| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Ever since unloading Kris Versteeg and Andrew Ladd shortly after they won the Stanley Cup in 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks have been looking for a third line that can check, score and annoy opponents.
For now -- everything with Joel Quenneville is only...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The best time to make a big trade in the NHL is when you don’t have to. You’re negotiating with leverage. If you have a weakness you’re trying to fill, it’s either not obvious or not urgent.
And so, it makes sense that the worst...
| May 8, 2009
With the minutes ticking down and the Blackhawks trailing, seeds of uncertainty began creeping into players' heads.
That will happen when the opposing goaltender is Vancouver's Roberto Luongo and he's on the verge of his second career postseason shutout,...
| May 10, 2009
The Blackhawks did something in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Vancouver Canucks that they hadn't been able to do all series.
They scored first.
And then they did something even more important: They kept scoring.
| May 23, 2009
If the Detroit Red Wings figured to cruise past the Blackhawks en route to another Stanley Cup championship, they now know they're in for a battle.
The Hawks put themselves back into the Western Conference finals series with a 4-3 overtime victory over...
| Apr 13, 2009
The Blackhawks closed a chapter of the 2008-09 regular season Sunday. Unlike recent history, however, there's more to this story.
It was a season that featured the firing of a popular head coach after only four games, a franchise-record nine-game winning...
| Apr 17, 2009
The wait was so long you wondered if someone had broken a mirror back in 2002 and given the Blackhawks bad luck.
For the first time in seven years — or 2,548 days, to be exact — the Hawks took to the ice for postseason play Thursday night...
| Apr 26, 2009
In a postseason series where scoring the first goal has led to disaster, the Blackhawks bucked the trend.
In fact, they discovered the perfect formula for overcoming it: Once they got ahead in Game 5 on Saturday night against the Calgary Flames, the...
| Oct 15, 2009
Nikolai Khabibulin was speaking with the media outside the Edmonton Oilers' dressing room Wednesday morning at the United Center when Patrick Kane strolled by and without breaking stride said "keep that glove up, Khabby."
The Blackhawks winger's advice...
| Feb 13, 2009
| 10:51 PM
It lasted 17 days and took them through four time zones and into eight hostile arenas, but the Blackhawks' odyssey is finally over.
Already considered a success with victories in five of the first seven games of the NHL's longest road trip this season,...
| Feb 20, 2009
SUNRISE, Fla. — Florida isn't a usual stop for the Blackhawks, but it's quite a bit more familiar to them than the venue the next time they likely will take on the Panthers.
Early Thursday, the NHL announced the Hawks and Panthers would kick off...