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

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

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English


Episodes
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Reflecting on Blackhawks memories during NBC Sports Chicago's 20-year run

6/5/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis reflect on NBC Sports Chicago's 20-year run after it was announced that Chicago Sports Network will be the new home for the Blackhawks, Bulls and White Sox starting in October. The guys also talk about the Blackhawks' trade from No. 20 to No. 18 overall, what to watch for at the NHL Scouting Combine in Buffalo, and predict the Stanley Cup Final between Edmonton and Florida. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:34:24

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Mark Eaton pleased with growth of prospects as Blackhawks prepare for next step in rebuild

5/23/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Charlie Roumeliotis interviews Blackhawks assistant GM and director of player development Mark Eaton to discuss the growth of the organization's prospects as the team prepares to take the next step in its rebuild. Eaton evaluates the seasons of Frank Nazar at Michigan, Oliver Moore and Sam Rinzel at Minnesota, Gavin Hayes, Nick Lardis and Paul Ludwinski in the OHL, and which prospect could be flying under the radar. Plus, Eaton talks about the emergence of Alex Vlasic, why the off-ice development camp will continue, and his excitement level as he prepares for another infusion of talent at the 2024 NHL Draft. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:33:41

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Debating who Blackhawks should take at No. 2 overall in 2024 NHL Draft

5/15/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Charlie Roumeliotis and James Neveau talk about Connor Bedard's hot start at the 2024 IIHF Men's World Championship and debate who the Blackhawks should take with the No. 2 overall pick between Ivan Demidov and Artyom Levshunov. Should positional need come into play? Plus, Charlie and James address the latest allegations against the Blackhawks, who are being sued by a former employee for breach of contract, fraud and sexual harassment. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:49

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Reacting to Blackhawks landing No. 2 pick in 2024 and interview with GM Kyle Davidson

5/7/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis react to the 2024 NHL Draft lottery results, which revealed that the Blackhawks will hold the No. 2 overall pick. Who could Chicago take in that spot? The guys discuss. Plus, an interview with GM Kyle Davidson, who talks about landing the No. 2 overall pick, the contract extensions of Lukas Reichel and Alex Vlasic, and how the rebuild is taking shape. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:50

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The Athletic's Corey Pronman previews 2024 NHL Draft class ahead of lottery

5/6/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis interview The Athletic's NHL Draft expert Corey Pronman to preview the 2024 class ahead of the lottery. How good is Macklin Celebrini, and how does he compare to previous No. 1 overall picks? Pronman weighs in. Plus, if the Blackhawks pick in the 2-4 range, could they target one of the top defensemen? The guys wrap up the conversation by talking about how the Blackhawks could rank No. 1 among NHL pipelines after the 2024 NHL Draft. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:51

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Which pending UFAs, RFAs should Blackhawks bring back in 2024-25?

4/30/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis dive into Chicago's pending restricted and unrestricted free agents. Who should be back and who might be let go? Plus, they share their thoughts on Alex Vlasic's six-year extension with the Blackhawks and why it was a win-win for both sides. Also, what will Lukas Reichel's next contract look like? The guys discuss. And finally, what type of players could the Blackhawks target in free agency? Pat and Charlie fire off some names. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:56

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Evaluating rookie seasons from Connor Bedard, Kevin Korchinski and more

4/24/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis evaluate how the Blackhawks' rookies performed. Did Connor Bedard live up to expectations (1:53)? How would you characterize Kevin Korchinski's campaign (18:20)? Alex Vlasic missed rookie eligibility by one game, but he likely would have been a Calder Trophy finalist if he was (23:12). Pat and Charlie also share their thoughts on the brief NHL stints by Landon Slaggert and Frank Nazar (30:58). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:51:48

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Exit interviews recap: Blackhawks believe it's time for next step in rebuild

4/21/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis recap exit interviews. Blackhawks GM Kyle Davidson believes it's time for the team to take the next step in the rebuild, Seth Jones was raw and honest about how the organization can do that, Nick Foligno and head coach Luke Richardson each talked about the importance of accountability moving forward, and Connor Bedard showered Chicago fans with love as he puts a bow on his rookie NHL season. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:44:06

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Why Blackhawks prospect Frank Nazar turning pro was the right decision for him

4/15/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss Frank Nazar's memorable NHL debut after he signed his entry-level contract with the Blackhawks on Saturday (0:53). The guys talk about why it was the right decision for Nazar to turn pro, whether it's a big deal that the Blackhawks burned the first year of his entry-level contract, and more (2:55). Plus, Nazar speaks to the media for the first time to explain his decision to sign with the Blackhawks (9:37). Pat and Charlie wrap up by discussing Kevin Korchinski's development and whether he could benefit from a stint with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs next season( 24:06). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:36:18

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Is Connor Bedard a lock to win the Calder Trophy over Brock Faber?

