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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. 107: Hawks snap 8-game losing streak

12/13/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Patrick Sharp and Jamal Mayers join Pat Boyle to discuss snapping the 8-game losing streak, the Hawks no longer being able to rely on skill alone to win games, and what line combinations the guys would like to see on the ice. 2:00 The fourth line being the key to the Hawks win over the Penguins 4:00 Hawks giving up goals in the final minute of the first 2 periods 5:50 Hawks needing to outwork their opponents 6:55 Hawks looking more organized on the...

Duration:00:26:11

Ep. 106: Blackhawks prospects edition and World Juniors preview

12/11/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Slavko Bekovic and Charlie Roumeliotis talk about Adam Boqvist's emergence with the London Knights in the OHL, how his game has developed and when we could see him with the Blackhawks. The guys provide updates on a handful of Blackhawks prospects, including Rockford IceHogs forwards Victor Ejdsell and Dylan Sikura, defensemen Nicolas Beaudin and Ian Mitchell, and NCAA's leading scorer Evan Barratt. Why hasn't Sikura been called up yet and should he be? What...

Duration:00:33:24

Ep. 105 First period struggles haunting Blackhawks

12/3/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers and Charlie Roumeliotis assess the past week and provide early impressions on Brendan Perlini and Dylan Strome. They also weigh in on the ongoing first period struggles, the inefficient power play, whether their recent physical play has helped bring the Blackhawks together and what Connor Murphy’s return could mean for the defense. The guys wrap up by discussing what their favorite NHL city to spend an off-night in is. 1:00...

Duration:00:32:29

Ep. 104: Rocky Wirtz opens up about the state of the Blackhawks

11/29/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Rocky Wirtz joins Pat Boyle to talk about the state of the team, the firing of Joel Quenneville, and the release of his new book "The Breakaway". 1:00 Rocky Wirtz explains background of “The Breakaway” book 4:00 Rocky talks about his relationship with his father, Bill 5:30 The decision to let Joel Quenneville go 6:00 The dialogue between Rocky and Joel after the decision 7:00 Early thoughts on Jeremy Colliton’s time as Head Coach 8:00 Does Rocky...

Duration:00:12:30

Ep. 103: Did Blackhawks make right move in cutting ties with Nick Schmaltz?

11/26/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Jamal Mayers joins Slavko Bekovic and Charlie Roumeliotis to discuss the three-player trade that saw Chicago send Nick Schmaltz to Arizona for forwards Brendan Perlini and Dylan Strome. Why did the Blackhawks give up on Schmaltz now and who are they getting in Perlini and Strome? The guys also talk about why Schmaltz was never able to reach his full potential in a contract year, whether Alex DeBrincat and Strome can rekindle the magic they shared with the...

Duration:00:35:46

Ep. 102: Giving Thanks to the Blackhawks

11/22/2018
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On a special Thanksgiving Day edition, Pat Boyle and Slavko Bekovic give thanks for the last 11 seasons of Blackhawks hockey. From the way the city of Chicago embraced the franchise (7:00), to the evolution of Patrick Kane from 18-year-old talent to 30-year-old superstar (11:30), they touch on everything that has happened since the Blackhawks franchise was “rejuvenated and reinvigorated” in 2007. Blackhawks fans have been spoiled by success over the last 11 seasons and there is much to be...

Duration:00:30:59

Ep. 101: Are the Blackhawks relying too much on Corey Crawford?

11/19/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Adam Burish joins Pat Boyle to breakdown the Blackhawks' recent four-game point streak, Corey Crawford's second star of the week honors and Brandon Saad’s best stretch of hockey since he returned to Chicago. Burish talks about the criticism that Nick Schmaltz receives, the tweaks to the power play and whether he is impressed with how the team leaders have handled the coaching change. Adam also shares his thoughts on Joel Quenneville attending Sunday night’s...

Duration:00:34:34

Ep. 100: The Blackhawks losing streak extends to 8

11/12/2018
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The Blackhawks losing streak extended to eight games with an overtime loss in Carolina, but there were some signs of improvement with the team. Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd discuss Jeremy Colliton going to the “nuclear option” pairing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on the same line and it seemed to work, but how did the other lines fare? Plus – how close are we to seeing some calls made to Rockford and how important are the next two “winnable” games? On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat...

Duration:00:17:30

Ep. 99: 1-on-1 with Jeremy Colliton

11/7/2018
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Pat Boyle sits down for a 1-on-1 with new Blackhawks Head Coach Jeremy Colliton and they discuss Colliton’s journey to become head coach of the Hawks, how he plans to attack his new job, plus memories of the only NHL game he played at the United Center. 0:45 – A whirlwind of a week for Colliton 1:26 – His biggest challenge taking over the Blackhawks 1:55 – How his style is different from Joel Quenneville’s 3:08 – His memories of playing at the United Center 4:07 – On playing with Brent...

Duration:00:12:19

Ep. 98: Why did Joel Quenneville get fired?

11/6/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast it’s all about the firing of Joel Quenneville and the hiring of Jeremy Colliton as the 38th head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss why the move was made now? Blackhawks management believes they have a playoff roster right now and other takeaways from the press conference. Who is Colliton and where could Q end up coaching next? :30 - Why did Q get fired? 4:10 - Timing of the firing 9:15 - Young players and Q 12:30...

