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Blackhawks sport purple jerseys during warmups for Hockey Fights Cancer Night

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Blackhawks sport purple jerseys during warmups for Hockey Fights Cancer Night

The Blackhawks hosted "Hockey Fights Cancer Night" on Wednesday, and to support cancer awareness, the Blackhawks wore purple jerseys during warmups.

Each warmup jersey will be signed and auctioned off online on the Blackhawks official website, beginning now until Nov. 18 at 12 p.m. Proceeds will go to Blackhawks Charities and various local cancer awareness organizations.

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Coaches and broadcasters also sported lavender ties, which will be auctioned off in addition to an autographed picture.

Check out the picture below for a closer look of the jersey, tie and hat.

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.

Blackhawks deal Michal Kempny to Capitals for conditional third-round pick

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Blackhawks deal Michal Kempny to Capitals for conditional third-round pick

The Blackhawks dealt defenseman Michal Kempny to the Washington Capitals for a third-round pick. Kempny had seven points in 31 games this season.

Kempny, 27, recorded 15 points in 81 career games for the Blackhawks. He tallied an assist in Saturday's 7-1 victory over the Capitals.

Kempny signed a one-year extension through the end of this season back in May.