| 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...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane said Monday he's "a little ahead of schedule" in his recovery from left wrist surgery and hopes to play in up to four of the team's preseason games.
Kane, who threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs' game...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 10:39 PM
PHILADELPHIA — After nearly half a century, the Stanley Cup again belongs to Chicago.
The Blackhawks brought it home for themselves and their fans -- both long-suffering and those who jumped on board during a remarkable resurgence that began just...
| Feb 28, 2008
| 9:49 PM
If the planets had been aligned differently, Brad Richards could have been wearing a Blackhawks sweater Thursday night. With their current alignment, the center instead was playing for the Dallas Stars.
The high-scoring Richards, whom the Stars...
| Mar 23, 2008
| 7:51 PM
Reports of the Blackhawks' demise have not necessarily been greatly exaggerated—but they might have been a bit premature.
Patrick Kane's goal in overtime propelled the Hawks to a gritty 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues before a crowd of 19,...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Overnight ratings for Game 5 of the NHL's Stanley Cup finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday translated into 5.85 million viewers and a 3.3/6 rating. That's the best showing for a nonovertime Stanley Cup finals game......