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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 3, Episode 17 – Video Roundtable Pt 2

The-Rink.com writers John Jaeckel, Jeff “El Gatekeeper” Osborn, Mario Tirabassi, Juliana Nikac, Lucas Rozell, Marie Sexton, Eric Andrews, Matt Csakai and Sean Fitzgerald get together again on Facebook live to… Read more »

Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 3, Episode 2 – The regular season begins

The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper” and “Double J” are joined by staff member and Chicago Steel head writer  Ray Napientek to talk about the first two games of the Blackhawks regular season…. Read more »

Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 3, Episode 1 – Prospect tier wrap special

The-Rink.com host “Gatekeeper” is joined by staff members Mario Tirabassi, Aaron Goldschmidt, Eric Andrews, Juliana Nikac and Ron Luce to talk in-depth about Blackhawks prospects. The Blackhawks sit at 2-1-1… Read more »

The-Rink’s Blackhawks prospect pyramid: Blood, sweat and tiers, part three

The-Rink is taking an in-depth look at the Chicago Blackhawks’ prospect pool. However, unlike many other outlets that rank prospects in list form, The-Rink will be using tiers to express… Read more »

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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 56 – Gus bus to Camp Colliton

The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper” and “JJ” step back into the dusty Rink podcast studio to discuss the prospect camp and the Blackhawks fan convention with staff writers Mario Tirabassi and Aaron Goldschmidt…. Read more »

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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 55 – UFA/Nylander Trade Reactions

The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper” and “JJ” rush to the The-Rink podcast studio to discuss the big trade today, the Andrew Shaw trade, and the UFA signings on July 1st. Now that the… Read more »

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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 54 – Draft/Trade wrap with Bill “Wiz” Placzek

 The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper” and “JJ” are joined once again by The-Rink NHL draft guru Bill “Wiz” Placzek to wrap up the draft. We discuss the trade for Olli Maatta We… Read more »

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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 53 – Mock Draft with Bill “Wiz” Placzek

 The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper”, “JJ” and staff prospect writer Eric Andrews are joined by The-Rink NHL draft guru Bill “Wiz” Placzek and hold a mock draft. After a short hiatus, the… Read more »

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Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 52 – School’s out for Summer

The-Rink.com co-hosts “Gatekeeper” and “JJ” are joined by staff writer Ray Napientek to chat about the few things abuzz in Blackhawks speculation. Blackhawks potential suitors for Ilya Mikheyev Kris Versteeg returns to Rockford… Read more »

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The Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 49 – Steel Deal

The-Rink.com co-hosts Jeff “Gatekeeper” Osborn and John “Double J” Jaeckel are joined by The-Rink Junior / Chicago Steel writer Ray Napientek to talk about the Blackhawks and the Steel. We have a new… Read more »

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The Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 48 w/ The Athletic’s Mark Lazerus

 The-Rink.com co-hosts Jeff “Gatekeeper” Osborn and John “Double J” Jaeckel are joined by surprise guest Mark Lazerus, formerly of the Chicago Sun-Times and currently of The Athletic, as the Blackhawks roll into… Read more »

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The Blackhawks Rinkcast – Episode 47 w/ Al Cimaglia

The-Rink.com host Jeff “Gatekeeper” Osborn goes solo and is joined once again by NHL Radio Blackhawks Correspondent Al Cimaglia to discuss the suddenly hot (again) Blackhawks. Blackhawks sign draft pick Philipp Kurashev… Read more »