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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, Charlie Roumeliotis, Jamal Mayers, Adam Burish, and Brian Campbell.

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, Charlie Roumeliotis, Jamal Mayers, Adam Burish, and Brian Campbell.
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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, Charlie Roumeliotis, Jamal Mayers, Adam Burish, and Brian Campbell.

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Ep. 83: Will NHL Network's center rankings motivate Jonathan Toews?

8/9/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about Jonathan Toews being left off NHL Network's Top 20 center rankings. Will that serve as motivation for the Blackhawks captain? The guys also weigh in on the Blackhawks' current roster compared to last year's and discuss what their confidence level is on Corey Crawford being ready by training camp. They also answer your mailbag questions, including whether Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad as potential linemates is...

Duration:00:43:03

Ep. 82: Celebrating the life of Stan Mikita

8/7/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast we look back at the life of Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita after he passed away at the age of 78. Pat Boyle talks with Eddie Olczyk, Mike Ditka and Cliff Koroll about the Blackhawks all-time points leader. Ditka was a groomsman in Mikita’s wedding. The Coach discusses their friendship that started in the early 60s, encounters on the golf course and his final meeting with Mikita last year. Koroll played for more than a decade with Mikita and said he was a...

Duration:00:20:28

Ep. 81: Corey Crawford makes public appearance at Blackhawks Convention

7/27/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle is joined by Jamal Mayers from the Blackhawks Convention. They discuss Corey Crawford’s first public appearance in several months. Crow admits that he is not 100 percent healthy and that has Mayers very concerned. The guys debate whether Cam Ward can be the Hawks number 1 net-minder if Crawford is not able to go? They also discuss the role veterans should take with some of the young guys when training camp gets underway. Hawks rookie winger...

Duration:00:18:08

Ep. 80: What else can the Blackhawks do this summer?

7/19/2018
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On the latest edition of the Hawks Talk Podcast, Charlie Roumeliotis is joined by Scott Powers of The Athletic to discuss Stan Bowman's comments following the Marian Hossa trade and debate whether they're finished making moves this summer. They also provide their thoughts on the Blackhawks' top prospects and which players have caught their attention as development camp winds down.

Duration:00:24:20

Ep. 79: Evaluating Marian Hossa trade and remembering his legacy with Blackhawks

7/13/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the nine-piece trade that saw the Blackhawks ship Marian Hossa's contract and Vinnie Hinostroza to the Arizona Coyotes and whether it could be a precursor to a larger move. They also weigh in on what the Blackhawks are getting in return, how important Marcus Kruger would be if he can return to form prior to his injury and remember Hossa's legacy in Chicago.

Duration:00:26:37

Ep. 78: Are the Blackhawks silently rebuilding?

7/9/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis wonder if the Blackhawks are really done making moves this offseason. Plus, the guys weigh in on whether the Blackhawks are silently rebuilding, discuss who they're most looking forward to watching at prospect camp, talk about what Adam Boqvist signing with the London Knights means for his development and answer your mailbag questions. They also give away a pair of passes to the Blackhawks Convention, which will take...

Duration:00:42:04

Ep. 77: Breaking down free agent signings and what's next for Blackhawks

7/2/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Charlie Roumeliotis and Slavko Bekovic break down the Blackhawks' three signings on Day 1 of NHL free agency and where each of them fit into the lineup. They also discuss whether the Blackhawks should have spent their money differently, weigh in on what could be next and answer your mailbag questions.

Duration:00:46:37

Ep. 76: John Tavares rumors and Blackhawks free agency preview

6/26/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the chances of the Blackhawks landing prized free agent John Tavares. They also discuss other targets on the free agent market like James van Riemsdyk, James Neal, Ian Cole and Carter Hutton. They also answer your mailbag questions on free agency, trade market and NHL draft recap. The guys also make their Blackhawks free agent predictions.

Duration:00:43:06

Ep. 75: Reacting to Round 1 of NHL Draft

6/23/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Round 1 of the 2018 NHL Draft. They discuss the pair of puck-carrying defensemen that the Blackhawks selected on Friday, Adam Boqvist and Nicolas Beaudin. When can we expect to see these first-round picks play in the NHL? Boyle also goes 1-on-1 with Boqvist and Beaudin. The guys spoke with Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville on Friday. The guys also share their biggest takeaways from those interviews, which includes...

Duration:00:20:55

Ep. 74: NHL Draft Preview with Blackhawks VP of scouting Mark Kelley

6/14/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, it’s all about the 2018 NHL Draft. Pat Boyle is joined by NBC Sports Chicago’s Charlie Roumeliotis and Slavko Bekovic. The trio discusses whether the Blackhawks will hold on to the eighth and 27th overall picks in next week’s draft? They run down the prospects that could be available at the top of the first round, such as defensemen Noah Dobson, Evan Bouchard, Adam Boqvist and Quinn Hughes. They also weigh in on forwards Brady Tkachuk, Filip Zadina,...

