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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks

    Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks
    Just when it appeared the injury tide had turned for Kris Versteeg, the Blackhawks forward limped off the ice Tuesday and is sidelined once again. Coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday that Versteeg would miss about three weeks with a lower-body...
  • Kris Versteeg injured, questionable for opener

    Forward Kris Versteeg sustained a lower body injury during the Blackhawks practice at Johnny’s Ice House West on Tuesday morning and is questionable for the season opener Thursday night against the Stars in Dallas. About halfway through the...
  • Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap

    Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap
    Someone had to go. That someone turned out to be Nick Leddy. The anticipated departure of one of the Blackhawks' regulars came to fruition Saturday when the team traded Leddy to the Islanders for three prospects. The Hawks needed to make a deal by...
  • Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp

    Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp
    The Chicago Blackhawks released their official training camp roster Thursday, and the list includes 52 players who will compete for jobs for the 2014-15 NHL season. The biggest surprise is the presence of Cam Barker, who was considered a bust with the...
  • Jeremy Morin knows Blackhawks prospects face daunting task

    Jeremy Morin knows Blackhawks prospects face daunting task
    Regulars on the Chicago Blackhawks roster skated with prospects hoping to earn their keep Thursday morning at the United Center, in preparation for the evening exhibition game in Detroit. Among those on the ice was forward Jeremy Morin, who registered...
  • More relaxed, Blackhawks' Ben Smith cements role

     More relaxed, Blackhawks' Ben Smith cements role
    DETROIT — A mechanical issue with their plane delayed the Blackhawks' arrival in Detroit, causing a late start for their exhibition with the Red Wings. When the teams finally did face off Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena — about 45...
  • Blackhawks fall to Red Wings 3-2 in exhibition game

    Blackhawks fall to Red Wings 3-2 in exhibition game
    The Chicago Blackhawks' exhibition game against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night didn't exactly get off to a roaring start as the Hawks' plane was delayed at O'Hare due to a mechanical issue and the game began late. The contest was originally...
  • Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey

     Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey
    After graduating from Lake Forest High School, Cody Murphy hoped to play college hockey in Illinois. The problem: No Divison I schools in his home state have varsity hockey teams. "It would be nice for a lot of Chicagoans to have a place to call home,...
  • Missing desperation factor, Kings miss out on chance to end series

    Every time the Kings have had to be resilient during a sometimes-turbulent playoff journey this spring, they've bounced back emphatically. They faced elimination six times in the first two rounds and not only escaped but thrived, gaining confidence as...
  • Kings suffer double downer in 5-4 loss to Blackhawks in Game 5

    Kings suffer double downer in 5-4 loss to Blackhawks in Game 5
    Almost eight eye-catching minutes flew by — 7:56, to be precise — without a stoppage in play between the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks in the first overtime period at the United Center. The edge-of-your-seat, frenzied action surely had to...
  • 10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere

    10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was the Blackhawks’ choke in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals that ended their Stanley Cup defense: 1. The Hawks need a second-line center. Here we go again. If it takes trading, say, Brent...