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Stan Bowman

GM Stan Bowman gives a state of Blackhawks

GM Stan Bowman gives a state of Blackhawks

 Hours before the Blackhawks began defense of their Stanley Cup championship with Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Blues on Wednesday night at Scottrade Center, general manager Stan Bowman met the media and discussed a variety of subjects.

Do you look at rookie Artemi Panarin reaching bonuses of $2.75 million that will count against next season's salary cap as a good or bad thing?

"I'm very happy for Artemi. I think first and foremost, what a performance by him to come in and do what he did as a first-year player. It's always sort of puzzled me why people look at that as a bad thing. He has come in and done something...