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BLACKHAWKS SELECT HENRI JOKIHARJU IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE 2017 NHL DRAFT The Chicago Blackhawks have selected defenseman Henri Jokiharju (yoh-kee-HAHR-yew) from the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League in the first round (29th overall) of the 2017 National Hockey League Draft presented by adidas at United Center on Friday night. Additionally, the…

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The Chicago Blackhawks today acquired defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson. “Niklas’ contributions to the three Stanley Cup championship teams are well known but his dependability as a teammate, selfless attitude and the way he represented the Chicago Blackhawks on and off the ice…

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The Chicago Blackhawks today acquired forward Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round draft pick in 2018 from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forwards Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and Chicago’s sixth round (170th overall) draft pick in 2017. Saad returns to the Blackhawks where he was a two-time Stanley Cup winner with…

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Ulf Samuelsson and Don Granato as assistant coaches. Samuelsson and Granato will join returning assistant coach Kevin Dineen, goaltending coach Jimmy Waite and video coach Matt Meacham on head coach Joel Quenneville’s staff. “The addition of Ulf and Don bolsters an already veteran coaching staff,” said…

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have hired Sheldon Brookbank as an assistant coach with the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs. Brookbank will join Derek King on Jeremy Colliton’s staff in Rockford. Brookbank, a Stanley Cup Champion with the Blackhawks in 2013, appeared in 74 games across two seasons (2012-2014) with Chicago, notching eight…

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The Chicago Blackhawks, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, will host NHL Draft Fan Fest outside the United Center on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 as a part of the NHL Draft festivities. Interactive games, photo opportunities with Blackhawks players and alumni, music and a special appearance by the NHL Centennial Fan…

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