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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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Episodes

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

Ep. 63: Eddie Olczyk discusses what went wrong for the Blackhawks this season

3/22/2018
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Eddie Olczyk joins Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd and Jamal Mayers to discuss what went wrong for the Blackhawks this season, and what changes could happen this summer to get the team back into the postseason.

Duration:00:10:12

Ep. 62: Has the Blackhawks championship window closed?

3/15/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Jonathan Toews sits down with Pat Boyle for a 1-on-1 interview. Toews weighs in on his season with Brandon Saad, whether he expects major changes this offseason and has the championship window closed? Also, Adam Burish joins the podcast and plays the game: “Building block, not sure, or no thanks.” Burish runs down the Blackhawks forwards and predicts whether or not they have a future with the team.

Duration:00:18:15

Ep. 61: Forward thinking: Try Toews at wing with Anisimov at center and reunite Kane and Schmaltz

3/9/2018
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In the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Brian Campbell and Steve Konroyd discuss with Pat Boyle the issues on the blue line and what changes should they make next season. Konroyd and Campbell would like to see Gustav Forsling recalled from Rockford. The guys weigh in on who they think will be Corey Crawford’s back up next season and they discuss trying Toews at wing the final month of the season.

Duration:00:24:06

Ep. 60: Reviewing trade deadline moves

2/26/2018
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On the latest edition of the Hawks Talk Podcast, Charlie Roumeliotis and Steve Konroyd discuss the Blackhawks’ trade deadline moves involving Ryan Hartman and Tommy Wingels. They also look at the bigger picture, which players in Rockford could get a look before the end of the season and whether the Blackhawks should consider moving one of their two first-round picks for a Top 4 defenseman in the offseason.

Duration:00:21:34

Ep. 59: Which Blackhawks could be on the move before Monday’s Trade Deadline?

2/19/2018
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On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Adam Burish and Pat Boyle discuss which Blackhawks could be on the trading block and what players are building blocks for the Hawks future. Burish also shares a couple memorable trade deadline days and his “near” return to the Blackhawks in 2012. Plus, he makes his bold trade deadline prediction for the Hawks.

Duration:00:18:20

Ep. 58: Playoff hopes fading quickly after fourth straight loss

2/9/2018
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Jamal Mayers and Adam Burish sit down with Pat Boyle after the Blackhawks fall short to the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. They discuss the fading playoff hopes and why Bowman says he doesn't expect to be a buyer at the trade deadline. Also, Pat sits down with Nick Schmaltz to talk about his chemistry with Patrick Kane and when it clicked.

Duration:00:29:32

Ep. 57: Hawks Wild Card push needs more help from “Stars” and power play

2/2/2018
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In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Brian Campbell weigh in on the Blackhawks' continued power-play struggles and the lack of offensive production from their stars. They also look ahead at the team's upcoming schedule, which includes back-to-back matchups against the Calgary Flames, a home contest against the Dallas Stars and a road game against the Minnesota Wild for a chance to make up some ground in the Western Conference wild-card race.

Duration:00:24:20

Ep. 56: Crow makes an appearance at the United Center

1/22/2018
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On the latest Blackhawks Talk podcast, Adam Burish joins Pat Boyle to discuss the three-game losing skid the Hawks are experiencing, the problems on the power play and how they should mentally approach getting back into the playoff race. The guys also discuss Crawford’s first public sighting, trade rumors and Adam shares his favorite Original 6 story.

Duration:00:24:32

Ep. 55: Why did Blackhawks bye week start during Red Wings game?

1/15/2018
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On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd discuss the Blackhawks’ poor effort vs Detroit, Corey Crawford’s health and what kind of run they will need to go on to make the Staney Cup playoffs. Konroyd also weighs in on his roster concerns and whether or not the Blackhawks will be buyers or sellers at the Feb. 26 trade deadline.

Duration:00:20:42