| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:51 PM
When the dust settles after the NHL draft this weekend in Philadelphia, there will be new players in the Blackhawks organization.
Whether they are limited to the prospects the organization drafts — the Hawks currently hold eight selections,...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 5-4 double-overtime win Wednesday over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals:
1. It’s amazing what happens when you skate, pass, shoot and crash the net. It shouldn&...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
It's on you, Blackhawks players.
That’s what Stan Bowman is telling his team.
I’m not changing the roster in any big way, Bowman is telling his players and masterful coach, so it’s on you to do the big things that have become...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In a world where Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are healthy, the Blackhawks are the best puck-possession team in the NHL.
They are offensive monsters. They play keepaway up and down the ice. Opponents can get the puck back when they fish it out of...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:07 PM
New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr, who will be 42 next month, was named to the Czech Republic’s Olympic team for the fifth time.
Jagr played on the Czech team that won the gold medal in 1998, the first tournament in which NHL players were...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:44 PM
I was going to write about which players the Blackhawks should trade, and I still might.
But not now.
Not after that third period.
The Hawks were down a goal, they were on Detroit ice, and they were 20 minutes from being booted from the Stanley...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The Blackhawks were the better team entering their second-round playoff series against Detroit.
It just took them seven painful games to prove it, right down to an excruciating and exhilarating Game 7.
No, wait, even that wasn’t enough. It...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Did you catch Tom Thibodeau over the weekend? Our Bulls Guy K.C. Johnson quoted the coach as saying that Derrick Rose is “anxious to get started.’’
Just in time for summer league, or something like that.
Marian Hossa, meanwhile, won&...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 1:12 PM
The Rolling Stones wrapped up the last of their three shows at the United Center last week and are preparing for two shows this week in Boston, where it's a safe bet that the band members will try the local cuisine and kiss up to the crowd by lending...
| 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.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
If you've made it this far into the Stanley Cup Final without a trip to your sports therapist (do those exist?), you're ahead of the game. This Blackhawks-Bruins series has delivered more drama than Amanda Bynes' Twitter account. With as many as three...