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Verdi: Getting to know Chicago Blackhawks’ Artemi Panarin

Dec 24 2016 | 3:54 pm - The Chicago Blackhawks’ Artemi Panarin, who easily earned the Calder Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year last season after endearing himself to fans and teammates. discusses his winter, summer and the future.

Verdi: These Blackhawks remind of Esposito’s 1969-1970 squad

Dec 21 2016 | 8:11 pm - This year’s Blackhawks have a half-dozen rookies on a roster full of established veterans, and they sit atop the NHL. Team historian Bob Verdi says they remind him a lot of the 1969-1970 squad, led by a newly acquired goalie by the name of...

Verdi: Newly focused Panik enjoying bigger role with Blackhawks

Oct 30 2016 | 7:26 pm - When Chicago Blackhawks senior vice president/general manager Stan Bowman acquired Richard Panik last January, small print recognized the transaction. Now, head coach Joel Quenneville is thankful for this beacon of brightness amid his team’s...

Verdi: Blues prevail in Game 7 worthy of June

Apr 26 2016 | 3:44 pm - In a seven-game series contested in April but worthy of June, the St. Louis Blues prevailed 3-2 over the Chicago Blackhawks, the defending Stanley Cup champions. Blackhawks Team Historian Bob Verdi looks back on the classic game and series.

Verdi: Blackhawks’ Crawford finally getting some respect

Mar 11 2016 | 2:29 pm - Corey Crawford once wondered whether he would make it to the National Hockey League. Now all the No. 1 goalie of the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks does is win. Crawford opens up in this Q&A with Bob Verdi, Blackhawks team historian.

Verdi: Breaking down hockey Cold War between Minnesota, Chicago

Feb 19 2016 | 8:10 am - The Chicago Blackhawks have a long and fierce history with Minnesota, and the “Cold War” between these two NHL franchises has produced memorable nights, as Bob Verdi reveals. Sunday’s outdoor game promises to continue that...

Verdi: President honors Blackhawks, who honor him with free parking

Feb 18 2016 | 7:18 pm - Bob Verdi: President Obama honors the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, and they honor him — with free United Center parking for life.

Verdi: Quenneville the right man with right touch for Chicago Blackhawks

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...

Verdi: Darling earned his day with the Cup

Jun 29 2015 | 6:55 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...

Verdi: A splashy celebration for the champs

Jun 16 2015 | 9:27 pm - Not long ago, the Blackhawks franchise was invisible. Now Chicago’s boys of winter are indivisible and, as always, ahead of the curve.

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