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Blackhawks face Wild in Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum on Oct. 2

Aug. 03, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee will host an NHL game for the first time in more than three decades when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Minnesota Wild at Fiserv Forum, the home of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. The Oct. 2 preseason matchup marks the first NHL game at Milwaukee since...

Five women in NHL assistant GM jobs took different paths

Jul. 20, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

One thing all five women who serve in assistant general manager roles around the NHL have in common is none saw this opportunity available to them earlier in life. “I never expected to be an assistant general manager in my wildest dreams,” Meghan Hunter of the Chicago Blackhawks...

NHL takes big strides on women in hockey ops executive roles

Jul. 20, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Kate Madigan blushed and she could not keep herself from smiling. When it was time at New Jersey Devils development camp for her to introduce herself with her title, Madigan got the chance to say she was assistant general manager. She is just the sixth woman in the history of the...

Olczyk leaves Blackhawks broadcast, set to join Kraken

Jul. 18, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Olczyk is leaving the Chicago Blackhawks after 16 years as a color commentator on their television broadcasts. He’s expected to work Seattle Kraken games next season, joining the team his brother Ricky works for as an assistant general manager. ...

NHL free agency: Devils sign Palat, Capitals add Strome

Jul. 14, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

A day after the New Jersey Devils missed out on the top prize in NHL free agency, they landed two-time Stanley Cup champion Ondrej Palat on Thursday. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, continued their busy offseason by signing former Chicago Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome. ...

Duncan Keith announces retirement after 17 NHL seasons

Jul. 12, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Family brought Duncan Keith to Edmonton after a stellar run as the backbone of the Chicago Blackhawks’ defense. And following a season with the Oilers, family is why Keith feels he’s in a good place to end his NHL career after 17 seasons, three Stanley...

Scotty Bowman moves on from job as Blackhawks adviser

Jul. 12, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

Scotty Bowman has left the Chicago Blackhawks after what the Hall of Famer said was a difficult year. Bowman announced Tuesday he no longer works for the organization as of July 1, saying he decided it was time to move on after 14 years as the Blackhawks' senior hockey operations...

Nichushkin staying put with Avs; Malkin set to leave Pens

Jul. 11, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

Forward Valeri Nichushkin is staying put with the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche, while Evgeni Malkin’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Penguins may be over after 16 seasons. Malkin has decided to become a free agent rather than re-sign with the Penguins before the start of...

Derek King stays with Blackhawks as assistant coach

Jul. 11, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Derek King is staying with the Chicago Blackhawks as an assistant coach on Luke Richardson's staff. King finished last season as Chicago's interim coach after Jeremy Colliton was fired on Nov. 6. He was in the mix for the full-time job, but Richardson was hired last...

Blackhawks begin dismantling, trade DeBrincat and Dach

Jul. 08, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

The long-anticipated dismantling of the Chicago Blackhawks’ roster begun Thursday with the team trading Alex DeBrincat to the Ottawa Senators and Kirby Dach to the Montreal Canadiens. In completing a third trade to acquire goalie Petr Mrazek from the Toronto Maple Leafs, the...