| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Patrick Kane's skills on the ice are recognized throughout the NHL. But he has some work to do when it comes to growing facial hair.
That said, he's doing his best, along with Blackhawks teammates Bryan Bickell, Brandon Bollig and Niklas Hjalmarsson, to...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Hoping to capitalize on the unprecedented number of outdoor games this season as well as the drama of NHL teammates becoming opponents when they represent their homelands during the Sochi Olympics, the NHL on Monday announced it will cooperate with the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Before heading out the door, I gave my wife a goodbye kiss. Rather than reciprocate, she recoiled.
"Ouch. Would you please shave?"
"Can't do that, honey," I replied. "Not until the end of Movember."
"You mean NO-vember. Your lip hair is affecting...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:51 PM
CALGARY, Alberta -- Jitters over making his first NHL start caused Blackhawks rookie goaltender Antti Raanta some restlessness in the hours before puck drop.
“Game-day naptime was pretty awful -- I was having some nightmares,” Raanta said...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:47 AM
If you wanted to see someone famous when you went out to eat in Chicago this year, Chicago Cut Steakhouse was your best bet — especially if you know your athletes. While there are a small number of places in the city that hosted bigger names, none...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Get ready to see a different side of the Bears' Jay Cutler, according to his wife, Kristin Cavallari.
Cutler and Cavallari will be playing themselves on Wednesday's episode of FXX's "The League," which sees the couple unknowingly befriend the characters...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:36 PM
— On the day Stan Bowman arrived at Notre Dame as a freshman in 1991, he had walking pneumonia and a broken ankle from crashing his golf cart.
A feeble Bowman needed crutches to hobble from his Keenan Hall dorm to the infirmary, a place he visited...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Corey Crawford crouches in front of the net and glides side to side, guarding his domain.
The Blackhawks goaltender uses his entire body as well as his stick and glove to block the 150 pucks flying at him in one hour of a recent practice. Few evade him,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Barely three months ago, the Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. Well, it's go time again. The first step on the road to a possible repeat: a home game against the loaded Washington Capitals.
Yep, this ain't gonna be easy....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......
| May 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Round 1 of the 2013 NHL playoffs gave fans everything they’ve come to love about hockey’s second season: unpredictability, upsets, hard hitting and spectacular plays. Three of the series went to a Game 7 and lower seeds won five of......