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Luca Del Bel Belluz scoring his first goal in his first shift of his first NHL game

Columbus Blue Jacket’s Season Finale

It was an action-packed night for this season’s final game for the Blue Jackets at home against the Carolina Hurricanes. Luca Del Belluz and Gavin Brindley both made their NHL debuts. Longtime play-by-play announcer Jeff Rimer called his last game after 20 years of calling games for the Jackets. Zach Werenski tied the Blue Jackets […]

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An Email Interview with Inside The Rink Writer Ana Kieu

This is a first for me since writing for this site, but I recently conducted an email interview with one of our writers. Her name is Ana Kieu. She covers the Dallas Stars and writes on other hockey-related topics as well. Ana was kind enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to […]

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Blackhawks Set Chris Chelios’ Jersey Retirement Date

Last night, during a Pearl Jam concert at the United Center, lead singer Eddie Vedder announced on stage that the Blackhawks will retire Chris Chelios’ jersey on Feb. 25 against the Detroit Red Wings. He is the ninth player to have his number retired in the franchise. Chelios played for the Blackhawks between 1990-1999 and […]

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Picking a Captain for Every NHL Team Without One

Heading into the 2023-24 NHL season, ten teams currently do not have an official captain. That number could change before the season starts, but most of those teams likely will not have a captain this year. NHL teams are not required to name a captain, but what if they were? Who would be the best […]

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Report: Jonathan Toews To Miss 2023-24 Season

Earlier today, former Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews thanked the city of Chicago for the 16 years that he spent with the organization, and according to Jay Zawaski, the belief is that Toews will not play during the 2023-24 season but wants to come back for the 2024-25 season. Toews was limited to only 53 […]

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Rob Blake Saga Part I: The Precursor

The predecessor to Rob Blake was Dean Lombardi. Lombardi steered the organization to two championships around a Western Conference Final loss to a surging dynasty in the form of the Chicago Blackhawks. In fact, between 2010-2015, the LA Kings and Chicago Blackhawks claimed Lord Stanley every year except for a 2011 Boston triumph. 2015 marked […]

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Newest Franchise Eliminates Defending Champs in Seven Games

Defending Champs Denied: Last night, the long first round ended for many teams in the NHL. As the Florida Panthers advanced, the Boston Bruins were eliminated in a tremendous league-wide upset. In addition, the Seattle Kraken knocked out the reigning champs Colorado Avalanche in their seventh and final game of the series. Both of the […]

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Jonathan Toews Leaving Chicago Blackhawks

Thursday will be the end of an era for the Chicago Blackhawks. The franchise announced via Twitter that Thursday’s game will be Jonathan Toews’ last in a Blackhawks uniform. “I’ve had a number of conversations with Jonathan throughout the season about his future with the Blackhawks, and recently, we had the difficult conversation that we […]

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Two Chicago Defenseman Emerge As Trade Candidates

The rebuild continues for the Chicago Blackhawks, as they are one of the worst teams in the NHL this season. After trading Alex DeBrincat in the offseason, the Blackhawks will be looking to unload a handful of players at the deadline as they continue to stash draft picks and prospects for the future. While the […]

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Sean Monahan skating for the Montreal Canadiens

Sean Monahan Trade Value Hurt By Toews Price Tag

Just like the Chicago Blackhawks, the Montreal Canadiens find themselves as one of the worst teams in the NHL this season. Sitting at the bottom of the Atlantic Division and second from the bottom of the Eastern Conference, it has been a tough season for the Habs. They currently have a 19-24-3 record with 41 […]

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