Chicago Blackhawks Podcasts


Regular podcasts focusing on the Blackhawks. Episodes featuring guest interviews, analysis, discussions and more.

Blackhawks trade Lehner, Gustafsson on busy trade deadline day The NHL Trade Deadline has finally come and gone. The Blackhawks traded defenseman Erik Gustafsson to Calgary and goalie Robin Lehner to the Vegas Golden Knights. Did they get enough in return? The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep13 The-Rink.com co-hosts "Gatekeeper" and "Double J" get together with HockeyBuzz Blackhawks writer Tyler Cameron to discuss the Blackhawks highly disappointing trade deadline. The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
The Trade Deadline is close, and some huge names could be on the move for the Blackhawks In this episode of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, James Neveau returns from injured reserve to join Jay Zawaski for an NHL Trade Deadline preview. The Blackhawks could be moving some HUGE names? Who will stay? Who will go? Find out on this episode of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep12 The-Rink.com co-hosts "Gatekeeper" and "Double J" get together to discuss the Blackhawks latest slide, and the upcoming trade deadline. The Blackhawks play has them falling down the standings. Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome. What is up with Alex Debrincat? The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
Blackhawks lose to Jets, Stan Bowman speaks, huge week ahead In this episode of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, Jay Zawaski flies solo with James Neveau sidelined with the flu. Jay discusses the crushing loss to the Jets, looks ahead to a crucial stretch of games and discusses the Blackhawks trade deadline plans. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Blackhawks return from break with a win and pick up a new defenseman In this edition of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, James Neveau and Jay Zawaski break down the Blackhawks victorious return to the ice. They also fill you in on the newest Blackhawks defenseman and discuss whether or not soon-to-be free agent Dustin Byfuglien might be an option. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Seabrook the coach? Toews the GM? The Blackhawks sound off on their teammates, All Star Game reaction In this episode of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, Jay Zawaski and James Neveau share The Athletic's Blackhawks player poll results, discuss the NHL's All-Decade Team and share their thoughts on the All-Star Game festivities. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep11 The-Rink.com host "Gatekeeper" gets together with Blackhawks and Steel writer Ray Napientek to discuss the state of the team at the all-star break. What are the Blackhawks at the 51 game mark? Coach Q returns to feed the Blackhawks a little of their own familiar medicine. The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
Quenneville returns, Kane and Keith reach milestones as the Blackhawks hit the All Star break Joel Quenneville and the Florida Panthers put a stop to the Blackhawks 5 game winning streak Tuesday night, winning 4-3. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau react to the loss, reflect on the return of Joel Quenneville, Patrick Kane's 1,000th point and Duncan Keith passing Jeremy Roenick for 10th all time in Blackhawks scoring. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Streaking Blackhawks have tough roster decisions, Gallant an option? In this edition of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, James Neveau and Jay Zawaski discuss the Blackhawks recent three game winning streak and some of the tough contract decisions coming up. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep10 The-Rink.com host "Gatekeeper" goes solo and gets together with our old buddy Tyler Cameron from HockeyBuzz. Recorded prior to the Sens and Habs games. We discuss the pending Robin Lehner contract situation. Dominik Kubalik is red hot and looking like a steal. The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
Kubalik on fire for Blackhawks, Cool Coach Colliton's new policy, Lehner wants his money Dominik Kubalik has been on fire for the Blackhawks lately. James Neveau and Jay Zawaski discuss the reasons behind his surge, Robin Lehner's future with the team and Cool Coach Colliton's new morning skate policy. All this and more on the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep9 The-Rink.com co-hosts "Gatekeeper" and "JJ" usher in the new year during the first period of the Blackhawks / Predators game with even more Blackhawks injuries. Blackhawks down 3-0 to the Preds while we recorded. Talk about the latest injuries. Some positive things to say about Adam Boqvist and Dominik Kubalik. The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
Blackhawks lose to Flames, Strome injured, Saad on the trade block? In this episode, James Neveau and Jay Zawaski discuss the Blackhawks loss to the Calgary Flames, what Dylan Strome's ankle injury might mean and when is the right time to trade Brandon Saad. Later, Jay discusses a great hockey documentary. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
All Decade Blackhawks Team, Hawks win two in a row In this edition of the Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, your hosts James Neveau and Jay Zawaski award their all decade team honors and discuss the Blackhawks modest two game winning streak. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
The Chicago Blackhawks Rinkcast S3 Ep8 The-Rink.com co-hosts "Gatekeeper" and "JJ" call a last-minute audible with Steel feature writer Ray Napientek, following the big injury news of the holiday. Brand new review from Jackie Davis Brent Seabrook and Calvin de Haan are on LTIR and done for the season. The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Rinkcast
Postgame Show: Kings @ Blackhawks The last place LA Kings came and stole the extra point from the Blackhawks, winning 2-1 in the shootout. Brandon Saad scored the lone Chicago goal, and was one of the better players on the ice. Gustav Forsling and Corey Crawford also shined in an otherwise frustrating performance. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blues @ Blackhawks Jeremy Colliton picks up his first win on the back of Corey Crawford, who stood on his head to preserve a shutout victory over the St. Louis Blues. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss the good, the bad and everything in between in this postgame podcast. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