Duration:00:46:14

Ep. 73: Is Patrick Kane the real captain of the Blackhawks?

6/7/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to Rocky Wirtz's comments that “nothing lasts forever” and that changes could be made midseason if the Blackhawks struggle out of the gates. The guys discussed the new Chicago Pro Hockey League that will begin in July and play eight exhibition games. Rosters have not been finalized, but as of now Jonathan Toews is not among the six Blackhawks that have decided to participate. The summer league prompted a discussion...

Duration:00:32:53

Ep. 72: Bold predictions for Blackhawks offseason

5/29/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis welcome Scott Powers from The Athletic. The trio dives into the Hawks mailbag and answer your questions about former Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny. Is Barry Trotz using Kempny in a different way than Joel Quenneville did? They discuss Victor Ejdsell’s emergence with Rockford this postseason and with his move to wing, could Ejdsell eventually be on the opposite wing of Patrick Kane? With the draft a few weeks away,...

Duration:00:37:50

Ep. 71: Will NHL embrace Supreme Court's ruling on legalized gambling?

5/14/2018
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In the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the Supreme Court's decision to legalize sports gambling and how it impacts the NHL. They also weigh in on why it didn't work out with Michal Kempny in Chicago and why these Stanley Cup Playoffs have proved the Blackhawks should prioritize their power play this offseason. Plus, they check in on Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane at the IIHF Men's World Championship. Finally, Pat and Charlie answer your mailbag...

Duration:00:28:54

Ep. 70: Eddie Olczyk discusses Stanley Cup Playoffs and whether DeBrincat-Kane could be long-term combo for Blackhawks

5/8/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Eddie Olczyk joins Pat Boyle to discuss the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Alex Ovechkin finally punching his ticket to the Conference Final, he previews Game 7 between the Predators-Jets and evaluates a few former Blackhawks who are still in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. Before he calls Game 7 between Nashville and Winnipeg, Olczyk tells us if the winner of Thursday night’s game is the favorite to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. He also weighs in on the gap between the...

Duration:00:39:36

Ep. 69: Is Dustin Byfuglien the one that got away?

4/30/2018
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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Jamal Mayers joins Pat Boyle to discuss the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They go over the controversial no goal in the Penguins-Capitals series and a solution for when there isn’t conclusive video of the puck in relation to the goal line. They also weigh in on Dustin Byfuglien’s game and whether Big Buff is the biggest cap casualty loss for the Blackhawks in the Cup era. Plus, with the World Championships starting this week in Denmark will the...

Duration:00:22:03

Ep. 68: Attempting to rebuild the Blackhawks into a Stanley Cup contender

4/23/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Adam Burish joins Pat Boyle to answer your mailbag questions. Among the questions they tackle: What was your favorite moment from the Blackhawks’ past season and were you surprised that Joel Quenneville didn’t make any changes to his coaching staff? They also discuss re-signing Vinnie Hinostroza, backup goalie options for Corey Crawford and who do they like in the Jets/Predators second-round series? Plus, Burish looks at the Penguins roster and sees some...

Duration:00:22:26

Ep. 67: Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis answer your questions on Periscope

4/16/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis answer your questions as we look ahead to an important offseason. Which position should the Blackhawks prioritize and who could be available via free agency? Should Stan Bowman adjust his lineup construction this summer based on how the Western Conference is unfolding? How can Jonathan Toews get back to being Jonathan Toews? They answer all that and more right here!

Duration:00:25:04

Ep. 66: Can Toews and Saad rebound next season?

4/9/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Jamal Mayers and Steve Konroyd talk to Pat Boyle about the reasons why the Hawks didn’t make the playoffs and what they can do to get back to the postseason next year. The guys breakdown the Hawks defensive struggles and what blue liners show the most promise of becoming a number four defenseman. They also discuss Corey Crawford’s future, the team’s lack of depth at center and ways to improve that sluggish power play. Also, Konroyd and Mayers give...

Duration:00:29:47

Ep. 65: Did John McDonough make right decision in retaining Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville?

4/5/2018
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In the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Adam Burish and Charlie Roumeliotis weigh in on whether John McDonough’s decision to bring back GM Stan Bowman and coach Joel Quenneville next season was the right one. They also discuss which areas both Bowman and Quenneville can improve in, what structural changes to the special teams should be made and a possible change in the hockey operations department?

Duration:00:23:10

Ep. 64: One-on-one with Patrick Kane and breakout night for Scott Foster

3/30/2018
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Jamal Mayers and Adam Burish join Pat Boyle to discuss recent additions to the Blackhawks line-up and Pat Boyle sits down with Patrick Kane to talk about his chemistry with Nick Schmaltz and Brent Seabrook's 1,000th game. Plus, the surprising debut of Scott Foster, accountant by day goalie by night.

Duration:00:25:37