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Feb 01 2016 | 11:37 am - Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville represents an amalgam of leadership skills, including the ability to suppress one’s ego and get out of the way. Al Arbour, whom Coach Q just passed on the all-time win list, was much the same, as...
Jun 29 2015 | 5:55 pm - While goalie Scott Darling calls the day he signed with the Chicago Blackhawks the "greatest" day of his life, spending Monday with the Stanley Cup in his hometown of Lemont was another 'wow' moment. Blackhawks Team Historian Bob Verdi provides an...
Jun 16 2015 | 8:27 pm - Not long ago, the Blackhawks franchise was invisible. Now Chicago’s boys of winter are indivisible and, as always, ahead of the curve.
Jun 05 2015 | 11:33 pm - Center Brad Richards, who won a Stanley Cup with Tampa in 2004, talks with Bob Verdi about the impressive drive and skill he sees from his Blackhawks teammates as they go for another title.
May 10 2015 | 4:11 pm - A residue of angst exists among fans of the Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild, both also eliminated by the Blackhawks after exemplary efforts during the regular season.
Apr 28 2015 | 5:42 pm - Bob Verdi looks at the goaltender roulette at play in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs and offers some historical perspective as well.
Apr 14 2015 | 6:37 pm - As Bob Verdi explains, the Blackhawks will not suffer stage fright in Bridgestone Arena. Chicago’s boys of winter have an international following, which — along with their invaluable experience — produced 24 road victories,...
Feb 04 2015 | 5:06 pm - Bob Verdi looks back on the life of Paul Ruck Jr., a former chief of officials for the Chicago Blackhawks. Blackhawks star Denis Savard said Paul, a man he considered his first and best friend in Chicago, was a fixture at Chicago Stadium who had...
Jan 21 2015 | 7:06 pm - Hockey has sustained another heavy loss, especially hockey in Chicago. Blackhawks Team Historian Bob Verdi shares his insights on Mike Spellman, who covered the Blackhawks for The Daily Herald, and died on Tuesday. A veteran of 23 years with the...
Jan 13 2015 | 7:56 am - Jonathan Toews nd four of his teammates, on merit and by popular demand, will represent the Blackhawks at the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus on Jan. 25. That is not a record for the organization, as Blackhawks Team Historian Bob Verdi points out, but...