Duration:00:26:31

Ep. 97: It’s time for #AskAdam Burish on the latest Hawks Talk Podcast

11/5/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Adam Burish joins Pat Boyle to discuss the Hawks recent 0-4-1 stretch of games and answer fans' #AskAdam questions. Burish talks about the Hawks struggles closing games, whether they should call up someone from Rockford and should DeBrincat join Kane’s line? :45 - Takeaway from 5-game losing skid and winless Western Canada road trip 1:35 - How did the Hawks blow a 3-1 lead in Calgary? 2:20 - Trouble closing games 4:00 - Time to call Rockford? 5:15 -...

Duration:00:23:34

Ep. 96: Patrick Sharp discusses new role as Blackhawks analyst ahead of NBC Sports Chicago debut

11/1/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Patrick Sharp sits down with Pat Boyle to discuss his new role as NBC Sports Chicago studio analyst. Sharp talks about the return of Corey Crawford and how his presence has a calming effect on the team. He also weighs in on the work Patrick Kane puts into his game and how 88’s style has impacted the young generation of NHL players. Sharpy has some suggestions to improve the Blackhawks' struggling power play and is he ready to deal with Adam Burish and...

Duration:00:20:29

Ep. 95: What worked and what didn't during Blackhawks' busy nine-day stretch?

10/28/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Adam Burish and Steve Konroyd discuss the Blackhawks' recent nine-day stretch where they went 3-2-1. What worked and what didn't during it? The guys also talk about Patrick Kane's hot start, play a game called "Noticeable or Inconsistent?" with the Blackhawks lineup, and try to figure out what is wrong with the power play. 1:15 — Are you happy going 3-2-1 over the 6 games in 9 days stretch? 3:00 — Patrick Kane is putting up spectacular numbers...

Duration:00:28:45

Ep. 94: Saad and Blackhawks bounce back, but will it last?

10/24/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss Corey Crawford’s immediate impact on a Blackhawks team that has been struggling defensively. They chronicle the wild week that Brandon Saad experienced, from being a possible healthy scratch, to joining Patrick Kane’s line and having his first multi-goal game in more than a year. The guys break down Erik Gustafsson’s shot-pass effect on the offense and the Art Of Patrick Kane’s one-timer. The boys also join in with...

Duration:00:28:07

EP. 93: Thoughts on Corey Crawford’s season debut

10/19/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Corey Crawford’s season debut after missing nearly 10 months with a concussion. Mayers talks about the Kitty system that Niklas Hjalmarsson and Vinnie Hinostroza probably dealt with in their returns to Chicago. The guys also discuss what’s next for Crawford, the upcoming matchup against Artemi Panarin and the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Blackhawks’ biggest areas for improvement.

Duration:00:16:12

Ep. 92: Crawford's return, Saad's demotion and power play concerns

10/16/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Charlie Roumeliotis and Slavko Bekovic provide their thoughts on the Blackhawks’ 3-0-2 start. They also discuss Brandon Saad’s demotion and whether it could serve as a wake-up call, Corey Crawford’s potential return on Thursday vs. Arizona and what could happen with Anton Forsberg because of it, and address the power play concerns. The guys wrap up the podcast by making a few bold predictions going forward.

Duration:00:43:59

Ep. 91: 1-on-1 with Duncan Keith ahead of 1,000th NHL game

10/11/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle goes 1-on-1 with Duncan Keith ahead of his 1,000th NHL game with the Blackhawks and what it means to him. Keith tries to pick out one game that sticks out to him most, opens up about losing seven teeth during the 2010 Stanley Cup run and how it still affects him to this day, and which player he had the most heated battles against. Coach Joel Quenneville and teammate Brent Seabrook also weigh in on Keith's milestone and what his most memorable...

Duration:00:13:36

Ep. 90: Comebacks with Kane and Toews! Recapping a wild first 3 games of the Hawks season

10/8/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Adam Burish and Jamal Mayers discuss with Pat Boyle a comeback filled first three games of the season. The guys breakdown Toews and Kane’s incredible start, Jokiharju’s play and the problems on the Hawks power play. The boys also have a marketing plan for the NHL and it involves using Sunday’s game vs Toronto. They finish up the podcast with their bold predictions for the Hawks going forward.

Duration:00:27:50

Ep. 89: Previewing a question-filled season for Blackhawks

10/3/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis preview the upcoming season ahead of Opening Night and try to answer the main questions surrounding the team. The guys also talk about Corey Crawford's possible return date, what it could mean for Anton Forsberg, who will make up the blue line and break down the lines. They also answer your mailbag questions, including where the Blackhawks could finish in the Central Division this season and who's bound for a bounce-back...

Duration:00:34:09

Ep. 88: Crawford practices with Hawks for first time in 9 months

10/1/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Steve Konroyd joins Pat Boyle to discuss Corey Crawford's return to practice, but when might he return to NHL game action? The guys also discuss the roster that will start the season in Ottawa. Did they go with more defensive minded forwards because of the uncertainty in net? Konroyd also weighs in on the camp that Kahun, Kampf, Johnson and Jokiharju had, plus what we can expect from them to start the season.

Duration:00:18:21