| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:09 PM
One of my Scottish relatives asked me at the weekend wedding I attended in the birthplace of golf what Chicago sports team was the most enjoyable to cover.
The answer came as easily as it has the last several years: the Blackhawks.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Of all the changes made by the IceArizona group since it purchased the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL in August, one seemingly small decision symbolizes the new regime.
The Coyotes traditionally hold a dinner for players and their wives before the season,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It's the equivalent of putting a stop sign at a busy intersection after an accident, but the NHL will consider modifying its rules after it found no specific rule to support further punishing Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his rink-length...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday upheld the league’s 10-game suspension of Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, who had filed an appeal of the sanction imposed for his illegal check to the head of Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The NHL continued to punish players who deliver illegal hits to opponents’ heads when its Department of Player Safety suspended Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott seven games for his blow to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Shawn Thornton received around 40 stitches above his eye Tuesday, accused the Chicago Blackhawks of razzing him from the bench and labeled the Hawks a team that will "chirp a lot," then reiterated Thursday on Boston radio that he and his Boston Bruins...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 3:26 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks announced their roster for the team's first exhibition game Tuesday night against the Oilers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and it includes many of the prospects in training camp along with a sprinkling of veterans.
"We have a lot...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 8:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Several notables will be missing from the Blackhawks' lineup when they face the Washington Capitals in the final exhibition game of the preseason for both teams Sunday at Verizon Center.
Captain, Jonathan Toews, who was flexing his...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:28 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks have their 23-man roster set for the start of the regular season.
General manager Stan Bowman said Tuesday that the team had signed 18-year-old forward Brandon Saad to a three-year entry-level contract and that winger Viktor...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:08 AM
DALLAS -- The Chicago Blackhawks hope to hit the ground running when they open the 2011-12 regular season Friday night in Dallas against the Stars.
"It's always a great feeling this time of year," winger Patrick Sharp said following the Hawks' morning...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:39 PM
It's never too early to start thinking about hockey.
Especially in Chicago, considering the way our baseball teams have played and the ongoing NFL and NBA lockouts.
And luckily for Blackhawks nation, this weekend is the team's fourth annual convention,...