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  • Here's hoping Bowman is lying

    Here's hoping Bowman is lying
    Stan Bowman is lying, right? Blackhawks fans had better hope so. It’s pretty much the job of general managers to lie. Lying helps maintain leverage and creates cover for pursuing trades. Sometimes it’s a GM’s only option, and Bowman...
  • 7 people you'll meet at the Hawks Convention

    7 people you'll meet at the Hawks Convention
    This weekend's Blackhawks Convention has been sold out for a while, so a hearty congratulations if you snagged passes with your 17 open browser windows. The area around the Hilton Chicago will be surrounded in red and black, and I guarantee you'll find...
  • Tribune photos provide clue in case of missing Blackhawks Stanley Cup puck

    Tribune photos provide clue in case of missing Blackhawks Stanley Cup puck
    A year after Patrick Kane fired a shot into the goal in overtime to give the Blackhawks their first Stanley Cup championship since 1961, the game-winning puck is still missing. The rubber disc hasn't been found since it was dug out of the net while the...
  • Were those fighting words from the Sharks, or a rallying cry by Terry Murray?

     
    Kings Coach Terry Murray had reporters shaking their heads after his post-morning-skate news conference in San Jose on Thursday. He said his team's playoff series against the second-seeded Sharks "is going to be a real revved-up series, a hard series........
  • Kings making big push for free agent Brad Richards

     
    Despite their protests to the contrary, the Kings are seriously pursuing premier free agent forward Brad Richards. A delegation from the Kings that includes Tim Leiweke — the chief executive of their parent company, AEG — General Manager...
  • Head case: Hawks' Bolland plays role of agitator perfectly

    Head case: Hawks' Bolland plays role of agitator perfectly
    A thesaurus is essential when describing the Blackhawks' Dave Bolland. To his opponents, he's a nightmare. A pest. A nuisance. A troublemaker. A rat. To his teammates, he's a stalwart. An asset. A weapon. A necessity. A rat. Hmm, looks like that last...
  • Blackhawks fall to Flames 4-2 in Game 3

    CALGARY, Canada — The Comeback Kids couldn't pull off another one Monday night. After rallying for victories in the first two games of the Western Conference quarterfinals, the Blackhawks couldn't rekindle the magic in Game 3 as the Calgary...
  • Blackhawks beat Canucks 6-3

    Blackhawks beat Canucks 6-3
    VANCOUVER -- Vancouver fans yell "Loooooo" with gusto whenever Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo makes a save. By the middle of the third period of Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday night, the Blackhawks had them directing boos at the...
  • Blackhawks shoot down Stars

    Blackhawks shoot down Stars
    If there has been one constant for the Blackhawks this season, it has been their ability to keep their high-octane offense rolling. The Hawks flashed more of their goal-scoring prowess Thursday night as they defeated the Dallas Stars 6-3 before a crowd...
  • Blackhawks come back to top Maple Leafs

    Blackhawks come back to top Maple Leafs
    Three games, three time zones, three victories. The Blackhawks continued their strong play during their annual six-game circus trip Saturday night when they overcame a three-goal deficit to post a 5-4 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in an...
  • Blackhawks rout Coyotes

    Blackhawks rout Coyotes
    Somewhere around the fifth time it was needed Sunday night, the horn signifying a Blackhawks goal produced more of a muted, low wail than a loud, sharp blast. That's right. The Hawks scored so many times that they broke the horn in a 7-1 victory over the...
  • James Wisniewski back on ice for Hawks

    James Wisniewski back on ice for Hawks
    EDMONTON, Alberta — The months of arduous rehabilitation worked for James Wisniewski. The defenseman made his season debut Tuesday night and made an immediate impact during the Blackhawks' 9-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers before a crowd of 16,...