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Jeffrey Franklin

Born and Raised in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago. Spent my childhood winters playing pond hockey at my best friends house where I developed a passion for the game that only flourished as the Blackhawks began to dominate the league. Political Theory major at Michigan State University with a passion for all things sports and writing. Huge man crush on The Patrick Kane and will not let myself die before meeting him. Skated on Madhouse Ice for the best 20 minutes of my life.

For Chicago Blackhawks, Missing Postseason Could Be Good Thing

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ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Nick Schmaltz

Chicago Blackhawks’ Lack Of Speed Apparent In Latest Loss

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CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 21: Brandon Saad

Chicago Blackhawks To Watch In 2017-18 Regular Season Opener

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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 23: John Hayden

Chicago Blackhawks Forward John Hayden Deserves NHL Spot

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CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 12: A banner retiring the number of former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and NHL hall of famer Pierre Pilote is raised during a ceremony before the Chicago Blackhawks Boston Bruins game at the United Center on November 12, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony honored Pilote and Keith Magnuson who also wore

Chicago Blackhawks: Goodbye Mr. Pilote

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DENVER, CO - APRIL 04: Ryan Hartman

Chicago Blackhawks’ 3 Players You Should Be Excited About In 2017-18

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NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 17: Nick Schmaltz

Chicago Blackhawks’ 3 Players To Be Concerned For About In 2017-18

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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 13: Jonathan Toews

Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Reasons They Won’t Make Playoffs In 2017-18

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Patrick Sharp #10, Chicago Blackhawks (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks Need To Be Honest With Themselves And Rebuild

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June 23, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Henri Jokiharju poses for photos after being selected as the number twenty-nine overall pick to the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks’ Henri Jokiharju A Strong First-Round Draft Choice

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Jun 11, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after defeating the Nashville Predators in game six of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks Need To Follow Pittsburgh’s Retooling Footsteps

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Feb 6, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Has Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Passed his Prime?

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Feb 21, 2017; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell (51) skates with the puck in the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks’ Brian Campbell Nets Underwhelming Grade In 2016-17

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Apr 17, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling (33) prior to the game against the Nashville Predators in game three of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks, Scott Darling And A Tribute To My Hometown Hero

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Apr 17, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov (15) breaks his stick as he is hit by Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban (76) after a save by goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the second period in game three of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators won in overtime 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks Leave Big Staff Questions For Summer

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Apr 17, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov (15) right winger Patrick Kane (88) and center Jonathan Toews (19) watch as Nashville Predators players celebrate after an overtime win in game three of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators won in overtime 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks Make Case For Worst Team Of Kane/Toews Era

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