Blackhawks Talk Podcast

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The Blackhawks Talk Podcast takes you inside the dressing room of the Madhouse on Madison. Go behind the reasons of the latest line change, and what to expect from the team on the ice, and in the front office. Featuring Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis. New episodes release every Tuesday and Friday.

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, it’s Cheli Palooza as Pat Boyle catches up with Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios and his daughter, broadcaster Caley Chelios.Chris describes what it was like to play against Derek King and how King’s approach defensively has helped this Blackhawks team limit the opposition’s scoring chances. Caley also shares the story of how her dad helped her pick broadcasting as a career. The father-daughter duo spends time each week helping each other prepare for their on-air duties.The podcast reveals a special Chelios Blackhawks broadcast taking place this week on NBC Sports Chicago.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 6

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Colby Cohen discuss the come-from-behind victory against the Washington Capitals and the team's improvement under interim head coach Derek King. Plus, Charlie Roumeliotis goes 1-on-1 with Alex DeBrincat.1:50 - Blackhawks flipping the script and overcoming adversity3:35 - Offense gets back on track5:30 - Recipe for winning under King7:15 - Blackhawks lose Connor Murphy to injury12:00 - 1-on-1 with Alex DeBrincatSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 3

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis dive into the power-play struggles and why the success has significantly dropped off. The guys also weigh in on Jonathan Toews' workload, whether the Blackhawks are leaning more towards a 50-50 split with Marc-Andre Fleury and Kevin Lankinen, and why Lukas Reichel should stay in Rockford despite the offensive struggles.2:00 - Takeaways from win over St. Louis, loss to San Jose5:20 - What's wrong with the power play?14:50 - How the Blackhawks are managing Toews' workload18:40 - Why can't Dylan Strome crack the lineup?26:20 - Are the Blackhawks leaning towards a 50-50 split with Fleury and Lankinen?29:20 - Reichel injured in Rockford. If healthy, should the Blackhawks consider calling him up?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 29

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the weekend games against Edmonton and Vancouver. Why has the goaltending improved so much under interim head coach Derek King and what can the Blackhawks do to improve their 5-on-5 scoring? Plus, the guys weigh in on what they're thankful for going into Thanksgiving.2:00 - Takeaways from weekend against Edmonton, Vancouver9:00 - Why has the goaltending improved so much under King?14:00 - Any concern that the power play has cooled off?16:15 - Brandon Hagel returns and scores game-winning goal in Vancouver22:15 - Decisions will have to be made going into trade deadline27:00 - What we're thankful for going into ThanksgivingSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 22

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the goaltending win in Seattle to extend their winning streak to four games. The guys also discuss Alex DeBrincat's emergence as a potential superstar, Caleb Jones' return, and which defenseman could come out of the lineup in Edmonton. Plus, a sit-down interview with interim GM Kyle Davidson and a PSA on the importance of internships.1:25 - Goalie win in Seattle7:00 - Is Alex DeBrincat a superstar?16:50 - Caleb Jones makes season debut19:15 - The unique dynamic of the coaching staff25:40 - 1-on-1 interview with interim GM Kyle Davidson36:30 - Takeaways from Davidson interview41:30 - PSA on the importance of internshipsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 19

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss what's gone right during their 3-0-0 start under interim head coach Derek King. They also preview the upcoming four-game road trip and provide updates on Caleb Jones, Brandon Hagel, and Tyler Johnson. To wrap up, Pat and Charlie talk about Marian Hossa and Doug Wilson being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.1:40 - Biggest reasons for 3-0-0 record under King4:40 - Patrick Kane's ridiculous play on Alex DeBrincat's goal10:00 - Which players need to start producing?16:50 - Dylan Strome's new lease on life22:05 - Injury updates on Caleb Jones, Brandon Hagel and Tyler Johnson27:50 - How many points will the Blackhawks pick up on the four-game road trip?29:15 - Marian Hossa, Doug Wilson inducted into Hockey Hall of FameSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 16

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss their first impressions of interim GM Kyle Davidson. They also weigh in on interim head coach Derek King's personality, why he appears to be exactly what this Blackhawks team needed right now and whether this could be the launching point of a potential run. Plus, Charlie goes 1-on-1 with King in an exclusive interview.1:30 - Initial impressions of Davidson8:45 - Is King the right fit for the Blackhawks?18:40 - 1-on-1 interview with King26:15 - King earning the trust of players 33:30 - What is the recipe for the Blackhawks to have success under King?37:45 - Can the Blackhawks go on a run?39:40 - Injury update on Brandon HagelSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 11

