| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
With due respect to Carmelo Anthony, his was not the signature a winter tenant of the United Center simply had to have to make this Chicago sports summer complete.
Whereas the Bulls can find a way to stay competitive in the Eastern Conference without...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The turnover in the Chicago Blackhawks' coaching staff continues.
A day after the Hawks hired Jimmy Waite as their goaltending coach, a source said that assistant coach Jamie Kompon will leave the organization to become general manager and head coach...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Corey Crawford and Antti Raanta have a new voice to help guide them through the 2014-15 season.
The Chicago Blackhawks hired Jimmy Waite as their new goaltending coach Monday, replacing the fired Steve Weeks.
Waite is a former Hawks goalie and is the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Not that you need to give athletes much of an excuse to dump icy liquid on each other or their coaches, but when it's for a good cause, you can just sit back and watch the mayhem spread like a California brush fire.
It all started about two weeks ago...
| Jul 13, 2014
Players from near and far have gathered in Chicago for the Blackhawks' annual prospects camp, all with the goal of catching the eye of the team's hierarchy to advance their hockey careers.
After nearly a week of sessions that will give 62 of the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Joel Quenneville tapped into his stable of hockey friends and hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach for the Blackhawks on Monday.
Dineen, who coached the Canadian women's national team to the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, was a teammate of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Joel Quenneville has made a lot of friends throughout his more than three decades in the NHL as a player and coach.
So when an opening appeared on the Blackhawks’ coaching staff, Quenneville wasted little time in bringing Kevin Dineen, a former...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:11 PM
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane just got paid. At some point, so will Brandon Saad.
Saad will be a restricted free agent after the 2014-15 season and the Blackhawks winger is in line for a contract extension that figures to result in a significant raise...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Newly acquired Blackhawks center Brad Richards didn't get the typical free-agent news conference when he signed. There was no horde of reporters for a jersey presentation.
No, the first real chance Richards had to speak publicly came Saturday before...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory.
It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Where should we start with the Blackhawks’ choke?
The lousy power plays? The pathetic faceoffs? The stupid penalties? The bad penalty killing?
OK, let’s start with all of it, and that's still not even all of it.
The Hawks had four power-...