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RECAPS: Blackhawks 5, Kraken 4 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)
Blackhawks’ solid start offers early affirmation of confidence (Sun-Times)
Childhood friends Entwistle, Raddysh, Dickinson amazed at Blackhawks reunion (Sun-Times)
Eddie Olczyk’s return to the United Center is “an emotional time,” but he stands by his “business and lifestyle decision” to leave the Blackhawks booth (Tribune).
RECAPS: Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 3 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)
Blackhawks Prospectus Update for 10/21: NCAA (SCH)
Blackhawks Prospectus Update for 10/21: Europe (SCH)
Blackhawks Unveil ‘Reverse Retro’ Look For Season 22-23 (SCH) (CHGO)
Blackhawks are looking for “right, objective way” to decide number of retirements, according to Marian Hossa (Sun-Times).
Blackhawks will risk losing “millions” with a new ticketing strategy — severing ties with most brokers — but it could pay off in the long run (Tribune)
Blackhawks Rebuild Report: October 20, 2022 (CHGO)
Takeaways from meeting Danny Wirtz & Jamie Faulkner (CHGO)
Blackhawks Prospectus Update for 10/19: AHL (SCH)
Blackhawks leadership communicates with Kyle Davidson to plan future trades (Sun-Times)
Blackhawks’ operations enter a new era after significant structural and personnel changes (Sun-Times)
Q&A with Blackhawks Executives Danny Wirtz and Jamie Faulkner: What Does “Transparency” Look Like? How patient will they be with the remodel? (Tribune)
Kevin Korchinski also focused on turning pro, team success after Blackhawks camp (The Athletic)
NHL GAME REVIEWS
Red Wings 5, Ducks 1 (NHL)
Blue Jackets 5, Rangers 1 (NHL)
Panthers 3, Islanders 2 (NHL)
Sharks 3, Flyers 0 (NHL)
Borowiecki at home after leaving on stretcher (NHL)
Eric Staal signs with Panthers, joins brother in Florida (ESPN)
After shirts are thrown, Canucks feels fans’ frustration: ‘It’s something that hits home (Sportsnet)
Canadiens Slafkovsky in everyday life with upper body injury (TSN)
How Eddie Olczyk found solace in the Kraken (The Athletic)
Vladar signs two-year deal with Flames (NHL)
Source: Fanatics CEO sells 76ers, Devils stake (ESPN)
Landeskog out 12 weeks after knee surgery (NHL)
Vrana participates in the Player Assistance Program (NHL).
Maple Leafs coach educates players (NHL)
Ekblad placed on LTIR by Panthers (NHL).
Connor Brown is out long-term for Capitals (NHL).
Salary cap could rise by at least $4 million (NHL)
LeBrun rumbles: NHL teams get welcome news about possible salary cap relaxation in 2023 (The Athletic)
Kuznetsov suspended 1 game for high stick (NHL)
IIHF drops doping case against Nichuskin of Avs (ESPN).
Schmaltz will be out for Coyotes (NHL) for 6-8 weeks
Bertuzzi will be out for Red Wings (NHL) for 4-6 weeks
Lazerus: Hockey is for everyone? New NHL Diversity Report Shows How False That Is (The Athletic)
Hockey Canada had a third reserve fund for uninsured claims (The Athletic)
Mike Keenan leads Italy in 26 games (ESPN)
Hockey Canada CEO, board resigns (ESPN)
Interim Hockey Canada Chair Andrea Skinner Tenders Resignation (Sportsnet)