| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Cold. Leathery. With a fair amount of sweat.
If anyone knows what hockey glove tastes like, it's Andrew Shaw. One of the lasting images of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final will be the Blackhawks forward absorbing a fist to the face in front of the Boston net&...
| Jun 25, 2013
BOSTON — They played until the Boston days turned to 95 degrees and the Boston nights turned into a steam bath. They played until the TD Garden ice turned to the river Charles.
And when Milan Lucic scored with less than eight minutes remaining...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:13 PM
BOSTON (AP) — An NHL-record unbeaten streak to start the lockout-shortened season.
Three straight victories to clinch the title.
From beginning to end, the Chicago Blackhawks skated away from the rest of the league.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"It's a different level of unbelievable."
That's what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on the ice of a mostly empty TD Garden, minutes after his team won a second Stanley Cup in four seasons.
Perhaps the finish of that game was particularly...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Jonathan Toews leaped into Marian Hossa's arms and yelled so loudly it threatened to drown out the 22,014 on hand at the United Center to witness either the end of the Blackhawks' season or what they hoped was the beginning of an epic comeback.
| May 20, 2013
| 10:28 PM
DETROIT — Sometimes, it takes more than urgency and effort.
Sometimes, a hockey team can pack all the sandpaper and abrasiveness coaches seek for a road trip into a hostile arena, and it still won't be enough.
Sometimes, playing with a sense...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Blackhawks might have the better talent in their second-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings, but they’re failing to take advantage of it.
Looking at you, Jonathan Toews.
Maybe adversity will make a difference.
| May 21, 2013
| 6:19 PM
If the rosters of past Stanley Cup champions hand-painted on concrete walls inside Joe Louis Arena didn't reiterate to the Blackhawks that they face a Red Wings tradition, not just a team, defenseman Brent Seabrook unwittingly offered a reminder....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Where are the Blackhawks' stars?
In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Hawks grabbed a win with goals from four unlikely sources: Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya, Andrew Shaw and Dave Bolland. Since then, the offense has been hauntingly quiet, especially...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
If you've been consuming coverage of the Blackhawks-Bruins Stanley Cup Final, you've read and heard a lot about momentum.
The Hawks had it, then lost it. The Bruins had momentum slip through their fingers because the previously impenetrable Tuukka...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Suppressing the childlike grin that now identifies him as easily as his red No. 88 sweater, Patrick Kane was talking about offensive hockey.
He could have been referring to Blackhawks history, too.
"Sometimes you catch some breaks and I think I was in...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically.
They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle.
They are beating them on the scoreboard.
Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....