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  • Promise made, promise kept

    Promise made, promise kept
    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...
  • Inconsistent Hawks facing first playoff adversity

    Inconsistent Hawks facing first playoff adversity
    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...
  • Stop. Revel. Repeat? Hawks soak up success

    Stop. Revel. Repeat? Hawks soak up success
    The Hawks are set on relishing this run toward the Stanley Cup. Of course, winning the Cup in 2010 was, in a word, epic for Chicago. "The last time we won it we had the best summer," captain Jonathan Toews said. "There was so much going on that we...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: Game 4 live updates

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: Game 4 live updates
    Third period (Blackhawks 3, Kings 2) Empty net again. Kings left wing Dustin Penner backhands a pass to forward Jeff Carter, but there's no shot. Chicago celebrates at net with goaltender Corey Crawford as time runs out. The best-of-seven...
  • Two thumbs WAY up for Hawks in Game 4

    Two thumbs WAY up for Hawks in Game 4
    Please tell us you weren't in line to see a midnight showing of "The Internship" on Thursday night instead of watching hockey. Even if the movie (zero stars, according to RedEye's Matt Pais) does feature Blackhawks superfan Vince Vaughn. After all, Game...
  • Toews, Kane, Sharp, Hossa: Big names must play big

    Toews, Kane, Sharp, Hossa: Big names must play big
    Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says he loves Game 7’s, even if it sounds like he loves whistling past the graveyard. Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, who is not smart enough to like the Rolling Stones, at least has the brains to...
  • Seventh heaven: Hawks reach West finals

    Seventh heaven: Hawks reach West finals
    Blackhawks. Red Wings. Game 7. The city of Chicago was beside itself with excitement Wednesday, which means there were two possible outcomes: Either Blackhawks Nation would be in hockey heaven, or suffer sports hell on Earth. Here's how the showdown...
  • So long, Detroit. Hello … Boston?!

    So long, Detroit. Hello … Boston?!
    Exhausted, but ready for more. I'm writing this from a bed, I won't lie. Once the refs took away Niklas Hjalmarsson's game winner, paramedics were summoned to my house. But I was resuscitated, despite the sign I carry with me that says "do not...
  • Looking for Jonathan Toews

    Looking for Jonathan Toews
    The Blackhawks might have the better talent in their second-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings, but they’re failing to take advantage of it. Looking at you, Jonathan Toews. Maybe adversity will make a difference. Failure met...
  • Slow down the Hawks? Not for long

    Slow down the Hawks? Not for long
    The Blackhawks are known for being a fast team. And no, it's not because of Patrick Kane's rumored sordid escapades. To counter the Hawks' team speed, Detroit coach Mike Babcock said he wants this Western Conference semifinal series to be a "grind fest."...
  • Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011

    Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011
    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...
  • Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT

    Blackhawks stay alive, beat Coyotes in OT
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — The comebacks keep coming for the never-say-die Blackhawks. Refusing to wilt not from the desert heat but from that of a suffocating Coyotes defense, the Hawks rallied to a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 5 of the Western...