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After their early ouster at the hands of the St. Louis Blues, the Blackhawks will have another summer of tough decisions. Here's a look at their road ahead.
The Blues are on to the second round, while the Blackhawks title defense is over. Meanwhile, the Predators forced the first Game 7 in history. Here are our takeaways from the night.
The St. Louis Blues are moving on to the second round after beating the Chicago Blackhawks in an incredible Game 7 that came down to a matter of inches.
The Chicago Blackhawks tied Game 7 against the St. Louis Blues early in the second period on Monday night when Andrew Shaw's attempted pass bounced in the net off of a Blues defenseman.
The Blackhawks defeated the Blues in one of the most dramatic games of the postseason to date. Here are the key moments that made it such an entertaining game:
The Blackhawks are going with their so-called "Nuclear Option" of a top line with both Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews on it.
Andrew Shaw will miss Game 5 after being suspended by the NHL for using a homophobic slur during Game 4.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw issued an apology on Wednesday for "insensitive remarks" he made at the end of their Game 4 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw had quite the temper tantrum at the end of their Game 4 loss that should probably keep him out of Game 5.

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