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Podcast: A sit-down interview with Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman

/ by Charlie Roumeliotis
Presented By Nationwide Insurance Agent Jeff Vukovich
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In an exclusive interview, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis are joined by Blackhawks Senior VP/GM Stan Bowman and they have an in-depth discussion on the direction that the Blackhawks organization is heading in the future. Stan details why the Hawks chose not to re-sign Corey Crawford, defines the type of the rebuild the Blackhawks will go through, opens up about his discussions with Jonathan Toews and the rest of the veteran core after they voiced displeasure in the team's handling of the situation, and describes why the organization feels it needs to be more transparent with the fans going forward.

(1:10) - Why did the Blackhawks feel the need to address the fans directly?

(9:33) - Are the Blackhawks really rebuilding or are they just retooling?

(18:44) - Why did the organization move on from Corey Crawford?

(26:40) - Bowman details his discussion with Jonathan Toews and the team's veteran core

(35:35) - How will the recent offseason trades/signings help the Hawks improve for the long term?

(44:00) - Bowman breaks down the current makeup of the Blackhawks' roster

(55:25) - Stan's message to Blackhawks fans

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