| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:03 PM
What would you do with the Stanley Cup?
It's a question every hockey player hopes to answer. The most coveted trophy in all sports is not only a breathtaking silver spectacle, but also a collective time capsule of champions. During the Blackhawks...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:26 PM
If anyone knows how intense and personally bizarre the memorabilia craze can be, it's Blackhawks players. Especially after winning two Stanley Cups in four seasons. Although they may be used to being asked to sign their sweaters and equipment by now,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
BOSTON — As if to steady himself from the shock afflicting everybody, Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz laid one hand on President John McDonough and the other on Vice President Jay Blunk.
All three men were walking down a hallway inside TD Garden...
| Jun 26, 2013
Still trying to process the most scintillating 17 seconds in Stanley Cup Final history — will we ever? — Blackhawks President John McDonough stopped a questioner late Monday night at TD Garden who brought up the D word.
"We're not talking...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:29 PM
BOSTON — Like a man who had done so before, the only Blackhawks captain to win two Stanley Cup titles hoisted the silver chalice over his head on the TD Garden ice after Monday night's manic 3-2 victory over the Bruins.
| Jun 14, 2013
One bad day at work turns into a week. Suddenly, a long-term project is in jeopardy. What should the boss do? How does a leader help turn things around?
The answers are often the same whether one's goal is to meet quarterly projections or advance...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The Blackhawks were the better team entering their second-round playoff series against Detroit.
It just took them seven painful games to prove it, right down to an excruciating and exhilarating Game 7.
No, wait, even that wasn’t enough. It...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The record start to the regular season and the President’s Trophy were a promise.
The Blackhawks kept it Monday night.
In the most improbable, impossible way.
Down 2-1 with goalie Corey Crawford on the bench in the third period of Game 6 of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
I thought the Blackhawks had blown Game 1. Just blown a great chance to take control of the Stanley Cup Finals.
They had blown a power play, then blew a 5-on-3 advantage, then blew another power play, all in a one-goal game. Killer stuff, that.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:14 AM
For all the talk of the Blackhawks facing a destructive, physical Kings team in the Western Conference finals, it was the Kings who were missing players because of big hits.
For all the talk of the Hawks not faring well against bigger, tougher teams,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:32 AM
I write in the immediate aftermath of the Chicago Blackhawks winning the 2013 Stanley Cup in a fashion so sudden and stunning that I barely had the wherewithal to jump up and down screaming like a maniac. By the time this shows up in print, the cheers...