| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:22 PM
There must be something in the water (ice?) at the United Center.
As the Blackhawks race toward the Olympic break—including a monthlong stretch with no games in Chicago—it's clear they have a successful formula. Entering Tuesday, the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Czechs went old, Slovenia chose its only NHL player to lead its Olympic hockey debut, and Switzerland ensured its defense will be more solid than its famous cheese by selecting six NHL players for its Sochi roster.
Those federations announced...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:53 PM
CHICAGO — All good things must come to an end, but the Kings' six-game winning streak didn't end well.
Their 3-1 loss to the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center was sealed early, somewhere between the time a fired-up...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:45 PM
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
Chicago showed why it’s the NHL’...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:43 PM
He may have been the only Thor sporting a boot on Halloween, but there is no arguing Blackhawks defenseman Michael Kostka's uncanny resemblance to the God of Thunder—the Marvel version, anyway.
"I think that started maybe [the] beginning of last...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Hoping to capitalize on the unprecedented number of outdoor games this season as well as the drama of NHL teammates becoming opponents when they represent their homelands during the Sochi Olympics, the NHL on Monday announced it will cooperate with the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Fight recognize fight.
Benson Henderson and Josh Thomson, UFC lightweight contenders who will headline the Jan. 25 card in Chicago, got an intense United Center preview Tuesday. Between participating in Shoot the Puck and watching the game, they came...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:47 AM
If you wanted to see someone famous when you went out to eat in Chicago this year, Chicago Cut Steakhouse was your best bet — especially if you know your athletes. While there are a small number of places in the city that hosted bigger names, none...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Welcome back, Blackhawks.
After kicking off the regular season with a win over the Washington Capitals Tuesday at the United Center, the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse with Corey Crawford, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Johnny Oduya and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Dust off those orange and black jerseys – the Philadelphia Flyers are back. They begin a promising new season Wednesday, Oct. 2 against the revamped Toronto Maple Leafs. The Flyers should be better than last season when they missed the......
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons, the Blackhawks are searching for future stars at their prospect camp. The training sessions run through Friday at Johnny's IceHouse West (2550 W. Madison St.) and are open to the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Dustin Penner spoke of something being "rekindled," his comfort with old friends and teammates, and his scoring touch being foremost in his thoughts as the former King signed a one-year contract to rejoin the Ducks on Tuesday.
Penner's contract is worth...