| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:14 PM
With the opening of Blackhawks training camp set for Friday, beat reporter Chris Kuc answers readers’ questions.
Who will be removed from the roster to get the Blackhawks under the NHL’s salary cap? -- Nicky S. Gurnee
This is clearly the...
| Jul 13, 2014
Players from near and far have gathered in Chicago for the Blackhawks' annual prospects camp, all with the goal of catching the eye of the team's hierarchy to advance their hockey careers.
After nearly a week of sessions that will give 62 of the...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Sunday 11:50 a.m. Everything is wrapping up now at the Chicago Hilton as the 2014 Blackhawks Convention comes to a close.
A few interesting things to note on the final day: by far the best thing on sale at the convention was a Jim Cornelison bobblehead...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Before heading to the Blackhawks-St. Louis Blues game Wednesday at the United Center and watching teammate Charles Tillman take part in Shoot the Puck, the Bears’ Jay Cutler had dinner with friends at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. On one side of Cutler'...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:54 PM
You are missed, Andrew Shaw.
Since the undersized forward was injured in Game 1 of the series against Minnesota, the Blackhawks have tried to duplicate his scrappy presence, especially in front of the Wild net. The Hawks were successful in Game 5,...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Corey Crawford is getting hosed.
It might not bother him, but it bugs me. Crawford is proving he’s an elite goalie, and people need to wake up, especially national people.
The Blackhawks just reached the Western Conference finals because of a...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:28 PM
That's Australian Blackhawks fan Paul Wilkins' record when he attends games at the United Center. Hard to argue with that success.
Same goes for just about everything Hawks related Sunday. Wilkins (@pwilkins10) and more than 21,000 others saw...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Hockey isn't basketball or badminton or golf but perhaps the ultimate team sport in which everybody dressed for games typically contributes as the coach rolls four offensive lines and rotates three defensive pairs.
One man can only do so much.
| May 24, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The Blackhawks have 10 Olympians on their playoff roster for the Western Conference finals, and Kings second-liners Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are owning them. Owning every shift. Owning this series.
Carter and young wingers kids...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:20 PM
LOS ANGELES — Hockey isn't basketball or badminton or golf, but perhaps the ultimate team sport. Everybody dressed for games typically contributes as the coach rolls four offensive lines and rotates three defensive pairs.
One man can do only so...
| 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&...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The Blackhawks and Kings have been asked repeatedly throughout the Western Conference finals to pin the burden of pressure on the other team.
The only thing is, there probably aren’t two NHL teams that embrace anxiety-wracked games as an...