| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The Hawks are set on relishing this run toward the Stanley Cup.
Of course, winning the Cup in 2010 was, in a word, epic for Chicago.
"The last time we won it we had the best summer," captain Jonathan Toews said. "There was so much going on that we...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
I agree with the adage that suggests "luck is where hard work meets opportunity."
It was coined by a first-century Roman philosopher named Seneca, but I always attribute it to former Blackhawk Richie Preston. It's more colorful that way and it's a way...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Duncan Keith entered the press conference area and set down a plastic bag holding four enormous bottles of juice.
After what the Blackhawks defenseman and his teammates had just endured Saturday, you can't blame him for being thirsty. It can't be easy...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
An incidental but valuable benefit of growing a playoff beard is that it can hide some of the cuts and bruises players accumulate during a long postseason run.
Jeff Carter's thick beard almost covered a line of stitches on the right side of his chin,...
| May 26, 2013
Lou Piniella was probably sipping a cocktail somewhere Saturday night after watching baseball.
Mike Keenan likely was already preparing for his new job as coach of the KHL's Metallurg Magnitogorsk in Russia.
Robin Ventura was keeping an even keel a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:01 PM
So many shots, so few rebounds.
The Blackhawks had the puck and the pace they wanted against the Kings in the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. They managed a staggering 17-2 shot advantage. They trailed 1-0.
The Hawks tried...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Blackhawks left winger Daniel Carcillo has been enjoying checking both opposing players and his own teammates on the boards this season.
On the ice, he's the team enforcer; protecting his line with such ferocity that the NHL has kept a close eye on...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Join Times Kings writer Lisa Dillman and hockey Hall of Famer Helene Elliott today at 1 p.m. as they discuss tonight's Game 4 between the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks in a live video chat.
A lot of discussion after Game 3 focused on the high-...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Kings and the Chicago Blackhawks will each be missing a key player during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night at Staples Center.
The Kings won’t have center Mike Richards, who is still recovering from a concussion he...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:02 PM
DENVER — Soaring when they hit the Mile High City, the Blackhawks were brought back to earth in spectacular fashion and their historic run is history.
The Hawks didn't just lose for the first time this season in regulation, they looked sluggish...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:15 PM
CHICAGO — Between the time the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010 and the time each player enjoyed his day with the trophy, their roster had already been broken up because of salary-cap problems.
They kept their core but lost 10...