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On this emergency edition of the Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to the news of head coach Jeremy Colliton being relieved of his duties, along with assistant coaches Sheldon Brookbank and Tomas Mitell. The guys weigh in on the Colliton era, whether interim head coach Derek King has a legitimate chance at keeping the job, interim GM Kyle Davidson having "full autonomy" to make hockey decisions, and what's next for Colliton.2:00 - Reacting to news that Colliton is out as head coach7:30 - Was Colliton ever fully accepted by the veterans?12:50 - Thoughts on assistant coaches Brookbank and Mitell also being let go by Blackhawks19:30 - Danny Wirtz says Davidson has "full autonomy" to make hockey decisions22:45 - Is there a chance King could keep the job permanently?27:00 - What are you expecting to hear from Davidson?32:50 - What's next for Colliton?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 7

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the losses to Carolina and Winnipeg. Why are the Blackhawks having such a difficult time scoring at 5-on-5? And could we see a lineup shake-up? Plus, Pat goes 1-on-1 with forward Brandon Hagel.1:15 - Breaking down losses to Carolina, Winnipeg5:10 - What to make of the quick strikes against early in periods9:35 - Injury updates on Caleb Jones and Wyatt Kalynuk11:20 - Should the Blackhawks load up the first line with Alex DeBrincat, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews?16:10 - Interview with Brandon HagelSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 6

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss Patrick Kane's big night in his return from COVID-19 protocol and the Blackhawks finally picking up their first win of the season. The guys also discuss Kane's comments after watching the Kyle Beach interview, react to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's press conference about the investigation and more.1:30 - Kane returns and Blackhawks finally get a win6:15 - What should the lines look like?12:45 - Marc-Andre Fleury starting to look like reigning Vezina Trophy winner17:45 - Translating special teams success to 5-on-529:50 - Kane's thoughts on Kyle Beach interview33:30 - Reaction to Gary Bettman's press conferenceSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 2

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the fallout from the investigation and the courage Kyle Beach showed in coming forward as John Doe. The guys also weigh in on what went wrong in Carolina and St. Louis and provide some background on interim general manager Kyle Davidson.1:30 - Kyle Beach's courageous interview4:35 - Blackhawks schedule initial settlement talks with Beach's lawyer8:20 - Joel Quenneville resigns as Panthers head coach; GM Kevin Cheveldayoff keeps job with Jets12:40 - Blackhawks remain winless after losses to Carolina, St. Louis20:35 - Background info on interim GM Kyle DavidsonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 31

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the Jenner & Block findings of the sexual assault investigation against former video coach Bradley Aldrich from the 2010 Stanley Cup team and the mishandling by the organization. The guys talk about Stan Bowman stepping down as President/GM, Al MacIsaac being relieved of his duties and where the Blackhawks go from here.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 26

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis weigh in on what's gone wrong in the first five games and where the team goes from here after their worst start in more than 20 years. The guys also discuss ESPN Emily Kaplan's report about head coach Jeremy Colliton's job status and whether he's on the hot seat.1:30 - What to make of five-game winless streak5:30 - Why are the Blackhawks struggling to score at 5-on-5?8:45 - Where is the sense of urgency?14:00 - Is Patrick Kane's undisclosed injury still affecting him?19:00 - ESPN's Emily Kaplan provides update on Jeremy Colliton's job status25:30 - Where do the Blackhawks go from here?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 22

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OK Blackhawks fans, how ya doin'? It's still early so don't panic but there needs to be a discussion on the rough start and schedule to start the 2021-22 season. To break down the first three games, Pat Boyle is joined by Colby Cohen to discuss what went wrong and how the Blackhawks can turn it around. The guys also weigh in on the slow starts, the success of special teams, and what the Blackhawks can do to improve their play at 5-on-5. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 18