4/7/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the Calder Trophy debate between Connor Bedard and Brock Faber. Is Bedard a lock to win the award? Plus, Pat and Charlie talk about Taylor Raddysh being a healthy scratch and what his future with the Blackhawks is. Will the team move on from him over the summer? The guys also give Petr Mrazek some love. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:23:55

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Could Philipp Kurashev be a long-term fit on Connor Bedard's line?

4/2/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about Philipp Kurashev's monster month of March after he recorded 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) in 14 games. Could he be a long-term fit on Connor Bedard's line? The guys also discuss what led to the Blackhawks' success in March and the power-play success has coincided with Seth Jones' uptick in shot attempts. Plus, Pat and Charlie provide a Frozen Four update, Frank Nazar's future, Cole Guttman's red-hot streak with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, 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.

Duration:00:21:57

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Luke Richardson bag-skates Blackhawks after road trip 'to grab their attention'

3/25/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about head coach Luke Richardson putting the Blackhawks through a bag skate at practice on Monday despite an epic four-goal comeback win in San Jose (0:50). The guys also talk about Lukas Reichel's growing confidence and why Richardson doesn't like to use timeouts (15:50). Plus, Charlie reports that Jarred Tinordi quietly had hip surgery over the offseason but the 32-year-old defenseman made zero excuses about his "up and down" campaign (29:45). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:33:43

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Lukas Reichel is back, and Blackhawks fans continue to pack United Center

3/18/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about an electric Sunday night at the United Center after the Blackhawks scored three third-period goals in a span of 1:23 against the San Jose Sharks. They also evaluate Lukas Reichel's performance in his first game back after a month-long stint with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, talk about Tyler Johnson sticking up for Connor Bedard, and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:50

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Connor Bedard and the Blackhawks’ power play is on fire

3/13/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Connor Bedard’s five-point against Anaheim. They also discuss a power play that’s exploded over the last four games with 10 goals. They wrap up by talking about Colin Blackwell’s impact with the Blackhawks and what Landon Slaggert will bring to the table. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:27

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Are you surprised the Blackhawks made only one move at the NHL Trade Deadline?

3/8/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss the Hawks' quiet trade deadline. Did it surprise them that Anthony Beauvillier was the only player dealt by the Hawks? They react to Kyle Davidson's presser that covered evaluating Luke Richardson and the coaching staff, an update on Lukas Reichel and when to consider adding players for the long term. The guys also weigh in on which teams had the best trade deadline and who increased their Stanley Cup chances the most. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:05

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Marian Hossa on Connor Bedard, Patrick Kane and which jersey Blackhawks should retire next

3/1/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Marian Hossa joins Pat Boyle to reflect on Chris Chelios' jersey retirement and his reunion with Patrick Kane (1:10). Later, they discuss an upcoming event with Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw at the Hall of Fame in Chicago on March 14th (8:55). They reveal how you can be a part of it! Hossa also talks about his conversation with Connor Bedard and what he's seen from his rookie season (11:20). Finally, the Hall of Famer reveals if he could work for the Blackhawks someday and weights in on which former Blackhawks teammate should have his jersey retired next (12:07) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:10

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Patrick Kane makes epic return and Chris Chelios has jersey retired

2/25/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and John Scott recap a memorable day in franchise history with the return of Patrick Kane — who scored the overtime winner — and Chris Chelios' jersey retirement. We also clipped off the best soundbites from the Chelios ceremony and heard from Kane after the game, reacting to his United Center return. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:53

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1-on-1 with Chris Chelios as Blackhawks prepare to retire his No. 7

2/23/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle goes 1-on-1 with Chris Chelios, who's having his jersey retired by the Blackhawks on Sunday. Chelios talks about where this ranks among his long list of accomplishments, what it means to be immortalized in his hometown and whether he thought this was ever a possibility. Chelios also looks back at the surprise announcement by his close friend Eddie Vedder, who revealed the news on stage at a Pearl Jam concert at the United Center. Chelios talks about his favorite memory of playing in front of Blackhawks fans, Patrick Kane's return to Chicago, 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.

Duration:00:21:16

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Connor Bedard's impact, Lukas Reichel to AHL, Patrick Kane's return, and Chris Chelios night

2/21/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about Connor Bedard’s impact since returning from jaw surgery (1:03). The guys also discuss Lukas Reichel's assignment to the AHL's Rockford IceHogs after his season-long slump continued after the bye week (11:12). Plus, a preview of Patrick Kane's return to the United Center on Sunday and Chris Chelios' jersey retirement night (14:25). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:11

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Surprise: Connor Bedard is back after making early return vs. Penguins

2/16/2024
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about Connor Bedard’s surprise early return on Thursday against Pittsburgh. He missed 14 games with a fractured jaw. They also hear from Bedard, who spoke to the media postgame about his recovery process. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:08