| Jan 23, 2013
With the United Center crowd of 21,455 celebrating the Blackhawks' 3-2 victory over the Blues Tuesday night, Patrick Kane wanted to make sure nobody left without recognizing an assist no box score acknowledged.
"I speak for everybody in the Blackhawks...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 10:53 PM
The Blackhawks were desperate. Again.
They trailed the Phoenix Coyotes by a goal and had to pull goalie Corey Crawford. Again.
With less than 15 seconds to go, they scored the tying goal to force overtime. Again.
This time, though, unlike the way...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:11 PM
If the Blackhawks truly want to retaliate Thursday night for Raffi Torres' dirty hit on Marian Hossa, the most satisfying method will be measured on the scoreboard and not in the penalty box.
Hurting a Coyote won't necessarily help the Hawks.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:40 PM
With enough force to draw a 10-minute misconduct, the best sports marketing department in Chicago consistently hammers us with how we should define the Blackhawks.
Not 101 points.
So when Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman urged...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 7:09 PM
His team fresh off a 2-1 overtime victory on the road over the Coyotes in Game 5 of the first-round NHL playoffs, Joel Quenneville exuded confidence that extended into a dressing room full of players who fed off their coach.
"Maybe tonight's the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I hope Stan Bowman is lying about this. I hope he’s just doing what smart, truth-challenged general managers do.
Because I really don’t want to think that the Blackhawks GM actually believes that “for the most part we know what our...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:17 AM
OK, so the Wild gets both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, but remember, the Blackhawks beat them to Sheldon Brookbank.
So there, Minnesota. Take that. No Sheldon Brookbank Bobblehead Night for you.
Not only did Parise and Suter sign elsewhere, but the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:54 PM
When the United Center public-address announcer introduced the No. 1 star after Tuesday night's historic 4-3 Blackhawks' shootout victory over the Canucks, Marian Hossa was nowhere on the ice to be found.
He had left the game during the third period...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 2:31 PM
Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and team captain Adrian Aucoin, who now skates for the Phoenix Coyotes, has cut the asking price of his six-bedroom house in Hinsdale, which first came on the market in February, to $1.995 million from $2.099 million....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 9:32 AM
I got a calm Twitter message from someone in Vancouver on Monday. Sweetheart, get me rewrite.
I’ll keep his identity anonymous because he might be drawn and quartered by other British Columbia residents who direct pottymouth e-mails to me for...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...