| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:21 PM
NHL executives did not suspend or otherwise punish Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery for his length-of-the-rink dash Friday and instigation of a fight with unwilling Washington goaltender Braden Holtby, deciding that the league’s rule book...
| 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,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Dust off those orange and black jerseys – the Philadelphia Flyers are back. They begin a promising new season Wednesday, Oct. 2 against the revamped Toronto Maple Leafs. The Flyers should be better than last season when they missed the......
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Corey Crawford worked his nuts off, and now he's getting paid.
The goaltender agreed to a six-year contract extension with the Blackhawks on Monday, the same day the 28-year-old had the Cup in his hometown of Montreal to celebrate backstopping the Hawks...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:47 AM
If there was any sort of competition between the year’s most anticipated superhero films, “Iron Man 3” and “Man of Steel” — which opened at the U.S. box office six weeks apart — “Iron Man” actress...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
In a United Center hallway moments after Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Bruins brought the Blackhawks within 60 minutes of a second Stanley Cup title in four years, general manager Stan Bowman opened a window just a crack to his ambivalent soul.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"It's a different level of unbelievable."
That's what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on the ice of a mostly empty TD Garden, minutes after his team won a second Stanley Cup in four seasons.
Perhaps the finish of that game was particularly...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Wearing a microphone for NHL.com as he celebrated his second-period goal Wednesday night in Game 4, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane captured the essence of why the Stanley Cup Final returns to Chicago reduced to a best-of-three.
"That's how we play!''...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:31 PM
It had to end this way, with a moment meant for the cover of a media guide or framed on a wall.
A game this good deserved an ending this dramatic.
So when Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game Saturday night high over the glove of Kings...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A friend had a question: Which Blackhawks game during their record 19-0-3 start sums up this team the best?
My answer came pretty quickly: None.
Because they’ve won too many games in too many different ways.
You can marvel over Ray Emery&...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Pointless only applies to the Blackhawks this season when debating whether they or the Miami Heat are the best team in sports.
There is no right answer. There is no wrong answer. There are, apparently, some loud answers.
The Blackhawks' Catch-22 of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 3:21 PM
No matter how hard Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman tried insulating himself from the raised expectations around town during the best start in NHL history, escaping them around the house proved even harder.
"One night last week, my 10-year-old...