| May 29, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 5-4 double-overtime win Wednesday over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals:
1. It’s amazing what happens when you skate, pass, shoot and crash the net. It shouldn&...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:57 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Blackhawks moved up in the NHL draft and got the man they wanted when they selected center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th overall pick Friday night at Wells Fargo Center.
After acquiring picks No. 20 and 179 from the Sharks for...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:24 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even while Stan Bowman was securing three of his own players for the next two seasons, the Blackhawks general manager was chasing a bigger prize Friday as the NHL draft weekend began.
Bowman and the Hawks fell short — for...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The Kings became the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road. That journey included coming back from a 3-0 series deficit to the San Jose Sharks in Round 1, rebounding from a 3-2 deficit in Round 2...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It has come down to win or go home for the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings.
The last two teams to capture the Stanley Cup are set to battle in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night at the United Center.
If momentum exists in...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The Blackhawks have 10 Olympians on their playoff roster for the Western Conference finals, and Kings second-liners Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are owning them. Owning every shift. Owning this series.
Carter and young wingers kids...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Kings thought they were playing in the Western Conference finals.
But it appears they spent the last two games finding out they’re spectators at the Patrick Kane Invitational.
Kane managed just one point in the first four games of this...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Does Jonathan Toews know who Lana Del Rey is? Does Del Rey know who Toews is?
It’s unclear, but the Blackhawks star and singer/songwriter both happened to dine Friday at Japonais by Morimoto. No word on if the two crossed paths at the Goose Island...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
ST. LOUIS — Andrew Shaw still loves shin pads.
The forward's equipment played a huge role in a thrilling Blackhawks overtime victory Friday night and the defending Stanley Cup champions are one victory from dispatching the Blues in their first...