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the Opening Night roster going into the 2021-22 season. Any surprises? Plus, they also preview the three-game road trip to enter the campaign and predict where the Blackhawks will finish in the Central Division.3:30 - Breaking down the Opening Night roster6:30 - Why the Blackhawks brought back Erik Gustafsson10:00 - Blackhawks announce leadership group for 2021-22 season13:13 - Previewing three-game road trip to open season18:15 - How good will the Blackhawks' B game be this year?25:10 - Could Jonathan Toews make a case to be on Team Canada's Olympic roster?33:00 - Jeremy Colliton seems much more laid backSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 12

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the training camp battles and project the Opening Night roster. Who could step in for the injured Caleb Jones and Wyatt Kalynuk? Will Alex Nylander make the team? Did the Blackhawks make the right call in sending Lukas Reichel to Rockford? And where does Dylan Strome fit in? The guys weigh in on all that and more.1:30 - Roster decision more difficult than head coach Jeremy Colliton originally expected3:20 - Breaking down the forward battles7:45 - Where does Dylan Strome fit in?11:40 - Could the Blackhawks make a trade before official rosters are due?13:30 - What happens to Collin Delia and Malcolm Subban?15:10 - With injuries to Caleb Jones and Wyatt Kalynuk, which seven defensemen will be on the Opening Night roster?17:20 - Did the Blackhawks make the right decision to send Lukas Reichel to Rockford?24:00 - Should the Blackhawks be concerned about penalty kill struggles in preseason?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 8

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Wednesday’s preseason opener against the Detroit Red Wings. How did Jonathan Toews look? Could Adam Gaudette be this season’s breakout player? When will Lukas Reichel be a full-time player? The guys weigh in on all that and more.2:00 - Thoughts on Toews' return to action5:15 - Could Gaudette be a potential breakout player?7:10 - How did Reichel look in his preseason debut?11:30 - Is Caleb Jones better than we thought?14:20 - Blackhawks' power play showing much more movement21:20 - Could Alex DeBrincat, Tyler Johnson and Patrick Kane line stick long-term?23:45 - How Seth Jones and Jake McCabe complement each otherSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 1

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis recap the first day of training camp. The guys weigh in on how Jonathan Toews looked after missing all of last season with an illness, Patrick Kane's nagging injury that isn't completely healed yet, and the interesting line combinations that involved Tyler Johnson centering the top line.1:30 - Biggest takeaway from Day 1 of training camp4:45 - Jonathan Toews is back6:50 - Toews opens up about illness that caused him to miss 2020-21 season12:50 - Should the Blackhawks be concerned about Patrick Kane's nagging injury?16:35 - Thoughts on potential load management19:15 - Early look at Blackhawks' lines and pairings20:55 - Kane on the offseason moves24:25 - Seth Jones' skills on display early on28:20 - The makeup of the training camp groupsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 24

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis answer your mailbag questions. Who could be the surprise breakout player at training camp? How do the Blackhawks stack up against their Central Division opponents? Will Chicago be a playoff team? The guys hit on all that and more.3:00 - Previewing rookie showcase games vs. Minnesota5:10 - Which rookie are you most excited to see play?9:20 - Who could be the surprise breakout player at training camp?12:00 - Who's an under-the-radar player who could make a significant impact this season?15:35 - How do the Blackhawks stack up in the Central Division?21:00 - What are your expectations for the Blackhawks this season?26:25 - Will the Blackhawks carry three goaltenders on Opening Night?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 17

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Blackhawks defenseman Jake McCabe is happy in Chicago and ready to help produce wins for the city. Jake joins Pat Boyle as they discuss how Jake is returning from injury, his connection to Connor Murphy, his thoughts on how good the defensive core can be, and a lot more.(1:21) - Jake on coming back from his knee injury and getting ready for the upcoming season(6:10) - Being a Cubs fan and embracing Chicago(12:00) - Playing in a new D-zone coverage and how good the defensive group can be(17:06) - How can players help grow the game?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 10

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis are joined by former NHL player Colby Cohen, who was hired by the organization to be a content analyst. Cohen discusses what his role will be with the team and NBC Sports Chicago, dives into his hockey background and what it was like playing with Patrick Kane growing up. The guys also weigh in on the Blackhawks’ offseason moves and the excitement level for training camp.0:20 - Cohen opens up about his new role with Blackhawks, NBC Sports Chicago4:30 - Transitioning from player to media5:55 - Cohen dives into his hockey background9:10 - Cohen on scoring overtime winner to win national title for Boston University15:45 - Cohen on being in the same draft class as Patrick Kane19:00 - Cohen on what it was like to be a black ace during 2011 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup run27:45 - Cohen on playing against Jeremy Colliton in the AHL32:00 - Cohen's relationship with former Blackhawks winger Jimmy Hayes, who passed away suddenly at the age of 3138:30 - Cohen on Blackhawks' offseason movesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 26

