| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:01 PM
So many shots, so few rebounds.
The Blackhawks had the puck and the pace they wanted against the Kings in the first period of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. They managed a staggering 17-2 shot advantage. They trailed 1-0.
The Hawks tried...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville changed lines.
Of course, Quenneville changed lines. That’s what he does when things get dire, and sometimes even when they don’t.
But in the second period of Game 4 of the Western Conference finals in Los...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:55 PM
The Kings will need to shine again at Staples Center after falling behind two games to none to the Chicago Blackhawks, losing 4-2 on Sunday in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals at United Center.
Chicago, which owned the league’s best...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Patrick Kane comes through with a hat trick by scoring the game-winning goal in the second overtime with 8:20 left to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.
Kane, who finishes with a hat trick, and captain Jonathan Toews connect...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The record start to the regular season and the President’s Trophy were a promise.
The Blackhawks kept it Monday night.
In the most improbable, impossible way.
Down 2-1 with goalie Corey Crawford on the bench in the third period of Game 6 of...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A friend had a question: Which Blackhawks game during their record 19-0-3 start sums up this team the best?
My answer came pretty quickly: None.
Because they’ve won too many games in too many different ways.
You can marvel over Ray Emery&...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
We’re in for an amazing Stanley Cup Final. The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins both bring brawn and flair, so prepare for bloody battles and dazzling plays. The Bruins were masterful in their 4-game Round 3 sweep of the Pittsburgh......
| 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 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
I thought the Blackhawks had blown Game 1. Just blown a great chance to take control of the Stanley Cup Finals.
They had blown a power play, then blew a 5-on-3 advantage, then blew another power play, all in a one-goal game. Killer stuff, that.