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  1. Saad's Skill Comes at Steep Price for HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | NBC Chicago

    ... in so many situations that makes him so valuable. He has emerged as a solid penalty killer after the departure of Ben Smith via trade earlier this season, and he also can play an effective role on the power play and is responsible enough on defense ...

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  2. Ducks vs. Blackhawks: 4 things to know for Game 6 read commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | CBC News

    ... they fought back from a 3-1 deficit. But in 2011, they forced Game 7 against Vancouver in the opening round on a Ben Smith goal (see below) and again last spring versus Los Angeles. Chicago is 9-4 in elimination contests with Quenneville behind the ...

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  3. Scoring Potential - Chicago Blackhawks' Performance in TOIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Blackhhawk up

    ... Vermette , Andrew Desjardins ), players who may have been traded mid-season (ex: Tim Erixon , Jeremy Morin , Ben Smith , Adam Clendening , Klas Dahlbeck ), players who may have two-way contracts with Rockford (ex: Teuvo Teravainen and Joakim ...

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  4. Chicago Blackhawks: How I Became A FanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Blackhhawk up

    ... Blackhawks only got younger, and added talent from Rockford such future star Brandon Saad, Marcus Kruger, and Ben Smith. Then, all of the momentum came to a screeching halt with the NHL Lockout, but after that, my interest piqued with the start of ...

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  5. Acquired at deadline, Andrew Desjardins key cog on Blackhawks' fourth lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | ArcaMax Publishing

    Andrew Desjardins hadn't even finished dressing for a pregame skate in March when he got a call to meet with Sharks general manager Doug Wilson. Desjardins had heard rumors swirling about at the trade deadline, so it should not have come as a bombshell when Wilson informed him the Sharks had traded him to the Blackhawks for Ben Smith.

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks' Fourth-Line Making Huge ContributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Blackhhawk up

    ... This year, it's Andrew Desjardins, Marcus Kruger, and Andrew Shaw. In seasons past, you may have seen the likes of Ben Smith, Michael Frolik, and if you jog your memory enough, Colin Fraser and Tomas Kopecky. Their statistics don't look all that ...

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  7. Andrew Desjardins quietly Stan Bowman's best move of trade deadlineRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Second City Hockey

    ... that Stan Bowman made. It was a move that certainly made waves, as he shipped off fan favorite fourth liner Ben Smith in the deal. With Desjardins set to hit free agency this summer, and Ben Smith with another year remaining on his contract, this ...

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  8. a Just shoot ita - Andrew Desjardinsa aggressiveness pays offRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... going scoreless in 13 regular-season games since being acquired at the trade deadline from the San Jose Sharks for Ben Smith. "Honestly, I didn't [know it went] in until Krugs [Marcus Kruger] kind of celebrated because I didn't have a good view of ...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Can Antoine Vermette Fix Faceoff Issue?Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Blackhhawk up

    ... Vermette went an even 98-for-196, for a 50% clip. Granted, Shaw, Richards, Toews, and Kruger (also, former 'Hawk Ben Smith) all had a higher rate than that, but what Vermette can bring to the face-off circle, is his size. The Predators' centermen ...

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  10. Sharks' Smith to play for Team USA at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Sharks forward Ben Smith was among the first 15 players selected to compete for the U.S. men's national team at the IIHF World Championships next month in the Czech Republic. This will be the first international experience for Smith, who was acquired at the trade deadline in March from the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Andrew Desjardins.

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  11. Blackhawks to Open Postseason Wednesday in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Mattias Ekholm #42 of the Nashville Predators poke checks the puck away from Ben Smith #28 of the Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena on April 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time in five years, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Nashville Predators will square off in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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  12. Blackhawks add another prospect in KeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... on all the lines." It has been a month since the Hawks acquired Andrew Desjardins from the San Jose Sharks for Ben Smith, and the gritty forward might be starting to win over coach Joel Quenneville. "I think he gives us some jam, and defensively, ...

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  13. Andrew Desjardins making his case for an everyday roleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The trade that sent Ben Smith to the San Jose Sharks for Andrew Desjardins was a salary dump, plain and simple. By shedding Smith's $1.5 million salary, and taking on Desjardins' expiring contract, the Hawks created a little more wiggle room entering this summer's free-agency period.

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  14. Check-first mentality propels Blackhawks back into Central raceRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    His hat was teal, and his sweatshirt had a San Jose Sharks logo on it, but Ben Smith still sounded very much like a member of Joel Quenneville's Blackhawks when he talked Saturday morning about what his new team needed to do in order to be successful. "For us, it's mainly being in good position and trying to find a way to play strong defense, and to create our offense from that strong defense," Smith said.

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  15. Blackhawks down Sharks with 3rd-period burstRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Sports Network

    ... his first multi-goal effort since picking up a hat trick against the Devils on Jan. 3, 2014 ...Sharks forward Ben Smith and Blackhawks forward Andrew Desjardins faced each other for the first time since being swapped for each other at the trade ...

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  16. Ben Smith settling in with Sharks after whirlwind trade dayRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    As far as blood-pumping, career-defining memories go, it'll be tough for Ben Smith to top June 17, 2013, when the rookie was a last-minute replacement for an injured Marian Hossa in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in Boston - playing more than 10 minutes and eventually getting his name on the Cup as a result. But no matter what happens over the rest of Smith's hockey career, March 2, 2015 will certainly have a spot high on the list.

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  17. Sharks forward Ben Smith has his priorities right for reunion with Chicago BlackhawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Paradise Post

    Sharks forward Ben Smith knows there are more important things at stake Saturday afternoon than his opportunity to get a little personal payback against the Chicago Blackhawks. "We need the points," Smith said Friday.

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  18. Blackhawks vs. Sharks preview: Andrew Desjardins, Ben Smith set to face former teamsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Second City Hockey

    They're both expected to be in the lineup for their new teams when the Chicago Blackhawks visit the San Jose Sharks for the regular-season series finale between the two clubs Saturday afternoon at SAP Center. The teams have split two meetings in the season series, with each team winning at home.

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  19. Sharks vs. Blackhawks preview: Afternoon delightRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Fear The Fin

    ... Karlsson Patrick Marleau - Logan Couture - Matt Nieto Tomas Hertl - Chris Tierney - Tommy Wingels John Scott - Ben Smith - Barclay Goodrow Kris Versteeg - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa Brandon Saad - Antoine Vermette - Teuvo Teravainen Bryan Bickell ...

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  20. Blackhawks' Nordstrom suspended 2 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | ESPN

    ... is a minus-4 in 31 games this season. He has been one of the Blackhawks' top penalty-kill players since they dealt Ben Smith at the trade deadline. The suspension was announced after Nordstrom had a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety. ...

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