| May 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Stroll into Johnny's IceHouse West at 2550 W. Madison St. and you'll see a typical hockey facility. It is home to recreational leagues. It has a bulletin board updating visitors on upcoming camps, skill seminars and pickup games. It sells hockey gear...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:59 AM
If I were a betting man, and I am, I’d wager the Blachawks will let today’s trade deadline pass without acquiring the true No. 2 center they’ve needed since they won the Stanley Cup.
I realize the Hawks made a move to acquire a...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:17 AM
Jennifer Hudson performed a private show at Paris Club's upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, Tuesday. The cast of NBC's "The Playboy Club" -- including Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton and Laura Benanti -- watched the series premiere of the...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 9:21 PM
The first one, I’m sure about. The second is a good guess. This is a meltdown of epic proportions, even for the weak-willed Canucks. There’s not enough Kokanee in British Columbia to anesthetize the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Recent reports that the NHL's salary cap will be increased by $5 million to around $64 million for the 2011-12 season has Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman in a different mindset this offseason.
"We should know the definitive (cap) number...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The clock was ticking for the Chicago Blackhawks and general manager Stan Bowman to try and sign Steve Montador to a contract before the defenseman became an unrestricted free agent and in the end, beat the deadline.
The Hawks signed Montador to a four-...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Winger Viktor Stalberg and defenseman Chris Campoli of the Chicago Blackhawks were among 23 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday.
The players are restricted free agents and general manager Stan Bowman has been negotiating with their...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 12:04 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks avoided salary arbitration with Viktor Stalberg when they agreed to terms with the winger on a two-year contract Sunday.
The 25-year-old Stalberg had 12 goals--including three game-winners--12 assists and 43 penalty minutes in 77...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 10:34 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with restricted free agent Michael Frolik on a three-year contract and defenseman Sami Lepisto on a one-year deal Friday.
The 23-year-old Frolik, who signed for a reported $7 million that would give him a salary cap...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:19 AM
The loss of Patrick Sharp is the worst injury the Blackhawks could suffer short of something happening to Jonathan Toews.
Among the forwards, anyway. I’m not trying to debate the importance of Sharp vs. defenseman Duncan Keith vs. goalie Corey...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo was talking about his favorite former Blackhawks nemesis:
“I don’t think they won the Stanley Cup because of Dustin Byfuglien.’’
Nope, just the Vancouver and San Jose series when he had eight goals...