11.12.2018 Despite some positive signs, the Blackhawks find themselves 0-2-1 under new head coach Jeremy Colliton. Monday, the Hawks blew a 2-0 lead in Carolina to lose 3-2 in overtime, but it was the vets, not the kids, making costly mistakes. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau break down a hectic week in Blackhawks land. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blackhawks 0, Flyers 4 The Chicago Blackhawks peppered Brian Elliott with 33 shots but lost for the 15th straight time in Philadelphia, falling 4-0 to the Flyers. NBC 5's James Neveau has your postgame show, where he talks about Duncan Keith's rough stretch, what's been GOOD about the Blackhawks lately, and names his Star of the Game. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Hurricanes @ Blackhawks The Blackhawks drop a weird one to the Carolina Hurricanes in Jeremy Colliton's head coaching debut. It was a comedy of errors early until the Hawks turned things around and made a game of it. Jay Zawaski breaks down what he saw from Colliton in his first game behind the bench. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Blackhawks Fire Joel Quenneville It's the end of an era for the Chicago Blackhawks, as long time head coach Joel Quenneville was relieved of his duties early Tuesday morning. In this special, full-length podcast, Jay Zawaski and James Neveau react to the firing and look ahead to what new head coach Jeremy Colliton might bring to the organization. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Breaking News: Quenneville Fired by Blackhawks For months Blackhawks fans have wondered if it would happen, and on Tuesday, it did, as Joel Quenneville was fired by the team after 11 seasons. James Neveau recaps the firing, and sets the stage for the introduction of Jeremy Colliton later this afternoon. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
11.05.2018 Welp, the Blackhawks have dropped 5 in a row. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss what is going wrong, and make sure to spend some time on the positives of the Blackhawks recent stretch. Later, they discuss Joel Quenneville's future and Gary Bettman's induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blackhawks @ Flames The Blackhawks drop their 5th game in a row, this time losing 5-3 to the Flames in Calgary. The Hawks were forced to play nearly all of the game without Duncan Keith, and it showed at the end of the game, as they were out show 20-4 in the 3rd period. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blackhawks @ Oilers The Blackhawks lose their 4th game in a row, this time falling 4-0 to the Oilers in Edmonton. Nick Schmaltz was scratched, Saad was snakebitten, Cam Ward was solid and that's basically the game. Jay Zawaski handles tonight's postgame duties after a deep breath and some reflection. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blackhawks @ Canucks The Blackhawks' Western Canadian road trip got off to a frustrating start, as the Hawks dropped leads of 1-0 and 2-1 to lose 4-2 in Vancouver. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss what went wrong, what went right and everything in between on this late night postgame podcast. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
10.30.18 In this episode, Jay Zawaski and James Neveau seem to think the Hawks are who we thought they were…not terrible, not great, but certainly fun and interesting. Later, James quizzes Jay on some of the top lines in hockey. The guys also discuss Patrick Sharp joining the NBCSChicago booth and the Hawks upcoming Western Canada Trip. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Rangers @ Blackhawks It was another impressive performance from the Blackhawks Thursday night, as they topped the Rangers 4-1 at the United Center. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau break down the win and look ahead to a busy stretch ahead…oh and James drops an F bomb. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Ducks @ Blackhawks Because it feels like Brandon Saad is back. Saad scores a pair of goals, including the game clinching empty netter in what was undoubtedly his best performance of the season. Corey Crawford was outstanding again and we got the full Erik Gustafsson experience in a convincing, and important, 3-1 win. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
10.22.2018 Corey Crawford is back and looks like his old self, but it's not all seashells in balloons in Blackhawks land. Despite splitting the weekend back-to-back games, the Hawks got housed in both contests, including a whopping 33 shots against during the 2nd period of Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Coyotes 4 - Blackhawks 1 It was a frustrating loss for the Blackhawks, who dropped Corey Crawford's return game 4-1 to the Arizona Coyotes. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss Crawford's return, discuss Brandon Saad's performance, Chris Kunitz's costly turnover and how much patience Joel Quenneville will have with Alex Fortin's inability to convert chances to goals. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
10.15.2018 The long-injured Blackhawks goalie is expected to make his debut Thursday night. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau talk about their expectations for his return. Later, they discuss Brandon Saad, who is seemingly headed for a healthy scratch. Are his problems physical? The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Blackhawks 4 - Blues 3 10.14.2018 Alex Debrincat scored the game tying and game winning goals for the Blackhawks, who edged the Blues 4-3 in OT Saturday night at the United Center. It was Cam Ward's 2nd strong performance in a row on a night a Blackhawks living legend was honored for his 1000th NHL game. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
Postgame Show: Wild 4 - Blackhawks 3 10.11.2018 The Blackhawks blow a late lead, then lose in OT despite a stellar performance from Cam Ward. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss the positives and negatives of another exciting Blackhawks game. The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast
10.08.2018 The Blackhawks are out to an unexpected and wild 2-0-1 start. Jonathan Toews might be back, Patrick Kane never left, Henri Jokiharju leads the league in assists…but oh yeah…Cam Ward. Jay Zawaski and James Neveau discuss those items and all things Blackhawks on our first full length episode of the regular season! The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast