Saad is back, Panarin and Hammer are gone. What do you think of the new-look Hawks? Also, we will try to get the podcast back soon!

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We at CtA are very drunk and happy

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This poor guy was once traded for Vlad Tarasenko.

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ICYMI: Cheer the Podcast Ep. 34 with Bartl, Nakis and Tom is on the site and on iTunes! This was recorded before the Keith injury, so you can blame Jim for that since he basically predicted it.

Tom wonders how we stay consistent in our fandom when we root for Starlin Castro and shun the Blackhawks?

I’m asking as someone who’s been disappointed, angry, and at times outraged about how Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks have handled the allegations against the star winger.

A bit late, but TP recaps last night's opening game against the Blueshirts. It was... fine.

After an uneventful summer, the Chicago Blackhawks rolled in to the 2015-2016 season with new faces and a date with the New York Rangers on opening night. The banner raising ceremony was neat, if a little long, and the title defense got off to a fairly lethargic start. A three-goal first period, ca…

Mighty Mike checks in from Ireland and joins Adam, Jim and Bartl to discuss Saad, Sharp, Oduya, the new acquisitions and a lot from around the NHL in a loaded edition of Cheer the Podcast. It can also be found on iTunes.…/16/cheer-the-podcast-episode-33/

Episode 33 covers literally everything *and* it features Mike joining the guys from Ireland. We discuss the Patrick Sharp trade, Jamie Benn’s foray into pig latin on Twitter, pretty much every NHL team’s offseason and what would happen to the British Open if Scotland seceded from the U.K.

Thanks for the memories, Patrick Sharp. But did you really have to take Stephen Johns with you?

Hate to see Saad go, but the Blackhawks simply couldn't afford his demands of $6.5M over the next six years. We'll be recording Cheer the Podcast on Thursday and will discuss all of this at length.

Two years ago today. Still get chills watching it.

Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland score late in the third period to lead the Blackhawks to their second Stanley Cup in four seasons.

Timeout Chicago got a shot of Bartl and Jim celebrating outside the UC.

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Thank you for following us through the Blackhawks' journey to another Stanley Cup title! We've got more to come this offseason, so stay tuned!

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