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, head coach Jeremy Colliton joins Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis to discuss the team's offseason moves, highlighted by the acquisitions of Marc-Andre Fleury and Seth Jones. Colliton also weighs in on the overall expectations of the group moving forward, Jonathan Toews' status, areas for improvement and much more.2:00 - Colliton on making the drive from Calgary to Chicago with his family4:00 - Colliton on the Seth Jones acquisition6:50 - How Jake McCabe and Jones change outlook of Blackhawks' defensemen core10:10 - Colliton on what Fleury brings to the table13:30 - Colliton's confidence level on whether or not Jonathan Toews will be ready for camp17:05 - The process of picking alternate captains20:00 - Have the expectations been raised for the Blackhawks?26:50 - What's on the to-do list for Colliton between now and the start of camp?31:20 - Are there similarities between Colliton and Ted Lasso?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 20

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis chat with forward Brandon Hagel, who recently signed a three-year contract extension with the team. The guys ask Hagel about getting the deal done early, who embarrassed themselves the most at Alex DeBrincat’s wedding, his personal goals for next season and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 10

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the news that Marc-Andre Fleury will indeed play for Chicago in 2021-22. President/GM Stan Bowman and Fleury recently spoke with the media to discuss the situation, and how the trade caught the Vezina Trophy winner off guard. The guys also weigh in on how Fleury changes the dynamic of this Blackhawks group.2:00 - Takeaways from Fleury's media availability7:15 - Fleury on what was attractive about the Blackhawks14:00 - Bowman explains process of acquiring Fleury19:15 - Do the Blackhawks have to make more moves?24:30 - Bowman on the confidence he has in this season's Blackhawks team29:00 - Why Blackhawks didn't re-sign Vinnie Hinostroza, David Kampf and Pius SuterSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 5

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis weigh in on the acquisition of Vezina Trophy winner Marc-Andre Fleury, trading Brent Seabrook's contract for versatile forward Tyler Johnson and signing top-four defenseman Jake McCabe. The guys also discuss what could be next as Fleury evaluates his NHL future and whether more moves could be coming.1:30 - Blackhawks acquire Marc-Andre Fleury; will he report to Chicago?10:00 - How do the Blackhawks move forward if Fleury doesn't want to play in Chicago?13:45 - Blackhawks trade Brent Seabrook's contract to Tampa Bay for Tyler Johnson, draft pick19:45 - Blackhawks sign top-four defenseman Jake McCabe22:00 - Are the Blackhawks trying to move Calvin de Haan?24:45 - Could more moves be coming for the Blackhawks?29:30 - Who will be the Blackhawks' alternate captains?30:40 - Brandon Saad signs five-year deal with St. Louis Blues31:30 - Blackhawks trade Nikita Zadorov's rights to CalgarySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 29

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to the Seth Jones acquisition and the price Chicago paid to get him. Did the Blackhawks give up on Adam Boqvist too soon? Plus, the guys weigh in on the Blackhawks' 2021 draft class, which includes first-round pick Nolan Allan and second-round selection Colton Dach, who's Kirby's younger brother.2:00 - Thoughts on the Seth Jones trade9:10 - Stan Bowman on what Jones brings to the table21:30 - Is the analytics community being too hard on Jones?27:45 - Will the Blackhawks regret letting Adam Boqvist go?37:30 - Blackhawks draft Colton Dach, Kirby's younger brother, at No. 62 overall43:00 - Blackhawks prioritize size in the 2021 NHL DraftSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 25

