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  • 5 Things: Promise made, promise delivered by Blackhawks

    5 Things: Promise made, promise delivered by Blackhawks
    If the Lightning didn't understand their role as props in the Blackhawks' coronation in Game 6, then Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and Corey Crawford explained it to them. Here's the 5 Things blog scribbled in the blinding afterglow of a modern-day dynasty:...
  • Now is perfect time for Blackhawks stars to shine

    Now is perfect time for Blackhawks stars to shine
    TAMPA, Fla. — Pacing outside Amalie Arena before Saturday's Game 2, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman hardly projected the picture of confidence. He wore a nattily tailored suit and taciturn expression. Bowman didn't look at passersby as much...
  • Blackhawks break up fourth line that had given them extra punch

    Blackhawks break up fourth line that had given them extra punch
    As foes, Andrew Desjardins and Andrew Shaw were all talk and no shows. Neither allergic to the occasional scrap, the two don't have a fight against each other on record, according to hockeyfights.com. Not that they haven't come close. "Every game...
  • Acquired at deadline, Andrew Desjardins key cog on Blackhawks' fourth line

    Acquired at deadline, Andrew Desjardins key cog on Blackhawks' fourth line
    Andrew Desjardins hadn't even finished dressing for a pregame skate in March when he got a call to meet with Sharks general manager Doug Wilson. Desjardins had heard rumors swirling about at the trade deadline, so it should not have come as a...
  • Jonathan Toews appreciates honor as Selke finalist again

    Jonathan Toews appreciates honor as Selke finalist again
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's almost becoming a rite of spring that Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is named as a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defensive forward. For the fourth time in five years, Toews is among...
  • Blackhawks-Predators regular-season recap

     Blackhawks-Predators regular-season recap
    Hawks won season series 3-1-0. Blackhawks 2, Predators 1 (OT) Oct. 18 at the United Center Jonathan Toews knocked in a rebound of his own short-handed breakaway attempt with 1 minute, 34 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Hawks a thrilling...
  • Sighting: John Wall dines at Joe's Seafood and Giordano's

    Sighting: John Wall dines at Joe's Seafood and Giordano's
    Stuffed pizza before a game? The Washington Wizards’ John Wall did it and so do more athletes than you think. Here’s that sighting and a few more from around the Chicago area: - Wall dined Monday at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone...
  • Joakim Nordstrom steps into key penalty-killing role for Blackhawks

    Joakim Nordstrom steps into key penalty-killing role for Blackhawks
    On the surface, trading a player who hadn't scored a goal in 28 games while skating on the fourth line wouldn't appear to be a move that would have much of an impact on the Blackhawks. But when Ben Smith was dealt to the Sharks on Monday for Andrew...
  • Blackhawks add grit, trade for Sharks' Andrew Desjardins

    Blackhawks add grit, trade for Sharks' Andrew Desjardins
    Having already addressed a couple of major needs over the weekend with trades for Antoine Vermette and Kimmo Timonen Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman added a little grit before the deadline passed. The Hawks dealt forward Ben Smith and a...
  • Blackhawks make moves for today, will worry about tomorrow later

    Blackhawks make moves for today, will worry about tomorrow later
    Ben Smith didn't waste any time departing the United Center and getting on a plane headed to San Jose after he became the only rostered player dealt by the Blackhawks before Monday's trade deadline. General manager Stan Bowman did what he set out to do,...
  • Blackhawks trade Ben Smith to Sharks

    Blackhawks trade Ben Smith to Sharks
    During his post-morning skate interview with the media Monday at the United Center, coach Joel Quenneville was asked if the Blackhawks were done on the trade market. "I'm not sure," Quenneville said with a grin. "I haven't seen Stan (Bowman) in the last...