| Feb 6, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. The Chicago Blackhawks left Honda Center on Wednesday night. The reality they brought with them is staying.
They muffled the Ducks' power play, got Olympic-style goaltending from non-Olympian Corey Crawford, and beat Anaheim, 2-0, to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau tried to soften the sting of his team's swoon toward the Olympic break Wednesday night after a fourth loss in five home games.
"There's a lot of teams that would like to be in our position now," Boudreau said. "We're going...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
CHICAGO — The Ducks won't dare say they've solved the Chicago Blackhawks, but their 5-0 run after a December 2011 road loss is nonetheless head-turning.
The teams renew acquaintances Friday night at United Center.
"We've won enough games against...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Saturday won’t be remembered as the NHL’s finest hour.
The league absorbed a one-two punch of ridicule for the line brawl that erupted two seconds into the Vancouver-Calgary game, Canucks Coach John Tortorella’s attempt to invade the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Hawks fans, get ready to see the players up close and personal.
Passes for the Blackhawks Convention will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 27, the team announced Tuesday. The seventh annual convention will be held July 18-20 at the Hilton Chicago located at...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 1:53 PM
You probably thought you'd seen everything a Blackhawks Bruins game had to offer when these teams met in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final.
Not only did Sunday's rematch at the United Center end in a shootout—which, of course, is impossible...
| 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 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Thank goodness for Michal Handzus.
The Blackhawks center made Slovakia's Olympic hockey team last week but lost his job skating on the second line with Patrick Kane, good enough to keep up with his countrymen but not Kaner.
His demotion came because...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Rather than spend New Year’s Eve at a private party or on the couch watching the ball drop on TV, some celebrities braved the Chicago-in-January weather and hit the town to ring in 2014.
The Bulls’ Derrick Rose, Bears’ Alshon Jeffery,...