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the expansion draft results that saw the Seattle Kraken go off the board with their Chicago pick by taking forward John Quenneville. They also talk about Stan Bowman addressing the media for the first time since the 2010 allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich, whether Jonathan Toews will be ready to go for the season opener and which player the Blackhawks should draft at No. 12 overall.2:00 - Reaction to Seattle Kraken expansion draft11:20 - Stan Bowman addresses allegations against Brad Aldrich14:30 - Will Jonathan Toews be ready for the season opener?20:30 - What would a Seth Jones package look like?28:30 - Takeaways from interview with VP of Amateur Scouting Mark Kelley34:30 - Predictions on who the Blackhawks will draft at No. 12 overallSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 22

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The NHL Draft is on July 23-24 and the Blackhawks have the No. 12 overall pick. Who should they target? Joining Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis is Blackhawks VP of Amateur Scouting Mark Kelley, who discusses the challenges of this year’s draft because of the COVID-19 pandemic, who could be available at No. 12, the depth of this year’s class, and much more.(1:40) - With some leagues choosing not to play this season, how difficult was it to put together your draft board?(6:15) - How is Kelley breaking down the draft?(11:00) - Breaking down the talent of the Chicago Steel(17:50) - How will the 2019 NHL Draft be remembered?(22:10) - Characterizing this year's draft classSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 16

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Another Chicago icon is on the move after the Blackhawks granted Duncan Keith’s trade request so that he could be closer to his son. In return, the Blackhawks received defenseman Caleb Jones and a conditional third-round draft pick in 2022. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the trade, Keith’s illustrious Blackhawks career, whether he’s the greatest defenseman in franchise history, and how the acquisition of Caleb impacts the team’s chances of potentially acquiring his older brother Seth via trade.(1:25) - It's official: Duncan Keith is on the move. What are the details of the trade?(9:00) - Why Keith will be a good fit in Edmonton(14:20) - Keith’s accomplishments in Chicago(20:240) - Is Keith the greatest defenseman in Blackhawks history?(29:00) - Does the Caleb Jones acquisition improve the Blackhawks’ chances at landing Seth Jones?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 13

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The Blackhawks Talk crew of Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis are joined by rookie defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk to discuss the Stanley Cup Playoffs, his friend Cole Caufield and his contributions to the Montreal Canadiens on their playoff run, Kalynuk’s rookie season, and much more.(1:40) - Kalynuk on what he learned and how impressed he was watching the Lightning win another Cup(5:30) - Kalynuk breaks down his rookie season and analyzes where he thinks he can get better(10:00) - Kalynuk on what it was like to be defense partners with Duncan Keith(16:40) - Kalynuk on which area he’s specifically looking to improve upon this offseasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 9

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Jonathan Toews breaks his silence and announces his plans to return for the 2021-22 season. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to the announcement and finally putting the rumors about Toews’ health to rest. Later in the podcast, Pat and Charlie sit down with Blackhawks rookie Brandon Hagel to review his first year in the NHL, his thoughts on the upcoming season, his experience at the World Championships, and much more.(1:42) - Jonathan Toews announces his return in a video(4:50) - Why did Toews sit out the year?(10:00) - Rumors about Toews and his absence from the Blackhawks(14:02) - A sit-down with Brandon Hagel and his thoughts on his rookie yearSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 1

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis address the sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich and the team launching an internal investigation from the incident in 2010. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly also discussed the situation during their Stanley Cup Final media availability.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 29

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ESPN's John Buccigross joins Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis to break down the Stanley Cup Playoffs and which team will be the last one standing. The crew also discuss the Blackhawks rebuild, the origin of the Bucci Overtime Challenge, the NHL’s return on ESPN, and much more.(1:50) - Breaking down the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and who has the best chance to come out on top this year(7:25) - How is the Blackhawks rebuild going and are they on their way to playoff contention?(11:55) - Origins of the Bucci Overtime Challenge(17:10) - Buccigross discusses how important golf has become in his life(24:20) - NHL goes back to ESPNSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 24

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis dive into the mailbag and answer fans’ questions. Will the Blackhawks add a veteran goaltender to push Kevin Lankinen? Could the Blackhawks be in the Jack Eichel sweepstakes? Should the Blackhawks draft a goaltender with the No. 12 overall pick? They discuss all that and more.(1:30) - Will the Blackhawks add a veteran goaltender to push Kevin Lankinen?(10:24) - Will the Blackhawks add an outside defenseman this offseason?(18:30) - Which teams have the best odds to win the Stanley Cup(23:40) - Should the Blackhawks draft a goalie with their first-round pick?(36:45) - Best press box food at the United CenterSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 18

