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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • Blackhawks' line tinkering finally pays off

    MONTREAL — Joel Quenneville doesn't have a set way of informing the Blackhawks what lines they will be skating on during any particular game. Sometimes, Quenneville will tell them himself, sometimes he will have an assistant do it and sometimes...
  • Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews together again for Blackhawks

    Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews together again for Blackhawks
    MONTREAL -- Coach Joel Quenneville continues to shuffle the Chicago Blackhawks' lines in an attempt to jump-start a stagnant offense,  During their morning skate in preparation for Tuesday night's game against the Montreal Canadiens, the Hawks' lines...
  • Thursday's recap: Predators 3, Blackhawks 2

    The summary James Neal scored three goals to lift the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw scored for the Hawks. In the nets Antti Raanta was solid in goal for the Hawks but...
  • Patrick Kane ready to face hometown Sabres

    Patrick Kane ready to face hometown Sabres
    Saturday night the puck drops for the Blackhawks home opener against the Sabres at 7:30. The Hawks will be trying to generate some momentum off their 3-2 shootout victory of the Dallas Stars on Thursday. Goaltender Corey Crawford  unquestionably stole the...
  • Blackhawks set to embark on another title journey

    At 1:54 p.m. Wednesday, the wheels went up on the Blackhawks team plane as it departed O'Hare for Thursday's opening game against the Stars. The Hawks spent the entire summer finalizing their flight plan. Destination: Dynasty. There are no alternate...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...