| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya committed a costly penalty by jumping Kings forward Justin Williams after a collision with goalie Ray Emery with 1 minute, 4 seconds left in Sunday's 3-2 victory, he reacted instinctively.
So did most of us in the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:20 PM
LOS ANGELES — In a Blackhawks dressing room late Tuesday night at the Staples Center after their 3-1 loss to the Kings in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, the truth hurt worse than the shot Niklas Hjalmarsson took to the knee that felled the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:55 PM
The Kings will need to shine again at Staples Center after falling behind two games to none to the Chicago Blackhawks, losing 4-2 on Sunday in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals at United Center.
Chicago, which owned the league’s best...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:54 PM
LOS ANGELES — No audience enjoyed "Hockey Night in Canada" on Saturday on CBC more than the Bickell family and every other resident of Orono, Ontario, an hour northeast of Toronto — all 1,547 of them.
All season, popular host Don Cherry...
| May 28, 2013
DETROIT — With 20 minutes potentially left until Chicago's longest hockey offseason ever, defenseman Duncan Keith spoke up in a quietly determined Blackhawks dressing room.
So did captain Jonathan Toews, the voice that typically guides the Hawks...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:45 PM
It's often the case that as Jonathan Toews goes, so go the Blackhawks. He's had a rough series against Detroit, especially with three penalties in Game 4. The captain did notch his first goal of the playoffs in Game 5 to help keep his team alive, and...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:44 PM
I was going to write about which players the Blackhawks should trade, and I still might.
But not now.
Not after that third period.
The Hawks were down a goal, they were on Detroit ice, and they were 20 minutes from being booted from the Stanley...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says he loves Game 7’s, even if it sounds like he loves whistling past the graveyard.
Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, who is not smart enough to like the Rolling Stones, at least has the brains to...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:51 PM
While the Blackhawks and Red Wings were shaking hands late Wednesday evening, the numeral "8" appeared on the United Center's video board.
That's for the eight more wins the Hawks need to accomplish their One Goal — winning the Stanley Cup....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:45 PM
In one of his many bold moves Sunday night, Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford ventured 10 feet out of the crease as the puck dangerously veered toward him.
It had taken an awkward bounce off Kings center Jeff Carter's stick and initially looked...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:46 PM
DETROIT — Bewildered, Jonathan Toews stood in front of his locker Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena and offered an explanation he didn't have.
How does the leader of the best team in hockey explain the Blackhawks being shut out for the first...