| May 31, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Minutes after his latest Jordanesque moment Friday night at the Staples Center, Blackhawks savior Patrick Kane and captain Jonathan Toews exchanged knowing glances.
As if they knew something nobody else in Chicago did, that all along the Western...
| 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 26, 2014
| 10:43 PM
For what seemed like an eternity Monday night in an awful 5-2 loss to the Kings, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook just stood there, helpless, stuck in hockey no-man's land.
At the nine-minute mark of the first period, Seabrook found himself frozen...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
DALLAS -- Lindy Ruff did an outstanding job in coaching the Stars to the playoffs for the first time since 2008, taking a team that’s almost evenly split between veterans and kids and molding it into a competitive group that has pushed the top-...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Teuvo Teravainen didn't know quite what to make of the cheers from the crowd as he stepped on the ice for his first NHL shift.
"I was thinking, 'It's for me or what?'" Teravainen said after helping the Blackhawks to a 4-2 victory over the Stars on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off.
But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Corey Crawford said he needed to be better.
Coach Joel Quenneville also said his goaltender needed to be better.
They both got what they wanted in Game 3 of the Blackhawks' playoff series against the Blues on Monday.
Or maybe I should say they...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Hours before the puck was dropped for Game 3, Duncan Keith and Bryan Bickell were already playing defense.
The veterans stood in the dressing room and defended their reputations, but once the action got underway it was goaltender Corey Crawford who...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Say this for St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock: He's got a sense of humor and isn't afraid to use it.
Like when a reporter asked about Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane playing on the same line, he cracked: “I don’t think [Hawks coach Joel...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997.
At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 AM
There were bottles of Champagne waiting for Cubs players in the basement of Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap at Lincoln and Armitage avenues when they were five outs away from advancing to the 2003 World Series, Donnie Kruse recalls. The co-owner of Stanley&...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Now that the Sochi Olympics are done, the Blackhawks get back to the business of keeping the Stanley Cup local. Depending on how you look at it, the Olympics were a success or a colossal failure. Team Canada did what Team Canada does, while Team USA...