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The Chicago Steel have become a powerhouse at the USHL level and that talent is about to be put on display in the 2021 NHL draft. NBCS Chicago Blackhawks Insider Charlie Roumeliotis is joined by Steel GM Ryan Hardy to discuss their recent championship run, the team’s nine draft eligible prospects, and Owen Power, who’s a Steel alum that’s projected to go No. 1 overall.(1:56) - Hardy discusses Steel’s playoff runs over the last three years(9:10) - Hardy discusses the Steel’s nine draft eligible prospects(14:25) - Matthew Coronato is being compared to Alex DeBrincat and could be drafted by the Blackhawks(24:40) - Steel could have a run of top tier talent being drafted in the NHL for the next few yearsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 11

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The first half of the 2021 NHL Draft has officially been set and the Blackhawks will pick No. 11 overall. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the lottery results and characterize the upcoming draft. The guys also discuss the possibility of Columbus Blue Jacket star defenseman Seth Jones being available via trade, other potential options in free agency that could make them a playoff contender, and their thoughts on Mark Scheifele's hit on Jake Evans.(1:45) - The Blackhawks will select 11th overall; how would you characterize the draft?(7:00) - Columbus Blue Jackets star Seth Jones intends to test free agency. Is he the game-changing defenseman the Blackhawks need to contend?(13:30) - What would a trade package for Seth Jones look like?(23:56) - World Championships update; which Blackhawks are showing out on the national stage?(32:50) - Pat and Charlie's thoughts on Mark Scheifele's hit on Jake EvansSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 3

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs are off and running and proving to the sports world that playoff hockey is second to none. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis provide their early takeaways from the first round and which team has surprised the most. The crew also goes over the IIHF World Championships in Latvia and discuss the strong play of Blackhawks first-round pick Lukas Reichel. Is there a chance Reichel can be a full-time player on the Blackhawks next season?(3:04) - Biggest takeaways from the first round of the playoffs(11:20) - What are the Blackhawks up against in the Central Division next year?(22:15) - Analyzing Blackhawks prospect Lukas Reichel's play in the World Championships in Latvia(27:00) - Breaking down the Blackhawks roster next season(32:05) - Wayne Gretzky joins TNT as a national broadcasterSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 28

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Pat Boyle is joined by NBC Sports' Eddie Olczyk and get his thoughts on the Blackhawks' 2021 season. Edzo outlines what the Hawks need to do to make the playoffs next season. And since Edzo is calling the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, we get his thoughts on the hot start to the tournament for the greatest trophy in professional sports.(0:57) - Edzo's biggest takeaway from the 2021 season(5:45) - What the Hawks need to do to make the 2022 playoffs(9:00) - How do you project how players will fare in the playoffs(12:25) - Examining the Stanley Cup Playoffs' hot, intense start(22:04) - NHL broadcast updateSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 21

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The Blackhawks Talk Podcast is giving out awards at the end of the season. Some you are familiar with, some we made up, but it’s time to dish out some hardware to this year's Blackhawks team. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis weigh in on which player is the team’s MVP, most improved, top rookie, goal of the year, and much more.(1:30) - Most improved player(5:14) - Rookie of the Year(12:35) - Up and Down Player aka Headscratcher of the season(25:10) - Which Blackhawks prospect will make the biggest impact next season?(32:54) - Surprise player of the year(40:00) - Goal of the year(42:40) - Team MVPSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 18

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The 2020-21 season has officially come to an end, which means it’s time to reflect on the highs and lows. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to clips from Stan Bowman, Jeremy Colliton and Patrick Kane during their exit interviews to discuss what went right and what areas need to improve. Pat and Charlie discuss Bowman's reaction to missing the playoffs, Kane's thoughts on not having Jonathan Toews all season and how that impacted the team, and Colliton weighs in on how the Blackhawks can take the next step to compete with teams like Carolina and Tampa.(3:40) - Stan Bowman on what needs to be addressed for the team to take the next step(7:40) - Jeremy Colliton on being a better overall team and harder to play against(17:00) - Dylan Strome on getting scratched multiple times this season(33:10) - Patrick Kane on missing the playoffs again(41:50) - Kane on the absence of Toews and how much he was missed(46:35) - Colliton on what Toews means to the organization See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 13

