| Jun 13, 2015
| 10:33 AM
It makes no difference to the Chicago Blackhawks whether it's Ben Bishop or Andrei Vasilevskiy in goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night at Amalie Arena for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
The teams split the first four games, with each...
| May 28, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Ask an NHL player what is so special about being in Game 7 of a Stanley Cup playoff series, and you likely will get an answer about childhood reveries that would seem trite were it not for the sincerity with which it is expressed.
This is what...
| May 26, 2015
| 4:18 PM
When Jonathan Toews puts his faceoff face on, he turns on the charm.
"Having an understanding of the linesman," the Blackhawks captain said, "making sure you're on the same page with them and just being respectful."
Twice during their 5-4, double-...
| Jun 12, 2015
Game 4 has drawn the third-largest audience for the Stanley Cup Final on NBCSN.
The Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night averaged more than 3.9 million viewers.
NBC said Thursday that was up 16 percent from the...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 11:52 AM
The Blackhawks' anthem may be loudest and their victory parades epic, but Chicago, one ranking shows, is not the fan friendliest in the league.
The city ranked ninth in a recent WalletHub analysis of the "Best and Worst Cities for Hockey Fans."
| Jun 10, 2015
Game 3 has drawn the third-largest audience for the Stanley Cup Final on NBCSN.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night averaged nearly 3.9 million viewers.
NBC said Tuesday that was up 35 percent from the nearly 2....
| Jun 9, 2015
| 6:44 AM
Can I get a show of hands from people who remember when the Blackhawks used to win the third period?
Good. Thanks. Now we can get started with today's 5 Things blog off Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
1. Home ice, great anthem, last line change,...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 9:50 PM
Disbelief still covered Marian Hossa's face as he recounted the makeable shot he missed wide left in a loss defined by lost opportunities.
"The rebound came to me, and as I tried to finish it, I was tripped and lost my balance and wasn't able to shoot...
| Jun 8, 2015
Today is Monday, June 8, the 159th day of 2015. There are 206 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 8, 1915, U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned over what he viewed as President Woodrow Wilson's overly...
| Jun 6, 2015
| 5:05 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel have been linked as the NHL's two top draft prospects since September.
It wasn't until this week at the league's pre-draft scouting combine in Buffalo when the two finally had a chance to sit down and...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 3:56 PM
It may have been the inaugural One Cent Wiener Wednesday at the Kane County Cougars game, but the first battle between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning for hockey's Stanley Cup going on at the same time was on the minds of more than a...