| May 15, 2013
| 7:45 PM
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."...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Frustration won a rare faceoff with Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews.
"I'm not going to go off and complain …" Toews said after Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Red Wings at the United Center that evened the Western Conference semifinals 1-1.
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks will be without captain Jonathan Toews in the lineup when they face the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night at the United Center.
Toews did not participate in the Hawks' morning skate and afterward coach Joel Quenneville said the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The upper-body injury to captain Jonathan Toews will cause him to miss his second consecutive game when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Dallas Stars on Thursday night at the United Center.
Toews was not on the ice during the Hawks' optional practice...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks will be shorthanded for this weekend's two-game West Coast trip.
Captain Jonathan Toews and defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson did not make the trip with teammates on the charter to Los Angeles on Friday and will not play in back-to-...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Niklas Hjalmarsson is progressing in his recovery from an upper-body injury -- believed to be concussion symptoms -- but won't play for the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night when they face the Toronto Maple Leafs at the United Center.
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:57 PM
DETROIT -- When the Chicago Blackhawks embarked on their current three-game road trip, coach Joel Quenneville was hopeful captain Jonathan Toews would be able to join the team at some point during the journey.
That will not be the case as Quenneville...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:01 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson will miss his fifth consecutive game when the Chicago Blackhawks face the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
Hjalmarsson hasn't played since Feb. 23 due to a suspected concussion and has been on the Hawks' three-...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Henrik Lundqvist showed early on that things would be different than the last time the Rangers and Blackhawks met.
New York’s all-world goaltender robbed Marian Hossa on a breakaway mere seconds into Friday night’s game, an early indicator...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:03 AM
As optimistic as things seemed last week after Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews skated for four consecutive days during his recovery from a concussion, the opposite now appears to hold true.
Toews did not skate Thursday and except for a short...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds.
In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...