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The Blackhawks season is over and it's time to review the first year of the rebuild. Was it a success? What should fans be expecting headed into the offseason? The Blackhawks Talk team of Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Charlie Roumeliotis break down the season, including whether Kevin Lankinen solidified himself as a potential starting goaltender, what needs to happen for the Blackhawks to return to postseason contention, and who were the team's MVP, Rookie of the Year, and biggest surprise?(1:20) - How would you sum up the season for the Blackhawks?(7:05) - Is Kevin Lankinen a No. 1 goaltender or a really good backup?(17:00) - Which trade deadline acquisition will have the most impact going forward?(24:00) - How different would the season have turned out if Jonathan Toews played this year?(32:00) - Surprise player of the year for the Blackhawks(36:25) - Rookie of the Year(44:40) - What do the Blackhawks need to address to get back into playoff contention?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 11

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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers, and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss Collin Delia’s performance against Carolina, Alex DeBrincat’s five-game goal streak, young defensemen stepping up for the team, and what is Dylan Strome’s future in Chicago?1:30: Delia comes up big against the Hurricanes after a long layoff6:45: Alex DeBrincat scores in five straight games10:30: Young defensemen step up after an injury to Duncan Keith13:00: Riley Stillman becomes eighth Blackhawk to score first NHL goal this season17:00: Young players getting important NHL minutes this season20:00: The boost the Blackhawks will get from having fans at the UC the final two games of the season24:00: Dylan Strome’s future with the Blackhawks after being scratched for the third time in eight games31:30: Which goalies will play in the final two games of the season for the Blackhawks?34:00: Pat and Charlie’s rookie of the yearSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 7

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The Blackhawks lost their fifth straight game on Monday and have been knocked out of playoff contention but there are still some things to learn from this team before the season ends. Pat Boyle is joined by Jamal Mayers to discuss what they need to see from the young players, what they need to improve on to have a better season next year, and what the next stage of this rebuild looks like. Later in the podcast, Pat Boyle is joined by numbers expert and Steve Kornacki from NBC News as they break down the Central Division standings.(1:30) - Blackhawks effort level in the final game of playoff contention(5:20) - What can the first-year players learn about this season that they can take into the next?(9:32) - Alex DeBrincat's play this season and how he can become an even better player next year(12:00) - What should fans be looking for in the last four games?(15:35) - NBC News numbers expert Steve Kornacki joins Pat Boyle to discuss the Central Division playoff raceSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 4

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The Blackhawks tied the game late in the third period but lost in overtime to the Stanley Cup contending Florida Panthers on Thursday. Is there something to build on for the future? Pat Boyle is joined by Stanley Cup champion and former Blackhawk Jamal Mayers to discuss their takeaways from the loss, the performance of Vinnie Hinostroza in his second tour with the Blackhawks, Adam Boqvist being out for the rest of the season, and Jamal discusses his favorite memories of Andrew Shaw.(1:30) - Blackhawks tie game late before falling to Panthers in OT(5:00) - Vinnie Hinostroza has 10 points in 10 games for Chicago; why is he playing so well?(10:00) - Adam Boqvist is out for the season with a broken right wrist. How was he developing before the injury?(17:30) - What did Andrew Shaw mean to the Blackhawks, specifically the 2013 team?(24:10) - Breaking down the Blackhawks' remaining schedule. Who will take the Central Division?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 30

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Andrew Shaw's story is one of an underdog. He was passed up in the draft twice before being taken in the fifth round of the 2011 NHL Draft by Chicago, where he won two Stanley Cups. On Monday, Shaw announced his retirement due to concussion concerns but notes he has no regrets. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss Shaw's retirement, highlight his career moments and weigh in on his legacy.(1:50) - Andrew Shaw announces his retirement in a special tribute video(6:20) - Pat and Charlie react to Shaw's retirement(12:14) - Shaw speaks to the media about always being an underdog and embracing that role(17:55) - Stan Bowman on his thoughts after first seeing Andrew Shaw(24:20) - Shaw speaks on which current players remind him of his game(32:10) - Shaw reacts to all the love he's received from fans since announcing his retirementSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 26

