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum /

For full stats on all Blackhawks prospects in action across college, junior and European leagues, click here.

It's been a big two weeks for Blackhawks on loan!

Kirby Dach is turning heads with Team Canada at their World Juniors traning camp, Brandon Hagel is taking the Swiss League by storm with nine points in his last four outings, Matej Chalupa made his season debut in the Czech Republic and Pius Suter re-debuted with his former team in the top Swiss division.

Take a look at how all the players on loan fared over the last two weeks of action: 

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RELEASE: Blackhawks Re-Assign Teply to HC Stadion Litomerice

Forward moves to Czech2 league after one game with BK Mladá Boleslav

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have re-assigned forward Michal Teply from BK Mladá Boleslav of Czech Republic's Czech Extraliga to HC Stadion Litomerice of Czech Republic's Czech2 league.

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RELEASE: Give Back with the Blackhawks This Holiday Season

Blackhawks announce three charitable giving initiatives for the 2020 holidays

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks Foundation (CBF) today announced the organization's 2020 holiday giving initiatives including its annual Toy Drive, a new Express Feedback for Good™ campaign for Giving Tuesday, and mystery gift boxes to raise funds for the local Chicago community in need. 

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FEATURE: Jacenia Desmoulin's Connection to Native Heritage Through Art

Anishnaabe artist's work featured throughout Native American Heritage Month

by Carter Baum /

Artist Jacenia Desmoulin's Native-inspired designs have served as the visual basis for the Blackhawks' Native American Initiatives and celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Her art is featured throughout this article and on this page.

Jacenia Desmoulin has always been deeply aware of her Anishnaabe heritage, but it wasn't until high school that her connection to her cultural ways unfolded to become one of the most important parts of her being. 

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RELEASE: Blackhawks Announce New Hires in Hockey Operations

Kendall Coyne Schofield joins front office as organization's first-ever female development coach

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks today announced the hires of Kendall Coyne Schofield as Player Development Coach & Youth Hockey Growth Specialist, Erik Condra as Player Development Coach and Juan Gonzalez as the Rockford IceHog's Strength & Conditioning Coach within the team's Hockey Operations Department.

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BLOG: Kane Announces Birth of Baby Boy

Patrick T. Kane III born on Nov. 12, 2020

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum /

The legend continues into a new generation.

Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane announced on Thursday night that he and Amanda welcomed their first son, Patrick T. Kane III, into the world on Nov. 12, 2020! 

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LONG READ: Jeremy Colliton, Building from Experience

Colliton's first two years have been anything but routine. But nothing in his coaching career has been.

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum /

Jeremy Colliton's first two years as head coach of the Blackhawks have been anything but routine. But then again, nothing in his coaching career has been. 

At 35 years old, it's not a stretch of the imagination to think that instead of stepping behind the bench each game night and matching line combinations, Colliton could be somewhere swinging his skates over the boards and taking the ice himself. After all, he played on Canadian World Juniors teams with the likes of Brent Seabrook, Shea Weber and Sidney Crosby.

Life, however, had different plans -- ones that drew from his past to build the future.

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