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Blackhawks make final trade deadline move, land Tim Jackman

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Blackhawks make final trade deadline move, land Tim Jackman

The Blackhawks made one more small move before Monday's 2 p.m. trade deadline, acquiring forward Tim Jackman and a seventh-round pick in 2017 from Anaheim for forward Corey Tropp. Jackman has been assigned to the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League.

Jackman, 34, appeared in two games with the Ducks, spending the majority of his time in the AHL, where he recorded two points in 22 games with San Diego.

Tropp, 26, scored 11 goals and 17 assists in 51 games with the AHL's Albany Devils this season.

[MORE: Blackhawks make minor league trade, acquire G Drew MacIntyre]

He was originally acquired by the Blackhawks over the offseason in a blockbuster deal, along with Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin and a fourth-round draft pick in 2016, that sent Brandon Saad, Alex Broadhurst and Michael Paliotta to Columbus.

Jackman carries a $700,000 cap hit and is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

Podcast: Which Blackhawks could be on the move before trade deadline?

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Podcast: Which Blackhawks could be on the move before trade deadline?

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.

Listen to the full Blackhawks Talk Podcast right here:

Blackhawks ban four ejected fans from future home games

Blackhawks ban four ejected fans from future home games

The Blackhawks have banned the four fans — who were ejected from Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals for their racist remarks towards Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly — from future home games.

On Monday, a Blackhawks spokesperson released this statement:

We have contacted the select individuals involved in the incident on Saturday to notify them that they are no longer welcome at our home games. Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior are not tolerated by the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks also wanted to remind fans that they can alert security at the United Center by texting the following to 69050: UCASSIST <SPACE> followed by the seating section, row and a brief description of the issue.