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The Blackhawks rallied back from a third-goal deficit in the final 10 minute of regulation to beat the Predators 5-4 in overtime. Is this the win they needed to propel them into the final stretch? Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the big win and what it could mean going forward. The guys also dive into the power play, Malcolm Subban’s performance, and a Jonathan Toews health update.(1:51) - How crazy of an emotional ride was the 5-4 win vs. the Predators?(11:25) - Pat and Charlie break down Vinnie Hinostroza’s contributions(18:08) - What is going on with Connor Murphy's helmet?(25:00) - Should Subban get the start in Friday’s series finale vs. Nashville?(35:00) - The latest update on Jonathan ToewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 23

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In order to make the playoffs, the Blackhawks need to make adjustments after taking a step back following their sixth loss of the season to the Nashville Predators. Pat Boyle is joined by Jamal Mayers to break down what went wrong in the series opener and who should start in goal on Wednesday. Later in the podcast, Pat is joined by Charlie Roumeliotis to discuss Nikita Zadorov's future with the Blackhawks and how the Dallas Stars have moved in front of the Blackhawks in the Central Division race.(1:20) - Pat and Jamal break down Game 1 loss to the Predators(8:00) - The fourth line is coming through(11:10) - Who should get the start in Game 2: Lankinen or Subban?(12:50) - Charlie joins Pat to discuss the Blackhawks' playoff chances(17:50) - What does the future look like for Nikita Zadorov?(24:30) - In key games, should the Blackhawks go with Lankinen or Subban?(29:00) - What adjustments should the Blackhawks make?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 20

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The Blackhawks dropped to 20-19-5 after a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in the series opener. What can they do to bounce back? What is wrong with the power play? Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd break down the loss and discuss whether the Blackhawks can fix things before their next matchup with Detroit. Later in the podcast, Pat has a 1-on-1 with new Blackhawks winger Brett Connolly as they discuss the trade, his story of driving from Carolina to Columbus to make his debut with the Blackhawks, and more. (2:00) - Did the Blackhawks let down their guard playing against a lesser team? (6:20) - Breaking down the five-forward power-play approach (12:00) - Blocked shot numbers vs Detroit; how can the Blackhawks get more shots through? (16:40) - Tight race in the Central Division (19:50) - Brett Connolly joins Pat Boyle (29:30) - The mindset after being traded to a new teamSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 16

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What the Blackhawks brought in at the trade deadline: Brett Connolly, Josh Dickinson, Adam Gaudette, Vinnie Hinostroza, Riley Stillman, rights to Henrik Borgstrom, rights to Ryder Rolston, second-round pick in 2021, fourth-round pick in 2021, seventh-round pick in 2021, third-round pick in 2022 What the Blackhawks sent out: Madison Bowey, Lucas Carlsson, Matthew Highmore, Mattias Janmark, Brad Morrison, Carl Soderberg, Lucas Wallmark, fifth-round pick in 2021, fifth-round pick in 2022 Stan Bowman was a busy executive this year at the trade deadline and recouped a decent haul. To go over all the moves, the entire Blackhawks Talk team was assembled. In the first part of the podcast, Pat Boyle is joined by Jamal Mayers and Steve Konroyd to get their reactions to the trades. Then later in the pod, Pat is joined by Charlie Roumeliotis to discuss if the Blackhawks were winners at the deadline, and the big win vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 13

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Blackhawks president of hockey operations and GM Stan Bowman has been busy. The Blackhawks, on Thursday, traded for veteran forward Brett Connolly, defenseman Riley Stillman, and prospect Henrik Borgstrom, along with a 2021 seventh-round pick from the Florida Panthers for forward Lucas Wallmark and defenseman Lucas Carlsson. Bowman talks about his recent trade with Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis and why he thinks the moves improves the Blackhawks. Later in the pod, Pat is joined by Steve Konroyd as they break down the trade.(1:10) - Bowman discusses what he thinks is the most intriguing part of the deal(5:30) - What will Brett Connolly's role be?(7:40) - Bowman breaks down adding more forwards to the roster(12:10) - Bowman discusses whether the Blackhawks are looking to make more moves before Monday's deadline(14:08) - Steve Konroyd joins Pat Boyle to break down the Blackhawks trade(19:28) - Are the Blackhawks making moves for the playoffs or the future?(23:20) - Can the Blackhawks make a strong playoff push with the remaining games?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 9

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