| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:57 PM
With Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane now locked in with the Blackhawks through the 2022-23 season, the future of the franchise appears bright — with a hint of storm clouds on the distant horizon.
Two of the NHL’s top players aren’t...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:20 AM
If Bill Wirtz were alive and still mismanaging the Blackhawks, then Jonathan Toews might be a Flyer by now, and Patrick Kane would be, I don’t know, a Shark.
That’s the way it used to go with this organ-I-zation. No great player who wanted...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:57 AM
When he finally gets a chance to block off a few days to study his new team, recently hired Blackhawks goaltending coach Jimmy Waite will first watch every game the Hawks played last season and then call his brother — and predecessor —...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was the Blackhawks’ choke in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals that ended their Stanley Cup defense:
1. The Hawks need a second-line center. Here we go again. If it takes trading, say, Brent...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:56 PM
From the moment Kings goalie Jonathan Quick snared the golden scoring chance of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, the defending Stanley Cup champions faded to black.
After Quick’s glove save with just more than seven minutes left in...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:50 AM
I don’t know what the Blackhawks are going to do in free agency to fix their blown chance at another Stanley Cup, but because I’m a pleaser, not a teaser, I’m here to help with a list of 10 (mostly) unrestricted free agents:
| May 28, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Every time the Kings have had to be resilient during a sometimes-turbulent playoff journey this spring, they've bounced back emphatically.
They faced elimination six times in the first two rounds and not only escaped but thrived, gaining confidence as...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Beyond the jaw-dropping skills of the team's stars and Coach Q's immaculate mustache, Blackhawks fans will have plenty to remember—and forget—from this season.
THAT WAS AWESOME
For the second straight season, Patrick Kane...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:55 PM
At 10:10 p.m. CDT Sunday night, Chicago shook its fist at fate, cursed the Kings and slowly started to face reality that will take all summer to sink in.
BREAKING NEWS: Hearts all over town broke watching the Blackhawks lose, 5-4, in overtime in Game...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Not long after capturing the Norris Trophy in 2010, Duncan Keith took a look at the names attached to it and something stood out to the Blackhawks defenseman.
"I was kind of surprised to see some of the players who have only won it...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:05 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:59 PM
From the sound of things, the biggest cosmetic change to the Blackhawks next season will be obvious at the first team meeting — by looking at Patrick Kane's beard.
"I told some of the guys I'm going to grow it out for the summer," Kane kidded...