| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Recent reports that the NHL's salary cap will be increased by $5 million to around $64 million for the 2011-12 season has Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman in a different mindset this offseason.
"We should know the definitive (cap) number...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The clock was ticking for the Chicago Blackhawks and general manager Stan Bowman to try and sign Steve Montador to a contract before the defenseman became an unrestricted free agent and in the end, beat the deadline.
The Hawks signed Montador to a four-...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Winger Viktor Stalberg and defenseman Chris Campoli of the Chicago Blackhawks were among 23 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday.
The players are restricted free agents and general manager Stan Bowman has been negotiating with their...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:40 AM
The Rockford IceHogs, the Chicago Blackhawks' American Hockey League affiliate, will have a new head coach next season.
Bill Peters, who was the IceHogs' coach the last three seasons, signed a three-year contract Friday to be an assistant coach to Mike...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 12:04 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks avoided salary arbitration with Viktor Stalberg when they agreed to terms with the winger on a two-year contract Sunday.
The 25-year-old Stalberg had 12 goals--including three game-winners--12 assists and 43 penalty minutes in 77...
| Feb 24, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
6:20 a.m. The Tribune's Michael Phillips provides some post-Oscar analysis.
7:20 a.m. Our own Dean Richards shares hits thoughts on the Academy Awards.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Hey, look! Patrick Kane!
Yeah, that Patrick Kane!
The one who scores big goals!
Heck, the one who scores goals, period.
Kane scored the winner against the evil Red Wings in the Blackhawks’ gotta-have-it 2-1 win in Detroit on Sunday.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Kim Kardashian’s last public appearance in the Chicago area — a highly anticipated promotional appearance at the Michael Hill Jeweller store in Water Tower Place mall in 2010 — started two hours late and lasted only 20 minutes.
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:17 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks were trying to extend their home points streak as they battled Central Division rival Nashville Predators on Monday night at the United Center.
They Hawks were able to do just that as they defeated the Predators 5-4 in overtime...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 1:47 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Black Friday turned exceptionally bright for the Blackhawks in a flash.
The Hawks appeared destined for their fourth consecutive defeat before their offense came alive in the third period as they rallied for a 6-5 victory over the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:28 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks' experiment to convert Patrick Kane from a right wing to center has ended after 24 games.
Kane skated on his familiar right side during Thursday's practice on a line with Viktor Stalberg and center Jonathan Toews and afterward...
| 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...