| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Hundreds of fans turned out at York Tavern in Oak Brook Tuesday, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Stanley Cup and welcome home Chicago Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville and any players that might appear.
They had high hopes the cup would show up...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"It's a different level of unbelievable."
That's what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on the ice of a mostly empty TD Garden, minutes after his team won a second Stanley Cup in four seasons.
Perhaps the finish of that game was particularly...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Suppressing the childlike grin that now identifies him as easily as his red No. 88 sweater, Patrick Kane was talking about offensive hockey.
He could have been referring to Blackhawks history, too.
"Sometimes you catch some breaks and I think I was in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:55 PM
BOSTON — Struggling through a Stanley Cup Final scoring slump, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews credited teammate Brent Seabrook for lending an ear to help him through the doldrums.
"He has been trying to help me out, have those positive...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Ever since unloading Kris Versteeg and Andrew Ladd shortly after they won the Stanley Cup in 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks have been looking for a third line that can check, score and annoy opponents.
For now -- everything with Joel Quenneville is only...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Pointless only applies to the Blackhawks this season when debating whether they or the Miami Heat are the best team in sports.
There is no right answer. There is no wrong answer. There are, apparently, some loud answers.
The Blackhawks' Catch-22 of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 3:21 PM
No matter how hard Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman tried insulating himself from the raised expectations around town during the best start in NHL history, escaping them around the house proved even harder.
"One night last week, my 10-year-old...
| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The Blackhawks won the first shift of Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series, and that was pretty much it.
The Red Wings won almost everything else --- the tempo, the style, the puck, and most importantly, the game.
This is what adversity...
| Jun 14, 2013
One bad day at work turns into a week. Suddenly, a long-term project is in jeopardy. What should the boss do? How does a leader help turn things around?
The answers are often the same whether one's goal is to meet quarterly projections or advance...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:24 PM
The power play showed up.
Captain Jonathan Toews showed up.
The Blackhawks we’ve known showed up.
As a result of their 4-1 win in Game 5, the Hawks extended their Western Conference semifinal playoffs series against Detroit.
The Hawks weren&...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:51 AM
What part of “shoot’’ doesn’t Brent Seabrook understand?
The Blackhawks' power play is back to last season’s special brand of awful, and while it certainly isn’t all Seabrook’s fault, it seems to start with...